The Prime Minister has agreed to allow Vietnam Television and the State Capital Investment Corporation to establish a joint venture to invest in the construction of a VTV Tower.
Many coastal areas in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are experiencing saline intrusion, threatening thousands of hectares of rice crops.
War leftovers
Rose E. Gottemoeller, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security for the US State Department (centre), led a delegation from the US to take a look at a project surveying and clearing unexploded war ordnances in the central province of Quang Tri's Trieu Phong District as part of her visit to Viet Nam between March 1 and 3.
The seafood industry in the Mekong Delta's Bac Lieu Province commonly committed Labour Law violations such as hiring without signing contracts and not paying premiums for workers' insurance, local authorities found in an investigation.
Stall owner helps preserve capital's old-world charm
The routine has remained unchanged for 30 years. At daybreak, 72-year-old Nguyen Thi Tim picks up a few handfuls of grain and scatters them under a large Senegal mahogany tree that stands in front of her small, typical street-side tea stall.
The Ha Noi People's Committee has approved a list of land-using projects for drawing investors in 2015. The projects are scheduled to use a non-municipal budget during the first phase.
The northern provinces will experience three to four cold spells in March, the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Weather Forecasting has predicted.
1 killed, 13 injured in Phu Yen accident
At least one person was killed and 13 others injured after two passenger buses collided yesterday night on National Highway 1, near Hoa Kien Commune in Tuy Hoa city.
Military parade to commemorate 40th National Reunification Day
Viet Nam will hold a national military parade in HCM City on April 30 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the National Reunification Day.
Vietnamese comprise second-largest international student community in Japan
The number of Vietnamese students is the second largest among the international students studying in Japan, according to the latest statistics from the Japan Student Services Organisation.
Phu Yen gets new seaport
The Tuy Hoa City People's Committee is expected to complete a new port today, about 80m from the present Da Dien Seaport.
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.

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Confiscated bikes set for charity sale Confiscated bikes set for charity sale

The National Traffic Safety Committee plans to sell motorbikes and bicycles driving on expressways that have been banned for their use.

Cycling race escort dies in accident Cycling race escort dies in accident

A member of a motorbike escort group for the Binh Duong Open International Women's Bike Race died yesterday after being hit by a motorbike tour group.

Vietnamese cuisine book journeys out of 5-star resort's kitchen Vietnamese cuisine book journeys out of 5-star resort's kitchen

The five-star Furama Resort has released a 120-page cookbook titled A Journey Through Viet Nam's Cuisine, featuring recipes from the resort's culinary library.

HCM City youth call on banks, firms to stop funding fossil fuels HCM City youth call on banks, firms to stop funding fossil fuels

A series of activities on climate change and energy have been launched by 350.org Viet Nam aimed at raising people's awareness about the threat of a carbon bubble.

Da Nang to teach archipelago history Da Nang to teach archipelago history

The history of Da Nang and its relationship with the Hoang Sa Archipelago (Paracel Islands) will be introduced into the curricula at secondary and high schools in the central coastal city this year, officials have announced.