Government News 5/8
 Bangladeshi President to visit Viet Nam, HCM City ceremony marks Singapore’s 50th National Day, Vietnam, Chile strengthen relations, Stellar achievements from mountainous poverty reduction project

Why are the rich pouring money into seaside villas?
VietNamNet Bridge - Not all resort real estate projects along the coastline are attractive to investors, but beachfront villas have been a magnet to investors for the last six months.

Photos: Child rescued from 13m-deep hole in Binh Duong
 A seven-year-old girl, who fell into a 13m-deep hole in the southern Binh Duong Province yesterday, was rescued after a 10-hour-long effort.

Art & Entertainment News 5/8
 Film week celebrates August Revolution, National Day, DJ Skrillex to bring his beats to Vietnam this September, Children's nature book ‘inspirational'

Nha Trang to open night beach
 VietNamNet Bridge - Khanh Hoa province authorities have decided to organize a night beach in front of  Hotel 32-34 Tran Phu Road.

15-mark university admission threshold is ‘safe’ for all schools
VietNamNet Bridge - Universities are pleased about the floor mark the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has announced, while many students now can sigh with relief that they have a good chance of university admission.

Vietnamese high-tech products still sell well amid foreign products
VietNamNet Bridge - The smart device sales boom in Vietnam, especially smartphones, has prompted many Vietnamese businesses to join the playing field, where the majority of players are foreign companies.

Vinacomin insists on environmental tax reduction for bauxite projects
VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnam Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) has asked for a 90 percent reduction in the environment tax for bauxite projects in the Central Highlands.

Indian trains in deadly derailment in Madhya Pradesh
  Two passenger trains in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh have derailed within minutes of each other, killing at least 19 people, officials say.

Image: Early morning in a fishing village
 Hai Ly fishing village in Hai Ly commune, Hai Hau district, Nam Dinh province was established a long time ago. The village now has more than 100 fishing boats, whose owners go fishing everyday to earn their living.

Photos: Hanoi through three centuries
 VietNamNet introduces valuable photos of Hanoi from the early 19th century to the early 21th century, which show the city’s changes in architecture, daily life, and people.

Beauty of Russian music in “Khachaturian and Prokofiev” concert
HCMC Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will organize a concert called “Khachaturian and Prokofiev” at HCMC Opera House on August 9.

Russians to present Swan Lake in 3D format in Hanoi
 VietNamNet Bridge – The Russian ballet theatre Talarium et Lux (Ballet and Light) will stage a special performance of the classic ballet Swan Lake with 3D animated graphics in Ha Noi on August 1.