Vinacomin to tackle Quang Ninh flood aftermath
The Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) will take several measures to deal with the worst rainstorm and floods in four decades in the northern coastal Quang Ninh Province. 
The Ha Noi Market Management Department, in co-ordination with the Ha Noi Police's Department of Economic Security, seized thousands of canisters of illegal gas extract from Thang Long Gas Limited Company at the Quat Dong industrial zone in Ha Noi's Thuong Tin District.
A landslide caused by prolonged torrential rains and floods halted traffic on National Highway 12, which connects the northern mountainous provinces of Dien Bien and Lai Chau, on Monday afternoon.
Minister of Construction Trinh Dinh Dung yesterday urged local authorities of this northern province to resettle its locals who lost their houses to the week-long record floods.
Maritime authorities seized a barge carrying 200,000 tonnes of smuggled lubricants on Friday following a search at sea between HCM City and Tien Giang Province.
The North Power Corporation under the Electricity of Vietnam said the record torrential rain and floods have affected the power supply to 27 cities and provinces nationwide.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".