Lobster traps removed to save sea resources, tourism
More than 15,000 illegal lobster traps have been removed from the beach area of Phan Thiet after nearly two months.
One child died and another was hospitalised here yesterday evening after they ate a crab that had been poisoned by plants it had consumed prior to being caught.
Viet Nam, Sweden join hands in health sector
In the coming time, Viet Nam's health sector should focus on minimising hospital overcrowding, upgrading healthcare system at the grassroots level, and ensuring health insurance for all.
The central province of Quang Nam has opened the first 27.7-km section under the expand and upgrade National Highway 1A project, built on a total investment of 1.6 trillion (US$76 million).
Central city's forest department has put forest fire alert at level 5 (top dangerous level) as temperature in the city and central region hit 36-38 degrees Celsius over the past week.
Under a new decision issued by Prime Minister, authorised agencies will collect and treat waste products such as batteries, electrical and electronic equipment, lubricants, and tyres from July 1, 2016.
Health insurance procedures to be simplified
The Viet Nam Social Insurance will implement several measures to simplify health insurance procedures to motivate more people to buy insurance.
Power cutoff delayed due to heat wave
The Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) has decided to delay the cutoff of electricity until May 29 due to a heat wave in Ha Noi.
Twenty-nine very-poor communes in the southern Tra Vinh Province recently received financial aid worth VND47 billion (US$2.16 million).
Four more bears die in Quang Ninh
Animals Asia Vietnam Viet Nam confirmed on Tuesday that four more bears have died in one of the bear farms in Quang Ninh Province.
Electricity supply for ethnic minorities in Son La
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai recently issued directives to implement the project to supply electricity to ethnic minorities in northern mountainous Son La Province.
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.

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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.