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Peaceful Hoi An City in early morning

09:55 | 08/30/2014

(VOV) - A new day has come to the World Cultural Heritage site of Hoi An in central Vietnam. The ancient city looks tranquil, with few people walking along narrow streets, seeing old houses and breathing in fresh air.

Jetstar runs first emergency evacuation drills using aircraft

08:29 | 08/30/2014

Jetstar Pacific is the first airline in Vietnam to practise an emergency evacuation and landing on water using a real airplane at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Ho Chi Minh City, on August 28.

Can Tho, Israel enhance hi-tech cooperation

18:16 | 08/27/2014

(VOV) - Israel is desirous of augmenting cooperation with Can Tho province in the application of high-technology in agriculture, human resource development, E-Government and health care.

Vietnam Days in Japan set to kick off

11:12 | 08/27/2014

(VOV) - At least 98 organisations and 150,000 visitors are expected to participate in this year’s Vietnam Days in Japan festival to take place at Yoyogi Park in Tokyo on September 13-14.

National Day of Vietnam celebrated in South Africa

09:44 | 08/27/2014

(VOV) - More than 400 Vietnamese and foreign delegates attended a meeting in Pretoria capital on August 26 to mark Vietnam’s 69th National Day (September 2).

Mekong Delta urged to control flooding amid climate change

10:22 | 08/26/2014

The Mekong Delta should make efforts to control floods that are unseasonably early or too powerful to minimize damage and take advantage of the phenomenon for economic development, experts have said.

Vietnam, EU issue joint statement

22:09 | 08/25/2014

(VOV) -Vietnam and the European Union (EU) on August 25 issued a joint statement on the occasion of the official visit to Vietnam by EC President José Manuel Durão Barroso from August 25-26.

WB studies climate change adaptation in Mekong Delta province

15:13 | 08/25/2014

Vice President of the World Bank Rachel Kyte toured the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on August 24 to study the impact of climate change and local efforts to cope with the issue.

Vietnamese water puppetry fascinates Australian audiences

17:58 | 08/24/2014

(VOV) - Thousands of Australians were awe-struck by Vietnamese water puppetry performances presented by Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre (TLWPT) at the Darwin Culture Festival from August 21-24.

Encephalitis death toll rises in Vietnam

12:43 | 08/24/2014

(VOV) - Viral encephalitis has spread across Vietnam at an alarming 15% higher rate than last year, with a devastating 170% increase in the number of reported deaths.

CPI prolongs rise in major cities as food costs increase

15:22 | 08/22/2014

The consumer price index (CPI) in the country's two largest cities continued to rise in August, according to the statistics departments of Hanoi and HCM City.

HCM City’s CPI for August edges up 0.05%

18:47 | 08/21/2014

(VOV) - The consumer price index (CPI) for August in Ho Chi Minh City rose 0.05% over July, according to the municipal Statistics Office.

RoK firm helps build school for Thai Nguyen’s pupils

15:06 | 08/21/2014

The construction of a school for pre-school and primary pupils at Lam Vy commune, Dinh Hoa district, the northern mountainous province of Thai Nguyen, began on August 20 under the support of Lotte Group of the Republic of Korea.

New wave of Japan’s investment in Vietnam

12:41 | 08/21/2014

(VOV) - There is a new wave of investment of Japan’s small and medium-sized enterprise (SMEs) to Vietnam, said Dr. Vu Tien Loc, President of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

Typhoon wreaks havoc in Dien Bien

10:05 | 08/20/2014

While Typhoon Rammasun ended nearly a month ago, the northern province of Dien Bien is still dealing with the consequences.