Viet Nam and Denmark ink geological research agreement
Vietnam Petroleum Institute (VPI) and Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) signed a research collaboration agreement that aims to address future oil and gas challenges in Viet Nam.
Three air traffic officials suspended over power cut
Dinh Viet Thang, general director of the Viet Nam Air Traffic Management Corporation, yesterday suspended three technical officials of the Southern Region Air Traffic Services Company.
Fire destroys Tien Giang firm's property
A fire broke out this morning in a company that manufactures wrapping material in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang.
Weather could hit City traffic hard
The city could generate US$1.4 billion by investing in making its transportation system more resilient in extreme weather conditions, a study released by Siemens and Arup said last week.
Few addicts get methadone relief
Just 10 per cent of the drug addicts nationwide had received the methadone maintenance treatment so far, officials said a recent workshop.
City to provide social services for migrant children
Children of disadvantaged migrants in four HCM City districts with high migrant populations will receive educational and health assistance under a project by the HCM City Children Welfare Association.
Ex-inspector's assets to be revoked for several violations
The Communist Party Central Committee's Inspection Commission has suggested the seizure of multiple properties belonging to former Chief Government Inspector Tran Van Truyen after uncovering "several violations of State land policies".
Workstarts on bridge over Bac Luan River
The northern coastal province of Quang Ninh started work on Saturday on a bridge over the Bac Luan river that will connect Mong Cai with Dongxing in China's Guangxi Province.
Huge explosives haul in Ba Ria-Vung Tau
Anti-smuggling officers in the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau yesterday seized a total of 53.5kg of explosives, the biggest amount found in the southern region so far.
Tonnes of poisonous puffer fish destroyed
About 1.4 tonnes of illegal, poisonous puffer fish were destroyed yesterday, after Ha Long City police found them on a truck on Thursday in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
New rescue vessel launched
The Song Thu Shipyard and Dutch Damen Group launched a rescue ship and tugboat for the Viet Nam Coast Guard on Saturday.
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.


Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist

The assistance that Singaporeans gave a Vietnamese tourist who was scammed when he bought an iPhone 6 in Singapore has earned much attention and applause from Vietnamese newspapers and netizens.

Old apartments remain in state of disrepair Old apartments remain in state of disrepair

There are more than 1,500 old apartment buildings at risk of collapse across Viet Nam, but in the last decade, only five per cent were rebuilt.

Province backs cable car to cave 1    Province backs cable car to cave

Authorities in central Quang Binh Province have given the go ahead for a highly controversial cable car system connecting various sites in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to the world's biggest cave, Son Doong.

Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films

Saigon Outcast will hold two free Thursday outdoor film screenings this month.

Tax not the solution to online gaming issue 1    Tax not the solution to online gaming issue

A 10 per cent tax on the online gaming industry recently proposed by the Ministry of Finance aims to address the connection between the increase in gaming addiction and game-related crimes among youngsters by charging them more to fuel their addiction.