Military helicopter crash kills four personnel
Four crew members were killed when a UH-1 helicopter of the Viet Nam Air Force crashed during a flight training exercise this morning.
Open road
An 18.7-km stretch of the National Highway 38B, connecting Lam Town and Nam Dinh City in northern Nam Dinh Province, is officially open to public on Tuesday by the Ministry of Transport and the provincial People's Committee. The construction of the stretch was kicked off last March, worth nearly VND594 billion (US$27.8 million).
Dispute rises over flyover projects
Ha Noi's Department of Transport did not commit any violations during the construction of three flyovers that could go over budget by VND27.2 billion (US$1.2 million), said the department's director Vu Van Vien at a press briefing on Tuesday.
Urban train project creates traffic chaos in Ha Noi
Building sites for Ha Noi's new overhead urban train project, including eight overhead stations, are hindering traffic on some of the capital's busiest routes.
Overloaded boats remain a problem
Barges and boats travelling on waterway routes from HCM City to the Mekong Delta are ignoring regulations on overloaded cargo, while officials do not have sufficient means to control the worsening situation.
Military helicopter crash kills four crew members
Four crew members were killed when a Viet Nam Air Force UH-1 helicopter crashed during a training exercise yesterday morning.
Non-infectious diseases on the rise
Non-infectious diseases, such as high-blood pressure, pulmonary ailments, asthma, diabetes and cancer, make up two thirds of the total incidence of diseases and health-related deaths in the nation, and the uptrend is expected to increase.
Media copyright violations rife, say journalists
The media, especially digital, ignores copyright laws resulting in rampant plagiarism and demoralising journalists, a workshop held by the Viet Nam Journalists Association heard in HCM City yesterday.
Canadian man arrested for drug
Customs officials of Tan Son Nhat international airport in HCM City yesterday released that they arrested a Canadian man for drug trafficking.
Ministry to tighten control over wild
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has urged relevant ministries and agencies to tighten management over centres that raise dangerous wild animals in order to ensure the safety of local people.
Tonnes of illegally imported fruits found
HCM City's market watch department inspected and discovered tonnes of fruit and fruit juice without clear origins at a wholesale market in Thu Duc District 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.


VN committed to realising TPP VN committed to realising TPP

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh reiterated Viet Nam's commitment to negotiating and realising the terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) for the benefit of all TPP members while meeting US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Stefan M. Selig yesterday in Ha Noi.

VN Railway Authority head found dead VN Railway Authority head found dead

Director of Viet Nam Railway Authority Nguyen Huu Thang was found dead in his office yesterday in Ha Noi.

Student looks to improve traffic 3    Student looks to improve traffic

South Korean high school student Chihyun Ryu has spent her time in Ha Noi over the last three and a half years walking around Hoan Kiem Lake, and riding on the back of her father's motorbike taking videos of the chaotic traffic.

Talented ‘stage magician' tells story in memoir Talented ‘stage magician' tells story in memoir

Artist Thanh Loc will begin his five-city tour tomorrow in HCM City to launch his newly published memoirs.

Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings

Viet Nam jumped up four steps in international football rankings, according to FIFA's latest list.