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Society

Kon Tum plagued by unsafe bridges

Kon Tum plagued by unsafe bridges

14:51 | 6/7/2015

Many suspension bridges in central highlands province pose a danger to local citizens according to provincial transport department.

Power cuts bite as Hanoi swelters

Power cuts bite as Hanoi swelters

22:44 | 3/7/2015

Higher demand for electricity during ongoing heatwave sees many areas going without electricity at times.

Many have little time for family

Many have little time for family

16:49 | 2/7/2015

JobStreet survey finds many people must do overtime at the expense of family and friends.

Students and families struggle in heat

Students and families struggle in heat

17:46 | 1/7/2015

The latest heat wave to hit the north has coincided with the holding of the annual national exams.

Northerners seek relief from heat wave

Northerners seek relief from heat wave

15:05 | 1/7/2015

As temperatures hover around the 40C mark there are smiles on the faces of those selling cold drinks, protective clothing, and air conditioners

A million students sit national exams

A million students sit national exams

21:10 | 30/6/2015

High school graduation and university entrance exams now combined to ease burden on students and families alike.

Vietnamese lychees find favor in Australia

Vietnamese lychees find favor in Australia

17:16 | 30/6/2015

Event held to promote Vietnamese lychees in Australia, with 300 kilograms sold in just one hour.

Sharing responsibilities at the heart of Family Day

Sharing responsibilities at the heart of Family Day

10:42 | 29/6/2015

Event held to promote gender equality and eliminate discrimination against women and girls.

Higher power bills shock many

Higher power bills shock many

18:41 | 26/6/2015

Numerous households have been unpleasantly surprised after receiving their electricity bills.

Quarantined Russian tourist tests negative for MERS

Quarantined Russian tourist tests negative for MERS

15:36 | 24/6/2015

Local healthcare authorities hold woman in isolation but clear her of carrying the virus.

First typhoon of season rolls in

First typhoon of season rolls in

16:45 | 23/6/2015

Northern areas batten down the hatches as Typhoon Kujira approaches.

17,000 households living in slums in HCMC

17,000 households living in slums in HCMC

07:51 | 20/6/2015

Slums continue to plague southern city despite relocation programs being in place since 1993.

EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

  • Benefits for both
    Benefits for both

    Mr. Chris Humphrey, Executive Director of the EU-ASEAN Business Council, spoke...

  • Driving force
    Driving force

    The EVFTA will make Vietnam an even more attractive investment environment for...

  • Making the most of the EVFTA
    Making the most of the EVFTA

    Experts and industry insiders share their thoughts with VET on the newly-signed...

Trans-Pacific Partnership

Vietnam - Japan Relations

Human Resources in Vietnam

  • Forever changed
    Forever changed

    The formation of the ASEAN Economic Community later this year will alter the...

  • Hard sell
    Hard sell

    Vietnam's growing retail sector has resulted in a boom in personnel demand,...

  • Comings & goings
    Comings & goings

    The upcoming AEC is more important than many realize as regional labor movement...