Coach catches fire inside Hai Van Tunnel
A coach carrying 35 passengers from Da Nang City to Thua Thien-Hue Province caught fire inside the Hai Van Tunnel yesterday morning.
Twin separation
Doctors from the National Paediatrics Hospital conduct surgery to separate conjoined twins yesterday. The four-month-old twins, from the northern province of Yen Bai, were conjoined at their stomach. It was the sixth conjoined twin separation surgery at the hospital since last year.
Online health remedies put patients at risk
Many families in Viet Nam who seek health remedies on online forums and websites have failed to check the accuracy of the information, leading to serious illnesses, and in some cases, death.
Vaccinations for hepatitis B drop
The number of children receiving hepatitis B vaccine within a day of being born has fallen sharply, said professor Nguyen Tran Hien, director of the Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology.
A beer plant under construction in the centre of Ha Tinh City has become a pasture for local residents to graze oxen.
Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods
Vietnam Airlines Tourism Company (VATC ) has installed the first ever sleeping pods in Noi Bai International Airport to serve the passengers.
Most airlines have been accused of dodging compensation for passengers held up by delayed or cancelled flights, a Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) inspection team said yesterday.
As a crucial step towards building a smart city, the central city's information and communications department yesterday launched the Da Nang's e-Government system after seven years of preparation and construction.
City to start construction on new metro line
Construction on HCM City's Metro Line No. 1 will begin later this month, authorities announced yesterday.
Typhoon Rammasun racks up massive $5.9m damage bill
Typhoon Rammasun has dealt a massive VND125 billion (US$5.9 million) blow to Viet Nam's northern region, an official damage report released yesterday said.
Nearly 1,000 teachers from HCM City primary schools exchanged ideas about English teaching at a conference held yesterday.
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.


China continues East Sea aggression China continues East Sea aggression

China continued to maintain its illegal presence and aggression in Vietnamese waters yesterday as more condemnation of its actions came from US and Philippine officials.

Single father's formula for mother's milk 6    Single father's formula for mother's milk

The baby began to cry just as the taxi started moving.Trinh Tuan was at a loss. He had no previous experience of taking care of any baby, and here he was, alone with his 14-day-old baby daughter for the first time, going home from the Tu Du Hospital in HCM City.

BIDV funds $53 million road in Laos 1    BIDV funds $53 million road in Laos

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) will lend US$53.16 million to Laos to help the country build a road in its northern province of Houaphanh.

Delta faces major water crisis Delta faces major water crisis

More efforts must be made to efficiently manage and use scarce water resources of the Mekong River as climate change and rapid development to produce electricity have threatened its sustainability.

Three guys, one camera, an Irish goal Three guys, one camera, an Irish goal

It has been difficult getting back to normal life for Iain McNamara and his peers after their one-year trip through 22 countries.