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.
Quang Ngai disciplines 20 communal and district officials
Twenty officials, including nine communal People's Committee Chairmen, have been disciplined for violations in the implementation of public interest projects in the Tay Tra District of central Quang Ngai Province.
A security guard was sentenced to 11 years in prison yesterday for stealing VND700 million (US$32,000) from an HD Bank branch.
Thousands of young rubber plants have been destroyed due to sabotage, causing extensive losses to farmers in NhU Thanh District in the northern-central Thanh Hoa Province.
Motorbike thieves receive prison sentences
Two motorbike thieves were sentenced to a total 26 years for stealing 18 bikes in Ha Noi over six months, the city People's Court said yesterday.
Two men suffocate in well in Dak Nong
Two men died of suffocation in a well yesterday in Dak Mil District in the Central Highland province of Dak Nong.
Six people die in truck collision
Six people were killed and one person was seriously injured when two trucks collided on National Road 14 this morning.
Border patrol detains boat for illegally carrying gasoline
The Quang Ngai Province's border patrol force yesterday seized a boat carrying more than 7,000 litres of gasoline, without any documents showing the place of origin, near Binh Son District.
Journalist association celebrates 65th year
The Viet Nam Journalists Association and press agencies from across the country attended a ceremony yesterday to mark the 65th anniversary of the association.
Labourers' role key to socio-economic success
The strengthening role of workers and trade unions are key factors to the success or failure of the nation's socio-economic development strategy to tackle poverty, Vietnamese and European experts stressed at the Viet Nam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) and Naples University L'Orientale's workshop yesterday.
Craft villages need more regulations, support: forum
It is time for the National Assembly to enact a law or ordinance to regulate and support craft villages, proposed participants at a forum on the role of craft villages in Viet Nam's international integration.
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.

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.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.