Nation's biggest airport adds new domestic terminal section
Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCM City had started the expansion of the domestic terminal to increase its capacity to 5 million passengers a year, the Airports Corporation of Viet Nam has announced.
Vietnamese American gets death sentence for drug trafficking
The HCM City People's Court sentenced a Vietnamese American to death yesterday for transporting drugs illegally.
Gov't okays plan for Ha Noi ring road No 5
The Government has approved a detailed plan for the construction of Ring Road No 5 around Ha Noi.
US-backed alliance to protect Ha Long Bay
The Ha Long Bay Alliance, a joint public-private effort between US and Vietnamese government officials, private-sector business partners and key local and national stakeholders, was launched yesterday by the US Embassy in co-operation with the People's Committee of the northern province of Quang Ninh.
Workers to get higher bonuses
Higher employee bonuses will be given this year in Viet Nam as a result of better business performance, the recruiting website JobStreet.com has found.
Ex-Vinalines chief appeals to have sentence commuted
Vinalines ex-chairman Duong Chi Dung, sentenced to death last year for corruption, pleaded not guilty and asked for his sentence to be commuted at his appeal, which opened in Ha Noi yesterday.
Vehicles registration staff suspended for violations
A total of 32 registration staff and one registration centre were suspended from work due to violations pertaining to vehicle inspection and registration, said Viet Nam Register's (VR) deputy director Nguyen Minh Cuong.
Small buses a must: HCM City
City authorities have asked the Ministry of Transport for permission to continue the use of public buses with 12 to 16 seats.
Overseas Vietnamese get more time for citizenship
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed to extend the deadline by five years for overseas Vietnamese to register for citizenship or restore their Vietnamese citizenship following recommendations by the Justice Ministry.
Taiwanese job firms suspended
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has decided to suspend activities of 29 Taiwanese employment companies involved in sending Vietnamese workers to Taiwan for regulation violations.
City hosts fair on education reform
Curricula with cutting-edge technology and advanced schooling models are being showcased at the HCM City Education Development Fair that opened yesterday at the city's Independence Palace in District 1.
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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Light it up with fire on Hue's Truong Tien Bridge Light it up with fire on Hue's Truong Tien Bridge

The 150-year-old Truong Tien Bridge, which spans over the renowned Huong (Perfume) River in Hue City, was lit up by fire in an installation by French artist Carabosse on Friday evening.

Hospital provides free asthma treatment Hospital provides free asthma treatment

The Bach Mai General Hospital will provide free check-up consultations and treatment to newly asthmatic patients on April 26, to mark Global Asthma Day (May 1).

Failure to address water pollution has consequences 1    Failure to address water pollution has consequences

Viet Nam needs to have a comprehensive, unified set of rules to control water pollution in the country, because the problem has assumed very serious proportions, experts and officials said at workshop yesterday.

Tokyo police release VNA flight attendant Tokyo police release VNA flight attendant

Vietnam Airlines announced on Wednesday that the Japanese authorities had released its 25-year-old flight attendant who had been arrested on suspicion of smuggling stolen goods.

Paean to people with disabilities Paean to people with disabilities

A photo exhibition in Dong Nai Province underscores the will and perseverance of 25 disabled people who overcame their situation to lead normal lives.