Code to combat sexual harassment at work launched
A code of conduct to prevent sexual harassment at work was issued today by the Ministry of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Viet Nam.
Visa exemptions to help regain tourism
Exempting visa for citizens from key tourist markets would help boost tourism amidst a recent fall in the number of international visitors, experts said.
Party official hails Buddhist Sangha for help with development
Ha Thi Khiet, head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Mass Mobilisation, has praised the Buddhist Sangha of Viet Nam for its contributions to national development.
More than 80 deputies from nine ASEAN countries are participating in the Pacific Area Security Sector Working Group (PASSWG) 2015 in the central city this week.
A communication campaign to raise awareness about dengue prevention was launched yesterday by the Viet Nam Health Environment Management Agency (VIHEMA), in collaboration with the Enesis Group.
The National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) yesterday launched the National Micro-nutrient Day at Binh Yen A Kindergarten in Thach That District in Ha Noi.
Doctors from Thai Nguyen Province's General Hospital have saved a 13-year-old boy who fell out of fruit tree on Sunday and impaled himself on a small bamboo tree.
The family of a woman from Quang Ngai Province who died three days after giving birth at Quang Ngai General Hospital have accused doctors and nurses of negligence.
British university opens second campus in Viet Nam
British University Vietnam (BUV) has conducted the groundbreaking ceremony on its new campus in Ecopark Township in Hung Yen Province.
VN police crack down on Chinese crime ring
Viet Nam's crackdown on a crime ring organised by a group of Chinese citizens has been successful, according to a report by the Ministry of Public Security's Police Department.
Nam Cat Tien forest to be protected further
The management board of Nam Cat Tien Forest in cooperation with local authorities are implementing measures to further secure 14,000ha of protection forest, said board director Nguyen Ngoc Xuan.
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.

Lead recycling in village threatens local environment, health
Lead recycling in village threatens local environment, health

Lead recycling in the northern Hung Yen Province's Dong Mai craft village is seriously threatening the local environment and health of its residents, officials have warned.

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Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier 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.

When festivals lose sight of the people 1    When festivals lose sight of the people

Last year I visited George Town in Penang, Malaysia. I was excited to find a lot of similarities between it and my hometown, Hue.

Cultural events lead to fireworks competition 1    Cultural events lead to fireworks competition

An International cuisine event will be held in the central city as a lead up to this weekend's scheduled seventh Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, a contest between teams representing five countries.

Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS 1    Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS

Da Nang plans to use the geographic information system (GIS) in the city's public tree management work, the municipal People's Committee spokesman Vo Van Thuong said.

Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys

The Nghe An Province's environmental crimes division said this morning that it has detained a man for allegedly trafficking monkeys following a tip-off.