Da Nang introduces speed limit on key bridge
The speed limit on Thuan Phuoc Bridge in Da Nang will be 40km per hour, following two serious accidents on the central city's highest bridge recently.
Driver charged for traffic violations
Police in central Thanh Hoa Province have prosecuted a driver in central Nghe An Province's Nam Trung Commune for violating road traffic regulations and causing an accident.
Former Deputy Chief Inspector prosecuted for bribery
The People's Procuracy of the Tay Nguyen (Central Highland) Province of Dak Nong has prosecuted Le Dinh Trong, the former Deputy Chief Inspector of the provincial Department of Transport, for bribery.
Worker falls to death from HCM City building
A construction worker was killed and another was seriously injured after falling from the 12th floor of an under-construction building in HCM City yesterday.
Bac Giang police seize 3,000 poultry birds
Police in the northern province of Bac Giang have seized 3,000 illegal poultry within the past week.
VN students win four International Chemistry Olympiad medals
Four Vietnamese twelfth-grade students won a gold medal, two silver medals and a bronze medal at the 47th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) held in Azerbaijan from July 20 to 29.
Former TV icon arrested for swindling money
Police in the central province of Nghe An's Do Luong District yesterday temporarily detained Ngo Thi Trang for fraudulent appropriation of money.
Patients to be compensated  if vaccines fail or do harm
People receiving vaccines through the free national immunisation programme will be compensated if the immunisation fails or causes serious side effects.
VN lacks cash for satellite hospitals
A Ministry of Health plan to build additional satellite hospitals across the nation and upgrade existing ones lacks money and qualified personnel, the Minister of Health, Nguyen Thi Kim Tien, has said.
Lao tribute
The Communist Party of Viet Nam Central Committee's Commission for External Relations and its Lao counterpart visit late President Ho Chi Minh's home town in central Nghe An yesterday as part of an official Lao visit to Viet Nam.
First entrance scores set for universities
The minimum score to be considered for university enrolment is 15 points, the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) said yesterday afternoon.
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.


Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water 1    Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water

By the time Nguyen Thi Thung, grey-haired and sporting traditional ba ba brown clothes, stops her motorbike near the gates of Ha Noi Cancer Hospital, patients, relatives and street vendors holding empty bottles are already queued up.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

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.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".