Plan to cleanse city of rampant advertising
A major plan to regulate the installment of outdoors advertising billboards in Ha Noi has been developed by the city to deal with unauthorised outdoor advertising.
School closed for torturing autistic students
City authorities have shut down an illegal school for autistic children after it was found to be torturing its students.
Climate infrastructure needed
Mega-cities and big cities have endured dangerous impact from climate change, but small- and medium-sized towns will suffer the most, according to experts.
Ha Noi calls for social housing reform
The Ha Noi People's Committee has asked relevant departments to review the progress of social housing projects and report on when the projects will be completed, before July 25.
Ministry unveils proposals on late night liquor sales
Those midnight runs for 12-packs of Beer Ha Noi might soon get a bit more complicated.
Official calls for community-based healthcare plans
A top family welfare official yesterday urged the HCM City Population and Family Planning Division to soon submit plans for expanding a project on community-based healthcare for seniors to the HCM City People's Council to get approval and funds.
AmCham VN honours World Blood Donor Day
More than 1,140 volunteers donated 1,497 units of blood in HCM City and the southern province of Binh Duong as part of a drive by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Viet Nam to celebrate the World Blood Donor Day.
Ha Noi centre issues alert over dengue outbreak
The Ha Noi Preventive Medicine Centre yesterday warned about an outbreak of dengue fever in Cau Giay District's Yen Hoa Ward.
Twin separation
Doctors from the National Paediatrics Hospital conduct surgery to separate conjoined twins yesterday. The four-month-old twins, from the northern province of Yen Bai, were conjoined at their stomach. It was the sixth conjoined twin separation surgery at the hospital since last year.
Online health remedies put patients at risk
Many families in Viet Nam who seek health remedies on online forums and websites have failed to check the accuracy of the information, leading to serious illnesses, and in some cases, death.
Vaccinations for hepatitis B drop
The number of children receiving hepatitis B vaccine within a day of being born has fallen sharply, said professor Nguyen Tran Hien, director of the Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology.
Killing the goose?
Killing the goose?

Tourists, especially backpackers, who love drinking beer at night on Vietnamese streets might soon have to think twice. The Health Ministry is hoping to introduce a ban on selling beers or any alcoholic beverages after 10pm. This is part of a draft law to stop the ill effects of booze on the community, particularly in lowering the dreadful number of roads deaths.

Private school transportation comes to town
Private school transportation comes to town

Every afternoon, around 4.30pm, Nguyen Thi Lan, a bank employee in Dong Da District of Ha Noi starts getting worried. She waits for her boss to leave office, and then rushes off to pick up her daughter from school.

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Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters

At 6:30pm on July 16, China's oil rig Haiyang Shiyou – 981 was 41 nautical miles from its previous position and out of Viet Nam's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, about 163 nautical miles southwest of China's Hainan island, reported the Viet Nam Coast Guard High Command.  

School closed for torturing autistic students School closed for torturing autistic students

City authorities have shut down an illegal school for autistic children after it was found to be torturing its students.

Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books 1    Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books

E-books would replace printed textbooks in the first to third grades in HCM City for the upcoming schools year under a new proposal, the vice chairman of the city People's Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan has said.

Beer plant left unfinished Beer plant left unfinished

A beer plant under construction in the centre of Ha Tinh City has become a pasture for local residents to graze oxen.

Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods

Vietnam Airlines Tourism Company (VATC ) has installed the first ever sleeping pods in Noi Bai International Airport to serve the passengers.