Police uncover Noi Bai airport luggage theft ring
Ha Noi Police's department of criminal investigation of social order have decided to prosecute Nguyen Quoc Thang on the charges of property theft at Noi Bai International Airport.
Health minister asks hospitals to tighten waste management
The Ministry of Health has requested that directors of health departments of provinces and cities strictly handle violations of medical waste management procedures at hospitals, in a directive released yesterday.
2 die after having raw pig blood
Two of five men admitted to Ha Noi's National Tropical Diseases Hospital with Streptococcus suis bacterial infection, a pathogen found in pigs, have died.
Bridge to connect new HCM City districts
HCM City plans to build a new bridge to connect the two new urban areas of Thu Thiem and Nam Sai Gon.
Agricultural festival opens in Quang Ngai
More than 800 pavilions from 400 businesses were displayed at the Festival of Agriculture and Crafts village in the central region yesterday.
Industrialist, 5 others of family found killed at home in Binh Phuoc
A family of six was found murdered this morning in a commune in the Central Highlands province of Binh Phuoc.
Authorities rush to rescue sailors from stranded ship
The Binh Thuan Port authorities are hurrying to salvage the Truong Hai ship that has run aground off the southern Binh Thuan Province.
Landslide sweeps away petrol station in Ca Mau
A sudden landslide destroyed a private petrol station in the southernmost Ca Mau Province on Monday, causing losses amounting to roughly VND500 million (US$25,000).
Smoked out
A firefighter stamps out a fire that broke out at a wood company in the southern province of Binh Duong yesterday.
Residential fire risk from factories worries HCM City
Thousands of manufacturing facilities and businesses are operating in residential areas, posing threats to workers as well as local residents, city officials have said.
Programme to assess administration services
A programme to measure the satisfaction index of public administration services was co-signed by the Viet Nam Fatherland Front's Standing Committee, the Ministry of Home Affairs, and Central Viet Nam Veterans Association, yesterday in Ha Noi.
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.

Illegal gold mining pollutes environment in Cao Bang
Illegal gold mining pollutes environment in Cao Bang

Illegal gold mining along the Hien River section flowing through Thach An and Nguyen Binh districts in Cao Bang Province has severely polluted the local environment over the last month.


Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water 1    Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water

By the time Nguyen Thi Thung, grey-haired and sporting traditional ba ba brown clothes, stops her motorbike near the gates of Ha Noi Cancer Hospital, patients, relatives and street vendors holding empty bottles are already queued up.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 2    CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security

The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    Son makes Dad prize wheelchair

Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.