Ha Noi student crowned Miss Viet Nam 2016
29/08/2016 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Do My Linh of the Ha Noi University of Trade was crowned Miss Viet Nam 2016 at the grand finale at Phu Tho Indoor Stadium in HCM City last night.

President wants Brunei trade links
29/08/2016 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – President Tran Dai Quang encouraged Brunei businesses to invest in Viet Nam in fields of mutual interest such as energy, oil and gas, finance, real estate, tourism and infrastructure development,

Director Claude Bourrin links Western and Vietnamese culture
28/08/2016 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – French actor, director Claude Bourrin, the first director of the Hanoi Opera House, was the pioneer to bring Western drama to Vietnam and set the foundation for Vietnamese drama.

State should develop diverse art genres: senior musician
28/08/2016 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – Do Hong Quan’s La Do will be among high-quality performances that will be regularly presented at Ha Noi Opera House as the Culture, Sports and Tourism Ministry’s recent decision.

Each Vietnamese to bear additional $180 of public debt by year end
27/08/2016 (GMT+7)
From now until the end of the year, total public debt could reach VND3,000,000 billion ($134.5 billion) and each Vietnamese will shoulder an additional VND4 million (nearly $180) of public debt.

Ambassadors show strong performance in protecting Vietnamese abroad
27/08/2016 (GMT+7)
The protection of legitimate rights and interests of Vietnamese citizens and legal entities abroad is necessary and shows the State’s responsibility to citizen.

President meets Vietnamese ambassadors abroad
26/08/2016 (GMT+7)
 President Tran Dai Quang has urged Vietnamese representative offices abroad to continue prioritising matters that serve Vietnam’s sustainable development and raise the country’s position in the world arena.

Vietnamese woman cuts her limbs for $150,000 insurance payout
26/08/2016 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – A 30-year-old woman paid a friend to cut off her hand and foot so she could pretend to have been hit by a train in order to receive VND3.5 billion ($150,000) of health insurance.

Cuiests gear up for World Cup
25/08/2016 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese cueists will take part in the Guri Caron Billiards 3-Cushion World Cup in South Korea from August 29 to September 4.

Three Vietnamese dishes in world’s top 100 famous foods
23/08/2016 (GMT+7)
The World Records Union (Worldkings) has announced the list of top 100 famous food and beverages from countries all over the world, including Vietnamese ‘Pho’, ‘bun cha’ and ‘banh mi’.

SEAGZone gymnastic champs coming soon
22/08/2016 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The 2016 SEAGZone Artistic Junior & Age Groups Championships is scheduled to kick off on August 23-29 at Quan Ngua Sports Palace in Ha Noi.

Young Vietnamese in Czech Republic make film about family value
22/08/2016 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – After the success of their first film called “Forget the origin”, a group of young Vietnamese in the Czech Republic continued to produce another series of films about family.

Social News 22/8
22/08/2016 (GMT+7)
Vietnamese pagodas in Thailand get Vietnamese nameplates, Prompt countermeasures needed to fight dengue fever, Vietnam manufacturing faces critical manpower shortage, Unsafe city flats to come down

Prime minister treasures contributions of overseas Vietnamese experts
20/08/2016 (GMT+7)
 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said the government always values ideas and suggestions contributed by overseas Vietnamese experts as the country is in the process of restructuring the economy and seeking deeper international integration.

20/08/2016 (GMT+7)
Vietnam HR moving forward, Imports of raw cashew nuts jump high, Vinamilk’s success down to understanding of consumers: CEO, Thai and Chinese firms steal Vietnamese brands to export to US, EU, Kido forays into dumpling market

Young Vietnamese win 25 prizes at US piano contests
19/08/2016 (GMT+7)
 A group of seven young Vietnamese pianists (ages 9-18) have won 25 awards at two piano contests in California, the US

Vietnam leaves Rio Olympics with one gold, one silver
19/08/2016 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – As of August 19, Vietnam was ranked 45th in the medal table of the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil with one gold and one silver, both won by shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh.

Japanese songwriter confirms Vietnamese colleague did not plagiarize
19/08/2016 (GMT+7)
After researching evidence sent by Vietnamese singer-songwriter Vu Cat Tuong, Japanese songwriter Marika Takeuchi has confirmed that it was only a coincidence that Tuong’s song “Traces of Rain” and her song “Rain in the Park” are similar. 

Vietnamese songwriter suspected of plagiarizing Japanese song “Rain in the Park”
18/08/2016 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – Female singer-songwriter Vu Cat Tuong’s song “Vet Mua” (Traces of Rain) is said to be similar to the song "Rain in the Park" by Japanese songwriter Marika Takeuchi.

Vietnamese player slips three places in junior chess champs
18/08/2016 (GMT+7)
 International Master Tran Tuan Minh dropped three positions to 27th out of 80 players at the ongoing World Junior (U-20) Chess Championship in India.