Fisheries resources on brink of exhaustion
Fisheries resources and ecosystem in the southern province of Tay Ninh is in danger as fishermen here increasingly resort to electric shocks to kill fishes.
The State-run Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and the northern midland province of Phu Tho have signed an agreement on communication cooperation, allowing both sides to support each other in the field.
Doctors alert people about risk of snakebite
Doctors from Can Tho City's Military Hospital 121 have advised local people to protect themselves from poisonous snakebites during the rainy season in Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta localities.
Scrap vendor finally gets forgotten money
A scrap collector yesterday officially received five million Japanese yen (US$43,000) she had found hidden inside a broken loudspeaker more than a year ago.
Hospital saves child's life after he consumes chemical
The General Hospital in the southern Binh Phuoc Province saved the life of a child after he consumed a chemical from a bottle.
Project developer faces penalty for misued land
A part of a project area on Ha Noi's Dong Da Lake was being misused, Vice-Chairman of Dong Da District People's Committee Nguyen Hoang Giap said.
El Salvadorian arrested in HCM City for sneaking in huge quantity of drugs
The Drug Criminal Investigation Police Department said yesterday it has arrested an El Salvadorian in HCM City for drug trafficking.
Police blame truck driver for five road deaths
HCM City Police yesterday said a truck driver's negligence caused the deaths of five people at the intersection of National Highway No 1A and Linh Trung Processing Zone on Sunday.
VN moves against respiratory disease
The Ministry of Health yesterday organised an emergency meeting in the capital city to work out emergency measures to respond to a deadly outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in South Korea.
Expulsion may not work for schoolchildren
Under the blurry street lights at night, there was something scary about Nguyen Trung Dung's bony face with its black spots.
Government inspectors uncover violations in residential zone project
Government inspectors have concluded that a subcontractor of Ba Diem residential zone in Hoc Mon District has committed many violations in the project.
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.


VN smartphone hits shops 1    VN smartphone hits shops

Bkav Corporation yesterday launched the first made-in-Vietnam smartphone, Bphone, which was in development for more than four years.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 1    CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security

The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    Son makes Dad prize wheelchair

Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.

US show to shoot secret cave special 1    US show to shoot secret cave special

The American television network ABC (American Broadcasting Company) will make a live broadcast of a Good Morning America programme featuring one Viet Nam's natural wonders.

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.