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Interest rate under pressure to remain unchanged

The central bank has targeted keeping interest rate stable in 2017, however, the market’s developments in the first half of January 2017 show that lending rates are suffering from many pressures, the Nguoi Lao Dong (Labourers) newspaper has reported. Analysts said the goal to stabilise interest rates this year may face many challenges, such as ... Read More »

Super-rich in Vietnam on sharp rise, public debt nears ceiling

VietNamNet Bridge – A lot of Vietnamese have become rich not because of legitimate production and business, but from corruption, tax evasion and illegal activities, experts say. Oxfarm has released a report showing that the one-year income of a group of 210 super-rich people in Vietnam is more than enough to help 3.2 million people escape poverty. The 2016 Wealth ... Read More »

Importation of antibiotics tightened

Accordingly, antibiotics importers are only licensed to import antibiotic materials to produce veterinary medicines that are granted certificates for circulation in the market or listed as permissible in Việt Nam. Currently, there are 57 types of antibiotic materials on the list. While seeking licences to import a batch of antibiotic materials, the importers must report on the use of the ... Read More »

Report hails Tay Nguyen’s neighbour districts development

Twenty-nine mountainous districts bordering Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) have reportedly achieved progress in social and economic development throughout 2016. These districts have developed especially in terms of infrastructure construction and production, contributing to raising the living standards of local ethnic groups. The districts cover a total natural area of 2.3 million hectares, with 1.4 million people, including 317 commune-level administrative ... Read More »

SHB Da Nang start lunar New Year match at home

SHB Da Nang begin the lunar New Year with a home fixture against Fico Cement Tay Ninh in the qualifying round of the National Football Cup on February 4th at the newly built 20,000-seat Hoa Xuan Stadium. The team will then fly to Hanoi to play their fifth match in the National Premier Football Championship, V.League 1, against Hanoi TT ... Read More »

Hai Phong fire destroys 3 hectares of forestland

A forest fire broke out on Monday in Thuy Nguyen District’s Một Mountain in Hai Phong Province, burning down at least three hectares of eucalyptus trees. The fire started around 2pm and took around an hour to put out, but more than three hectares of forest vegetation was totally damaged within that time. The district’s forest rangers said that there ... Read More »

Hue College of Arts’ majors face suspension from training

Several majors at Hue College of Arts under Hue University are in danger of being discontinued due to a lack of students. Data from the college showed that it only enrolled 63 students, about 30 per cent of its target last year, according to the Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper. For example, the graphic-design major, expected to enroll 10 students, enrolled ... Read More »

Men encouraged to wear traditional long dress

Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Artists and cultural groups are working to encourage Vietnamese men to wear ao dai, the famous Vietnamese traditional long dress. “This year, both women and men are wearing ao dai in our annual events,” researcher Nguyen Duc Binh told the Viet Nam News. A few days ago, Binh led a group of 50 people, mostly members of Dinh ... Read More »

Men encouraged to wear traditional long dress

Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Artists and cultural groups are working to encourage Vietnamese men to wear ao dai, the famous Vietnamese traditional long dress. “This year, both women and men are wearing ao dai in our annual events,” researcher Nguyen Duc Binh told the Viet Nam News. A few days ago, Binh led a group of 50 people, mostly members of Dinh ... Read More »

Private music museum: cultural preservation, tourist draw

 More than 200 folk instruments are on display at Nhac Duong Ba Pho (Photo: i.ytimg.com) Phu Tho (VNA) – A musician in the northern province of Phu Tho is running a permanent exhibition of his own music instruments collection at his home. His house has become a tourism destination for visitors to Thanh Thuy district. With more than 200 folk ... Read More »