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Icy grip takes hold of Vietnam's highest mountain
Travel

Icy grip takes hold of Vietnam's highest mountain

En Vnexpress - Temperatures dropped to zero on the country’s highest peak Fansipan on Tuesday morning.

Rate of Vietnamese kids with asthma highest in Asia
Health

Rate of Vietnamese kids with asthma highest in Asia

At present, the rate of Vietnamese kids aged 12 with asthma has reached at the highest level in the Asia, said the participants at the press brief in the central city of Da Nang on September 21.

World's 'highest' village runs dry as warming hits the Himalayas
Travel

World's 'highest' village runs dry as warming hits the Himalayas

En Vnexpress - 'These days the water is not coming like it used to. The seasons are changing. We see there is less water than before.'

Time to take a dip in Vietnam’s highest infinity pool
Travel

Time to take a dip in Vietnam’s highest infinity pool

En Vnexpress - If you care about the planet and an Instagram hit, take a ride to this pool in Sapa.

Saigon's housing market hits highest sales since 2011 bubble crisis
Business

Saigon's housing market hits highest sales since 2011 bubble crisis

En nexpress - Affordable housing went through the roof, with Q2 sales jumping 123 percent, according to real estate firm Savills.

Poor drainage, rapid urbanization blamed as flooding rises to highest parts of Saigon
Politics

Poor drainage, rapid urbanization blamed as flooding rises to highest parts of Saigon

Mororbikes and riders are being washed away in parts of the city that used to be safe from flooding.

The highest waterfall in Vietnam’s Central Highlands
Travel

The highest waterfall in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

EN VietNamNet - Dasar waterfall, on the road between Da Lat and Nha Trang, is the ideal destination for those who want to be challenged by adventure and immersed in grandiose nature.

Vietnam among ten economies with highest rate of female entrepreneurs
Business

Vietnam among ten economies with highest rate of female entrepreneurs

Vietnamnet - Vietnam ranks 7th among 54 Asian-Pacific economies having the highest rate of female entrepreneurs, according to the Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2017 Report released by MasterCard.

Q1's CPI highest in recent 3 years
Business

Q1's CPI highest in recent 3 years

Vietnamnet - Q1's CPI highest in recent 3 years

CPI in first quarter of 2017 highest in three years
Business

CPI in first quarter of 2017 highest in three years

Nhan dan - NDO – The consumer price index (CPI) in the first quarter of 2017 rose by 4.96% year on year, higher than the respective figures of the previous three years (4.83% in 2014, 0.74% in 2015

Which investment channel can bring the highest profit?
Business

Which investment channel can bring the highest profit?

Vietnamnet - Bank deposit interest rates are on the rise. The VN Index has surpassed the 700 point threshold. The real estate market is warming up. Meanwhile, gold and dollar prices are

Stock market capitalisation reaches highest level
Business

Stock market capitalisation reaches highest level

Nhan dan - NDO – Up until now, market capitalisation on Vietnam’s stock exchange has recorded nearly VND2.3 quadrillion (over US$99 billion), equivalent to 50.3% of GDP, up 16% compared to the end

Australia's highest paid public servant earned $4.3 million
World

Australia's highest paid public servant earned $4.3 million

Yahoo News CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A Senate committee has revealed that Australia's highest paid public servant earned 5.6 million Australian ($4.3 million) last year, despite objections by his

HCM City’s domestic tax collection highest in decade
Business

HCM City’s domestic tax collection highest in decade

Vietnamnet - The southern metropolis Ho Chi Minh City collected 35 trillion VND (1.52 billion USD) for its coffer during January 2017, departments and agencies reported the municipal authorities

Ho Chi Minh City’s domestic tax collection highest in decade
Business

Ho Chi Minh City’s domestic tax collection highest in decade

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – The southern metropolis Ho Chi Minh City collected VND35 trillion (US$1.52 billion) for its coffer during January 2017, departments and agencies reported the municipal

Egypt inflation quickens to highest level in years
World

Egypt inflation quickens to highest level in years

Yahoo News Egypt's annual inflation rate rose to 24.3 percent in December, official figures showed on Tuesday, two months after the government floated the pound sparking the biggest price hikes in

Insurer: 2016 saw highest natural disaster losses in 4 years
World

Insurer: 2016 saw highest natural disaster losses in 4 years

Yahoo News BERLIN (AP) — Last year saw the highest costs from natural disasters since 2012, with a pair of earthquakes in Japan in April accounting for the heaviest losses, a leading insurer said

Eurozone inflation jumps to 1.1% in Dec, highest since 2013
Politics

Eurozone inflation jumps to 1.1% in Dec, highest since 2013

Yahoo News The figure was nearly double the 0.6 percent in November and edges inflation much closer to the European Central Bank's target of 2.0 percent as a fragile economic recovery continues. The

Uber says disappointed by Taiwan law raising ride-sharing fine to highest level globally
Tech

Uber says disappointed by Taiwan law raising ride-sharing fine to highest level globally

Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said it was disappointed Taiwan's legislature had passed a regulation that will raise fines sharply on unlicensed ride-sharing services to the highest level for such

John Kerry given France's highest honour
World

John Kerry given France's highest honour

US Secretary of State John Kerry has been given the Legion d'Honneur, France's highest honour, with his French counterpart calling him "the most French of American officials". At a ceremony in Paris

Here Are the States with the Lowest & Highest Diabetes Rates
Science

Here Are the States with the Lowest & Highest Diabetes Rates

Diabetes is on the rise in the United States, and a new poll looks at where the disease is most and least common. In the poll, from Gallup-Healthways, researchers surveyed a nationally representative

UN meeting urges 'highest political commitment' on climate change
World

UN meeting urges 'highest political commitment' on climate change

Nearly 200 nations made an appeal Thursday for the "highest political commitment" to combat climate change, at a UN gathering overshadowed by Donald Trump's threats to withdraw the US from a global

John Kerry lands in Antarctica, highest US official to visit
Politics

John Kerry lands in Antarctica, highest US official to visit

MCMURDO STATION, Antarctica (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry became the highest-ranking American official to visit Antarctica on Friday when he landed for a two-day trip during which he'll

ASEAN has world's highest decentralisation of IT: Report
Tech

ASEAN has world's highest decentralisation of IT: Report

ASEAN region saw the highest decentralisation of information technology (IT) in the world in the last three years, according to VMware's The State of the Cloud 2016 research.

Eximbank has highest NPL ratio
Business

Eximbank has highest NPL ratio

Eximbank had the highest non-performing loan (NPL) ratio in the January-September period of 2016, but BIDV took the lead for absolute value with more than VND13 trillion ($580 million). The NPL ratio