Director making a name for VN action flicks
Cuong Ngo, born in 1978, lives in Canada. He has directed various
films appreciated at home and abroad. His short film The Golden Pin
(2009) won Best Canadian Short at the Toronto Inside Out Film &
PM asks Guangxi to import more Vietnamese goods
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has suggested the Guangxi Zhuang
Autonomous Region of China encourage the import of agro-forestry-fishery
products from Vietnam, particularly rice, for a more balanced trade
between the two countries.
Vietnamese shuttlers compete in Asian championships
singles ace Nguyen Tien Minh and nine other team members are
representing Vietnam in the 2016 Badminton Asia Championships, taking
place in Wuhan, China from April 26 to May 1.
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No more cases of Zika virus reported in Vietnam, Vietjet offers passengers hot-air balloon service in Hue, WEF leader joins in exchange with young Vietnamese, Hot weather sickens children, elderly people
Son Tung named Singer of the Year
VietNamNet Bridge – Emerging singer-songwriter Son Tung-MTP won
Singer of the year award at the annual Music Devotion Awards by the
Vietnam News Agency’s Sport & Culture daily on Sunday.
Vietnam demands more airlines in region
Low fuel prices and budget airlines have helped the new Filipino and
Vietnamese middle-class fly in ever-greater numbers within Southeast
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Minister tours drought-hit Binh Phuoc province, Vietnam, China complete joint survey of waters off Gulf of Tonkin, Vietnam supports Laos’ military hospital with telemedicine system, Cuba-backed Vietnamese hospital opens 17,600m² health care facility
TV shows give singers a shot at fame
VietNamNet Bridge – New TV shows featuring Vietnamese singers and
bands attracting thousands of fans are not a rare sight in the industry.
Curbing inflation a big challenge
VietNamNet Bridge – Bui Duc Thu, a member of the National Assembly’s
Committee for Financial and Budgetary Affairs, told the Cong Thuong newspaper that in 2016, Viet Nam would try to keep
the inflation rate under 5 per cent