PM Phuc suggests orientations of ASEAN-Australia partnership
 Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Australia to intensify cooperation and mutual trust, for interests of each side, as well as for cooperation and stability in the region. 

SOEs face punishment over info
 The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has asked the Government to handle the State-owned enterprises (SOEs) that failed to disclose their business information in 2017.

Sand sediments strand ships in central province
 VietNamNet Bridge – The serious encroachment of sand sediment along Lach Bang Sea Port in Tinh Gia District of central Thanh Hoa Provine has been blocking many cargo ships and fishing vessels as they try to approach the port.

Mountainous village develops community tourism
Si Thau Chai village in Tam Duong district, the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau has been becoming a spotlight in developing community-based tourism, and an ideal tourist destination.

What do the new figures about professorship titles show about the state of academe?
VietNamNet Bridge - The analysis of figures officially made public by the State Professorship Council shows that many problems continue to exist among Vietnamese academic staff.

Organ transplantation technology needs new policy
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s organ transplantation technique is now on equal footing with developed countries, experts say.

Environmental protection tax opposed by some economists
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has proposed raising the environmental protection tax to offset the decrease in tax collection caused by tariff cuts under foreign trade agreements (FTAs).

Discover Khuoi Ky rock village in Cao Bang
The rock village Khuoi Ky, located between Ban Gioc waterfall and Nguom Ngao cave in Dam Thuy commune, Trung Khanh district, Cao Bang province, is famous for its stilt houses built of rocks.

Hi-tech scrumptiousness at strawberry garden in Da Lat
 Visiting the tourism city of Da Lat, sightseers will have a chance to experience a very beautiful strawberry garden which is located on a hill in Dang Len Street, bordering the city and Lac Duong district.

VN, Russian soloists perform at “Musical Journey through Europe”
 Vietnamese violinist Bui Cong Duy and Russian cellist Dmitri Feygin will perform at the Musical Journey through Europe concert at the HCM City Opera House on March 18.

Hanoi to host photo exhibition on beauty
 An exhibition showcasing foreign people and international landscapes through the lens of Vietnamese photographers will open at Vietnam Art Photograph Archives and Exhibition Centre on Ton That Thuyet Street on March 17.