Aerial view of the 6 most important bridges in Hanoi

Last update 17:38 | 05/09/2017

Thang Long, Nhat Tan, Long Bien, Chuong Duong, Vinh Tuy and Thanh Tri are six most important bridges in Hanoi.

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The Vinh Tuy Bridge connects the districts of Hai Ba Trung and Long Bien. Tiếp tục đọc “Aerial view of the 6 most important bridges in Hanoi”
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The house where VN Declaration of Independence was written

Last update 17:38 | 02/09/2017

The house at No.48 Hang Ngang Street was where President Ho Chi Minh wrote the Declaration of Independence by the end of August, 1945 which gave birth to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.

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The house has two entrances: No.48 Hang Ngang Street and No.35 Hang Can street. Tiếp tục đọc “The house where VN Declaration of Independence was written”

Hanoi metro planners lack geological information

Last update 17:56 | 05/09/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – The lack of a database on geological conditions underground is the biggest setback for planners of the capital city’s transport system.

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The Kim Lien-Dai Co Viet Tunnel in the capital city’s Dong Da District. — VNA/VNS Photo

Taking advantage of underground space is a necessity for all growing cities. In Ha Noi, urban planners have already approved the construction of underground parking space beneath large buildings. Tiếp tục đọc “Hanoi metro planners lack geological information”

Hanoi to green-light three metro lines worth over $15 billion

Last update 12:29 | 19/07/2017
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has submitted a number of recommendations for the Hanoi People’s Committee’s ambition to build three metro lines worth over $15 billion by 2025.

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MoT is the first specialised state management agency to give feedback on the Hanoi People’s Committee’s latest proposal regarding investment plans for the metro railway projects. Tiếp tục đọc “Hanoi to green-light three metro lines worth over $15 billion”

Vinh Long declares state of natural disasters

Last update 16:06 | 05/09/2017

The People’s Committee of the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long on Monday declared state of natural disasters level 1 (the lowest level) due to land erosion.

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Landslide on the Hau river bank has caused houses to collapse. 

Earlier, on the night of August 22 and early morning of August 23, as many as 34 households along the riverbank of Vinh River in Thanh Phuoc Ward, Binh Minh Town, were affected by land erosion. The erosion encroached upon nearly 20m of the mainland and covered a length of some 200m. Tiếp tục đọc “Vinh Long declares state of natural disasters”

Vietnam to see cutthroat competition in petroleum market

Last update 16:00 | 04/09/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – Formerly a country that exported crude oil at low prices, Vietnam now produces petroleum products which can satisfy half of domestic demand.

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Vietnam’s oil refining industry is built based on two huge projects capitalized at multibillion dollars – Dung Quat Oil Refinery and Nghi Son Petrochemical & Oil Refinery Complex.

In 2009, the $3 billion Dung Quat Oil Refinery began to use crude oil from the Black Tiger oil field. From May 30, 2010, Dung Quat officially entered the commercial operation period. Tiếp tục đọc “Vietnam to see cutthroat competition in petroleum market”

The three biggest risks in doing business in Vietnam

Last update 12:00 | 04/09/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – Injecting money in non-core business fields, experimenting in real estate projects, and having a bad financial foundation are the three most significant risks facing the business environment in Vietnam, according to Le Xuan Nghia, a respected economist, and six other businessmen who declined to be named.

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“Why have Vietnamese businesses died?” was a question raised by Nghia at a forum on financial security and business competition held several days ago.

Besides being an economist and scholar, Nghia is also a businessman. He is now chair of the board of directors of NHP Production & Import/Export which lists shares on the Hanoi bourse. Tiếp tục đọc “The three biggest risks in doing business in Vietnam”

Snake-hunting rampant in protected Vietnamese forest

Snake hunters have been risking their lives in order to make a living

By Tuoi Tre News

September 5, 2017, 11:34 GMT+7

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The hunters wade across streams throughout the night to stalk on snakes and other wild animals. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A number of ethnic minority men from the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong have been making a living hunting snakes, including venomous ones, in a strip of forbidden forest for over a decade now.

As night falls, men from the Chau Ma and S’tieng ethnic minority groups will leave their hamlets inside a strictly protected area of Cat Tien National Park and head toward the springs. Tiếp tục đọc “Snake-hunting rampant in protected Vietnamese forest”

Đồng Nai fish hunters flock to hydropower dam

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Update: September, 05/2017 – 23:00

A resident catches a 0.5-metre shark catfish.

ĐỒNG NAI — Hundreds of residents living near the Trị An hydropower plant in the southern province of Đồng Nai went to the dam to catch fish right after the plant closed its spillway on Tuesday morning.At 10am, the plant dammed up its water following eight consecutive days of release. As water near the dam started to recede, nearby residents used nets, small canoes and even the electric shock method to catch big fish, many of which weighed up to 8kg. Tiếp tục đọc “Đồng Nai fish hunters flock to hydropower dam”

Nhà giàu và nghệ thuật 

  • HẠNH NGUYÊN
  • 29.08.2017, 10:01

TTCT– Vượt qua những mai mỉa dạng này hay dạng khác về những nhân vật “trưởng giả học làm sang” trong địa hạt nghệ thuật, những người kinh doanh thành công trên thế giới đã và vẫn đang đặt dấu vết ảnh hưởng tích cực của mình lên cộng đồng nghệ thuật bằng nhiều cách khác nhau.

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Bảo tàng Leeum và Bảo tàng Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art đều sở hữu tác phẩm Maman sáng tác năm 1999 của nghệ sĩ Louise Bourgeois. Chất liệu đồng, thép không gỉ và cẩm thạch. -Ảnh:crystalbridges.org

Tiếp tục đọc “Nhà giàu và nghệ thuật “

Southern region landfill overflows

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Update: September, 05/2017 – 21:00

Bưng Riềng landfill is covered with unprocessed garbage creating serious pollution. – VNS Photo: Thanhnien.vn

BÀ RỊA-VŨNG TÀU – After five years of operation, the Bưng Riềng landfill in Xuyên Mộc District has started leaking wastewater and spreading foul smells in the southern province.

The landfill is overloaded with about 22sq.m of unprocessed garbage, according to a report by the Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province Department of Natural Resources and Environment. Some indicators of COD, BOD5 or nitrite have exceeded allowed limits by 2.8 to 13.7 times. Tiếp tục đọc “Southern region landfill overflows”

Khám phá kho ảnh quý giá về VN năm 1980

Nhiếp ảnh gia người Thụy Điển Philip Jones Griffiths (1936 –2008) được cả thế giới biết đến với nhứng bức ảnh kinh điển về cuộc chiến tranh ở Việt Nam. Nhưng không phải ai cũng biết đến một loạt ảnh đặc sắc được ông thực hiện ở Việt Nam năm 1980, 5 năm sau khi cuộc chiến chấm dứt. Sau đây là những hình ảnh của ông được đăng tải trên trang Magnum Photos.

Trong chiến tranh, do điều kiện y tế thiếu thốn nên cắt bỏ chi là một biện pháp được thực hiện phổ biến với những người lính bị thương. Vào thời hậu chiến có rất nhiều người bị mất chi, và sản xuất chân tay giả trở thành một ngành công nghiệp quan trọng ở Việt Nam. Tiếp tục đọc “Khám phá kho ảnh quý giá về VN năm 1980”