Woman steps up in fight to tackle drugs
Since for Le Thi Nga "to live is to give," she thought nothing about joining the neighbourhood watch in her fourth quarter in District 1's Cau Kho Ward in 2009.
Fertiliser chemicals may have caused explosion: report
The HCM City police plan to expand the investigation to gather more evidence over the explosion at the District 2-based Dang Huynh fertiliser company that killed three people on Friday.
Two die in car crash
Two people were killed and eight were injured in an accident on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai road of Ea Drang town.
Free health checks offered in Kien Giang
Over 500 disadvantaged people in the Cuu Long (Mekong Delta) province of Kien Giang received free health screening on Sunday.
Forum focuses on farmers' welfare
A poverty reduction programme for farmers was discussed at a meeting in Ha Noi yesterday.
Contractor apologises for expressway fault
South Korea's Keangnam Corporation has extended an apology to the Government and people of Viet Nam for a crack that appeared across the recently opened Noi Bai-Lao Cai highway.
News agency signs deal with HCM City to share information
Viet Nam News Agency (VNA), the country's official news agency, signed an agreement for information co-operation with HCM City yesterday under which it will disseminate information related to all aspects of life in the city.
Secondary students study conservation
More than 20,000 secondary students in HCM City will take part in a wildlife conservation programme during the 2014-2015 academic year.
Earthquake rattles Lai Chau Province
An earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale happened around midnight yesterday in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau's Muong Te District, according to the Institute of Physics of the Earth.
Police arrest drug trafficker
The central city's Counter Narcotics Police Force seized a woman trafficking 2,300 tablets of methamphetamine on a bus from Ha Noi to Da Nang on Sunday.
VN to set up teams to fight Ebola
The health ministry has called for increased vigilance and response against the spread of the Ebola disease in the country.
Prisoner escapes the pot
Prisoner escapes the pot

Police in Phu Duc commune in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta Province are keeping their eyes wide open, night and day, to ensure their latest prisoner doesn't escape.

Piracy clouds e-books' growing popularity
Piracy clouds e-books' growing popularity

Nguyen Hung Sang, a self-confessed bookworm and an employee of an import enterprise in Ha Noi, used to wander through bookstores along Nguyen Xi and Dinh Le streets near Hoan Kiem Lake on weekends to find new books.

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Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading 1    Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading

HCM City's Tan Son Nhat Airport will be stretched beyond capacity in the next two years, making construction of the new Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai Province more urgent than ever, experts warn.

BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two Japanese banks, namely Minato Bank and the Bank of Yokohama (BOY).

Capital to host biotechnology fair Capital to host biotechnology fair

A three-day fair on technology and biological equipment will take place in the capital on October 21 organised by the National Agency for Science and Information Technology.

Rhino horn demand falls after campaign Rhino horn demand falls after campaign

Vietnamese demand for rhinoceros horns decreased by 38 per cent within a year after a campaign was launched against the practice.

My Lai survivor writes book My Lai survivor writes book

Pham Thanh Cong, 57, was one of only a dozen survivors of 1968's infamous My Lai massacre. More than four decades later, he has written a book about the mass murder, in which American soldiers killed 504 unarmed civilians.