Vietnam, Cambodia agree to boost trade ties
 Vietnam and Cambodia will grant preferential treatment to each other in the field of trade, thus enabling their businesses to easily access the respective markets.

Enterprises want to import coal to generate electricity
VietNamNet Bridge - Formosa Ha Tinh and Vedan Vietnam have asked for permission to import coal instead of doing it through Vinacomin, the nation’s biggest coal miner.

Gov’t determine to build North-South Expressway
 Minister of Transport Truong Quang Nghia affirmed that building North-South Expressway is the Government’s major determination in response to experts’ controversial opinions about the huge capital and feasibility of the project.

Vietnamese contestant makes top 20 Miss Grand International 2016
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam's Nguyen Thi Loan was named among the top 20 contestants of the Miss Grand International 2016 pageant in Las Vegas, USA last night.

Banh Da Lon (pig skin cake)
VietNamNet Bridge - Banh Da Lon or “pig skin cake” is a Vietnamese steamed layer cake made from tapioca starch, rice flour, mashed mung beans, taro, or durian, coconut milk, water, and sugar. 

Is Vietnam’s economy not developed enough to use math graduates?
VietNamNet Bridge - Mathematics university graduates complain it is difficult for them to find jobs, while mathematicians say the national economy is still not developed enough to use many workers with mathematical knowledge and skills.

Limestone exploitation could lead to extinction of some endemic species
Animals living deep in the limestone mountains of Hon Chong in Kien Giang province, an area with high biological diversity with mountains and limestone caves, are facing a serious threat from the quarrying operations of cement manufacturers.

Japan, Vietnam cooperate in football development
The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) had a working session with a delegation from Japan’s Mimasaka city in Hanoi on October 25 as part of the programme to boost culture and sports activities towards the Olympic Tokyo 2020.

Exclusive: WHO cancer agency asked experts to withhold weedkiller documents
 The World Health Organization's cancer agency - which is facing criticism over how it classifies carcinogens - advised academic experts on one of its review panels not to disclose documents they were asked to release

Hunting mice in flood waters
 VietNamNet Bridge - On rainy days, the people of Yen Thanh district in the central province of Nghe An flock to fields to catch field mice. 

Amazing Vietnam in photos taken by air
 VietNamNet Bridge – The three regions of Vietnam – the north, the south and central – look amazing in photos taken by aerial cameras by amateur photographer Le The Thang,

Russian DJ to perform in Hanoi
 Russian DJ Mari Ferrari will have a sole performance in Hanoi on October 29 on the occasion of Halloween.

French ensemble and conductor to perform in HCM City
 French conductor Laurent Boer, director of Ensemble Polyphonique de Choisy-le-Roi, and choir members of the art troupe will hold a concert in HCM City Opera House on Saturday.