However, the fierce competition with imported vehicles, especially those from other member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) such as Thailand and Indonesia as well as members of free trade agreements which Vietnam has joined will boost Vietnam’s auto import revenue. … [Read more...] about Customers to be centre of auto industry
A reader nicknamed Ly Thong commented: "The price is same but the quality gap is too big. You don’t need to be a genius to know what movie ticket you should buy." … [Read more...] about Should Vietnam’s film industry be protected?
Moscow (VNA) – Lieut. Gen Porfiry Ivashko, one of the first experts and advisors of the former Soviet Union (now Russia) sent to Vietnam right after the northern border defence war began in the country 40 years ago (February 17, 1979), has asserted the just struggle of Vietnamese people. In an interview with the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Vietnam’s war to defend its northern border, Porfiry Ivashko said before being dispatched to Vietnam in February 1979, he spent time learning about the history, land and people of the Southeast Asian nation. He highlighted the time-honoured friendship between Vietnam and the Soviet Union, and Soviet Union people’s material and spiritual support to Vietnam during resistance wars against invasion as well as their comprehensive assistance to the country in the northern border defence war. Vietnam soldiers were very smart and could apply new military knowledge and … [Read more...] about Russian Lieut Gen affirms just war of Vietnamese people to defence northern border
Moscow (VNA) – The war to defend the northern border of Vietnamese people 40 years ago (February 17, 1949) was spotlighted in a recent seminar held at the Ho Chi Minh Institute under Saint Petersburg State University of Russia. In his remarks, Professor Vladimir Kolotov, head of the institute, recalled the struggle and cited memoirs of Gennady Obaturov, chief military advisor to the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence during the war, helping participating students understand more about the whole-hearted support of experts of the Soviet Union (now Russia) to Vietnam at that time. The brief but fierce war is still in the mind of those who lived during the period, the Professor said. Russian students from Saint Petersburg State University enthusiastically participated in the discussion. Doussia Kalganova, a third-year student, expressed her love for Vietnamese land and people, saying the seminar has helped Russian youths learn more about Vietnam, and brought young people … [Read more...] about Seminar sheds light on northern border defence war
And this is not to mention cases in which fertile land of farmers are bought at cheap prices and then sold to developers and businesses at much higher prices. In some cases, farming land has been revoked and left to degrade for projects that remain on paper. Such stories have caused much public outrage and cost so much time, effort and money of farmers who have been denied justice. … [Read more...] about On fertile agricultural land, Vietnam’s shooting itself in the foot