Pleiku Airport closed temporarily for repair
Flights from and to Pleiku Airport will be halted from March 15 till October 25, owing to repairs being conducted at the facility, airport director Nguyen Trong Hai said.
Airplanes from Viet Nam and China nearly collided on the Guangzhou airport runway recently, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam reported.
Fire destroys fishing boat in Quang Nam
A midnight fire yesterday completely destroyed the boat of cuttlefish fishermen Huynh Van Tri and Nguyen Khanh, residents of Tam Giang Commune, in Quang Nam Province's Nui Thanh District.
Ha Noi sets up self-management teams
The Ha Noi Youth Union on Wednesday launched a project to set up self-management teams in order to maintain public order in the city.
Prevent sharing of hospital beds, says government
The medical services administration under the health ministry has asked 17 national hospitals across the country to pledge that they will not allow patients to share hospital beds.
Southern provinces to coordinate in sea rescue missions
The border police of 10 southern provinces and the Vietnam Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre III in Ba Ria-Vung Tau yesterday signed an agreement on sea rescue missions.
4 injured in HCM City after jumping from 2nd floor to escape fire
Four members of a family were injured, two of them badly, after jumping from the second floor of their house in HCM City's District 7 to escape from a fire early this morning.
Quang Binh penalises trade law violations
The Quang Binh Market Watch has penalised more than 200 cases of trade law violations during the past two months with a total fine of more than VND500 million (US$23,800).
A new outbreak of H5N1 (avian flu) has been detected in a livestock farm in Soc Trang's Ke Sach District, the health ministry's department of preventive medicine confirmed on Wednesday.
About 75 per cent of petitions delivered to the Central Citizen Reception Committee (CCRC) last year failed to meet necessary requirements, the committee reported in a recent working session in Ha Noi.
HCM City's People's Committee plans to relocate more than 4,400 households living in slums along canals this year.
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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Confiscated bikes set for charity sale 1    Confiscated bikes set for charity sale

The National Traffic Safety Committee plans to sell motorbikes and bicycles driving on expressways that have been banned for their use.

Cycling race escort dies in accident Cycling race escort dies in accident

A member of a motorbike escort group for the Binh Duong Open International Women's Bike Race died yesterday after being hit by a motorbike tour group.

Vietnamese cuisine book journeys out of 5-star resort's kitchen Vietnamese cuisine book journeys out of 5-star resort's kitchen

The five-star Furama Resort has released a 120-page cookbook titled A Journey Through Viet Nam's Cuisine, featuring recipes from the resort's culinary library.

HCM City youth call on banks, firms to stop funding fossil fuels HCM City youth call on banks, firms to stop funding fossil fuels

A series of activities on climate change and energy have been launched by 350.org Viet Nam aimed at raising people's awareness about the threat of a carbon bubble.

Da Nang to teach archipelago history Da Nang to teach archipelago history

The history of Da Nang and its relationship with the Hoang Sa Archipelago (Paracel Islands) will be introduced into the curricula at secondary and high schools in the central coastal city this year, officials have announced.