Northern border defence war: victory and lessons
2/16/2019 12:06:49 PM (GMT+7)
On February 17, 1979, China launched a large-scale attack on Vietnam’s territory along all the northern border line shared by the two countries from Phong Tho (Lai Chau province) to Mong Cai (Quang Ninh province).   

Business bigwigs on 2019 prospects
2/14/2019 7:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam has entered the new year with strong intentions to drive the economy in a more efficient manner. Representatives of businesses and international organisations talked with VIR’s reporters about how to make the country smarter in all sectors.


 
Photos of war to defend northern border 40 years ago
2/13/2019 4:25:08 PM (GMT+7)
Four decades ago, on February 17,1979, the Vietnamese Party, people and army had to face a war of aggression across the entire northern border.

Taekwondo club: confidence-booster for disadvantaged kids
2/11/2019 12:16:06 AM (GMT+7)
 Every week, a group of people with disabilities, poor kids and orphans gather in the front yard of a social centre in HCM City’s Bình Tân District, laughing, playing and getting ready for their taekwondo class.


 
Why is Vietnam's real estate a magnet for international investors?
2/8/2019 11:19:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Increasing foreign capital inflows into the market are thanks to more tolerance in housing ownership, significant investment in smart cities, and geographic advantages.

Concerns raised following record motorbike sales in Vietnam
1/28/2019 3:12:08 PM (GMT+7)
 The rising circulation of motorbikes has triggered concerns over consequences namely pollution and traffic accidents.


 
Remembering 1979 VN-China border war
2/6/2019 10:05:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Stung by the defeat of its protégé, the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, at the hands of Vietnamese armed forces, China threw 600,000 troops into an invasion of the entire northern section of VN.

CPTPP a step into the future
2/6/2019 9:01:00 AM (GMT+7)
The CPTPP will be a boon for Vietnam if it focuses on what's needed to gain the utmost advantage.


 
Designer takes Vietnamese brand to the global stage
2/5/2019 2:30:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Tran Phuong My, creative director of her brand PHUONG MY, will present her fall/winter collection “Sayonara” at New York Fashion Week (NYFW) 2019 in the US on February 12. 

Past tragic stories spur peace efforts
2/5/2019 1:19:00 PM (GMT+7)
 February will mark the 40th year since China invaded Vietnam killing thousands of Vietnamese civilians including women and children.


 
Vietnam’s UNESCO-recognised intangible cultural heritage
2/4/2019 9:01:55 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam possesses an array of intangible cultural heritages that have been recognized by UNESCO.

French woman finds Vietnamese father after 26 years
1/17/2019 6:13:57 PM (GMT+7)
 A French woman has found her Vietnamese father after 26 years of contact loss thanks to social network.


 

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