Measures taken to protect Vietnamese citizens in Philippines
The Foreign Ministry has taken measures to protect Vietnamese citizens in the Philippines after receiving reports that the Philippine coast guard force fired at fishing vessel PY 96173 TS of Phu Yen. 

Dung Quat oil refinery upgrade lacks capital
 The multi-billion-dollar Dung Quat oil refinery upgrade and expansion project is being implemented very slowly and its operator has repeatedly asked the Vietnamese Government for support and incentives.


 
HCM City seeks to solve shortage of medical staff
Public hospitals in HCM City will be allowed to employ doctors and other health staff members without the city’s household registration book starting in November, helping them solve a shortage of medical staff, 

Newly-founded Sun Symphony Orchestra recruits musicians
 Talented Vietnamese and foreign classical musicians living in Vietnam and abroad are invited to audition to join the Sun Symphony Orchestra (SSO) – a newly founded private orchestra based in Hanoi.


 
Ban Gioc waterfall tourism development needed to be strengthened
Visitors to Cao Bang usually visit Ban Gioc waterfall, and Nguom Ngao cave, the two most famous tourist attractions in Trung Khanh district. 

Overseas graduates also struggling to find jobs
VietNamNet Bridge - Graduates from overseas universities tend to require higher salaries than the average level, even though they don’t have much working experience.



 
 
 
 
Picturesque Mu Cang Chai in ripe season
Mu Cang Chai district in Yen Bai province is famous for its golden terraced rice fields, especially in September when the ripe season begins.

The snake raising village in Hanoi
Le Mat Village in Long Bien District, Hanoi, has raised snakes for hundreds of years. The locals are skilled in catching snakes and earned good money from selling products made from snakes. 


 
 
Tuyen Quang to host cultural festival of Dao group
 For the first time, the Dao ethnic group will celebrate a national festival of its culture and traditions on September 29 and 30 in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang.

Indian Navy Brass Band to perform in Hanoi
The Indian Navy Brass Band will perform in Vietnam for the first time to enhance the cultural exchange and mutual understanding between the two countries.