Viet Nam among top nations for early HIV treatment
Viet Nam ranks among the top nations in the world in the early diagnosis and treatment of HIV infections.
The northern mountainous province of Dien Bien has greatly benefited from an agriculture and rural development project begun by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in 2010.
20 fishing vessels to be built in Quang Binh
As many as 20 fishing boats will be built in the final months of 2015 in central Quang Binh Province.
Lao Cai urgently evacuates residents from danger zones
The chairman of the People's Committee of this northern province has directed authorities in its cities and districts at risk of flash floods and landslides to immediately evacuate all residents.
Bomb detection project kicks off in Ha Tinh
A project to detect and defuse unexploded bombs left behind after the war in an area spanning over 2,500ha was launched today in central Ha Tinh Province's Dong Loc Junction.
Quang Nam finds illegal timber hidden in river
Quang Nam Province's economic police and the Hiep Duc District forest management force yesterday salvaged a large quantity of timber that had been submerged by loggers in the Tranh River.
Four persons get death sentences for drug trafficking
The Lang Son Province's People's Court has convicted 10 persons for trafficking nearly 100 packs of heroin from Viet Nam to China.
Traffic cameras to become operational in October
The installation of traffic cameras along several pilot stretches of the Phap Van–Cau Gie and Noi Bai–Lao Cai expressways will be completed by October 1.
Financial shortfall hinders upgrade of old reservoirs
Several reservoirs in southern Khanh Hoa Province have reportedly fallen into a serious state of disrepair, leaving them unsafe, especially during the stormy season, as they may burst without warning.
Ha Noi to plant new trees on Nguyen Chi Thanh Road
About 247 trees will be planted along the Nguyen Chi Thanh Road to replace the trees that were felled earlier, said Vo Nguyen Phong, deputy director of Ha Noi Construction Sector.
North braces for landslides, floods
Heavy rain is forecast to continue in the country's Northeast until at least Saturday night.
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.


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".