German parliamentarians visit Vietnam
The Hanoitimes - A delegation of the German Bundestag (parliament) Committee on Economic Cooperation and Development led by MP Dagmar Wöhrl began a four-day visit to Vietnam, starting on April 23.
HN’s fifth ring road gets a nod
The Hanoitimes - The PM has passed the master plan of a new ring road running through 36 districts of Ha Noi and seven provinces namely Hoa Binh, Ha Nam, Thai Binh, Hai Duong, Bac Giang, Thai Nguyen and Vinh Phuc.
Hanoi CPI picks up in April
The Hanoitimes - April’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Hanoi rose 0.12% from the previous month and 6.27% compared to the same period last year, according to the Municipal Statistics Office.
Japanese business exploits investment market
The Hanoitimes - A Japanese business delegation on April 22 toured the southern province of Hau Giang with the intention of exploiting the investment market.
Proposing big amount investment in Long Thanh Airport
The Hanoitimes - The Ministry of Transport has officially proposed an investment plan for the Long Thanh International Airport project in Dong Nai Province that would cost USD5.6 billion for the first phase.
FDI should be strictly controlled
The Hanoitimes - Vietnam has attracted large amounts of foreign direct investment (FDI) for more than 20 years, but it has yet to master managerial skills and optimally absorb technology transfer from FDI projects.
Cruise liner Hanseatic brings foreigners to Vietnam
The Hanoitimes - The Hapag-Lloyd-operated ship Hanseatic, with 750 foreign passengers and crew members on board, docked at Phu Quoc island on April 23.
Japanese tourists to Vietnam increase sharply
The Hanoitimes - Vietnam recorded 170,772 Japanese arrivals, ranking third in international travel volume, in the first quarter of 2014, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
Hue Festival wraps up with colourful shows
The Hanoitimes - The biennial cultural Hue Festival bid farewell to thousands of visitors at the closing ceremony yesterday, April 20, evening.
Mobile coffee shops appear on Hanoi streets
The Hanoitimes - Always popular in HCM City, mobile coffee carts have recently become a common sight on the streets of Hanoi, attracting many customers.
Tasting steamed seafood with coconut rice in Hanoi
The Hanoitimes - The dishes are made from fresh coconut always bring friendly and familiar flavor but not less unique. Tasting steamed seafood with coconut rice, you will never forget its attractive flavor of coconut specialty.
Old Hanoi meets new in panoramic views
The Hanoitimes - Panoramic photos show Hanoi in the process of development, with old and dusty homes next to new and modern buildings.
Hanoi hosts Asian agriculture conference
The Hanoitimes - The third General Assembly of the Asian Food and Agriculture Cooperation Initiative (AFACI) met in Hanoi on April 23, attracting representatives from AFACI member countries and international organizations.
VN's import-export volume rises in Q1
The Hanoitimes - The cumulative import-export trade volume of Vietnam rose to over US$77.97 billion for the first quarter of 2014, up 14% from last year’s same period, according to Vietnam Customs statistics.
ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs’ Network set up
The Hanoitimes - The ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs' Network (AWEN) was established at a ceremony in Ha Noi on April 22.
The beauty of four “masterpiece” bridges in Da Nang
The Hanoitimes - One of Da Nang’s most outstanding features – and no doubt the first one that strikes many a visitor to this fair city – is its set of awesome, beautiful, and often “eccentric” bridges.
Fireworks to commemorate Unification Day in HCM city
The Hanoitimes - ​ On the occasion of 39-year Liberation Day of the South, Unification Day and May Day, The HCM City People's Committee has approved a firework show for the upcoming holidays.
Giant yellow duck visits HCM city
The Hanoitimes - Designed by Florentijn Hofman, The Yellow Duck will arrive at Ban Nguyet Lake in District 7, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam from April 27 to May 31.