Doctors at HCM City medical centre repair mycotic aneurysm
Doctors at HCM City University Medical Centre successfully performed an operation on a 55-year-old patient from Binh Phu?c Province who had a ruptured mycotic aneurysm caused by a bacterial infection.
Construction of VN bomb and mine centre commences
The ground breaking ceremony for the construction of the Viet Nam Bomb and Mine Action Centre (VBMAC) was held this morning in the Thach That District of Ha Noi.
Ha Noi capital announced yesterday a decision to grant amnesty to and reduce the sentences of 177 prisoners.
Traffic safety week launched
A traffic safety week, with the theme "Children and Traffic Safety", was launched this morning in Ha Noi by the National Traffic Safety Committee, in co-ordination with the Asia Injury Prevention and the World Health Organisation.
Cu Chi district to receive safe water
All people in Cu Chi district, on the outskirts of HCM City, will get access to clean water this year under a city's plan to supply safe water to the area in the 2015-2019 period.
Fire at chemical firm brought under control
Firefighters this morning brought under control a fire that had broken out on Sunday night in the chemical and paint storage area of a company in Binh Duong Province.
Construction of HCM Highway section begins
The transport ministry on Sunday started constructing an HCM Highway section, extending from Highway 2 in Ha Noi's Soc Son District to the northern Phu Tho province's Tam Nong District.
Thousands attend rehearsal for Liberation Day parade
Streets in downtown HCM City were closed as part of strict security measures yesterday, for the dress rehearsal of the 40th anniversary celebrations of the liberation of the south and national reunification.
Funds for HIV/AIDS fight start to dry up
Organisations involved in HIV/AIDS prevention and control need to chase funding as sources are drying up, a workshop in Ha Noi on Friday was told.
New road opens to luxury hill resort
The central city has opened the Ba Na Suoi Mo Road connecting the city and the Ba Na Hills Mountain Resort after 21 months' work.
Border guards arrest gunpowder smuggler
Border guards in central Quang Binh Province apprehended a local man attempting to smuggle 50kg of gunpowder into the country on Saturday.
Music for pregnant pigs
Music for pregnant pigs

Farmer Nguyen Vu Phuong, 49, from Ward 8, Vinh Long City, in the southern province of Vinh Long, has a unique trick when raising pigs: letting them listen to the music of famous Vietnamese singers.

Can we sit on the fence on this one?
Can we sit on the fence on this one?

The images and video clips of last Sunday lost no time in doing what they do in this digital age of smartphones. They went viral.


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.