City sees rise  in PAD patients
More and more patients have been diagnosed with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) at HCM City University Medical Centre.
The high growth in retail sales and services and a taming of inflation in the first three months of the year indicate the HCM City economy's "robust" growth, People's Committee members heard at a meeting last Friday.
Public comments about the Social Labour Law 2014 will be listened to and collected, Doan Mau Diep, deputy minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, has said.
The Vietnamese Minister for Justice, Ha Hung Cuong, and his South Korean counterpart, Hwang Kyo-ahn, have signed an agreement to co-operate.
Focus on infant healthcare
Participants at the Inter-Parliamentary Union's 132nd General Assembly (IPU-132) yesterday highlighted the role of parliaments in addressing key challenges to securing better healthcare services for mothers and children.
Airport expansion suspended to avoid delays
The expansion of plane parking areas at Tan Son Nhat airport in HCM City has been delayed so as not to disrupt passengers during the approaching end-of-April holiday period.
A programme to support communities in the disaster-affected areas of Dien Bien Province, Hai Phong City and Tien Giang Province was launched today.
Two Laotian men were arrested yesterday in the border area in the central province of Quang Tri for trying to smuggle 10,000 illegal pills into Viet Nam.
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.
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.