Da Nang to build flyover at busiest roundabout
The central city plans to build a flyover bridge at Dien Bien Phu-Nguyen Tri Phuong junction, one of the busiest roundabouts in the city.
Cartoon competition launched to promote gender equality
Belgium and UN Women today jointly launched a cartoon competition on gender titled "Gender Equality: Picture it" during the first semester of 2015, with a similar contest in Europe.
Gambling addict arrested for fraud
A man was arrested by police in northern Hai Phong City for using forged official documents including personal ID papers and communist party member cards to commit frauds. 
One dead, one missing in ship sinking accident
One fisherman died and another went missing when their ship sank after being struck by waves off the coast of Thua Duc Commune, Binh Dai District, in this southern province.
Resettled villagers suffer more challenging life
The lives of many people in Moc Chau District in this province have become more difficult a decade after they moved to this region upon surrendering their native lands.
Nearly 4,900 vehicles fined through ‘black box' data
About 4,855 vehicles were fined in the first ten months of 2015, an official from the transport ministry's Directorate for Roads of Viet Nam (DRVN) said.
Investors scramble to complete tunnel projects on time
Hundreds of workers are working to ensure that the construction of Thanh Xuan and Trung Hoa tunnels in Ha Noi will be completed on schedule, the project investors have said.
Project helps to build resilience in disaster-prone areas
The Viet Nam Red Cross Society launched a project today to build people's resilience in areas prone to natural hazards in central Viet Nam.
Overloaded truck kills 15-year-old
One person was killed when an overloaded truck swerved to avoid a wedding tent that occupied half the width of a road on Monday in HCM City.
Ha Noi to tighten management of construction
In the two years since Ha Noi's authorities started to tighten its management of construction projects, the city has seen a sharp decline in the number of unauthorised construction in comparison to previous years, with the construction authority reporting that permits are now given to more than 90 per cent of construction projects.
Dengue fever to continue as threat
El Nino is likely to be one of the strongest on record this winter, posing a risk of outbreak of dengue fever and other diseases in Southeast Asian countries including Viet Nam, according to a recent report from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Centre.
Education and training ministry unveils new education programme
Education and training ministry unveils new education programme

The education and training ministry (MoET) yesterday introduced a draft of the overall general education programme to collect feedback from experts and the public.

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.

80,000 Vietnamese labourers work abroad within 8 months
80,000 Vietnamese labourers work abroad within 8 months

Nearly 80,000 Vietnamese labourers went to work abroad from January to August this year, marking an increase of 8.21 per cent, over the same period last year, statistics  from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs' Overseas Labour Management Department (OLMD) show.


Environmental issues hinder new rural areas Environmental issues hinder new rural areas

In the five years since the Government put in place Decision No 49/QD-TTg on 19 criteria for new-style rural areas for the 2010-20 period, the majority of communes across the nation fail to meet the 17th criterion on environment. Both local and central authorities find it difficult to fill all five norms, as set down.

Baby vaccinations remain a cause for concern Baby vaccinations remain a cause for concern

Parents are concerned about post-vaccine reactions after the recent death of babies after receiving Quinvaxem vaccine, although the Health Ministry has repeatedly confirmed the safety of the vaccine.

Photos strengthen confidence of Mong girls Photos strengthen confidence of Mong girls

Wearing her most beautiful dress, Vu Thi Vu smiles broadly as she shows to her friends one of her photos which are on display at the Can Chu Phin secondary school in Meo Vac district of northernmost Ha Giang Province.

Lack of fire safety a risk in high-rises Lack of fire safety a risk in high-rises

Negligence and ignorance of fire safety regulations by both investors and residents at high-rise buildings have again come to the fore following the latest blaze in Ha Noi.