Lưu trữ theo thẻ: trang tiếng Anh

Nghe An attracts nearly $1b in new projects

A view of Vinh City in the central province of Nghe An. The province is committed to improving its investment climate and offering the best possible incentives to businesses. —VNA/VNS The Duyet

NGHE AN (VNS) — The central province of Nghe An yesterday granted investment licences to eight projects and signed deals worth over US$967 million at a meeting in Vinh City.

Addressing the meeting, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung expressed his hope that investors would continue implementing feasible projects and fostering innovation in Nghe An. Đọc tiếp Nghe An attracts nearly $1b in new projects

Viet Nam, Laos okay zero tariffs on most traded goods

Fertilisers packed for export to Laos. More than 95 per cent of goods traded between Viet Nam and Laos will enjoy zero tariffs under a new agreement. — VNA/VNS Photo Danh Lam

VIENTIANE (VNS) — Tariffs are scheduled to be eliminated on more than 95 per cent of goods between Viet Nam and Laos.

A document to this effect was signed by Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang and his Lao counterpart Khemmani Pholsena on March 3 in Vientiane, Laos. It replaces the 1998 trade agreement. Đọc tiếp Viet Nam, Laos okay zero tariffs on most traded goods

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Đây cũng là một điểm vì sao ĐCN giới thiệu và nói nhiều đến việc học tiếng Anh và học tiếng Anh để chúng ta có thể có cơ hội tiếp cận nguồn học liệu đa dạng phong phú, chính xác có uy tín hơn rất nhiều so với tiếng Việt hiện có. Đọc tiếp Học tiếng Anh và Học online miễn phí – Massive open online course

Tien Giang could lose forest buffer to climate change

Recent sea water levels have eroded and destroyed parts of the preventive forest in the Go Cong coastal region, Tien Giang Province. — Photo vov.vn

TIEN GIANG – VNS — The mangrove forest in Tien Giang’s province Go Cong coastal region could disappear forever if effective solutions are not identified and implemented immediately, worried officials say. Đọc tiếp Tien Giang could lose forest buffer to climate change

HCM City students ask for more lively history lessons

At the annual New Year meeting on Saturday more than 150 student representatives told HCM City leaders that they need more practical and interesting classes. — Photo Vnexpress

HCM CITY (VNS) — School children in HCM City have demanded that authorities make their history lessons more interesting since they need to learn about their country’s past.

At the annual New Year meeting on Saturday more than 150 student representatives told HCM City leaders that they need more practical and interesting classes. Đọc tiếp HCM City students ask for more lively history lessons

Farmers using river water polluted by cassava factories

Cassava residue on Poko River in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum. — VNA/ VNS Photo Cao Nguyen

KON TUM (VNS) — Farmers in Dak To District’s Tan Canh Commune claim they are forced to use polluted water pumped from the Poko River to water their coffee bushes.

They said the water had a foul smell and contained starch residue, probably from two new cassava processing plants upstream. Đọc tiếp Farmers using river water polluted by cassava factories

VN celebrates health sector on Doctors’ Day

A doctor at the Bach Mai’s Pediatric Deparment is examining a child on emergency care. Today is a day to acknowledge the nation’s doctors and an occasion to measure the health sector’s progress over the past 60 years. — VNA Photo Duong Ngoc

HA NOI (VNS) — Doctors’ Day, today, February 27, is a day to acknowledge the nation’s doctors and an occasion to measure the progress the health sector has achieved over the past 60 years. Đọc tiếp VN celebrates health sector on Doctors’ Day

Wrestling bout bustles Hue village

THUA THIEN – HUE (VNS) — Hundreds of people flocked to the 200-year-old Thu Le Village in Thua Thien Hue Province yesterday to enjoy a traditional wrestling competition. The competition is held annually on the sixth day of Lunar New Year for wrestlers from the province’s Quang Dien District.

Village elders said the event aimed to emphasise the importance of training and hard work. Wrestlers compete with respect for each other, and no vicious behaviour is allowed.

