New market study, "Vietnam Shipping Report Q1 2014", has been published
Heading into 2014, the country's shipping sector looks in decent shape too, with healthy growth expected both in terms of tonnage and box throughput at the country's two major ports.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Asia News Network
Sailing in the past, into the future
Coracle weaving has been passed down from generation to generation among craftsmen in the fishing village of Tho An./Viet Nam News Craftsmen in a tiny fishing village in the south-central coast of Vietnam are keeping alive the centuries-old tradition of weaving round bamboo boats Craftsmen in a tiny fishing village in the south-central coast of ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Thanh Nein News
Vietnam central hub gets more central funds, but analysts call for change in model
A bridge in downtown Da Nang City. Experts have called for Da Nang to balance its investments in property, tourism and industry.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Thanh Nein News
Vietnamese boy loses hands in UXO explosion
Relatives of Phan Van Hieu, 11, who lost two hands in a mine explosion in the central province of Quang Nam's Ai Nghia Town, waiting outside the operating room at Da Nang Hospital Saturday.
Thanh Nein News
Vietnam public buildings costing arms and legs: report
In Vietnam, where wasteful public spending has been a major public issue recently, provincial government buildings are still being built for tens of millions of dollars each.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Vietnamese jumping at chance to learn Thai prior to start of AEC
AN increasing number of Vietnamese are learning Thai as second language in a bid to attract tourism and business investment to the country ahead of the Asean Economic Community , when it commences in 2015.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Besra Announces Temporary Suspension of Bong Mieu Mine Operations
The Company has had to suspend operations after several landslides cut roads between the site and the provincial capital of Tam Ky, preventing employees and supplies from accessing the site.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Pakistan Christian Post
Vietnam urges more methadone treatment for people who use drugs. By Le Nguyen
Statistics by the HIV/AIDS Prevention Department of the Ministry of Health of Vietnam shows that currently there are about 170,000 drug users in the listed record of the country.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Hotel News Resource
Fusion Maia Da Nang Scoops 'Best for All-in Indulgence' at the Tatler Spa Awards 2014
Fusion Maia Da Nang was honoured for its all spa-inclusive concept at the Tatler Spa Awards 2014, winning an award for 'Best for all-in indulgence'.
Thanh Nein News
Vietnam's Sa Pa to lose its natural beauty for a tramway
Tycoon wants to cover Sa Pa's mountains in more concrete and metal in the form of a massive resort-entertainment-golf complex that includes a tram to the top of Fansipan Local ethnic minority guides and tourists climbing the Fansipan Peak on foot.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Vietnam Residential Construction: Market Update: New research report...
This report is the result of Timetric's extensive market research covering the residential construction market in Vietnam.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
PHOTOS: Devastation in the Philippines After...
Super typhoon Haiyan, perhaps the strongest storm ever recorded on Earth , made landfall in the Philippines Friday.
Illuminate! The True Tale of My WW II Searchlight in Vietnam
In April 1966, as I stood outside the heavily sandbagged command post of the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines at the Da Nang airbase in Vietnam, a strange apparition pulled up: a five ton truck bearing what looked like a massive, World War II searchlight.
Purple Heart beats for vets: Mukilteo veteran uses skills to aid fellow vets, families
In January 1968, U.S. troops in Vietnam were surprised by attacks during what was supposed to be a cease fire during the Tet Lunar New Year celebration.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
The Washington Post
Eric Shinseki: Soldier on a mission to mend
Capt. Eric K. Shinseki was in pain and a sedative-induced fog when a trauma nurse spoke to him at an Army evacuation hospital in 1970 in Da Nang, Vietnam.
45 years later, mom sees Augusta memorial to sailor killed in Vietnam
Lt. J.G. Robert Moinester was 24 when he was killed on Jan. 31, 1968, while leading his crew and others on house-clearing operations in the Vietnamese city of Hue after they found themselves under heavy mortar attack during the Tet Offensive.
Six years as a POW
Retired U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Norman C. Gaddis spent 30 years and three months in the Air Force.
Post and Courier
Neurosurgeon honors young Marinea s death in Vietnam with sculpture
This bronze sculpture depicts the young injured Marine whom Byrd treated in Vietnam but who was killed in combat shortly after.