Soc Trang onion preservation safe for eyes: Experts
Experts from Plan Protection Agency in southern Soc Trang province have confirmed that the preservation of Soc Trang onion does not cause eye disorders in farmers.
Train accident kills two in Nam Dinh
Two people were struck and killed by a train as they crossed railway tracks at T-junction in Y Yen District, northern Nam Dinh province, according to witnesses.
Fire at seafood storage building cost billions
A fire broke out at a seafood storage building in Nha Trang City in the coastal province of Khanh Hoa this morning.
Experts reveal cause of highway land shifting
A team of experts and professors from the University of Transport and Communications (UTC) recently submitted an analysis of the recent shifting that appeared on the country's highways.
Fake high-end handbags seized in Ha Noi
A Ha Noi joint inspection team has seized some 1,877 handbags with fake labels of famous brands from a manufacturer in Thao Noi village in suburban Phu Xuyen district.
Successful surgery for toddler with rare varicose veins
Diagnosed with gastrointestinal bleeding due to having very rare expanded oesophageal veins, Duong Gia Phuc, a two years old boy in HCM City, was vomiting blood; a life threatening situation.
Summer discounts offered on train travel
The Ha Noi Railway Corporation will reduce costs by up to 15 per cent on North-South train tickets this summer to attract more travelers to long-range train travel.
Tay Ninh prosecutes 40 for cigarette smuggling
Authorities in Tay Ninh Province put a halt to 838 cigarette smuggling operations and confiscated nearly 600,000 cigarette packs from October 2014 to March 2015.
Biggest drug smuggling arrests made in Yen Bai
Two brothers were arrested yesterday as they were transporting 4,000 pills of synthetic drugs in the northern province of Yen Bai, according to the police.
Health and safety often forgotten
Standards and procedures to ensure labour safety and health were often overlooked in about 65 per cent of the country's small-to-medium sized businesses.
Land-use to be examined in nationwide report
Before May 30, ministries, Government departments and provincial authorities will have to report on their use of land over the past five years and plans on how to use it for the next five years.
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.

Lead recycling in village threatens local environment, health
Lead recycling in village threatens local environment, health

Lead recycling in the northern Hung Yen Province's Dong Mai craft village is seriously threatening the local environment and health of its residents, officials have warned.


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.