Beijing invests in "sovereignty extortion" plan
 VietNamNet Bridge - China is taking advantage of the power of science and technology to strengthen its claims of "sovereignty extortion" in the East Sea (internationally known as the South China Sea).

Forbes announces Vietnam’s 40 most valuable company brands
 VietNamNet Bridge – For the first time Forbes Vietnam has published a list of the 40 most valuable company brands in Vietnam, withtotal brand value of approximately US$5 billion.


 
Quang Nam man digs up 100-year-old Ngoc Linh ginseng
A man in the central province of Quang Nam recently found a piece of Ngoc Linh ginseng more than 100 yearsold and weighing about 1 kg on Ngoc Linh Mountain, said Chairman of Nam Tra My district Ho Quang Buu.

100-year-old French villa in Saigon dismantled
VietNamNet Bridge – Built over 100 years ago and one of several French-style villas in Saigon today,  house number 237 on No Trang Long Street in HCM City’s Binh Thanh District is being dismantled for the construction of a new villa.


 
Chinese tour guide distorts Vietnam history
VietNamNet Bridge – Many Chinese tour guides have entered Vietnam by travel visa to work illegally. In the latest case in Da Nang, a Chinese guide was even detected to distort Vietnamese history.

Cleaner’s daughter becomes Harvard student
VietNamNet Bridge - With her appearance, 19-year-old girl Tran Thi Dieu Lien seems quiet and shy unlike many other students who study overseas. 


 
After submarine cable maintenance, Internet in Vietnam is back to normal
 VietNamNet Bridge – The Asia-American Gateway (AAG) submarine cable has resumed full operation after six days of maintenance, with Internet connectivity from Vietnam to international routes back to normal.


 
Switzerland to host 4th European Vovinam Championship
 The 4th European Vovinam Championship will be taking place in Geneva, Switzerland from July 1-3, drawing the participation of 79 martial artists from 10 countries in the region. 


 
 
A day of Saigon sewer workers
The workers wade in black water every day, running into all kinds of trash.

National Geographic photographer highlights Vietnam past
 American photographer David Alan Harvey captured images of a changing Vietnam during his visits to the country from 1989 and 2004.


 
 
15 movies to be released in Vietnam in June
 VietNamNet Bridge - The blockbusters "Warcraft: The Beginning", “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows, "Finding Dory," and "Now You See Me 2" will be screened at local cinemas this month.

Exhibition by young artist in HCM City
 Sai Gon based artist Khoa Lê will introduce her solo exhibition Happy Never After from June 24 to July 17 in HCM City.