Search for workers trapped in power plant tunnel continues
The rescue team has been working around the clock to ensure the safety of twelve workers trapped inside a tunnel at the Da Dang – Dachomo hydropower plant in Lam Dong Province.
Rescuers rush to help workers trapped in tunnel
Rescuers are working hard to pump out water from the collapsed tunnel section, where 12 workers remain trapped since Tuesday in the Central Highlands' Lam Dong province.
City mulls new way to measure poverty
HCM City, a pioneer in raising the poverty threshold above the national level, plans to adopt the Multi-dimensional Poverty method with support from the United Nations Development Programme.
Emergency landing to be investigated
The Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam set up a team to investigate an emergency landing made Tuesday evening by a passenger plane flying from HCM City to Vinh City.
Pesticides circular lacks safety push
A draft circular on managing pesticide, compiled by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, lacks stipulations that would help make Vietnamese-produced pesticide safer, officials said yesterday at a forum in Ha Noi.
Ha Noi told to fight sexual harassment in public transport
The National Committee for Traffic Safety asked the Ha Noi People's Committee to combat sexual harassment against women and girls on public transport.
Ha Noi urges speed on bus station expansion
Ha Noi's People's Committee asked the Ha Noi Transport Corporation to speed up construction on the My Dinh Bus Station expansion and assure its completion by January 2015.
Ha Giang targets minority poverty
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh said that Ha Giang province needs to solve its ethnic minority land issues, especially for those living in the province's poorest areas, yesterday at the province's Second Ethnic Minority Peoples Congress.
Nation's population approaches 90.5 million
At the stroke of midnight on April 1 of this year, the population of Viet Nam hit approximately 90.5 million; around 44.6 million males and 45.8 million females.
Ha Noi launches hotline for infrastructure-related issues
The city recently launched a central hotline for citizens to report infrastructure-related problems.
Truck accident kills 5 soldiers, wounds 4
Five soldiers died and four were wounded when a military truck reeled off the road and tumbled into an abyss on Monday in central Quang Nam Province.
Australian students to study in Viet Nam

More than 300 Australian students will come to Viet Nam during the next 12 months to earn credit towards their Australian academic qualifications through clinical placements, short-term research projects and semester-based exchanges.

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.

City to speed up canal upgrade
City to speed up canal upgrade

Officials from the HCM City Department of Transport and other agencies on Friday inspected the Tan Hoa-Lo Gom Canal Sanitation and Urban Upgrade Project as part of efforts to speed up work and complete it by the end of August.


HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce 1    HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce

High demand for farm produce and the sheer variety of ways in which it is brought into HCM City from other localities makes quality control a very difficult task, officials say.

Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous

Top craftsmen and women from seven silk villages in Viet Nam will participate in the Viet Nam Silk Culture Day at Hoi An city's Silk Village centre on December 28.

Local art smashes auction record Local art smashes auction record

Days after noted Vietnamese artist Le Pho's View from the Hilltop set a new auction record, art collector Nguyen Minh still has a lingering feeling of regret.

Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners 2    Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners

Architecture and cultural managers discussed Long Bien Bridge's future at a seminar held on Wednesday in Ha Noi.

Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis

Viet Nam suffered a nightmare yesterday at My Dinh Stadium in Ha Noi as they were knocked out of the ASEAN Football Federation-Suzuki Cup.