Agriculture Ministry urges husbandry firms to save pig farms
Minister of Agriculture Nguyen Xuan Cuong on Monday called on large animal husbandry businesses to increase their purchase of pigs and keep them in frozen storage in order to help farmers reduce inventories.

Inspectors find nearly $2 bln involved in economic-related violations
The Government Inspectorate disclosed on April 24 the outcomes of its activities in the first quarter of 2017, noting that it found violations of economic regulations involving $1.84 billion and 168ha of land.

Israeli designers join Vietnam fashion week
A group of Israeli fashion designers from the Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art will present their latest collections at the fourth Viet Nam International Fashion Week 2017. 

Poetic Hanoi with yellow-leaves-streets in early summer
 Hanoi streets, featuring bed of yellow leaves on the ground and burst of buds and shoots on trees, greatly inspire visitors and photographers in early Summer.

Is the rod needed in modern teaching?
VietNamNet Bridge - Modern education advises not to use force in teaching students. However, teachers complain that they feel powerless in educating disobedient students without rods.

Following BKAV, Viettel aims to make luxury smartphone
Though BKAV (Bach Khoa  Anti-virus Center) did not succeed with its BPhone, Viettel plans to develop a ‘made-in-Vietnam’ smartphone, targeting the high-end market with a selling price of over $1,000, according to, a leading hi-tech forum.

On a wild trek to meet tame elephants
 VietNamNet Bridge – The Yok Don National Park is being opened up to visitors as a way to increase public awareness of the need to protect biodiversity. 

Vietnam pocket two golds at Asian Grand Prix
Vietnamese athletes won two gold medals yesterday in the first leg of the Asian Grand Prix 2017 in Jinhua, a prefecture-level city in central Zhejiang Province in eastern China.

Clash of science and politics "dangerous"-EU food safety chief
 Politicians who attack the EU agency that ruled the weedkiller glyphosate probably does not cause cancer are in danger of undermining the effectiveness of a body that is key to keeping Europeans safe, 

Hanoians have fun at Color Me Run 2017
 On April 22 thousands of young Hanoians gathered for the third annual Color Me Run-a Vietnam’s most amazing and colorful race at at Vinhomes Riverside Ecological Urban Area.

The most famous pagodas in Vung Tau
 VietNamNet Bridge - A popular weekend escape from Saigon, Vung Tau rocks at weekends when beach-starved locals and expats descend in numbers, but it is relatively quiet during the week. 

Art photo exhibition displays beauty of Vietnam
 Over 130 photos featuring the beauty of landscapes and daily life across the country are being displayed at an art photo festival held in Hanoi from April 20 to 25.

French film “La Glace et le Ciel” to be screened at L’Espace
 VietNamNet Bridge – The movie “Ice and the Sky” (La Glace et le Ciel) (France, 2013, 113’) by director Bertrand Tavernier will be screened at the L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi and April 28.