Japan’s Chiba eyes enhanced links with Vietnamese localities
 Chiba prefecture of Japan is keen to boost cooperation with Vietnamese localities in many fields, including investment-trade, agriculture, education, labour and tourism, said Governor Morita Kensaku.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 25/7
Ca Mau looks to attract investment in tourism, Farmers lose billions as rains kill fish, Sacombank to recoup 20 trillion VND of bad debts in 2017, Green tax hike on petrol, DOC stops anti-dumping investigation against VN polyester fibre


 
Social News 25/7
Charity concert for Vietnamese child heart patients held in Russia, Quang Nam to build $26.5m railway flyover, Farmers lose billions as rains kill fish, Man arrested for trying to overthrow the State


 
Green tea island in Nghe An lures visitors
 A green tea island in Thanh Chuong District, central Nghe An province has recently become a destination attracting a large number of visitors.

Life skills class mushrooming, but not all live up to expectations
 VietNamNet Bridge – Parents scurrying to send their children to the many life skills classes blooming in the big cities has been a trend that has been picking up lately. 


 
 
VN lose first match of Asian volleyball tourney
 Vietnam lost 0-3 to South Korea in their first match in the Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship being held in Surabaya, Indonesia, on Monday.

HIV fight advances with new drug cocktails, fresh vaccine hopes
Three decades after approval of the first-ever AIDS treatment, HIV medicine is seeing a new wave of innovation with scientists reporting positive data on Monday for improved drug cocktails and a novel experimental vaccine.


 
 
Red River rising
The water level of the Red River has been rising sharply in Hanoi in the last few days after torrential rains and the water discharge from the Hoa Binh Hydropower Plant reservoir.  

Vietnam beauty through flycam perspective
Vietnam landscapes look more romantic, imposing and full of vitality through flycam perspective.


 
 
7th Da Lat Flower Festival to be launched from Dec 23-27
 The Central Highlands Province of Lam Dong of People’s Committee has planned for the 7th Da Lat Flower Festival 2017. As per the province's plan, the festival will take place from December 23 to 27, 2017.

“Autumn Melody” concert to return in August
 The biennial concert titled “Autumn Melody” will be held at Ho Chi Minh City Opera House on August 19-27.