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ASIAD 2018: Six Vietnamese athletes qualify for Pencak Silat finals

Six Vietnamese athletes qualified to the final round of Pencak Silat on August 26 at the ongoing 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD 2018) in Indonesia. Pencak Silat athlete Hoang Thi Loan (right) in the women’s under 60 kg quarterfinals at the ongoing ASIAD 2018 in Indonesia. They are Nguyen Thai Linh, Nguyen Thi Cam Nhi, Nguyen Van Tri, Tran Thi Thiem, ... Read More »

Forests sold within four to six years after planting

VietNamNet Bridge – Experts have voiced concern about the short life cycle of forests which are sold four to six years after planting. Vietnam has 3 million hectares of production forests Vietnam has three million hectares of production forests, 90 percent of which are acacia forests which provide materials to the woodwork industry.  Ngo Sy Hoai, deputy secretary general of ... Read More »

Hue city hosts int’l cycling tournament Coupe De Hue

The I-on Health Cup Race was held in Hue City, the capital of the central province of Thua Thien Hue on August 25 to kick start the Coupe De Hue cycling tournament, which attracts over 700 local and foreign riders. Coupe De Hue cycling tournament takes place on August 25-26, attractting over 700 local and foreign riders. (Photo: coupedehuecyclerace.com) The ... Read More »

Locals boycott thermal power projects as electricity shortages loom

VietNamNet Bridge – The electricity outages that occurred in the dry season may return and become even more serious as provincial authorities do not want to build more thermal power plants in their localities. The electricity outages may come back The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT), for the first time in the last six years, has warned about electricity ... Read More »

Vietnam Airlines to arrange more flights to Jakarta to serve football

Vietnam Airlines will conduct additional flights to Jakarta, Indonesia to serve Vietnamese football fans as the country’s Olympic team is making history by entering the quarter finals at the ongoing ASIAD 2018, the national flag carrier has announced. browser not support iframe. Accordingly, the carrier will launch two direct flights from Hanoi to Jakarta and add one more HCM City ... Read More »

Binh Thuan authorities order clean-up of Phan Thiet beach

The People’s Committee of south central Binh Thuan province has ordered relevant agencies to tackle the problems arising from large quantities of waste washing up along Phan Thiet coast, affecting tourism. Trash on a beach in Mui Ne in Phan Thiet city. Local authorities have ordered a clean-up. (Photo: vov.vn) The People’s Committee has instructed Mui Ne, Ham Tien and ... Read More »

Vietnamese boxers ready for ASIAD

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese boxers are ready to fight in the Asian Games (ASIAD) in Indonesia today. Nguyen Thi Tam trains for the Asian Games in Indonesia. — VNS Photo Luong Thu Huong The team includes three male boxers, namely Nguyen Van Chung, Tran Duc Tho, Tran Van Thao, and three females Luu Thi Duyen, Nguyen Thi Tam and Vuong ... Read More »

Hanoi learns from Yokahama to fix sewage woes

VietNamNet Bridge – Whenever it rains heavily, people in Hanoi think about flooding, and for good reason. An environmental worker collects mud from a sewer on Dam Trau Street in Hanoi. — VNS Photo Truong Vi A downpour which brings about 50-100mm of water during a two-hour period likely causes flooding in at least 15 areas in the city, said ... Read More »

ASIAD 2018: Vietnam jumps to 14th on fifth day of competition

The Vietnamese delegation won its first gold medal at the ongoing Asian Games (ASIAD) 2018 in Indonesia on August 23, ranking 14th in the medal tally. Vietnamese football team celebrate the victory after winning 1- 0 against Bahrain during the last stage of the 16-team knockout round for the men’s football of the Asian Games (ASIAD) 2018  Vietnamese athletes were ... Read More »

ASIAD 2018: Vietnamese rowers bring home one more silver

Vietnamese female rowers bagged one more silver medal for Vietnam at the ongoing Asian Games 2018 (ASIAD 2018) in Indonesia on August 24. Vietnamese rowers at ASIAD 2018  The team, including Pham Thi Hue, Dinh Thi Hao, Le Thi Hien and Tran Thi An, won the medal at the women’s four event with 7:14.52. Chinese rowers finished first with 7:05.50. ... Read More »