VietNamNet Bridge – Despite the increasing challenges facing land transport, HCM City has yet to use nearly 1,000km of rivers and canals for the purpose.

HCM City launches digital traffic app
1/23/2017 2:52:28 PM (GMT+7)
Commuters can now plan their routes to avoid getting stuck in HCM City’s congestion hotspots as the city’s Transport Department has announced the launch of a digital traffic app aimed at informing commuters of traffic congestion.

Christie’s to auction first made-in-Vietnam handicraft
10/18/2017 12:02:31 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – A handmade lacquer work from Viet Nam will go under the hammer at Christie’s in London today.

Flood-hit areas prepare for disease outbreaks
10/18/2017 12:02:05 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health warned yesterday that flooding and rains in central and northern provinces could trigger disease outbreaks.

Hanoi: More old trees chopped down to build road
10/18/2017 12:01:44 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 1,000 old trees on Pham Van Dong Street will be chopped down by the end of this year to broaden the street and build a bridge on Belt Road No. 3.

Four first Vietnamese universities receive HCERES certificates
10/18/2017 11:55:01 AM (GMT+7)
 Four first universities of Vietnam have been recognised by France’s High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (HCERES) for meeting international standards.

Telecoms, IT, retail firms top Vietnam’s profit-making list
10/18/2017 11:53:38 AM (GMT+7)
 Telecommunications, IT and retail firms took the lead in terms of profitability last year on the list of Profit500 – the top 500 firms with the highest profits in Vietnam.

APEC 2017 – Opportunity for Vietnam to assert its position
10/18/2017 11:52:27 AM (GMT+7)
 The Moscow-based REGNUM News Agency and the Research Support Foundation “Workshop of Eurasian Ideas” held a roundtable focusing on APEC 2017 and Vietnam in Moscow, Russia, on October 17.

Measures sought to lure more int’l arrivals
10/18/2017 11:50:28 AM (GMT+7)
 Representatives from ministries, sectors, and firms gathered at a conference in Hanoi on October 17 to seek ways to promote tourism and attract international visitors.

USB named as main source of malware in Vietnam
10/18/2017 11:48:25 AM (GMT+7)
 According to a report from the BKAV Technology Group, 15 million computers in Vietnam were infected with viruses in the third quarter of 2017, with half of them infected via USB connections.

Vietnam’s corner opens at World Festival of Youth, Students in Russia
10/18/2017 11:43:00 AM (GMT+7)
 An exhibition of documents and items to introduce Vietnam’s culture, people and landscapes, was launched on October 17, the third day of the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students in Sochi, Russia.

HCM City’s biggest startup event of the year to take place in Oct
10/18/2017 11:41:33 AM (GMT+7)
 The 2017 HCM City Innovation, Startup and Entrepreneurship Week (WHISE 2017), the city’s biggest startup event of the year, will take place from October 23-28.

France helps Hanoi with air quality assessment
10/18/2017 11:22:46 AM (GMT+7)
 Hanoi will roll out action programmes and plans to improve air quality in the city based on the outcomes of a French-funded air quality assessment project, said a municipal leader.