Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014
Deputy Prime Minister honours Russian medical scientists
The Hanoitimes - Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday expressed hopes that Russian scientists would continue supporting Viet Nam in scientific research, specialist technology and professional training.
Positive signs in socio-economic performance in 9 months
The Hanoitimes - The socio-economic performance has been showing positive changes in 2014 and the Government has set higher targets for 2015.
13th legislature opens eighth session
The Hanoitimes - The 13th National Assembly opened its 8th session in Hanoi on October 20, with priority issues being 18 draft laws and three draft resolutions.
Japanese SMEs keen on VN, expect better business climate
The Hanoitimes - Many Japanese small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) find Viet Nam a prime destination for business in Southeast Asia due to the country's stable political environment and vast economic potential.
Seminar boosts Vietnam’s investment promotion in Philippines
The Hanoitimes - The Vietnam Embassy in the Philippines recently sponsored a trade and investment seminar at Cebu island province.
South Korean firms explore Bac Ninh business potential
The Hanoitimes - A delegation of South Korean companies from Jeongju City yesterday visited and studied the investment climate and business opportunities in northern Bac Ninh Province.
The wild beauty of Ly Son Island
The Hanoitimes - With many historical, cultural sites and fascinating tourist areas, the 10-square-kilometer Ly Son Island in the central province of Quang Ngai is really an amazing tourist attraction.
Brunei opens a new representative office in HCM city
The Hanoitimes - Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) on October 17 officially launched a new representative office in Ho Chi Minh City, marking the reinstatement of direct flights to the city.
Mekong delta provinces cooperate to promote tourism
The Hanoitimes - How to boost tourism connectivity among Mekong Delta provinces with the technical support of an EU-funded environmental programme was discussed at a high-level meeting in southern Kien Giang province on October 18.
Hanoi over a century ago
The Hanoitimes - Although Hanoi has kept much of its charm over the years, in the early 20th century, the city had a very different atmosphere; a more peaceful place where the traffic was mostly pedestrians, tramcars and pulled rickshaws.
Ha Noi to fete divine mothers
The Hanoitimes - Mother Goddess worshippers, as well as those curious about the practice, can enjoy performances dedicated to the deities at a cultural festival in the capital next month.
I love Hanoi wholeheartedly
The Hanoitimes - One of 12 foreign citizens awarded the noble title "The Honorary Citizen of Hanoi" by Hanoi’s People Committee is Korean professor Ahn. Kyong - Hwan (Korea). He is the person who helps other Korean people understand more about Vietnam.
Farmers to get preferential loans
The Hanoitimes - The State Bank of Viet Nam approved the addition of 19 projects to a pilot programme that offers preferential loans for agricultural development.
Exports to grow by 15.9% this year: HSBC
The Hanoitimes - Vietnam is quietly fixing itself. After years of credit-intensive growth, with most capital channelled into the inefficient state-owned sector, the country is taking a breather and focusing on a more sustainable growth strategy – exports.
Garment and textile sector urged to tighten operations
The Hanoitimes - Vietnamese garment and textile exports in the nine months leading up to October jumped 18.9% over last year’s corresponding period to US$15.5 billion, buoyed by growth in traditional markets such as the US, EU, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK).
Handicrafts of Tohoku, Japan to display in Vietnam
The Hanoitimes - Exhibitions of the undeniably beautiful and highly developed handicraft techniques of Tohoku craftsman are set to take place in Ho Chi Minh City from October 31 to November 10 and Hanoi from December 12-22.
HCM City troupe to perform in US
The Hanoitimes - This month, the Arabesque company - an independent dance company based in HCM City - will leave for the US to perform The Mist in its first-ever tour in the country.
Japanese post-rock band to rock City
The Hanoitimes - Mono, one of Japan's most prominent post-rock bands, will stage their debut performance in Viet Nam on October 29. The event is part of their Asian tour supporting the release of their Rays of Darkness and The Last Dawn albums.
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Photo exhibition titled “Hanoi in me” - Responsibilities and emotions​​​
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