Ninh Thuan to increase grape cultivation
Grape and wine production in the central province of Ninh Thuan is expected to expand in future years as the industry transfers technology, imports more grape varieties and creates a geographical indication for locally produced wine and grapes.
Red mud spill damages rice fields in Bac Kan
Around 11,000 cubic metres of red mud spilled from a reservoir belonging to the Material and Complete Equipment Export-Import Corporation last Saturday, clogging up a nearby stream and terraced fields in Ngoc Phai Commune in the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan for a week.
HCM City People's Committee yesterday honoured 4,665 distinguished students who have won international, national and city contests in the 2013-2014 academic year.
Higher education worldwide is in a period of transition affected by globalisation and internationalisation which requires each institution to change or improve its leadership to ensure development, Dr Le Van Hao, head of Nha Trang University's Quality Assurance and Inspection Department, said.
Police in the central province of Ha Tinh yesterday arrested four people on suspicion of murder - Pham Van Nghia, Dinh Van Hoat, Le Van Anh, all 19, and Le Cong Suc, 21, from neighboring Thanh Hoa province.
The Ministry of Health may allow selected hospitals in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue, HCM City and Ha Noi to be involved in humane surrogacy operations.
The Mines Advisory Group has begun the fifth stage of a project to destroy unexploded ordnance in central Quang Binh Province.
Apartment buyers denied land rights
More than 36,000 apartment buyers in Ha Noi have been denied vital land-use right certificates because the sellers have not completed legal documents, said vice director of the city's Natural Resources and Environment Department, Nguyen Huu Nghia.
MAG begins project to destroy unexploded ordnance
The Mines Advisory Group (MAG) has begun the fifth stage of the project to destroy unexploded ordnance in the central province of Quang Binh.
Major blaze
Fire broke out at a warehouse storing alcohol and other goods inside the Nam Song Hong base depot on Phan Trong Tue Road, Thanh Tri District, Ha Noi yesterday morning.
Half of rural population lacks access to clean water
By the end of June, 84 per cent of the rural population was using water from water plants, but only half of them had access to clean water that satisfied Ministry of Health criteria, Deputy Minister of Agricultural and Rural Development Hoang Van Thang said at an online conference 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.

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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Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters

At 6:30pm on July 16, China's oil rig Haiyang Shiyou – 981 was 41 nautical miles from its previous position and out of Viet Nam's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, about 163 nautical miles southwest of China's Hainan island, reported the Viet Nam Coast Guard High Command.  

School closed for torturing autistic students School closed for torturing autistic students

City authorities have shut down an illegal school for autistic children after it was found to be torturing its students.

Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books 1    Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books

E-books would replace printed textbooks in the first to third grades in HCM City for the upcoming schools year under a new proposal, the vice chairman of the city People's Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan has said.

Beer plant left unfinished Beer plant left unfinished

A beer plant under construction in the centre of Ha Tinh City has become a pasture for local residents to graze oxen.

Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods

Vietnam Airlines Tourism Company (VATC ) has installed the first ever sleeping pods in Noi Bai International Airport to serve the passengers.