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Farmers to see good profits from red mandarin for Tet

Wednesday, 07 February 2018 10:41

Farmers to see good profits from red mandarin for Tet Farmers who grow red mandarins in Dong Thap Province’s Lai Vung District expect to earn a good profit during the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival which falls on February 16. 
 

HCM City plans to develop key traffic infrastructure works

Tuesday, 06 February 2018 10:42

HCM City plans to develop key traffic infrastructure works Ho Chi Minh City is planning to add a number of key traffic projects to its transportation planning, including projects to expand roads linking districts and neighbouring southern provinces.
 
 

It’s time to build satellite cities

Monday, 05 February 2018 12:36

It’s time to build satellite cities Nguyen Hong Thuc, director general of the Viet Nam Union of Science and Technology Associations’ Settlement Research Institute, talks to the Tuoi tre (Youth) newspaper about the need to adjust development strategies for small and medium-sized cities.
 
 

Tu Lien kumquat village prepares for Tet holiday

Saturday, 03 February 2018 11:36

Tu Lien kumquat village prepares for Tet holiday The Tu Lien village in Tay Ho district, Hanoi is famous for growing kumquat trees. In recent years, the majority of people in Tu Lien have begun to cultivate bonsai kumquat.
 
 

Da Nang spends $2 million on beach tourism development

Friday, 02 February 2018 11:36

Da Nang spends $2 million on beach tourism development Authorities of the central city of Danang have approved a VND46-billion (USD2 million) project to develop tourism services at local beaches during the 2018-2020 period.
 
 

Cold spell means peach blossoms cost more

Thursday, 01 February 2018 15:59

Cold spell means peach blossoms cost more As Tet draws near, most peach trees are, thankfully, not blooming early - thanks to the cold. With more than 10 days to go to the Year of the Dog, ornamental wholesalers are rushing to peach-blossom gardens in Hanoi to choose their stock.
 
 

$316 million undersea tunnel planned in Ha Long City

Wednesday, 31 January 2018 11:37

$316 million undersea tunnel planned in Ha Long City The northeastern coastal province of Quang Ninh, home to the UNESCO heritage site Ha Long Bay, is seeking to build a 1.3km undersea tunnel “at the doorstep” of the world-renowned site.
 
 

Post harvest losses hinder VN exports

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 09:33

Post harvest losses hinder VN exports Post-harvest losses not only refer to the quantity of lost crops, but also any reduction in their quality and access to international markets, experts have said.
 
 

Cold snap hits northern region ahead of Tet

Monday, 29 January 2018 11:23

Cold snap hits northern region ahead of Tet A cold wave which hit the northern region on January 28 has lowered temperatures in the northern and northern central localities down to around 10 degrees Celsius. The cold snap is expected to last for the next 10 days.
 
 

Workers toil through night on flags, banners as football fever grips

Saturday, 27 January 2018 15:53

Workers toil through night on flags, banners as football fever grips Workshops in Thuong Tin District, Hanoi make more than 20,000 banners every day to meet football fans’ demands as they get ready to cheer on Vietnam’s U23 squad in the final match of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship.
 
 

Cash payment acceptable for iParking: Transport Department

Friday, 26 January 2018 12:50

Cash payment acceptable for iParking: Transport Department Drivers in the capital who use iParking, a smart parking mobile app, can pay parking fee by cash if they face problems with the app, Vu Van Vien, director of Hanoi’s Transport Department said. 
 
 

Spain helps HCM City build metro line

Thursday, 25 January 2018 11:53

Spain helps HCM City build metro line The Spanish Government pledges to provide financial assistance for Ho Chi Minh City to develop one more metro line, said an official from Spain’s Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness (MEIC).   
 
 

Investigation to be held on report of shark fins case in Chile

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 11:42

Investigation to be held on report of shark fins case in Chile The Vietnamese Embassy in Chile said that it had contacted the Chilean Foreign Minister on January 22 requesting coordination to verify media reports on shark fins being dried on the roof of the Vietnamese Trade Office in Chile.
 
 

Tan Son Nhat Airport braces for Tet overload

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 11:59

Tan Son Nhat Airport braces for Tet overload The country’s busiest airport, Tan Son Nhat in HCM City, has taken measures to cope with overload inside as well as on roads outside during Tet (the Lunar New Year) next month.
 
 

Farmers offer special moulded fruits in time for Tet

Monday, 22 January 2018 09:16

Farmers offer special moulded fruits in time for Tet As the Lunar New Year festival (Tet) draws near, many farmers in the western region are preparing special fruit with unique shapes and personalized messages for their customers.
 
 

Major Hanoi street to be widened

Friday, 19 January 2018 13:11

Major Hanoi street to be widened Nguyen Chi Thanh Street in Hanoi which has been named as the most beautiful road in Vietnam will be expanded to 10 lanes with the intention of easing traffic congestions. 
 
 

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