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.
Traffic safety panel orders action against negligent staff
The national traffic safety committee yesterday ordered Hai Phong City's traffic safety committee to identify the people responsible for negligence in the case of a pregnant woman's death.
Ha Noi opens rehab centres for drug addicts
Two rehabilitation centres offering the methadone treatment method for drug addicts were opened at the HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Centre and Hospital 09 in Ha Noi yesterday.
Residents suffer alum-water supply
Residents of Ea Sin Commune in Dak Lak Province's Krong Buk District were struggling to live on scarce stream water as the water supplied by the local system contained too much alum, said Y Ro K'Bua, chairman of the Ea Sin Commune People's Committee.
Illegal quarry harrasses village
Residents in Duyen Trang Village in Ha Noi's Phu Xuyen District have been complaining for a year about an illegal sand quarry that produces endless dust and visual pollution.
Four seals forgers nabbed in Binh Duong
Police in the southern province of Binh Duong have arrested four men for allegedly making more than 5,800 fake State agency seals for producing degrees and documents.
Collect $2.4b in arrears, Gov't told
The Inspectorate last year proposed that the Government reclaims VND51.5 trillion (US$2.4 billion) owed to the State Budget by companies and individuals committing various violations including over-invoicing and other forms of corruption.
Police move gingerly on new law
Traffic police in several northern localities say they are finding it difficult, if not impossible, to enforce a new law that imposes administrative penalties on people failing to register their ownership of used vehicles.
City asked to set up food control and ensure safety
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has instructed HCM City authorities to tighten management of food products at wholesale markets and supermarkets to ensure food safety and hygiene.
HIV project targets at-risk population
A project that seeks to control the spread of HIV/AIDS in Viet Nam by linking people most at risk with needed services was launched in Ha Noi yesterday.
Death toll rises to 10 in truck-bus accident
Doctors at Thanh Hoa General Hospital yesterday confirmed that another victim of the deadly truck-bus collision that occurred on Saturday has died, raising the death toll to 10.
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.