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Emerging from the pandemic, Vietnam must position itself for recovery
Monday,  6/29/2020, 17:36 
As it emerges from COVID-19, Vietnam’s economy is set to return to growth, but not until the global economy bounces back. 
Deliberate infectors
Thursday,  3/12/2020, 22:05 
The virus scare is enveloping many communities across the country as the number of Covid-19 patients is rising rapidly, reaching 44, or a surge of 28 cases ...
Economic health at stake
Thursday,  3/5/2020, 21:26 
Outcries from enterprises across the board are striking all ears far and wide as Covid-19, a highly-contagious disease caused by the new coronavirus originating ...
Hitting a red-tape roadblock
Thursday,  2/27/2020, 21:43 
The long-awaited Ben Luc-Long Thanh Expressway project has come to a standstill as a result of red tape, and the snag this time is costly, with trillions ...
Thirsty land
Thursday,  2/20/2020, 21:04 
The time is ripe for radical change, as the Mekong Delta region, the country’s biggest rice basket, is feeling the impact of climate change, with the worst-ever ...
When the economy gets sick
Thursday,  2/13/2020, 20:41 
Symptoms are emerging quickly as unmistakable signs of an approaching illness for the economy, prompting leaders, policymakers and the business community ...
Overwhelming virus scare
Thursday,  2/6/2020, 20:33 
Just a fortnight has passed since a new coronavirus first hit Vietnam, but society has seen almost all respects of life upside down. The overwhelming scare ...
To catch the tax dodger
Thursday,  1/16/2020, 21:54 
It comes not as a surprise when the General Department of Taxation issues a decision forcing Coca-Cola Beverages Vietnam Limited to settle back taxes and ...
Costly demolition
Thursday,  1/9/2020, 21:38 
The sprawling resort illegally developed in Binh Chanh District of HCMC has finally seen its doomsday when grassroots officials on Tuesday began tearing ...
All-out war against drink driving
Thursday,  1/2/2020, 20:27 
Changes are afoot now, at least so expected by policymakers, when new regulations against drink driving with tough sanctions took effect this week. The ...
Poor response to the pork crisis
Thursday,  12/26/2019, 21:11 
The big crisis of pork shortage has come with intensive damages in various dimensions. The supply-demand balance has gone badly wrong as prices have more ...
Unquenchable thirst
Thursday,  12/19/2019, 21:28 
The water resource landscape has changed for the worse, not simply because of the El Nino phenomenon that has led to lower rainfall this year, not simply ...
It glitters, it is gold
Thursday,  12/12/2019, 20:49 
It is exceptionally pure gold, now that Vietnam U-22 footballers have been crowned champions at the regional sporting tournament, the 30th SEA Games. The ...
Chaotic condotel business
Thursday,  12/5/2019, 20:42 
All are in a mess – for State agencies, localities, businesses, and property buyers – after the owner of the property project Cocobay in Danang City announced ...
Mammoth railway project questionable
Thursday,  11/28/2019, 20:29 
Numerous worries, concerns, objections and questions spring up following a tentative scheme by the Ministry of Transport to do the planning for a 1.435-meter-wide ...
An apology rejected
Thursday,  11/21/2019, 20:37 
The culprit made an apology when questioned by the police over his brutal attack on a nurse at HCMC-based Children’s Hospital No. 1 last Saturday, but ...
Policing gangster-like behaviors
Thursday,  11/14/2019, 21:25 
The public indignation has reached a high pitch following gangster-like behaviors captured on  camera at a rest stop in the northern province of Thai Nguyen ...
Inaction over power crisis
Thursday,  11/7/2019, 20:59 
The acute power shortage is looming large, with many pointing the finger at the Ministry of Industry and Trade for its inability, if not inaction, to address ...
Tug of labor war
Thursday,  10/31/2019, 21:03 
Different interests are set on a collision course when it comes to discussions over a scheme to reduce the working hours for laborers from the current ...
Elephant in the room
Thursday,  10/24/2019, 20:13 
It is a sprawling complex, covering over 2.2 hectares in the heart of Dong Nai Province’s Bien Hoa City where a provincial leader refers to as an expensive ...
Water crisis from the source
Thursday,  10/17/2019, 22:29 
Hundreds of thousands of people in Hanoi City have over the past week seen themselves in the midst of a water crisis, and a scary one at that when it was ...
Safety prevails, finally
Thursday,  10/10/2019, 20:46 
It can hardly be seen as a happy ending, but a necessary outcome when Hanoi authorities yesterday shut down clusters of cafés encroaching on or being located ...
Silent killer
Thursday,  10/3/2019, 18:22 
Traveling on the streets has become nightmarish for residents in Hanoi and HCMC. According to the air quality index (AQI) ranking by AirVisual, the nation’s ...
Back to the right track
Friday,  9/27/2019, 09:05 
The common voice on protecting local business interests has finally been heard. The Ministry of Transport in an unprecedented move this Tuesday decided ...
Systemic flaw in infrastructure projects
Thursday,  9/12/2019, 20:36 
Money is wasted and public confidence shattered when costly construction works crumble or deteriorate after just a short span of time upon the completion ...
The fire rages on
Thursday,  9/5/2019, 21:13 
The damage has been done, as it is ascertained now that a sizeable amount of mercury has been released into the environment following an inferno last week ...
Justice for children
Thursday,  8/29/2019, 20:16 
The number of children sexually victimized by adults is on the rise nationwide due to a host of reasons, including neglect of parents, indifference of ...
Thirsty city
Thursday,  8/22/2019, 19:45 
The thirst for water has these days become acute for residents in the central coast city of Danang, as the water supply can meet around two-thirds of the ...
Profit-oriented educators
Thursday,  8/15/2019, 21:24 
The student-oriented education approach finally turns out to be a lip service, or merely a slogan, at several universities when many students are not enrolled ...
National interests at stake
Thursday,  8/8/2019, 21:23 
More than ever, the huge threat is looming large over the country’s foreign trade. The rising falsification of certificates of origin (CO), the inefficient ...
Unleashing the night-time economy
Thursday,  8/1/2019, 20:55 
The response is overwhelmingly positive after the Prime Minister on July 19 asked relevant ministries and agencies to study the night-time economy model ...
Flexing the bullying muscle
Thursday,  7/25/2019, 22:10 
China, in all its recent actions in or related to the East Sea, has time and again raised its menacing voice claiming almost the entire sea. However, it ...
Mired in chronic flooding
Thursday,  7/18/2019, 21:34 
The vision is blurred, as the flooding situation in HCMC has barely changed for the better after long years and huge investment. Following a session of ...
Railing against the lavish plan
Saturday,  7/13/2019, 01:11 
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) is at odds with the Ministry of Transport over a plan to develop the north-south express railway, with the ...
Cash-strapped fire fighting
Thursday,  7/4/2019, 21:41 
Enhancing the fire-fighting capacity, needless to say, must be a top priority, if risks are to be deterred and damages contained. However, what happened ...
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