(VOV) -At the turn of the last century, Hanoi comprised only about 36 streets. Each street had merchants specializing in a particular trade such as silk traders, metallurgy or food.
Eight foreign-owned companies were found using unlicensed software valued at more than VND13.5 billion (US$643 million) by an inter-ministerial team that carried out a month-long inspection.
Standard Chartered Bank has said Vietnam is emerging as the most preferred destination for companies planning to move production out of China.
Ranked No. 7 of 101 countries and territories investing in Vietnam for the past five years, the United States has invested more capital in the country through new brands.
All athletes confirmed that they were ready for success at the upcoming Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Singapore.
Hoang Quy Phuoc will have the honour of carrying the Vietnamese flag at the opening ceremony of the 28th Southeast Asian Games next month in Singapore.
The top palaces in the country are the Thanh Chuong Viet Palace of artist Thanh Chuong in Hanoi and the Chinese-style palace of a businessman in Nghe An Province.
Hundreds of Nepali troops were searching for a missing US Marines helicopter with eight people on board on May 13, a day after the second powerful earthquake in less than three weeks killed scores and sent panicked residents into the street.
Vietnam is a safe and attractive destination for all foreign investors and international tourists, stated President Truong Tan Sang at the Vietnam Economy-Tourism Cooperation Forum held in Prague on May 11.
Foreign enterprises remain upbeat over Vietnam’s business climate, according to high-profile surveys.
Two captive moon bears reached the mainland last night after spending four years on the remote Ba Mun Island in the northern Quang Ninh Province.
The Ministry of Information and Communications on May 5 presented the Naval Academy based in central Khanh Hoa province with maps and documents proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over two archipelagos in the East Sea.
(VOV) -Located behind a range of limestone mountains in Gia Sinh Commune, Gia Vien District, northern Ninh Binh Province, Bai Dinh pagoda is about 15 kilometers from Ninh Binh province and 95 kilometers from Hanoi.
State President Truong Tan Sang will make a four-day State visit to the Czech Republic from May 10-13 at the invitation of Czech President Milos Zeman.
France and Qatar signed a EUR6.3 billion (US$7.02 billion) deal on May 4 for the sale of 24 Rafale fighter jets, an accord President Francois Hollande hailed as a mark of Gulf Arab regard for French regional strategy including its firm line on Iran.