66 liver transplants performed at Vietnamese hospitals
21/02/2017 (GMT+7)
 Sixty six liver transplants have so far been performed across the country, with 34 donors being alive and 32 brain dead, according to the Vietnam Society of Organ Transplantation.

Measures rolled out to assist Vietnamese citizens on attacked ship
21/02/2017 (GMT+7)
Vietnamese authorities are working hard to verify information related to a pirate attack on a Vietnamese vessel in the Philippines’ waters that killed one.


 
Vietnamese vessel attacked in Philippines, one killed
20/02/2017 (GMT+7)
 The coastguard of the Philippines on February 20 reported that pirates in southern Philippine waters killed one crewman of a Vietnamese vessel and abducted seven on the evening of February 19, according to foreign media.

Best-selling foreign fruit on Vietnamese market
20/02/2017 (GMT+7)
Vietnam spends millions of US dollar every year importing many types of fruit from many countries in the world like US, Japan, New Zealand and Australia to meet its domestic rising demand.


 
Stay or go?
20/02/2017 (GMT+7)
 Remaining where they are or coming home is a question all Vietnamese studying overseas must grapple with.

Vietnamese player stops in third round of world chess champs
20/02/2017 (GMT+7)
 Vietnamese chess player Pham Le Thao Nguyen ended her tournament at the FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship after losing 0-2 to No 2 seed Anna Muzychuk of Ukraine in the third round on February 18.


 
Vietnamese people called to run for health
20/02/2017 (GMT+7)
 About 7.2 million people are expected to take part in Olympic Run Day for Public Health 2017, which will begin at 7 am on March 26.

Vietnamese, Lao diplomats in Geneva bolster ties
20/02/2017 (GMT+7)
 Vietnamese and Laos diplomats at the United Nations and other international organisations in Geneva, Switzerland, engaged in a meeting to enhance their ties on February 17.


 
BUSINESS IN BRIEF 19/2
19/02/2017 (GMT+7)
 Australian state invites Vietnamese investors, 14.3-million-USD cattle-feed factory inaugurated in Nghe An, Firms to observe laws when investing abroad, VIB deposit certificates a superior investment tool

Vietnamese businesses grapple with Brexit
19/02/2017 (GMT+7)
 Back in June of 2016, Britain sent shockwaves throughout Vietnam and around the globe by voting to leave the EU.


 
Toshiba troubles casts doubt on Vietnamese plans
19/02/2017 (GMT+7)
 Toshiba’s colossal losses and the resulting distrust of creditors may negatively affect its operations in Vietnam and raise questions about the future of its plans here.

Associate Professor works to bring Vietnamese language to foreigners
19/02/2017 (GMT+7)
As the Dean of the Faculty of Vietnamese Studies and Language under the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Associate Prof, Dr Nguyen Thien Nam has spent 36 years of his career promoting Vietnamese language to the world.


 
‘You have to think about food from the heart’
18/02/2017 (GMT+7)
Founder and CEO of Hoi An Culinary Events, chef Keerthi Hapugasdeniya, will organise the second Hoi An International Food Festival on March 20-26. The award-winning Sri Lankan-born chef who lives in Australia

Imported fruits may take over Vietnamese market
17/02/2017 (GMT+7)
 Vietnamese consumers are favouring more imported fruits as spending last year reached over USD700m, that has put more pressure on the local businesses.


 
29 Vietnamese detained in Australia for illegal fishing
17/02/2017 (GMT+7)
 The Australia Border Forces (ABF) said on February 17 that they had detained 29 Vietnamese fishermen allegedly poaching sea cucumbers in the country’s waters.

Vietnamese photographers win gold medals at India’s int’l photo contests
17/02/2017 (GMT+7)
Vietnamese photographers won two gold medals at an international photo contest that was held by the Kotrung Uttarpara Photography Association in India with the support of the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP).


 
Vietnamese has shock win at world chess champs
17/02/2017 (GMT+7)
 Vietnamese Pham Le Thao Nguyen shocked the world to become one of the top 16 chess masters at the FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship underway in Tehran, Iran.

US director brings action to Da Lat
17/02/2017 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese-American director Victor Vu is working on a new action film, Loi Bao (In the Storm), together with his young staff in Da Lat City.


 
Ly Hoang Nam fails in singles, enters semi-finals in doubles
17/02/2017 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese player Ly Hoang Nam could not manage an upset at the China F1 Men’s Futures tennis event yesterday.

Israeli films to delight Vietnamese audiences
17/02/2017 (GMT+7)
 A number of outstanding Israeli films will be introduced in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City during the Israeli Film Festival, taking place February 24-March 6.


 

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