BUSINESS IN BRIEF 29/6
29/06/2016 (GMT+7)
Hong Kong firms eye entering Vietnamese market, Dollar strengthens as central bank lifts rate, Cam Ranh airport terminal project to be adjusted, Agri-forestry-fishery exports fetch $15 billion, Sugar stocks are getting sweet

VN experts mull impact of Brexit
29/06/2016 (GMT+7)
 A minister said the British vote to leave the European Union (EU) would not have immediate impacts on Viet Nam, but long-term impacts must be taken into account.


 
Vietnamese start-up wins first place in Obama-backed IT competition
28/06/2016 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s Dao Xuan Hoang, 34, won the first prize for an education app at the Global Innovation through Science and Technology Competition 2016 in the US.

Vietnamese, Belgian parliaments look to cement connections
28/06/2016 (GMT+7)
 Growing cooperation between the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) and the Parliament of the Federation Wallonie-Brussels, along with the Belgian Federal Parliament, has contributed to the two countries’ overall relations.


 
Vietnamese stock market loses US$1.15 billion in wake of Brexit
27/06/2016 (GMT+7)
 The Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) is yet to finalize a date for listing its shares on the stock market.

Vietnamese migrant workers still struggle
26/06/2016 (GMT+7)
Few migrant workers in the informal sector have proper understanding about their rights in host localities and how to exercise those rights, particularly those relating to social welfare.


 
Vietnamese movie competes at World Premieres Film Festival 2016
26/06/2016 (GMT+7)
The movie Life of Yen about the life of a young woman and her marriage arranged by her parents directed by Dinh Tuan Vu  will compete in the 9th World Premieres Film Festival 2016 slated from June 29 up to July 10 in Maniala.

Vietnamese spend more time on Internet
26/06/2016 (GMT+7)
Vietnamese spent an average of 24.7 hours a week on the Internet, up nine hours from 2014, according to a 2015 cross-platform insights report released by Nielsen.


 
Event promotes Vietnamese, South Korean filmmaking
25/06/2016 (GMT+7)
 The 2016 Korea-Vietnam Film Industry Network, which aims to promote co-operation in the film industry, closed in HCM City yesterday.

A girl with a journey to change colour of medals
25/06/2016 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Thi Lua, the No 5 female wrestler in the 48kg category at the 2009 World Wrestling Championships, has made history by becoming the first Vietnamese female wrestler to qualify for the Olympics twice.


 
Water puppetry – a must-see show for tourists to Ha Noi
25/06/2016 (GMT+7)
The curtain is raised. A puppet called Teu comes out and introduces himself: “I was born from the heavens/Gone into exile for picking fairy’s peaches/As the world is complicated and treacherous/I’m wandering to see to troubles.”

Vietnamese couples raise "mistaken babies" for four years
25/06/2016 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The two couples took home babies who were not their natural children and the mistake was discovered four years later. The incident occurred at the Thanh Hoa Province Obstetrics Hospital.


 
Vietnamese ambassador runs for membership in int’l law commission
24/06/2016 (GMT+7)
 The Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the United Nations in New York has been canvassing for votes for Vietnamese Ambassador to Kuwait Nguyen Hong Thao to join the UN’s International Law Commission (ILC).

Chasing fish and the truth in Southern VN
24/06/2016 (GMT+7)
In early December 2010, Vietnamese tra fish (basa fish) made headlines when the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) placed it on its red list, which names produce that is farmed under unhygienic conditions or traded illegally. 


 
Nordic design, Vietnam style
24/06/2016 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – Among the hundreds of tailor shops in the ancient town of Hoi An, O-Thala is a new brand that was launched in December last year. 

Six Vietnamese students to compete in MOS World Championship
23/06/2016 (GMT+7)
 Six outstanding Vietnamese students will compete at the final event of the 2016 Certiport Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) World Championship, in Orlando, the US from August 7-10.


 
Samsung triples the number of Vietnamese suppliers since 2015
23/06/2016 (GMT+7)
  The number of Vietnamese spare part suppliers for Korean tech giant Samsung has reached 190, triple  than the figure of 2015.

Vietnamese farmer returns bag to British tourist
23/06/2016 (GMT+7)
 A farmer in the northern province of Ninh Binh Province has returned a lost bag to a British tourist who dropped it during a tour to the locality.


 
Vietnamese film screened in Brussels
23/06/2016 (GMT+7)
 A film about Vietnamese expatriates in Eastern Europe in the 1980s was screened at the EU Parliament headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, on June 22.

Interact at Hanoi sculpture exhibition
23/06/2016 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – While some children run back and forth through a large metal frame, some men gather by a small table, re-arranging two halves of a round metal object. A square wood pillar stands right in front of the entrance,


 

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