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Casino to spin the wheel on locals

10:22 | 08/20/2014

A draft law that could allow Vietnamese to play in casinos is expected to earmark Vietnam as a high potential market for casino operators.

Environmental plan for Mekong region discussed

10:03 | 08/20/2014

Policy-makers discussed final details of a 2015 environmental work plan for the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) to Vietnam at a workshop in Hanoi on August 20.

Hungary pledges nuclear energy training for Vietnam

14:25 | 08/19/2014

(VOV) - Hungary is extremely competitive in terms of nuclear energy training costs, when compared with other nations around the globe - a good advantage for Vietnam to develop human resources for future nuclear power plants, said Vietnamese Ambassador to Hungary Ngo Duy Ngo.

Australian live cattle imports explode

11:32 | 08/17/2014

(VOV) - The number of live cattle imported into Vietnam from Australia over the past two years has increased nearly 90fold since the 2011-2012 fiscal year, according to the Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA).

E-commerce sees rapid growth

15:36 | 08/16/2014

The Ministry of Industry and Trade's Vietnam E-Commerce and Information Technology Agency (VECITA) has said that total sales for the e-commerce sector have soared to US$2.2 billion in 2013, tripling the 2012 figure.

Dementia confronting Vietnam: experts

08:00 | 08/16/2014

Vietnam, ranking seventh among the 10 fastest aging countries, is facing an upward trend of chronic diseases, including dementia.

Central region holds the key to economic growth

13:38 | 08/15/2014

(VOV) -Endowed with beautiful beaches and modernised seaports, the central region has many advantages to transform into a thriving and prosperous coastal urban area, said Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Int’l Three-Cushion Carom Billiards Tournament opens

11:15 | 08/15/2014

(VOV) - The third International Three-Cushion Carom Billiards Tournament opened in Binh Duong on August 15 with the participation of 52 players, including 5 foreigners from the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japan.

Six sentenced to death in drug case

10:21 | 08/15/2014

The People's Court of Dien Bien on August 14 sentenced to death six defendants in the biggest drug trafficking case in the northern province to date.

Thu Hoai declines Mrs Universe pageant invitation

18:40 | 08/14/2014

(VOV) - The ravishingly beautiful Nguyen Thu Hoai, former Mrs Vietnam Continents for 2012, has refused the invitation to compete in the Mrs Universe pageant, citing health reasons.

PM requests construction industry reforms

18:30 | 08/14/2014

(VOV) -Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked the Construction Ministry to cut the time for administrative procedures by one third, making it easier for businesses and residents to carry out construction projects.

Measures taken to prevent children from drowning

14:34 | 08/14/2014

Authorities of Mekong Delta Dong Thap province are taking all necessary measures to minimise the drowning mortality rate among children and help children protect themselves from drowning, especially during the current flood season.

Time for Vietnam to integrate substantially

13:00 | 08/14/2014

(VOV) - Vietnam should undertake stronger economic restructuring measures, targeting a more comprehensive and transparent effort, allowing for more effective allocation of resources, according to Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Quoc Khanh.

Germany supports developing biomass power development

12:07 | 08/14/2014

(VOV) - The Vietnamese-German Development Cooperation’s Renewable Energy Support Project (RESP) coordinates with the New and Renewable Energy Department under General Directorate of Energy (GDE) to organize the consultation workshop on biomass power investment guidelines for Vietnam on August 14.

Vietnam gearing up for ASEAN Economic Community

13:00 | 08/13/2014

(VOV) -The establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015 will mark a milestone in international integration of its ten Southeast Asian member economies, including Vietnam.