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HCMC to pilot 24 district medical centers offering family medicine services
Health

HCMC to pilot 24 district medical centers offering family medicine services

At a meeting yesterday, Deputy Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health Tang Chi Thuong announced that the city will open medical centers in 24 districts offering family medicine services

New York Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for #MeToo watershed
Travel

New York Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for #MeToo watershed

En Vnexpress - More than 100 women have accused a movie producer of sexual harasment since the newspapers reported.

Hanoi breaks into top global destinations on TripAdvisor list
Travel

Hanoi breaks into top global destinations on TripAdvisor list

En Vnexpress - Vietnam’s capital boasts long-held historical values and timeless architectural charm.

Vietnam’s 'crazy house' named among world’s 'coolest' buildings
Travel

Vietnam’s 'crazy house' named among world’s 'coolest' buildings

En Vnexpress - Lonely Planet has named the bizarre guesthouse alongside the likes of the Taj Mahal and Sydney Opera House.

Giac Lam pagoda – a destination in HCM City
Travel

Giac Lam pagoda – a destination in HCM City

Giac Lam Pagoda on Lac Long Quan Street in Tan Binh district is the oldest pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City.

Bac Me lam rice
Travel

Bac Me lam rice

Ha Giang has rich fields with many types of tasty rice, therefore Bac Me lam rice has become a unique dish of the Tay communities.

HCM City launches tourist app
Travel

HCM City launches tourist app

More than 40 travel firms in HCM City sold 9,000 tour packages worth a total of VND83 billion (US$US$3.64 million) during a four-day travel fair in HCM City that wrapped up on Sunday.

Vietnam determined to reduce logistics costs
Business

Vietnam determined to reduce logistics costs

NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the ministries and agencies concerned to take bold actions in order to cut the logistics costs to as low as 16% of gross domestic product by 2025.

Hanoi takes effort to achieve set economic targets
Business

Hanoi takes effort to achieve set economic targets

NDO – Despite strong economic growth in the first quarter of 2018, Hanoi's economic performance was lower than the national average, urging the local authorities to implement a number of measures to

Greater transparency needed in Vietnam’s property market
Business

Greater transparency needed in Vietnam’s property market

NDO - A land fever has recently gripped a number of Vietnamese provinces where the special economic zones of Van Dong, Bac Van Phong, and Phu Quoc are being planned, driving prices sky high by three

Hai Duong’s first lychees of season to enter market
Business

Hai Duong’s first lychees of season to enter market

NDO - Approximately 15,000-18,000 tonnes of this season’s first crop of lychees will be picked in the northern province of Hai Duong in early May this year to supply the market, according to the

MMC hands over electric vehicles to Da Nang
Business

MMC hands over electric vehicles to Da Nang

NDO –Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) held a ceremony at the Da Nang Exhibition and Fair Centre on April 16 for the handover of its new electric vehicles to Da Nang city.

Ho Chi Minh City promotes consumption of Vietnamese goods
Business

Ho Chi Minh City promotes consumption of Vietnamese goods

NDO - The Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee held a ceremony on April 13 to review the three-year implementation of the ‘Vietnamese use Vietnamese products’ campaign, which has helped to encourage

Government raises US$61.5 million from SOE divestment
Business

Government raises US$61.5 million from SOE divestment

NDO/VNA – The Government raised more than VND1.39 trillion (US$61.5 million) by divesting its stake in State-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the first quarter of this year, according to the Ministry of

Workshop discusses sustainable lobster farming in central Vietnam
Business

Workshop discusses sustainable lobster farming in central Vietnam

NDO/VNA – A workshop on sustainable lobster farming took place in Nha Trang city, the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on April 13, bringing together policymakers, researchers, business

About US$129 million poured into fintech industry
Business

About US$129 million poured into fintech industry

NDO/VNA - Start-ups in Vietnam have invested around US$129 million in the field of fintech, according to Varun Mittal, Ernst & Young (EY) ASEAN fintech leader.

Winners of Vietnam Property Awards honoured
Business

Winners of Vietnam Property Awards honoured

NDO – Around 54 winners of Vietnam National Property Awards were honoured at a ceremony held by the Vietnam Real Estate Association (VNREA) in Hanoi on April 14.

HCMC wants its own ‘Silicon Valley’
Tech

HCMC wants its own ‘Silicon Valley’

Relevant authorities must speed up the pace of study for creating an urban area for innovation, a so-called ‘Silicon...

IFC to assist in building smart city
Tech

IFC to assist in building smart city

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will help HCM City build a smart city plan.

Gov’t to hold drill for coin-miner virus
Tech

Gov’t to hold drill for coin-miner virus

The Ministry of Information and Telecommunications in collaboration with the BKAV Technology Group will organise...

$129 million poured into fintech indsutry
Tech

$129 million poured into fintech indsutry

 Startups in Viet Nam have invested US$129 million in to the field of fintech, said Varun Mittal, EY ASEAN fintech leader.

Vietnam in top ten countries for visitors to Singapore
Travel

Vietnam in top ten countries for visitors to Singapore

Vietnam was first listed among the top ten countries with the highest number of visitors travelling to Singapore last year, after more than a decade of being placed in 13th position.

Vietnam to spend more money on tourism promotion
Travel

Vietnam to spend more money on tourism promotion

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), together with travel firms and hotels, will run two large-scale marketing campaigns in four Chinese and five European cities in April and June.

A glimpse of the oldest pagoda in town
Travel

A glimpse of the oldest pagoda in town

HCMC is home to hundreds of pagodas and temples with diverse architectural features. But Giac Lam Pagoda in Tan Binh District has stood the test of time for nearly three centuries, and it is the

Vietnamese doctors apply DSA for coronary artery treatment
Health

Vietnamese doctors apply DSA for coronary artery treatment

Surgeons of the City International Hospital have successfuly applied Digital Subtraction Angiography (DSA) for treating a patient with coronary artery, heart failure, chronic kidney, high blood