APEC meetings begin in HCM City
 VietNamNet Bridge – The first of the third APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM 3) and related meetings began in HCM City today.

Tra fish exports steady after new US food safety rule
Exports of tra fish to the United States have remained stable after it imposed a demand that exporting countries demonstrate that their food safety control system is equivalent to that of the US.

Power plant sludge to be used to reclaim land
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has decided to use one million cubic metres of sludge from the Vinh Tan 1 Thermal Power Plant to reclaim land from the sea for building the Vinh Tan General Port

Nature’s treats at Hoc Mo Beach
Visitors to Hoc Mo, a wild and charming beach located in the central province of Quang Ngai, can enjoy all sorts of activities, from fishing, to enjoying beautiful views or learning about the culture of the local fishing village.

Lessons to learn from a low teaching point
 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam has a long-standing tradition of venerating teachers as people who provide knowledge and mould future leaders and quality citizens.

4G services: users complain about speed, accessibility
VietNamNet Bridge - Though network operators repeatedly affirm the outstanding quality of 4G services, surveys have found that access is poor to average. 

Vermicelli pollution no more
Residents of Van Cu Village in the central province city of Hue have been making rice noodles for some 400 years. But while their livelihoods fared well, their health did not.

Liem beats Garry Kasparov in US chess tourney
Vietnamese grandmaster Le Quang Liem beat legendary chess player Garry Kasparov in the blitz category in the ongoing St Louis Rapid & Blitz tournament in the US on Thursday.

FDA expands use of AstraZeneca/Merck ovarian cancer drug
 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday expanded the use of Lynparza, sold by AstraZeneca Plc and Merck & Co Inc, to include ongoing treatment of patients with recurrent ovarian cancer

Photo contest captures romantic lakes across Vietnam
Imposing mountains, beautiful beaches and romantic lakes are best retreats in Vietnam. Let’s contemplate the peaceful beauty of lakes across the country through the lens of photographers.

Bustling fishing port in Ba Ria-Vung Tau
Young photographer Nguyen Hoang Phi’s photos about sunrise at Long Hai fishing port in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau capture the everyday activities of fishing communities. 

Modern dancers tell old love story
The Viet Nam National Opera and Ballet (VNOB) will perform ballet, folklore and contemporary dances featuring the tale of My Chau - Trong Thuy at Ha Noi Opera House on August 23 & 24. 

Korean guitarist Sungha Jung to perform in Vietnam this August
 South Korean guitarist Sungha Jung will return to Vietnam for live concerts in Hanoi and HCM City on August 26 & 27.