BUSINESS IN BRIEF 29/6
29/06/2017 (GMT+7)
 Vietnamese dragon fruit exported to 40 markets, Price of pig down, breeders sell pork on roadside, Vinataba-Philip Morris to reclaim over $2 million in tax refund, PM points out shortcomings in agricultural production

Vietnamese literature books to be translated into English
28/06/2017 (GMT+7)
 Two local books “Nhung nga tu va cot den”(Crossroads and Lampposts) written by Tran Dan and “Nhung dua tre chet gia” (The Young Die Old) by Nguyen Binh Phuong have been chosen to be translated from Vietnamese into English.


 
Vietnamese, Russian legislators discuss cooperation measures
28/06/2017 (GMT+7)
Vietnam wants to continue intensifying cooperation with Russia in defence-security, said National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu.

Workers lack motivation to increase productivity
28/06/2017 (GMT+7)
After watching the staff work hard to transport materials and products to and from a coffee processing company, Vu Quang Tho asked them why they didn’t think of a way to save time and effort.


 
Vietnamese movie joins BIFAN
27/06/2017 (GMT+7)
The film The girl from yesterday by director Phan Gia Nhat Linh will participate in the 21st Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival – BIFAN which will take place in South Korea from July 13-23.

Vietnamese contestant wins prize at international Tchaikovsky competition
27/06/2017 (GMT+7)
 Vietnamese contestant Le Quang Tien, 15, won a special auxiliary prize at the tenth International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians which took place in Kazakhstan’s capital of Astana from June 15-25.


 
Lao PM urges closer coordination in searching fallen Vietnamese soldiers
27/06/2017 (GMT+7)
Lao PM Thongloun Sisoulith has urged the Special Working Committees of the Vietnamese and Lao Governments to continue their close coordination in searching and repatriating remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts. 

Vietnamese singer wins Asia Model Awards 2017
26/06/2017 (GMT+7)
Vietnamese pop singer Tim won first prize at the 27th Asia Model Awards, held in Seoul, South Korea late last week.


 
Vietnamese artists join Japan’s contemporary fine arts exhibition
26/06/2017 (GMT+7)
 Seven contemporary Vietnamese artists will take part in one of the largest and most important exhibitions on contemporary art in Southeast Asia next month in Tokyo, Japan.

First Vietnamese language skill test held in Japan
26/06/2017 (GMT+7)
Nearly 400 Japanese candidates at different ages attended the first national level Vietnamese language skill test held in Tokyo, Japan on June 25. 


 
Vietnamese President embarks on Belarus, Russia visit
26/06/2017 (GMT+7)
 President Tran Dai Quang left Hanoi on June 26 morning for a six-day trip to Belarus and Russia.

Vietnamese leaders receive Cambodian NA President
25/06/2017 (GMT+7)
 President Heng Samrin has been on a four-day official friendship visit to Vietnam, where he is scheduled to take part in activities marking the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam-Cambodia diplomatic ties.


 
Vietnamese movie "Father and Son" to compete at Tallinn Black Nights Festival
22/06/2017 (GMT+7)
 Vietnamese film Father and Son, directed by Luong Dinh Dung, will compete and be screened at the 21st Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF).

Social News 22/6
22/06/2017 (GMT+7)
 Seven take home top prizes at national press awards, HCM City honours southern Vietnamese heroines, WB stops funding water drainage project in HCM City, Over 21,000 students partake in programing contest


 
Vietnamese supermodel, Indonesian DJ collaborate in music single
22/06/2017 (GMT+7)
 Supermodel and Miss Universe Vietnam 2009 Vo Hoang Yen has collaborated with renowned Indonesian DJ artist Dona Amelia to launch a new single, So Young.

Vietnamese, Cambodian PMs discuss cooperation measures
22/06/2017 (GMT+7)
 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a working session with his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen in the southern province of Binh Duong on June 22 to discuss measures to further boost the two countries’ relations.


 
Performance Art Festival of Vietnamese and Japanese artists in Hanoi
22/06/2017 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge  - A two-day performance workshop by Vietnamese and Japanese artists will take place in Hanoi on June 23-24.

Vietnamese students take National High School Exam
22/06/2017 (GMT+7)
 Students across Vietnam began on June 22 morning the three-day National High School Exam, whose results will be used for high school graduation and university entrance.


 
Improvisation comedy show with Vietnamese-Australian director Tony Le Nguyen
22/06/2017 (GMT+7)
Clever, witty and humorous, the Hanoi improvisation club and the Vietnamese group The Rotten Grapes with Tony Le Nguyen will jointly hold an improvisation comedy show on July 2, at 2nd floor, 101A Nguyen Khuyen Street, Hanoi.

Vietnamese, Lao ministries urged to boost telecom ad IT links
21/06/2017 (GMT+7)
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has suggested the Ministry of Information and Telecommunication and the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications of Laos continue enhancing cooperation to implement agreements reached between the two sides. 


 

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