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HCMC  needs US$ 5.6 billion for development projects

HCMC needs US$ 5.6 billion for development projects

HCMC is seeking more than VND 128 trillion ( US$ 5.63 billion) in investment between now and 2020 for socio-economic development, according to the city’s Department of Planning and Investment.
Price of pig down, breeders sell pork on roadside

Price of pig down, breeders sell pork on roadside

Because price of pork is down and consumption is difficult, local breeders have slaughtered the animal and sold at VND100,000 four kilogram on the roadside in the Mekong delta province of Vinh Long.
Sewing needle removed from boy’s heart

Sewing needle removed from boy’s heart

Surgeons of the Children Hospital No. 1 June 26 successfully removed the sewing needle from the heart of a teenager, allegedly plunged into him accidentally.
Quang Binh tourism recovers after marine environmental incident

Quang Binh tourism recovers after marine environmental incident

The central coastal province of Quang Binh received 1.5 million visitors, including more than 27,000 international tourists, earned a total revenue of VND1.6 trillion (US$70.4 million) in the first six months of this year.
Dengue plagues in Mekong delta

Dengue plagues in Mekong delta

According to the Ministry of Health, though the figure of dengue infection cases has seen a 20 percent year-on-year decline in early 2017, the disease is rising in the Mekong delta at present.


Flood in Thai Nguyen province on June 23 (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam Red Cross prepares for stormy season of 2017

The Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) held a conference in Hanoi on June 28 to publicise its natural disaster forecast in 2017 and evaluate its capacity and resources to respond to emergencies.


Max Beckmann’s Bird’s Hell (1938). - Photo Courtesy of Christie

Auction record US$64 for German painter Beckmann

Max Beckmann’s Bird’s Hell painting sold at Christie’s impressionist and modern art sale for £36 million (US$64 million) on Tuesday, a new auction record for German expressionism.




Infrastructure systems of the  Vietnam Universe Center.

VN takes step to own universe technology

The Vietnam Universe Center will become a modern science and technology center of the country and top universe centers of ASEAN after project of the National Satellite Center is expected to be put into operation in 2018.


11 badminton players trained in Thailand

Mr. Dang Anh Dang, from HCMC badminton team said the city just sent 11 badminton players aged 12 to 18 to the SCG Thailand Badminton Academy yesterday for training from July 2 to August 20.

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“Taste of world” buffet in Liberty Central Saigon Center

Central restaurant is located on the 3rd floor of Liberty Central Saigon City point hotel where combines the comfort of tradition with modern design for people to experience regionally-sourced cuisine and fresh local seafood, especially lunch and dinner buffet.




Hot tourism development devastates Bay Mau coconut forest in Quang Nam province (Photo: SGGP)

Bay Mau coconut forest at risk of destruction

Over recent years, Hoi An Ancient Town, world biosphere reserve Cham Islet and Bay Mau water coconut forest in the central province of Quang Nam grown into a popular destination for domestic and international tourists is falling in paradox of preservation and development because more tourists come to the forest.