Photo exhibition: ‘In/Out’ of the International Pride Photo Award International

May 24, 2017 | 08:23 pm GMT+7 Opening: 12:00 am, Wed 24 May 2017 Nha San COLLECTIVE, 15th floor Hanoi Creative City Building, 01 Luong Yen, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi An exhibition of 43 photos that made it to the final round of the Pride Photo Award 2016. From the organizer: 16 years since […]

Japanese mega-drill ready to grind out Saigon’s first metro line International

Ho Chi Minh City is looking to kickstart the construction of  Metro Line No.1 this week with the help of a 300-ton tunnel boring machine (TBM) from Japan that will dig the tunnel connecting the line’s first two underground stations. The giant drill is expected to begin digging the 781-meter-long tunnel from the city’s Opera […]

Concert: Beautiful Baroque @ Mai Khoi Church International

May 24, 2017 | 06:22 pm GMT+7 Opening: 07:30 pm, Thu 25 May 2017 Mai Khoi Church, 44 Tu Xuong, District 3, HCMC Featuring the Saigon Chamber Consort. Soul Music & Performing Arts Academy present “Beautiful Baroque” featuring the Saigon Chamber Consort under the SMPAA Choral Division. The concert will take you on an elegant […]

HCMC looks to Japanese fund for extension to first metro line International

Ho Chi Minh City is looking for a grant of $100 million from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to extend its first metro line to the neighboring provinces of Binh Duong and Dong Nai, the project coordinator has said. HCMC Urban Railway Management Unit on Wednesday said it would need around $100 million to […]

Vietnam’s public hospitals waste $16 mln on unused, broken equipment – audit International

By Nam Phuong  &nbspMay 24, 2017 | 03:04 pm GMT+7 Many devices were damaged before or soon after being put into use. Many public hospitals in Vietnam have been wasting huge amounts of money buying unnecessary or poor quality equipment, state auditors said. Inspections found 1,225 devices worth more than VND371 billion ($16.34 million) were […]