A ring is set up in the yard of the village’s communal house. — VNS Photo Phuoc Buu

Đọc tiếp Wrestling bout bustles Hue village

Five major projects to revamp HCM City in 2015

The Y-shaped steel flyover at Go Vap Intersection has one stretch that measures 234m in length and 6m in width, and connects Nguyen Oanh Road and Nguyen Kiem Road. The other stretch, which is 274m long and 6m wide, links Nguyen Oanh Road and Pham Ngu Lao Road.

HCM CITY (VNS) — There are five urban projects that the country’s largest city aims to complete in 2015. According to online newspaperVnexpress, these include the building of its first-ever pedestrian zone, bringing into use the Pham Van Dong Road, the construction of a steel flyover at the Go Vap six-way intersection and the Thanh Da Channel Bridge, and making improvements to the Tan Hoa-Lo Gom Canal, which will also involve expansion of the roads lining it. Đọc tiếp Five major projects to revamp HCM City in 2015

Public universities encouraged to self-manage funding

A corner of Ton Duc Thang University. The unviersity is one of the first public ones to pilot the autonomous financing mechanism in Viet Nam. – Photo Vietbao.vn

HCM CITY (VNS) – The Government encourages public universities to manage their own funding in order to improve the quality of education and human resources, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said during a recent visit to Ton Duc Thang University, one of the first public universities to pilot the autonomous financing mechanism in Viet Nam. Đọc tiếp Public universities encouraged to self-manage funding

Ban on firecrackers violated in Quang Tri

Burning firecrackers has been prohibited since 1990. — VNS Photo Kim Diep

QUANG TRI (VNS) — The police have come across 18 violations of the ban imposed on burning firecrackers in the central Quang Tri Province.

The burning of firecrackers took place in the province’s Lao Bao Township, where the Lao Bao border post is located. The head of the local police unit said the penalty had been imposed in only four of the cases because the violators were children. Đọc tiếp Ban on firecrackers violated in Quang Tri

Flower Road to be opened today

HCM CITY (VNS) – The Flower Road in HCM City’s Ham Nghi Street will be opened to the public at 7pm today. Workers are putting the finishing touches to perfect the flower arrangements, while young people and children pose beside the beautiful flowers. The flower show will run till February 22, the fourth day of the year of the goat. Viet Nam News photographer Van Dat presents different images of the Flower Road, as seen through his lens.

The Flower Road is ready to receive visitors.

Đọc tiếp Flower Road to be opened today

Incentive policies necessary to develop support industry

Motorbike components are produced at TS Interseats Viet Nam, a Thailand-invested company in Ha Noi’s Noi Bai Industrial Zone. Greater support is needed to develop the support industry. — VNA/VNS Photo Huy Hung

HCM CITY (VNS) — More support should be given to several key industries to help add value and increase the localisation ratio of exports, the Industry and Trade Department of HCM City has said in a new report. Đọc tiếp Incentive policies necessary to develop support industry

The Too Quiet American in Asia

By Malcolm Cook

Citibank ad in Thailand.

Belying the oft-repeated stereotype of Americans in Southeast Asia as loud and self-promoting, the economic importance of the United States to the region is understated and underappreciated. American government representatives and business associations in the region should be louder and more self-promoting. Đọc tiếp The Too Quiet American in Asia

Cautious Optimism on Religious Freedom in Vietnam

By Nigel Cory

Vietnamese at a Christmas service hosted by the Ho Chi Minh City Archdiocese on December 20, 2014. Source: Bernard Oh's flickr photostream, used under a creative commons license.

Vietnam’s government has often been criticized for its poor record on religious freedom, but recent events give rise to cautious optimism that small improvements are being made. Roman Catholic Pope Francis’ appointment of Vietnamese archbishop Pierre Nguyen Van Nhon as a new cardinal in January was a boon to the Catholic community in Vietnam and an encouragement for the government to make further improvements. The appointment marks another step in the gradual rapprochement between Vietnam and the Vatican, as Vietnam hopes to reestablish diplomatic relations with the Holy See in the near future. Much like the United States, the Vatican sees Vietnam as a place that offers opportunities for constructive engagement. Đọc tiếp Cautious Optimism on Religious Freedom in Vietnam