Vietnam appreciates US Senate’s vote to end catfish inspection
Vietnam highly appreciates the US Senate’s approval of a draft resolution that would repeal the US Department of Agriculture’s catfish inspection programme, said Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Hai Binh on May 31.

HCM City Chairman worried about foreign investors’ dominance of retail market
HCM City People's Committee Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong is concerned that without suitable policies, foreign investors will dominate the retail market in the country in the near future.

Contractors accuse construction firm of cheating
 The Song Da Joint Stock Company 11 was accused of mixing soil with concrete while laying a base for the 220kV-electric poles in Vu Ban District of northern Nam Dinh Province.

Hanoi’s cuisine to be featured on CNN's "Parts Unknown" TV program
Besides “bun cha”, bia hoi and bun oc, two famous dishes of Hanoi, will appear in CNN’s culinary discovery program featuring well-known American chef and TV personality Anthony Bourdain.

Australian tourist compares Saigon’s Suoi Tien Park to Vietnamese-style Disney
 VietNamNet Bridge - After working in broadcast journalism for a decade in Australia, Michael Turtle left Sydney to travel the world and write about his discoveries, Suoi Tien themed park in HCM City is one of them. Below is what he wrote.

Will iPhones be made in VN after Foxconn takeover of Microsoft Mobile Vietnam?
“We now can hope the production of iPhone products will occur in Vietnam in the future, now that Vietnam makes Samsung phones,” said Vu Duc Quyet, director of the Bac Ninh provincial Industry and Trade Department.

Badminton players ready for Olympic Rio 2016
 VietNamNet Bridge – Two talented Vietnamese badminton players Nguyen Tien Minh and Vu Thi Trang are set to compete at Rio 2016 Summer Olympics, heard a press conference on May 30 in Hanoi.

The longest flamboyant-tree road in Vietnam
With over 4,000 blooming flamboyant trees and hundreds of Lagerstroemia trees, the road named after late PM Pham Van Dong in Hai Phong is the longest road of flamboyant trees in Vietnam.

Hoang Hai’s “Language of Flowers" collection impresses Saigonese audience
 VietNamNet Bridge – Hoang Hai, one of the most well-known fashion designers in Vietnam, impressed the audience in HCM City with his latest collection “Language of Flowers”.

Over 20 movies to be released in Vietnam this May
VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly 20 Hollywood, Vietnamese and Asian movies will be screened at cinemas in Vietnam in May.

Free concert to be held in HCM City
 A concert titled and Romanticism will be held at 7pm on May 28 at the Southern Vietnam Women Museum in 202 Vo Thi Sau Street, District 3.