Central agencies responsible for over-staffing
 There have been continual promises to trim the government payroll for years as part of efforts to curb the bureaucracy. But in reality, the central agencies continue to waste funds on wages for excessive vice heads.

More money in circulation could increase inflation rate
VietNamNet Bridge - It is expected that large amounts of money will be pumped into circulation to obtain the ambitious target of 6.7 percent GDP growth rate. This has raised the fear that hot growth will bring high inflation back.


 
Switched at birth: parents demand more compensation for hospital’s mistake
 VietNamNet Bridge – Two girls switched at birth three years ago returned to their rightful parents last Monday, but the families said they first wanted more compensation from the hospital that made the mistake.

Amateur singing in Kien Giang province
 Kien Giang is an ideal place for those who want peaceful holidays. It has beautiful islands and a primitive beauty.


 
Many parents reject new teaching methodology
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam Escuela Nueva (VNEN) is considered an innovative teaching method, but many parents  have opposed its use.


 
HCM City planning issues waste resources
HCM City has implemented many planning programs with tens of billions of U.S. dollar and yielded infrastructures in the end while a huge profit from land price difference has run into other pockets.


 
Vietnam to play six friendly matches ahead of AFF Cup
The Vietnamese men’s national football team, coached by Nguyen Huu Thang, will play at least six friendly matches in preparation for the 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup, scheduled to take place in Myanmar and the Philippines later this year. 

Exclusive: Clinton campaign also hacked in attacks on Democrats
 A computer network used by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign was hacked as part of a broad cyber attack on Democratic political organizations, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.


 
 
A sedge mat village in Vietnam
VietNamNet Bridge - In fog, people in Hoai Chau Bac commune, Hoai Nhon district in the central province of Binh Dinh work in sedge fields, creating a beautiful countryside picture.

Fire-dance - one of Vietnam’s coolest festivals
The Fire Dance Festival is a cultural morale activity in the end of the year and early spring of the red Dao ethnic minority.


 
 
Exhibition “Dérive”, HCM City
Exhibition “Dérive” features artworks by Ha Manh Thang, Christine Nguyen, Trong Gia Nguyen and Tran Van Thao.

Affordable Art 2016: 7+
To continue Affordable Art 2014 at Dong Phong Art Gallery, this event is coming back with a series of small but nice art works by a new group of well-known artists in Vietnam.