Vietnam's 4.5 millions people remain shortage of clean water

Vietnam's 4.5 millions people remain shortage of clean water

Vietnam's 4.5 millions local people are in lack of clean water, while the increasing population and economy are causing a great pressure on water supply.
“Nail traps” re-appear on HCMC streets

“Nail traps” re-appear on HCMC streets

The ‘nail trap’, a scam in which thugs scatter nails or handmade pointed objects on the road to cause flat tires and then charge passers-by exorbitant fees to fix them, has reappeared in Ho Chi Minh City after a long absence.
Successful up and coming careers

Successful up and coming careers

Even with the economy in its current state, many industries and jobs are still thriving today. With more people out of work, many people are going back to school.
Millions to switch off for ‘Earth Hour’

Millions to switch off for ‘Earth Hour’

One minute brightly lit, the next plunged into darkness — iconic landmarks around the world will cut their lights Saturday for the “Earth Hour” campaign against climate change.
Ready to pay the price

Ready to pay the price

In light of a Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) proposal to hike the pension age to avert social insurance fund from possible collapse, deputy chairman of National Assembly’s Committee of Social Affairs Bui Sy Loi warned of group-based interests moving in focus.
My Son tourism village opens

My Son tourism village opens

The central province of Quang Nam officially opened the My Son community tourism village near the World Heritage Site of the same name yesterday.
Posco Vietnam is busy making dreams true

Posco Vietnam is busy making dreams true

Posco Vietnam’s next community benefit project will really be a dream come true.
Silkroad Hanoi’s road to a community advocate

Silkroad Hanoi’s road to a community advocate

Silkroad Hanoi JSC, a member of Korea-based Silkroad C&T—a leading concrete admixture manufacturer and trader in Korea—has embraced community support activities since its entrance in Vietnam in late 2007.
Time to stand up and be counted

Time to stand up and be counted

Plans to strengthen top officials’ accountability have moved a step forward.
PM Dung's New Year message stresses top priorities

PM Dung's New Year message stresses top priorities

PM Nguyen Tan Dung has sent a New Year message emphasising the central tasks of 2013, which include institutional improvement, combination of monetary and fiscal policies, support for businesses, administrative reform, economic restructuring, and guarantee of social welfare.
Unilever embracing sustainable living

Unilever embracing sustainable living

Launched globally in end 2010, Unilever Sustainable Living Plan (the Plan) is considered the company’s road map to achieve its Vision of “doubling its business, while reducing its environmental footprint and increasing its positive social impact”.
IBK deposits good will into nation

IBK deposits good will into nation

Industrial Bank of Korea is one of Korean businesses which have actively handled CSR activities since setting foot in Vietnam.
Two hearts beating as one

Two hearts beating as one

Ties between the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Vietnam will continue to develop in the days, years and decades to come as the two countries pursue strategic interests in bilateral relations in the context of regional and global peace and prosperity, Korean ambassador Ha Chan-ho told VIR’s Dong Hoa on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.  
Top officials to face reviews on “confidence”

Top officials to face reviews on “confidence”

Vietnam’s highest ranking officials will face annual votes of confidence by secret ballot starting next year under a new mechanism adopted by the National Assembly.
US storm toll soars as New York subway reopens

US storm toll soars as New York subway reopens

The death toll from superstorm Sandy neared 100 on Thursday even as New York struggled back to life amid all the suffering, with the first subway trains rolling in four days.
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