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The Philippines confirms second MERS case

16:46 | 07/06/2015

The Philippines on July 6 confirmed the country’s second case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in a 36 year-old visitor travelling from Dubai.

Grass roots tourism

17:21 | 07/06/2015

One of the most popular community-based tourism products in Vietnam is the homestay.

Daring foreigners taking over Vietnam agriculture

17:39 | 07/06/2015

(VOV) - Foreigners are increasingly taking over traditionally Vietnamese business industries – and agriculture is no exception – thanks to their innovative approach and willingness to take risks, according to one expert.

Europeans tried to block IMF debt report on Greece: sources

17:53 | 07/04/2015

Euro zone countries tried in vain to stop the IMF publishing a gloomy analysis of Greece's debt burden which the leftist government says vindicates its call to voters to reject bailout terms, sources familiar with the situation said on July 3.

Vietnam to continue strong measures against MERS

17:58 | 07/04/2015

Vietnam's health authorities will not lower their guard against the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-Cov), even though an outbreak in the Republic of Korea has appeared to slow down recently, an official said on July 3.

Tokyo Strategy 2015 adopted at Mekong-Japan Summit

15:25 | 07/04/2015

(VOV) - Leaders from the five Mekong sub-regional nations and Japan have approved the Tokyo Strategy 2015 with an overall goal for the 2016-2018 Mekong-Japan cooperation specifically designed to ensure regional stability and achieve ‘quality growth’ in the Mekong Sub-region.

Park wins 2nd UNESCO recognition

12:46 | 07/04/2015

Central Viet Nam's Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park received its second UNESCO recognition on July 3.

Forestry sector climbs sharply in first half

10:34 | 07/04/2015

The country's forestry sector grew by 8.3% in the first six months of this year, its highest-ever growth rate for a half-year period.

PM Dung attends economic forum of five GMS nations

17:31 | 07/03/2015

(VOV) - On July 3, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended the Economic Forum of the five Mekong Subregion (GMS) nations together with GMS leaders and approximately 200 Japanese business representatives.

Vietnam urged to set up power market

13:26 | 07/03/2015

Vietnam should build a market institution for the electricity sector if the country wants to build a competitive power market, experts said.

Few jobs for those with disabilities

13:22 | 07/03/2015

Just 1,000 people with disabilities received vocational training and found employment over three years (2012-14), much lower than the 20,000 people who desired to do so.

Vietnam listed in World's Coolest Hotel Plunge Pools

12:25 | 07/03/2015

(VOV) - The private plunge pool of Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Vietnam has entered the list of World's Coolest Hotel Plunge Pools on Travel&Leisure magazine.

New policies for foreign homebuyers have no immediate impact on market

09:56 | 07/03/2015

There will not be many foreign homebuyers who immediately jump into the Vietnamese market as soon as a new policy allowing them to do so takes effect, said an expert from US-owned realty consultant firm CBRE Vietnam.

WTO chief lauds Vietnam's poverty reduction accomplishments

18:05 | 07/02/2015

(VOV) - World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director General Roberto Azevedo has described Vietnam as an example of poverty alleviation at the recent launch ceremony of the book “The Role of Trade in Ending Poverty” jointly compiled by the WTO and the World Bank Group (WBG).

BIDV increases charter capital after MHB merger

16:56 | 07/02/2015

The bank for Development and Investment of Vietnam (BIDV) officially announced a 12% rise in its registered capital from VND28.11 trillion (US$1.30 billion) to VND31.48 trillion (US$1.44 billion).