Fisheries centres to boost seafood quality
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has planned to build five fisheries centres nationwide in the 2015-20 period.
Viet Nam needs to pay more attention to the plant and livestock breeding sector in order to make its agricultural products more competitive in the global market, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat has said.
Viet Nam needs to tackle several major challenges in order to restructure its forestry sector, said Nguyen Xuan Quat, a professor at the Research Institute for Sustainable Forest Management and Forest Certification.
HCM City may face a fine of VND2.5 billion (US$44,500) per day paid to a Japanese contractor because of delays in construction of Metro Line No 1 package No. 2 linking Ben Thanh Market in District 1 with Suoi Tien Tourist Park in District 9.
Dire need for flood-proof clusters in Tien Giang
Residents in the southern province of Tien Giang's Tan Phuoc District need more flood-proof housing than local authorities can supply, district People's Committee chairman Nguyen Thanh Phuoc said on Thursday while working with an inspection delegation from the Ministry of Construction led by Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
HCM City has seen a slight decrease in the number of thefts, robberies and drug sales two weeks after deciding to send drug addicts without a stable residence to two local centres, according to local police.
A workshop was held yesterday in Ha Noi to discuss ways to complete the legal framework to enhance the community's monitoring of poverty reduction and hunger eradication projects.
Ha Noi will set off fireworks in 30 locations on Lunar New Year's Eve on February 18, according to the municipal People's Committee.
The southern province of Binh Duong started using a bus system on Thursday called Kaze Shuttle, employing the latest Japanese technology.
The U.S. Agency for International Development launched a new project in Viet Nam that aims to empower farmers, especially women, by teaching them about existing land rights they aren't utilising fully.
Backside drill to successfully reach trapped workers
Twelve workers trapped in a collapsed tunnel in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong for nearly 81 hours were successfully rescued on Friday.
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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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.