Quarry explosions damage houses, threaten residents
Tens of houses in the Central Highland province of Dak Nong have been damaged due to blasting at local quarries.
Rain continues to batter north
Historic, torrential rain and floods killed 10 more people in the north, bringing the total number of deaths to 27 since the heavy downpour started last month, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster reported yesterday.
Hospitals given modern tools for waste disposal
Six district hospitals and 17 commune health centres in the northern provinces of Cao Bang and Bac Kan have been provided with autoclave equipment for steam cleaning medical waste.
Children across the country ready to speak their minds
More than 190 children between 10 and 16 from 30 cities and province will gather in Ha Noi tomorrow for an annual three-day forum to empower kids' voices.
Police list names of those who owe fines
Nguyen Huu Cuong, chief of the office of Da Nang city's Traffic Safety Committee, said city officials have started posting online the names of traffic offenders who haven't paid their fines.
Hue to construct $14mil obstetrical hospital
The Hue Central Hospital, the biggest hospital run by the Ministry of Health in the Central region of Viet Nam, is to get a separate 300-bed obstetrical facility.
Heavy rains kill 22 persons in northern provinces
People in several northern provinces of the country continued to be hit by more rain and floods today.
Police seize large quantity of explosives from car
A joint team of the Central Ha Tinh Province's police department and the High Command of Viet Nam's Coast Guard's Special Task Force busted a case of trafficking of explosives.
Illegal motorbike consumption ring razed
The HCM City police arrested four people after busting a major gang of fences that bought stolen motorbikes and sold them using forged papers.
Son La to install Ho Chi Minh statue
A tall statue depicting late President Ho Chi Minh's attachment for the northwestern mountains' ethnic groups, will be built in Son La City in Son La Province from October.
Viet Nam to compete in WorldSkills Competition
Fourteen Vietnamese contestants will participate in the 43rd WorldSkills Competition, which will take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from August 5 to 17.
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.

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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".