HCM City remittances worth $2.1 billion in H1
 Remittances to HCM City in the first six months of the year were worth US$2.1 billion, marginally up from the same period last year, according to the State Bank of Viet Nam’s HCM City branch.


 
HCMC: Cars banned from roads to make way for underground cable work
Cars will be banned from selected roads in downtown HCM City to ensure relocation of Nha Be – Tao Dan underground cable systems that cross Ben Nghe Canal.

Festival to celebrate families begins this weekend
 VietNamNet Bridge – Various activities are being planned in the capital city to celebrate Viet Nam Family Day, which falls on June 28.


 
The places to come at night in Saigon
 VietNamNet Bridge - Nightlife in HCM City means very different things depending where you are in the city. Here are some places for you to try.

Large gap between school and exam scores found
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese students have become suspiciously excellent with very high reported GPAs (Grade Point Average). 


 
American lays bare Vietnamese software developer’s tricks
An app of top 20 in earning growth on App Store developed by ‘Ngan Vo Thi Thuy’ has been found by medium.freecodecamp.com of tricking users out for $80,000 a month, or more than VND1 billion. 

Polluting factories still remain in Hanoi's residential quarters
Hanoi authorities decided years ago that 117 polluting production facilities in the inner city must move to the suburbs or neighboring provinces. However, the relocation still has not been implemented.


 
Thanh Hoa say goodbye to Croatian forward
 VietNamNet Bridge – FLC Thanh Hoa have bid farewell to foreign striker Edin Junuzovic, valued VNĐ12 billion (US$521,700), after three weeks of probation.


 
 
Vegetable gardens green Truong Sa archipelago
Braving harsh weather conditions, naval officers and soldiers in the island district of Truong Sa, the southern central province of Khanh Hoa, still plant vegetables so as to improve their meals.

Flax weaving by Mong ethnics in Dong Van Karst Plateau
For generations, the Mong ethnic minority group in the Dong Van Karst Plateau, northern Ha Giang province, has woven threads made of flax plant into colourful fabrics.


 
 
Improvisation comedy show with Vietnamese-Australian director Tony Le Nguyen
Clever, witty and humorous, the Hanoi improvisation club and the Vietnamese group The Rotten Grapes with Tony Le Nguyen will jointly hold an improvisation comedy show on July 2, at 2nd floor, 101A Nguyen Khuyen Street, Hanoi.

Exhibition of 100 antiques in Hanoi
Wood carving and lacquered painting is a profession with a long tradition in Vietnam. These types of objects have been found in the Dong Son period’s tombs excavated in many sites in Vietnam. Some objects’ images are now on show.