CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security
The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.
Electricity supply for ethnic minorities in Son La
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai recently issued directives to implement the project to supply electricity to ethnic minorities in northern mountainous Son La Province.
Son makes Dad prize wheelchair
Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.
HCM City plans end to flooding
The HCM City People's Committee has submitted a plan to State officials to address the city's flooding problems.
President commends anti-drug  officers ‘tireless fight'
President Truong Tan Sang praised police in several localities for their tireless efforts in the fight against drugs.
Industrial zones lack kindergartens
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a plan to speed up the construction of kindergartens in industrial zones.
The government of HCM City has set a goal to rid the city of illegal passenger buses by the end of the year.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), in response to an article in The Guardian last weekend, which reported that 3,000 Vietnamese children had been trafficked and used for profit by Vietnamese criminal gangs in the UK, has confirmed that steps are being taken to verify the information.
Ninh Thuan Province has implemented measures to supply clean water to people during the drought season.
Victims of mushroom poisoning stable
The conditions of 20 people hospitalised after consuming toxic mushrooms have been stable and no casualties have been reported, a health official said.
Plant improves pollution control
 The Binh Thuan Department of Natural Resources and Environment said today that pollution control at the Vinh Tan 2 Thermo-electric Plant had improved.
Railway accidents on the rise

Railway accidents increased during the first three months this year compared with the same period last year, according to Viet Nam Railway under the Ministry of Transport.

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.

Lead recycling in village threatens local environment, health
Lead recycling in village threatens local environment, health

Lead recycling in the northern Hung Yen Province's Dong Mai craft village is seriously threatening the local environment and health of its residents, officials have warned.

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Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier

Seventy-nine-year-old former Vietnamese commando Lam Son Nao still feels uncomfortable whenever he thinks about the moment he tried to recover 84 kilos of explosives that had been left near the USNS Core aircraft carrier.

When festivals lose sight of the people 1    When festivals lose sight of the people

Last year I visited George Town in Penang, Malaysia. I was excited to find a lot of similarities between it and my hometown, Hue.

Cultural events lead to fireworks competition 1    Cultural events lead to fireworks competition

An International cuisine event will be held in the central city as a lead up to this weekend's scheduled seventh Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, a contest between teams representing five countries.

Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS 1    Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS

Da Nang plans to use the geographic information system (GIS) in the city's public tree management work, the municipal People's Committee spokesman Vo Van Thuong said.

Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys

The Nghe An Province's environmental crimes division said this morning that it has detained a man for allegedly trafficking monkeys following a tip-off.