Director making a name for VN action flicks
30/04/2016 (GMT+7)
 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 & Video Festival.

Vietnamese model competes at Mister Global 2016 pageant
29/04/2016 (GMT+7)
 Vietnamese male representative Nguyen Phuc Vinh Cuong arrived in Bangkok, Thailand on April 28 to join other foreign contestants in first activities of Mister Global 2016 pageant.


 
Vietnamese Defence Minister invited to speak at 15th Shangri-La Dialogue
29/04/2016 (GMT+7)
 The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) invited Vietnamese Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich to speak on the second day of the upcoming 15th Shangri-La Dialogue on June 4.

Korean traditional dances to charm Vietnamese audience
28/04/2016 (GMT+7)
 Vietnamese audiences will be enchanted with several resplendent and lissome dances from the Republic of Korea ’s traditional dance group Yun Myung Hwa Ensemble.


 
Nguyen Tien Minh advances, other Vietnamese out in China
28/04/2016 (GMT+7)
 Nguyen Tien Minh will face badminton legend Lin Dan in the second round of the Dong Feng Citroen Badminton Asia Championships in Wuhan, China.

PM asks Guangxi to import more Vietnamese goods
28/04/2016 (GMT+7)
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.


 
Lao Party chief sends thank-you letter to Vietnamese leaders
28/04/2016 (GMT+7)
 Party General Secretary and President of Laos Bounnhang Volachith sent a letter to Vietnamese leaders at the end of his Vietnam visit on April 27 to thank them for their warm reception during his visit from April 25-27.

Vietnamese movie wins best film at international festival
28/04/2016 (GMT+7)
 A Vietnamese film on childhood titled Toi Thay Hoa Vang Tren Co Xanh (I See Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass) has won Best Film at the TFF Kids International Film Festival 2016.


 
Vietnamese players secure main round berths at Asian championship
27/04/2016 (GMT+7)
 Vietnamese players had a good start at the Dong Feng Citroen Badminton Asia Championships which began yesterday in Wuhan, China.

Vietnamese shuttlers compete in Asian championships
27/04/2016 (GMT+7)
 National 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. 


 
First Vietnamese money gallery inaugurated
27/04/2016 (GMT+7)
The State Bank of Vietnam on April 25 opened a gallery exhibiting Vietnamese money at its headquarters in Hanoi, the first of its kind in Vietnam. 

Social News 27/4
27/04/2016 (GMT+7)
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


 
Vietnamese government, state support Gazprom’s oil production in Vietnam
27/04/2016 (GMT+7)
 The Vietnamese Government supports Russia’s Gazprom to expand oil and gas production in Vietnam, asserted Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at his reception for Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Management Committee of Gazprom in Hanoi on April 26. 

Vietnamese in Germany object to China’s acts in East Sea
26/04/2016 (GMT+7)
 Hundreds of Vietnamese in Germany, on April 24, gathered in front of the Chinese Consulate General based in Munich to protest against China’s illegal actions in the East Sea.


 
Son Tung named Singer of the Year
26/04/2016 (GMT+7)
 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
26/04/2016 (GMT+7)
Low fuel prices and budget airlines have helped the new Filipino and Vietnamese middle-class fly in ever-greater numbers within Southeast Asia.


 
Vietnamese, Lao leaders underscore bilateral friendship
26/04/2016 (GMT+7)
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Lao Party chief and President Bounnhang Volachith met in Hanoi on April 25.

Social News 26/4
26/04/2016 (GMT+7)
 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
26/04/2016 (GMT+7)
 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
26/04/2016 (GMT+7)
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


 

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