Do you want an end to late-night liquor sales?
The Ministry of Health is drafting a plan to ban the sale of alcohol after 10pm in a bid to curb alcohol abuse in Viet Nam, which often leads to traffic accidents and domestic violence.
How did you find your current rental house in Viet Nam?

In Viet Nam, tenants often have no choice but to deal directly with landlords who choose to avoid using agents. As a result, many problems can develop between the two sides.

You Asked, published on Tuesdays, gives readers an opportunity to ask Viet Nam News questions. We publish selected responses the following week.
What do you think of the policy?
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs' Circular 03, which takes effect from March, has met with unfavourable feedback from the public as it set high standards for foreigners who want to work in Viet Nam.
A plan to develop Western style angle-parking for cars
The move is seen as an attempt to rein in traffic congestion in downtown Ha Noi, especially since big cars began to dominate most of the roads. Ha Noi Parking Ltd Co has been licensed as sole provider of the pilot parking service. What do you think about the new plan?
Last week, Viet Nam News asked readers for their opinions about a new labour policy, which acknowledges domestic assistance as an official profession and aims to protect the rights of domestic workers.
Do domestic workers deserve a better deal?
A new labour policy, Decree 27, that takes effect on May 25, acknowledges domestic workers are a professional group and aims to protect their rights.
What is your take on Viet Nam's beer consumption?
A recent report by the Viet Nam Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Association said the country consumed more than 3 billion litres of beer last year.
Ha Noi will host a book festival between April 20-26 to celebrate Viet Nam's Book Day (April 4) and the World Book and Copyright Day (April 23). The event is intended to honour reading culture and create an opportunity for authors to introduce their works to readers.
Son Doong Cave: how can we balance between exploring and preserving the cave's natural beauty?
Son Doong Cave – the world's largest cave located in the central province of Quang Binh, has been named on a list of "28 incredibly beautiful places you won't believe actually exist" by Buzzfeed – a New York-based social news and entertainment website.
Viet Nam is thinking about destroying its stockpiles of illegal wildlife products. The move would reflect a new determination by the Vietnamese Government to fight the trade in wildlife skins, bones, horns and furs for so called "medicines" and other exotica.

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Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters

At 6:30pm on July 16, China's oil rig Haiyang Shiyou – 981 was 41 nautical miles from its previous position and out of Viet Nam's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, about 163 nautical miles southwest of China's Hainan island, reported the Viet Nam Coast Guard High Command.  

School closed for torturing autistic students School closed for torturing autistic students

City authorities have shut down an illegal school for autistic children after it was found to be torturing its students.

Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books 1    Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books

E-books would replace printed textbooks in the first to third grades in HCM City for the upcoming schools year under a new proposal, the vice chairman of the city People's Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan has said.

Beer plant left unfinished Beer plant left unfinished

A beer plant under construction in the centre of Ha Tinh City has become a pasture for local residents to graze oxen.

Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods

Vietnam Airlines Tourism Company (VATC ) has installed the first ever sleeping pods in Noi Bai International Airport to serve the passengers.