The Da Nang Department of Information and Communications late last week reported it has scrapped 715 phone numbers for good.It said these numbers have broken the law by sending spam messages and advertisements.
According to the southern province of Dong Nai's Department of Planning and Investment, the province attracted $1.83 billion worth of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first nine months of this year, a rise of 54 per cent over the same period last year and 183.5 per cent of the year's target.
Thua Thien-Hue Province on Wednesday approved a project to protect coastal forests and lagoons.
HCM City has 24 spots highly prone to traffic jams, the HCM City Traffic Safety Committee said on Tuesday.
Construction started on Thursday (Sept 24) on the six-lane Dong Tay (East West) road, the most modern of its kind in Buon Ma Thuot in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.
A conference on developing agricultural products in the Cuu Long (Mekong) River Delta region was held in Kien Giang Province on Wednesday by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. New methods on cultivation and productivity were discussed. Projects to upgrade the dyke and irrigation systems, and electricity networks, were also featured.
Construction began on Tuesday of wharf No3 at Vung Ang Port in Ha Tinh Province by Viet-Lao Vung Ang Port Joint Stock Company.It is being built on a 4.39ha area at a cost of VND999.9 billion (US$44.4 million).
Eighteen rescued wild animals have been released in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh, including four endangered yellow-margined box turtles (Cuora flavomarginata).
The People's Committee of the north-central province of Ha Tinh has approved the installation of a water supply system for the five communes of Duc La, Bui Xa, Duc Yen, Duc Quang and Duc Vinh in Duc Tho District as part of a national programme to provide clean water to rural areas to improve people's life and health.
There have been 525 dengue fever cases in the central province of Quang Ngai so far this year.
Fares will be cut in half on train route STC1 from Sai Gon to the central province of Ninh Thuan and train STC2 from Ninh Thuan to Sai Gon on October 3 and 4, according to the Sai Gon Railway Passenger Transportation Company.


Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh

Wiping sweat from his forehead, 36-year-old Trinh Duc Sang took big strides along a road covered with muddy coal sludge and dirt to the place that was his home until just three weeks ago. He climbed a rickety ladder that buckled under his weight to reach his neigh-bour's house overlooking a creek. From there, he crossed into his old home.

Doctors treat patients for free at clinic in Ha Noi Doctors treat patients for free at clinic in Ha Noi

For more than 20 years, Dang Thi Nhan, 67, has been waking up about 30 minutes earlier each day to bake cakes or prepare tea for two retired doctors in a clinic near her house in Ha Noi's Giap Bat Ward.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam 1    Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".

Water resources, eroding land need saving Water resources, eroding land need saving

Water management has become a major topic of discussion in recent years among Viet Nam's lawmakers, experts and society. The country has been struggling to deal with water-related issues such as a rising sea level, land subsidence and saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta. Lawmakers and experts shared their views on water management with Viet Nam News reporters Thu Van and Hoang Anh.