Mom with 35 kids has her hands and heart full
"Having two children in the house can be tiring, but I have 35, so it is exhausting."
Recapturing a snapshot of history
The crew of one of the tanks that broke through the gates of the Independence Palace in Sai Gon in 1975, and the journalist on hand to capture that historic moment, enjoyed a reunion recently. Hoang Trung Hieu reports.
The mother of all heartbreaks
Just three when she left, Stacy Thuy Meredith, returned to Viet Nam after 40 years to reunite with her family.
National traffic safety week focuses on kids
A traffic safety week, with the theme "Children and Traffic Safety," was launched yesterday in Ha Noi.
In the past 40 years, since Viet Nam was reunited with its southern region, the country made significant progress in socio-economic development and diplomacy. But many challenges are still ahead.
The search for 45kg of radio-active material missing from an iron mill in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province will be expanded to the neighbouring provinces of Dong Nai, Binh Duong and HCM City.
HCM City plans to add 550 drugs belonging to 21 groups in its medicine price stabilisation programme for 2015-16.
The capital announced yesterday a decision to grant amnesty to and reduce the sentences of 177 prisoners.
Tien Giang southern province inaugurated a high-tech health treatment building, at a cost of VND70 billion (US$3.2 million). The high-tech treatment building is designed to provide health check-up for 400 turns of patients a day.
Firefighters this morning brought under control a fire that had broken out on Sunday night in the chemical and paint storage area of a company in Binh Duong Province.
Doctors at HCM City University Medical Centre successfully performed an operation on a 55-year-old patient from Binh Phuoc Province who had a ruptured mycotic aneurysm caused by a bacterial infection.
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.

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.


Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier

Seventy-nine-year-old former Vietnamese commando Lam Son Nao still feels uncomfortable whenever he thinks about the moment he tried to recover 84 kilos of explosives that had been left near the USNS Core aircraft carrier.

When festivals lose sight of the people 1    When festivals lose sight of the people

Last year I visited George Town in Penang, Malaysia. I was excited to find a lot of similarities between it and my hometown, Hue.

Cultural events lead to fireworks competition 1    Cultural events lead to fireworks competition

An International cuisine event will be held in the central city as a lead up to this weekend's scheduled seventh Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, a contest between teams representing five countries.

Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS 1    Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS

Da Nang plans to use the geographic information system (GIS) in the city's public tree management work, the municipal People's Committee spokesman Vo Van Thuong said.

Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys

The Nghe An Province's environmental crimes division said this morning that it has detained a man for allegedly trafficking monkeys following a tip-off.