Foreigners can buy houses in Vietnam under a new law that takes effect July 1, a move greeted as positive news for the local real estate market.

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EVN dismisses complaints on power price hikes

Vietnam Electricity has dismissed complaints about recent power price rises, insisting its pricing mechanism is transparent and in accordance with the law.

Students pray at scholars' temple for exam success

Students are flocking to Hanoi's Temple of Literature to pray for luck during final exams.

Pottery workshop preserves 150yo techniques

Dai Hung Pottery Workshop in Binh Duong Province has upheld traditional techniques of making jars and jugs for more than 150 years.

PM Dung calls for strong army to respond to new challenges

PM Nguyen Tan Dung called for a strong army able to respond to emerging challenges presented by today’s increasingly complicated, rapidly changing and unpredictable world.

WB finances USD238m to reform rice, coffee industries

The WB approved USD238m in financing for the government’s agriculture restructuring plan aimed at increasing prices of Vietnam’s rice and coffee exports.