August 31st, 2010

 

Seven months after the ceremony of the final embroidery stitch, on July 23, XQ Vietnam announces the completion of the biggest hand embroidery picture in Vietnam themed “A desire to 1,000 years of Thang Long” as a dedication of artisans and employees of XQ Vietnam toward 1000th...

 

August 30th, 2010

 

They are all excellent students who came in first at the university entrance exams. To the surprise of many, they are not from rich families that can offer perfect learning conditions for their children. Obtaining 30/30 scores and surpassing 5000 examinees to come in first at the...

 

August 30th, 2010

 

Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay won second largest number of international votes over the past four weeks in the campaign voting for the world’s seven new natural wonders.

 

August 27th, 2010

 

Vietnam’s inflation makes a surprise dip, in fact for the fourth month now, as food prices eased. The positive trend gave the government some breather on struggling to keep its inflation figures down, at the same time, allowed them room to keep prodding banks to reduce borrowing...

 

August 26th, 2010

 

A North-South express train carrying 350 passengers en route to Hanoi collided with a cargo truck in Ha Nam province around 8:00 a.m. on Friday 6th of August. The collision derailed four carriages and caused it to overturn. Though the train passengers were safe, they were some...

 

August 25th, 2010

 

After the iPhone 4 was distributed in Singapore and the software to unlock the phone was launched, the prices for this product in Vietnam have changed. Around one month ago, the prices for this hi-tech product were towering, with 36 million dong ($1890) for model 32GB and 29.5...

 

August 24th, 2010

 

The adjusted master plan to develop Phu Quoc to 2030 was revealed last week by Vietnamese government. Under this new master plan, all projects in the island district must be reviewed. Any on-going projects and future developments are considered inappropriate with the new plan...

 

August 21st, 2010

 

On August 1, 2010, the 34th meeting of World Heritage Committee in Brasilia agreed to inscribe the central sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long – Ha noi as the 900th site of UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The approval carries a great significance to the site prior to the...

 

August 20th, 2010

 

Vietnamese Professor Ngo Bao Chau’s name was announced at the 2010 International Congress of Mathematics (ICM) as one of four mathematicians to win the Fields Medal. The award is not a surprise to mathematicians. At 12.55 pm on August 19, Hanoi time, Vietnamese Professor Ngo Bao...

 

August 19th, 2010

 

A stage festival for historical plays will be held from August 19 to 24 in Hanoi, announced the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism at a press conference yesterday.