Alarming pollution readings have been recorded in both of Vietnam’s largest cities.
A soft opening for Vietnam’s largest riverside park, Vinhomes Central Park, was held in the metropolis city of Ho Chi Minh on July 23.
(VOV) - The General Department of Geology and Minerals and the Japan Caving Association on December 26 held a press conference to announce the finding of a volcanic cavern system in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong.
(VOV) - Organizers of this year’s Christmas Festival, set for December 23-24 at the Westlake Water Park in Hanoi, are boasting it will be the largest in Vietnam.
(VOV) -The Supreme People's Court opened an appellate trial in northern Quang Ninh province, on June 16, to deal with the largest-ever drug trafficking ring in Vietnam (about 5,000 cakes of heroin).
(VOV) -The final span of the Nhat Tan Bridge, Hanoi's longest bridge (8.9km), linking the main portion of the city with the Noi Bai International Airport has been connected.
(VOV) -Vietnam’s total export turnover to the EU climbed 19.8% last year to US$24.33 billion and accounted for 18% of the country’s total exports.
After years of crafting and positioning, the largest jade statue of Buddha in Vietnam has officially been unveiled at the Truc Lam Tay Thien Zen Monastery in Tam Dao district, the northern province of Vinh Phuc.
The 2012 Men’s Futures – Cup Tanimex, a professional tennis tourney of the International Tennis Federation, will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from April 2-22, attracting more than 280 players from 52 countries and territories.
The Doosan Heavy Industries Vietnam (Doosan Vina) company is manufacturing the world’s largest desalinators under a US$1.46 billion project signed between Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction and the Saudi Arabian government.
Da Nang is conducting a pre-feasibility study on bus rapid transit (BRT) systems as part of a US$300 million project funded by the World Bank to help it grow in a sustainable way.
The 2010 international and conference on telecom, IT, Internet and electronics, which will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from November 17-20, is considered to be the ever largest event and most prestigious of its kind in Vietnam.
More than 200 local and foreign enterprises in manufacturing industry will showcase their latest products at an international exhibition in Hanoi from May 18-21.
Two-way trade between Vietnam and the US in the first quarter of this year hit a record high compared to the same period of previous years, according to the Customs Department’s statistics.
Construction of the Lien Hoa tower, believed to be the largest in Vietnam, at a cost of VND12 billion has started at a pagoda in My Tho City in the southern province of Tien Giang.