HCM City Party chief pledges pro-business measures
Dinh La Thang, secretary of the HCMC Party Committee, has pledged that the city will take measures to support local enterprises to improve their competitiveness and ride out difficulties with production and trading activities.

Vietnam in danger of losing shrimp export markets
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese seafood exporters are scrambling to buy raw materials to compete with  Chinese businesses to fulfill export contracts.

National Geographic photographer highlights Vietnam past
 American photographer David Alan Harvey captured images of a changing Vietnam during his visits to the country from 1989 and 2004.

Vietnamese movie competes at World Premieres Film Festival 2016
The movie Life of Yen about the life of a young woman and her marriage arranged by her parents directed by Dinh Tuan Vu  will compete in the 9th World Premieres Film Festival 2016 slated from June 29 up to July 10 in Maniala.

Phu Yen among 16 incredible destinations in Asia off tourists' radar
VietNamNet Bridge - VietNamNet Bridge – Bai Xep in Phu Yen province in central Vietnam is selected by Business Insider as one of the 16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don’t know about yet.

Mixed reviews for new online enrollment
 VietNamNet Bridge – While the new online school enrollment system for the 2016 academic year is expected to help ease pressure on parents and students in Ha Noi, it also exposes obstacles.

Vietnamese spend more time on Internet
Vietnamese spent an average of 24.7 hours a week on the Internet, up nine hours from 2014, according to a 2015 cross-platform insights report released by Nielsen.

Proposed Vinh Son 2 hydropower project causes public controversy
VietNamNet Bridge - Scientists, Gia Lai provincial authorities, local residents and managers of Kon Chu Rang Nature Reserve oppose the project on building a hydropower plant in the sanctuary.  

HCM City to host 2017 Int’l Tennis Federation Conference
 The International Tennis Federation on June 23 unveiled that Ho Chi Minh City has been selected to host its 2017 Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) from August 1-4, inclusive.

Britain votes to leave EU in historic divorce
 Britain has voted to leave the European Union, results from Thursday's landmark referendum showed, an outcome that sets the country on an uncertain path and deals the largest setback to European efforts to forge greater unity since World War Two.

What makes Hanoi great in foreign tourists’ eyes
VietNamNet Bridge – The noise, motorcycles, the people, history, food ... have created a charming Hanoi for each foreign tourist.

The last blacksmith in Hanoi’s Old Quarter
Hanoi’s Old Quarter has long been famous for its architecture and traditional crafts, many of which have been lost to rapid urbanization. Hung is the last practitioner of his family’s traditional craft of iron forging, in Lo Ren (blacksmith) street.

15 movies to be released in Vietnam in June
 VietNamNet Bridge - The blockbusters "Warcraft: The Beginning", “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows, "Finding Dory," and "Now You See Me 2" will be screened at local cinemas this month.

Le Cat Trong Ly opens concert series
 Singer-songwriter Le Cat Trong Ly will present a mini-show in Hanoi tonight.