WEF Davos 2017 brings practical benefits to Vietnam: official
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s participation in the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, helped Vietnam access new ideas and development trends in the world serving its building and implementation of national development strategies. 

How did money breed money in 2016?
The heavy gold price fluctuations in 2016 allowed gold investors to make a profit of 17 percent just within three months, while investments in V-30 securities brought profit of 26 percent.


 
Sa Dec horticulture village busy preparing for Tet
During days ahead of the lunar New Year, Sa Dec horticulture village in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is resplendent with a wide variety of flowers in full bloom.


 
Blooming canola terraces a new tourism draw
 Already popular for its beautiful terraced rice fields, a district in mountainous Yên Bái province hopes to expand the tourist season with yellow canola blooms,  Đinh Hữu Dư reports.

University education lags behind due to poor training quality
VietNamNet Bridge - Universities are focusing on enrolling students in majors which are easy to teach and learn and do not require high investments in facilities and laboratories.


 
4.0 industrial revolution to bring major changes to labor market
Vietnam’s cheap labor force will no longer be an advantage in attracting investment as the cost for applying advanced technologies is getting lower. Thus, a large number of Vietnamese workers will be thrown off production lines.

Polluted canals in HCM City emit bad odors, affect residents' lives
HCM City has about 2,000 kilometers of drainage canals, but many are seriously polluted. The pollution comes not only from factories and industrial zones, but also from residents' littering.


 
Golfers to tee off at Da Nang golf tourney
 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 200 golfers from Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, China, Korea and Viet Nam will compete in the JG Golf Championship in Da Nang on March 25-26.

Dollar drops as investors await details of Trump's policies
The dollar skidded in Asian trade on Monday, with the euro hitting its highest levels in more than a month as investors locked in gains on the greenback's recent rise as they waited for U.S. President Donald Trump to offer details


 
 
Hanoi flower markets at Tet
Peach blossoms, kumquat trees and bouquets of flowers are indispensable in Vietnamese households during Tet.

HCM City's flower farms ready for Tet
 Hundreds of farmers in HCM City's District 12 are busy at their flower farms preparing for the Lunar New Year.


 
 
Myriad of Tet celebrations await visitors in Hanoi
 A wide range of cultural activities are taking place in the Old Quarter and the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in Hanoi to welcome the Year of the Rooster.

British stand-up comedian performs in Hanoi, Saigon
 British stand-up comedian Gina Yashere will give performances in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on January 18 and 20 respectively.