An Giang residents run for charity
More than 2,000 government officials, soldiers, workers, students and local residents came together in Long Xuyen City to take part in a public marathon today.
Ministry launches online services for cosmetics importers
The Drug Administration of Viet Nam (DAVN) under the health ministry today launched online public services level 4 to help cosmetics importers promote their products in the country's market.
Overloaded trucks threaten Ha Noi dykes
The illegal movement of overloaded trucks on Ha Noi's dykes are seriously threatening the structures, an official from the capital city's Dyke Management Office (DMO) said.
Landslide in Quang Ngai leaves 1,000 people stranded
Ba To District People's Committee Chairman Le Han Phong said 33 landslide-prone areas were discovered during a two-day spell of heavy rain.
Railways to run more trains for holidays
The Viet Nam Railway Corporation (VNRC) yesterday announced additional rail trips on some routes to handle the surging passenger traffic during the national holidays on April 30 and May 1.
Ha Noi makes two-wheeler helmets compulsory for students
The Ha Noi department of education and training has ordered schools to ensure that all students wear helmets from April 10, while riding two-wheelers such as motorbikes and electric bicycles.
Global Fund to continue financial support to VN
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked the Global Fund to continue assisting Viet Nam in researching methadone detoxification methods.
More than 140 workers suffer food poisoning
More than 140 workers were rushed to hospital after they showed symptoms of food poisoning yesterday, in the Long Duc Industrial Park in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh.
Task force directs scaffolding collapse site rescue work
Fifteen workers were working on the scaffolding when it collapsed, killing 13 and injuring 28 at the Formosa section in Vung Ang economic zone, Ha Tinh Province on Wednesday night.
Leafhebank employees call off strike, return to work
Employees of Leafhebank, a leather company based in the southern Dong Nai Province, who had gone on strike on Tuesday, have returned to work after their demands were met.
Building site disaster under review
Deputy PM Hoang Trung Hai yesterday rushed to a building site in HaTinh Province where 14 people were killed and 28 injured when scaffolding collapsed.
Australian students to study in Viet Nam

More than 300 Australian students will come to Viet Nam during the next 12 months to earn credit towards their Australian academic qualifications through clinical placements, short-term research projects and semester-based exchanges.

Strange disease identified as hepatitis
Strange disease identified as hepatitis

A strange disease that has affected 45 residents in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum's Ia Chiem and Dak Nang communes since May this year has been identified as hepatitis A, according to the provincial Health Department.

City to speed up canal upgrade
City to speed up canal upgrade

Officials from the HCM City Department of Transport and other agencies on Friday inspected the Tan Hoa-Lo Gom Canal Sanitation and Urban Upgrade Project as part of efforts to speed up work and complete it by the end of August.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.