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VN kids to join World Cup side event

Football for All in Vietnam (FFAV) is sending four young amateur footballers to Russia to participate in FIFA’s Football for Hope Festival 2018. Ha Danh Du, one of the four members of the Vietnamese team participating in FIFA’s Football for Hope Festival 2018 in Russia, talks to an audience before departure.  The festival, which will take place from June 25 ... Read More »

Muay Thai fight night to start in HCM City

The Muay Thai (Thai boxing) Fight Night is scheduled to take place at Riverside Palace in HCM City on June 22. Poster for the Muay Thai Fight Night. — Photo The competition will include three matches featuring professional fighters. Notably, all eyes will be on the match between Vietnamese fighter Nguyen Tran Duy Nhat and Likit of Thailand. Since ... Read More »

Vietnamese cyclist en route to earning Olympic spot

Top Vietnamese female cyclist Nguyen Thi That will likely earn a ticket to compete in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Top Vietnamese female cyclist Nguyen Thi That (middle). (Photo: The International Cycling Federation (UCI) has announced that That ranks 33rd in the world. It means she can play in Tokyo in 2020. Under the rules of the ... Read More »

Fledgling basketball league winning over Vietnamese fans

With its third season about to get underway, those involved in Vietnam’s national basketball league feel encouraged by the sport’s growing popularity. Not many people know that Mr. Le Dang Khoa, who is now a “shark” in the gameshow Shark Tank Vietnam, is also the owner of the Danang Dragons, a professional basketball team that won the first season of ... Read More »

FIFA threatens to stop broadcasting World Cup over illegal streaming?

Nearly two weeks after officially purchasing the rights to broadcast the 2018 World Cup, VTV identified over 700 cases of copyright infringement, prompting FIFA to potentially stop broadcasting the next several matches. VTV requested aid from MIC to protects its World Cup TV rights (Photo: Only three days since the opening of the 2018 World Cup, Vietnam Television (VTV) ... Read More »

ASEM calls for joint efforts by Asia, Europe to combat climate change

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam wants to enhance co-operation with the international community to promote renewable energy, invest in new technologies and implement projects for environmental protection, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh said at the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Conference on Climate Change Response held in Can Tho City on June 19. A local resident in the south-central province of Ninh ... Read More »

Hydropower dams affecting agricultural production in Mekong Delta

VietNamNet Bridge – Two new hydropower projects, including Lao Pak Beng and Cambodian Sambor, on the upper course of the Mekong River have increased the risks for Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region. Phan Van Hoa, a National Assembly Deputy representing Dong Thap province, said the Mekong Delta has suffered from the building of more hydropower plants which have seriously affected agricultural ... Read More »

Vietnamese cheer on 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

A group of young Vietnamese people are revelling the festive atmosphere of the global phenomenon that is the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Ngoc Nu, Do Kim Phuc and Nguyen Ngoc Anh are present in Russia and intend to raise the Vietnamese national flag at every World Cup match they can get seats at. Their journey around Russia has ... Read More »

Dong Thap battles to prevent erosion along Tien River

VietNamNet Bridge – Erosion along the Tien River in Dong Thap Province has resulted in more than VND172 million (US$7,600) worth of damage since the start of 2018. Residents use more than 1,150cu.m of sand to fill up holes along the Tien River in Hoa An Commune, Cao Lanh District to limit the erosions. — VNA/VNS Photo Chuong Dai Vo ... Read More »

Various solutions to sea level rise in Vietnam

A series of solutions to adapting to sea level rise caused by climate change have been taken in Vietnam, as the phenomenon is posing grave challenges to the ecosystem, biodiversity and natural resources as well as human life.  Construction of sea dykes in Vietnam Many researches have affirmed that the sea level is rising in the century with the main ... Read More »