Despite the government's intention to sell its stakes in 10 major companies like Vinamilk and FPT, progress is tardy.
'It's impossible. It will cause difficulties for bureaucrats, employers, students and traders,' says a driver.
The Taiwanese company has pledged a compensation fund of $500 mln for the toxic spill disaster in four provinces.
Vietnamese families living in slums along the Red River in Hanoi are using red plastic buckets and old printers to help light homes.
Citizens from Germany, France, the UK, Italy and Spain can continue to travel to Vietnam without obtaining a visa.
Favorite entries in photo contest 'Vietnamese Dads' highlight the joy of parenting and promote gender equality.