Hải Phòng selected to host World Environment Day activities 10:48 | 20/05/2009
VGP – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) recently selected Hải Phòng, a seaport city in North Việt Nam, to host the national celebration of UN General Assembly-advocated World Environment Day (WED).
Hồ Chí Minh City’s longest cable-stayed bridge connected 09:07 | 20/05/2009
VGP – The Phú Mỹ cable-stayed bridge over the Sài Gòn River, the first and biggest of its kind in Hồ Chí Minh City, got its spans connected yesterday on the occasion of President Hồ Chí Minh’s 119th birthday.
Hà Nội and HCMC's CPI slightly up 08:00 | 20/05/2009
VGP – The consumer price index (CPI) of Hà Nội and Hồ Chí Minh City increased by respective 0.24% and 0.58% in May, reported the two municipal statistics offices.
Online contest on Hà Nội for foreigners and overseas Vietnamese launched 09:00 | 19/05/2009
VGP - The Hà Nội Union of Friendship Associations yesterday kick-started an online contest named "Hà Nội - Your rendezvous" for foreigners and overseas Vietnamese in 2009-2010.
Chàm islands eyes world biosphere reserve status 09:47 | 18/05/2009
VGP – Chàm Islands (Cù Lao Chàm) off the central coast of Việt Nam will compete for UNESCO’s recognition as a world biosphere reserve at the 21st session of the Man and the Biosphere Program International Coordinating Council (MAB/ICC) scheduled on May 25-29 in the Jeju Island of the Republic of Korea.
Thái Bình’s ever biggest industrial project ground-broken 16:47 | 17/05/2009
VGP - PetroVietnam Group today started the site clearance of the Electric Power Center, the ever biggest industrial project in the northern province of Thái Bình.
Phú Quốc eyes stronger trade sector 14:00 | 15/05/2009
VGP – A master plan of trade development of Phú Quốc Island to 2020 was recently approved by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Direct Đà Nẵng-Osaka flights to make debut soon 11:12 | 15/05/2009
VGP – There will be direct flights between Đà Nẵng City and Osaka, the second largest market holding 32 % of passengers from Japan to Việt Nam, only after Tokyo.
Nghệ An to receive €6 mil. for rural development 15:48 | 14/05/2009
VGP – Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyễn Bích Đạt and Luxembourg’s Ambassador Marc Ungeheuer today penned a protocol for the project on rural development in Nghệ An’s western part.
Quảng Nam opens 4th Heritage Itinerary Festival 15:10 | 14/05/2009
VGP – According to the People’s Committee of the Central province of Quảng Nam, the 4th Heritage Itinerary Festival under the theme “Heritage in our hands and hearts” will take place there in early June.