City sees rise  in PAD patients
More and more patients have been diagnosed with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) at HCM City University Medical Centre.
A programme to support communities in the disaster-affected areas of Dien Bien Province, Hai Phong City and Tien Giang Province was launched today.
An Asian elephant (elephas maximus) was found dead in a private forestry company's forest in Cu A Mung commune in the Central Highlands province's Ea H'leo district last week.
Drug enforcement officials from the Central Quang Tri Province's Border guard seized 10,000 pills of ecstasy at the Lao Bao border gate on Tuesday.
Two fishing boats were fined VNĐ48 million (US$2,200) for violating Viet Nam's near-shore fishing regulations yesterday in the Central Quang Binh Province.
HCM City to build Hiep Phuoc 1 Residential Quarter
The HCM City People's Committee has sought approval for the construction of the Hiep Phuoc 1 Residential Quarter in the Hiep Phuoc Port Urban Zone in Nha Be District.
The Regional Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre No 2 (MRCC Da Nang) rescued an injured fisherman 195 nautical miles off the central city yesterday.
ASEAN University Network discusses quality of universities
The ASEAN University Network (AUN) had several achievements in setting up and developing policies, norms and quality processes for university members.
Cosmetics goods to be tested for origins
Ha Noi's Market Watch sent samples of confiscated goods from Xuan Thuy Cosmetics Ltd to the police for testing, said Le Viet Phuong, deputy captain Market Watch Unit 14.
Bus accident kills five
A traffic accident on National Route 32 killed at least five people near Ha Noi's Phuc Tho District yesterday afternoon.
WB funds planting of industrial trees
The central province of Thua Thien Hue Province has planted 17,300ha of trees to cover the barren hills and help lift local farmers out of poverty.
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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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.