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.
Children succumb to measles virus
A total of 108 children have died from measles and its complications so far this year out of a total of 2,492 confirmed cases throughout the nation.
Thirteen more pedestrian bridges and tunnels will be built in HCM City to reduce traffic gridlock, at a total cost of VND120 billion (US$5.7 million), the city's Department of Transport has said.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Animal Health Department has reported that Viet Nam was free from bird flu, with no new outbreaks being detected in the last two weeks.
The Ha Noi People's Court yesterday decided to postpone the trial of Nguyen Duc Kien, former vice chairman of the founding council of the Asia Commercial Bank (ACB), because one of his alleged eight accomplices was absent due to poor health.
Peace of art
His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa (centre) and the Drukpa Buddhist Sangha visit the photo exhibition "Love in Action" held in HCM City yesterday. More than 130 photographs about His Holiness are on display at the exhibition.
A Drink Don't Drive public awareness campaign will be conducted in HCM City by the Directorate for Roads of Viet Nam in coordination with the non-profit organisation International Centre for Alcohol Policies.
Water released from the Ban Chat Hydropower Plant was not the cause of a wave that swept away seven children in Thanh Uyen District in the northern province of Lai Chau on Sunday as rumours, according to the vice chairman of the district's People's Committee, Ha Trong Hai.
A million trees to give City a fresh look
More than VN46 billion (US$2.1million) will be spent this year to plant one million new trees in HCM City to increase green cover and beautify city streets.
Five people were killed and nine injured in a traffic accident on the HCM City-Trung Luong Freeway in Tien Giang Province's Chau Thanh District yesterday morning.
Military personnel in the northern province of Yen Bai successfully defused two bombs in Van Yen District yesterday.
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.

New companies outnumber old in HCMC

More than 20,000 new companies opened in HCM City in the first nine months of the year, with the city's support policies have seen thousands of businesses resume operations.


Mekong summit calls for greater riparian co-operation Mekong summit calls for greater riparian co-operation

Mekong River riparian countries have improved co-operation since the first Mekong River Commission (MRC) summit held in Thailand four years ago, a senior Vietnamese official has said.

Viet Nam attempts to hold back deadly measles strain Viet Nam attempts to hold back deadly measles strain

The head of Viet Nam's General Department of Preventive Medicine, Tran Dac Phu, announced on Tuesday that the department would work to contain the outbreak of measles over the coming months.

Da Nang plans a greener future Da Nang plans a greener future

The central city of Da Nang will have a face-lift as it becomes a green city following the Prime Minister's decision on the city's adjusted master urban plan for 2030 and 2050.

Delta households face water shortage Delta households face water shortage

More than 377,000 people in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta face a fresh water shortage because of saline water intrusion in the area, according to the National Centre for Rural Clean Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation.

Ha Noi to host National Shooting Cup 1    Ha Noi to host National Shooting Cup

The National Shooting Cup is scheduled to take place in the Ha Noi-based National Sports Training Centre from April 16 to 24.