APEC 2017 intensifies inclusive and solid growth
Over the past 25 years, APEC has proved a leading economic cooperation mechanism in the region and the world, directing trade and investment liberalisation processes, while bolstering collaboration and cooperation for peace and growth.

Roadblocks divert car industry gains
 As car sales fall within the country, Vietnam is looking to overhaul regulations to keep up with the rapid changes within the automotive industry.


 
City plans super cheap homes
 VietNamNet Bridge – Municipal authorities are considering following in Binh Duong Province’s footsteps to build ‘super-affordable houses,’ but the jury is out on the project’s feasibility.

Pop star Quang Dung to launch tour in Vietnam, the US
 VietNamNet Bridge – Pop star Quang Dung will perform in HCM City, Ha Noi and California early next month at three sound and light shows for fans celebrating his 20-year career.


 
Grilled mullet fish wrapped in lotus leaves
 The bountiful southern provinces are always known for their elegant dishes which combine the interesting local specialities with simple yet demanding cuisines.

Education Ministry plans to expand advanced training program
Most of the students following the advanced training program have been able to find jobs after graduation, according to a report from MOET that reviewed the eight-year program implementation.


 
Da Nang to boost IT training, manpower
 Da Nang’s IT and communications sector is facing a serious shortfall in manpower, as colleges and training centres are only able to supply a fifth of the human resources needed for businesses operating in the city.

Hanoi to revoke out-dated motorbikes to reduce air pollution
 Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said that Hanoi is considering revoking obsolete motorbikes which are among factors causing more serious air pollution in Hanoi.


 
Vietnam flag raised at Sapporo Winter Games
 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnamese delegation officially joined the Asian Winter Games following a flag raising ceremony held on Saturday in Sapporo City, Japan.

Amazon to create over 5,000 jobs in Britain in 2017
 Online retailer Amazon is set to create more than 5,000 jobs in Britain this year, the company said on Monday, boosting its investment in the country once more even as it prepares to leave the European Union.


 
 
Thousands of youth voluntarily sign up for military service
 Thousands of young people across the country voluntarily departed for military service today (Feb. 14), the Vietnam Military High Command has said.

Vietnam's six Kilo-class submarines in close up
 Vietnam has so far received six 636 kilo-class submarines from Russia to modernise and enhance the capacity of its navy forces to defend the country's territorial waters.


 
 
South Korean orchestra coming to Hanoi
The string JK Chamber Orchestra of the Republic of Korea is due to perform at the Vietnam National Accademy of Music’s Grand Concert Hall in Hanoi on February 18. 

Exhibition on lesbian couples to open in Hanoi
 The Lộ sáng (Exposed) exhibition will open at 4pm on February 21 at the Việt Nam University of Fine Arts, 42 Yết Kiêu Street.