Students register for national high school exam
More than one million students registered for the national high school exam in the country this morning.
Central city holds exam to select department director
The central city held an examination for the post of the city's construction department's director yesterday, becoming the first city in Viet Nam to launch selections for the 2015-20 period.
Six Chinese nationals arrested for credit card fraud
The Ha Noi Police today arrested six Chinese nationals for allegedly using fake credit cards to appropriate money via Point of Sale devices.
Moving gesture
Volunteers stand ready at Ha Noi's bus and railway stations to transport University Entrance Exam candidates and their relatives to their place of stay.
HCM City localities collect bike toll ahead of schedule
Some localities in HCM City have begun to collect road maintenance fees from motorbike owners before the designated start date of July 1.
Firms, officials talk about tax regulations
Business representatives met with customs and taxation officials yesterday in HCM City to resolve longstanding concerns about tax refunds and customs regulations.
Ly Son's marine resources diminish
The People's Committee of Ly Son Island District has proposed the People's Committee of Quang Ngai central province to ban large boats from fishing along Ly Son Island.
Students help assist hospital patients
University volunteers who offer social work services at HCM City hospitals have helped to improve patient morale and reduce the workload of medical staff.
HCM City reveals final metro routes
Preparations to build three metro lines in HCM City at a cost of nearly VND92 trillion (over US$4.2 billion) have been finalised, according to the HCM City Management Authority of Urban Railways.
Hai Phong officials suspended for 15 days
The Viet Nam Inland Waterway Administration (VIWA) has suspended officials of Hai Phong Maritime Administration for 15 days, following a report about an overloaded vessel in Hai Phong Port.
Ha Tinh Province's People's Committee Chairman Le Dinh Son has asked Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung for VND80 billion (US$3.6 million) in aid to help the locality cope with drought.
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.

Illegal gold mining pollutes environment in Cao Bang
Illegal gold mining pollutes environment in Cao Bang

Illegal gold mining along the Hien River section flowing through Thach An and Nguyen Binh districts in Cao Bang Province has severely polluted the local environment over the last month.


VN smartphone hits shops 1    VN smartphone hits shops

Bkav Corporation yesterday launched the first made-in-Vietnam smartphone, Bphone, which was in development for more than four years.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 2    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.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    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.

US show to shoot secret cave special 1    US show to shoot secret cave special

The American television network ABC (American Broadcasting Company) will make a live broadcast of a Good Morning America programme featuring one Viet Nam's natural wonders.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.