Social News 21/10
10/21/2017 11:55:10 PM (GMT+7)
Thanh Hoa asked to keep close watch on disaster developments, Vietnam receives 33 documentaries from Netherlands, Community-based environmental monitoring suggested for papermaker

Boat-making villages busy in Mekong Delta flood season
10/21/2017 3:25:00 PM (GMT+7)
 While flood damage prevents fishermen from going to work, the locals in the Mekong Delta find another way to make a living by making fishing nets and small boats.

By 2050, 4.3 million VN men will have no partners
10/21/2017 3:17:00 PM (GMT+7)
Nguyen Van Tan, deputy director general of the Office for Population-Family Planning, under the Ministry of Health talks to about urbanisation, maintaining population growth and the dramatic gender imbalance ...

Young boxer packs a solid farming punch
10/21/2017 8:43:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Watching 31-year-old Ngo Sy Dat work hard on his farm in Bac Giang Province, it is hard to imagine that he was a member of the national boxing team not too long ago.

Funding public institutions not affordable
10/21/2017 6:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
Professor Nguyen Huu Khien, former Deputy Director of the National Academy of Public Administration, talks to Thoi bao Tai chinh Viet Nam about the constantly unbalanced State budget.

Fining drivers a waste of time
10/21/2017 6:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Many drivers in Hanoi would rather have their driving licences confiscated by police than pay fines after violating road rules, Giao thong (Transport) newspaper has reported.

The Vietnamese-Australian pioneer who created KOTO social enterprise
10/21/2017 6:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
KOTO restaurant has been operating in Hanoi for nearly 20 years. Most people know about it as a place which attracts foreign tourists and expats who come for dining and exploring Vietnamese culture through culinary arts. 

Vietnam wins bronze medal at WorldSkills 2017
10/20/2017 5:22:52 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnamese contestant Nguyen Ba Thuoc has won a bronze medal in the information technology software solutions for business category at the 44th WorldSkills Competition in Abu Dhabi, the UAE.

Expert opposes Phong Nha-Ke Bang cable car project
10/20/2017 3:41:35 PM (GMT+7)
 Ta Hoa Phuong, president of Vietnam Association of Paleontology and Stratigraphy, has asked the prime minister to scrap the cable car project in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Tan Son Nhat voted among most sleep-friendly airports
10/20/2017 3:40:10 PM (GMT+7)
 Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCM City has been named in the Top 25 Most Sleep-Friendly Airports according to The Guide to Sleeping in Airports' survey.

Ministry urges construction of North-South Expressway
10/20/2017 3:29:54 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Transport has proposed to start the construction of the next 713km of the North-South Expressway project within this year.

Hoa Binh suffers nearly $72 million losses from floods
10/20/2017 3:13:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Recent heavy rains and devastating floods in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh caused a total loss of about 1.63 trillion VND (71.75 million USD).