PM calls for police to remain vigilant
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday urged police nationwide to step up vigilance next year against the nefarious designs of hostile and criminal forces.
The Viet Nam Expressway Corporation has finished fixing a 73m crack that appeared between Km82 and 83 of the Noi Bai – Lao Cai Expressway in September, just three days after the road opened.
Viet Nam's General Customs Department instructed customs departments at all localities to increase their vigilance as smuggling and trading in counterfeit products surged around the Tet festival.
Eleven of the twelve workers rescued from the collapsed tunnel in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong were discharged from the hospital yesterday.
Two men were arrested for alleged drug trafficking on Sunday in Laos' Luang Prabang Province.
Police in the northern province of Hung Yen recovered two bodies from a wrecked ship yesterday following a crash last Friday.
The Viet Nam Rising Milk Fund donated 54,000 glasses of milk worth VND500 million (US$23,400) to children affected by Agent Orange in northern Thai Binh province on December 21.
Officials from Ha Noi, HCM City and the Central Highlands extended their Christmas greetings to parishioners yesterday.
Ensuring security for Tet
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has called on ministries and other Government agencies to tighten market controls and take steps to ensure social safety and security during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays in 2015.
Project raises minority people's resilience against natural disaster
Ethnic minority people in the northern provinces of Lai Chau and Son La will learn to prepare for natural disasters in an US$1.8 million project launched last week by the Viet Nam Red Cross.
Hoa Sen offers funds to workers trapped in tunnel
The Hoa Sen Group, a steel manufacturer, on Sunday donated a total of more than VND600 million (US$2,900) to a local rescue team and to 12 workers who had been trapped in a collapsed tunnel in the Central Highlands of Lam Dong.
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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HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce 1    HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce

High demand for farm produce and the sheer variety of ways in which it is brought into HCM City from other localities makes quality control a very difficult task, officials say.

Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous

Top craftsmen and women from seven silk villages in Viet Nam will participate in the Viet Nam Silk Culture Day at Hoi An city's Silk Village centre on December 28.

Local art smashes auction record Local art smashes auction record

Days after noted Vietnamese artist Le Pho's View from the Hilltop set a new auction record, art collector Nguyen Minh still has a lingering feeling of regret.

Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners 3    Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners

Architecture and cultural managers discussed Long Bien Bridge's future at a seminar held on Wednesday in Ha Noi.

Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis

Viet Nam suffered a nightmare yesterday at My Dinh Stadium in Ha Noi as they were knocked out of the ASEAN Football Federation-Suzuki Cup.