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Khoi aims to become Int’l Grandmaster

15-year-old Vietnamese International Master (IM) Nguyễn Anh Khôi aims to become an International Grandmaster (IGM) next year. Nguyễn Anh Khôi (centre) receives money from the sponsor Nhất Nhất Pharmacy Group. — Photo Khôi spoke at the award ceremony held by the Việt Nam Chess Federation (VCF) on November 9 for his achievements in winning two gold medals at the ... Read More »

Finland to support Viet Nam convert waste to power

Finland companies will continue to invest in the development of Southeast Asia, including Viet Nam, particularly in the conversion of waste to power, according to Finpro, the national trade promotion office of Finland. A booth of Finland company at Vietwater 2017.  “Finland is a world leader in waste-to-energy technology, and this has proven to be a segment of singular interest ... Read More »

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau impressed by Vovinam

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looked deeply impressed by the Vovinam (Vietnamese traditional martial arts) performances at the banquet held by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on his official visit to Việt Nam from November 8-9. Trudeau learned about Vovinam history and enjoyed special demonstrations of kung fu. He expressed his love for the martial art’s flexible stances but ... Read More »

APEC 2017: Climate change mitigation requires joint efforts

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern emphasized the necessity for joint efforts between the governments and businesses in mitigating climate change impacts at the APEC CEO Summit 2017, which wrapped up in the central of Da Nang on November 10. New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at the dialogue While addressing a dialogue on the role of governments and businesses ... Read More »

Bac Giang favours forestry firms, ignores residents: investigators

VietNamNet Bridge – A move by the northern province of Bac Giang’s administration to lease 1877ha of forest land to a State-owned forestry company with a track record of violations and mismanagement has evoked strong protests from local residents. A forest in Yen The District in the northern province of Bac Giang. The province has discovered a number of violations ... Read More »

E-waste needs more recycling effort

VietNamNet Bridge – The disposal of electronic waste in Viet Nam has been rapidly increasing for several years. However, the current recycling process amounts to preliminary processing and can hardly produce raw materials for re-production, experts have said. Discarded electronic waste is forecast to rapidly increase in Viet Nam. — Photo The Ha Noi University of Technology’s Institute of ... Read More »

HCM City calls for France’s investment in wastewater treatment

HCM City wants to cooperate with and receive investment from French enterprises in water drainage and wastewater and waste treatment in the southern hub, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Van Khoa. Ho Chi Minh City wants to receive France’s investment in solving water drainage At a working session with French Consul General in Ho Chi Minh ... Read More »

Hoi An seeks government help to protect Cua Dai Beach

Authorities in the ancient town of Hoi An are seeking government help to protect Cua Dai Beach which is facing more serious erosion following Storm Damrey. Big flood tides attacked the beach which has been protected by thousands of bags of sand. Up to around 1 kilometre of the beach dyke were damaged by the storm. Before the typhoon, Hoi ... Read More »

HCM City dismisses Fiard after big loss to Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge – With just two matches left this season, V.League 1’s team HCM City have said goodbye to French coach Alain Fiard. French coach Alain Fiard (centre). — Photo The decision caught many fans by surprise, as the 58-year-old coach helped the team stay in the league. Moreover, Fiard’s contract with the team will be valid until the ... Read More »

Blood-red waste water disturbs Hai Duong residents

Many households in Ninh Giang Township, in the northern province of Hai Duong, have said that their homes and drinking water are heavily polluted. Red waste water from Huong Quynh Dang Joint Stock Company, specialising in producing pork meat for export, is discharged to a section of a ditch and then to Luộc River in the northern province of Hai ... Read More »