Military helicopter crash kills four personnel
Four crew members were killed when a UH-1 helicopter of the Viet Nam Air Force crashed during a flight training exercise this morning.
Traffic safety panel orders action against negligent staff
The national traffic safety committee yesterday ordered Hai Phong City's traffic safety committee to identify the people responsible for negligence in the case of a pregnant woman's death.
Ha Noi opens rehab centres for drug addicts
Two rehabilitation centres offering the methadone treatment method for drug addicts were opened at the HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Centre and Hospital 09 in Ha Noi yesterday.
Residents suffer alum-water supply
Residents of Ea Sin Commune in Dak Lak Province's Krong Buk District were struggling to live on scarce stream water as the water supplied by the local system contained too much alum, said Y Ro K'Bua, chairman of the Ea Sin Commune People's Committee.
Illegal quarry harrasses village
Residents in Duyen Trang Village in Ha Noi's Phu Xuyen District have been complaining for a year about an illegal sand quarry that produces endless dust and visual pollution.
Four seals forgers nabbed in Binh Duong
Police in the southern province of Binh Duong have arrested four men for allegedly making more than 5,800 fake State agency seals for producing degrees and documents.
Collect $2.4b in arrears, Gov't told
The Inspectorate last year proposed that the Government reclaims VND51.5 trillion (US$2.4 billion) owed to the State Budget by companies and individuals committing various violations including over-invoicing and other forms of corruption.
Police move gingerly on new law
Traffic police in several northern localities say they are finding it difficult, if not impossible, to enforce a new law that imposes administrative penalties on people failing to register their ownership of used vehicles.
City asked to set up food control and ensure safety
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has instructed HCM City authorities to tighten management of food products at wholesale markets and supermarkets to ensure food safety and hygiene.
HIV project targets at-risk population
A project that seeks to control the spread of HIV/AIDS in Viet Nam by linking people most at risk with needed services was launched in Ha Noi yesterday.
Death toll rises to 10 in truck-bus accident
Doctors at Thanh Hoa General Hospital yesterday confirmed that another victim of the deadly truck-bus collision that occurred on Saturday has died, raising the death toll to 10.
Hup, it's a magic show!
Hup, it's a magic show!

Hien slowed down as he neared the red light at the Go May crossroad in HCM City on his motorbike. As an old man walked past swinging his arms, one of his hands hit Hien's handlebar. The aging pedestrian was not hurt, so Hien continued on his way when the light turned green.

Cheaper input, higher prices!
Cheaper input, higher prices!

Fuel prices have dropped twice this month and for the 15th time since July. The move should mean good news for consumers, who expect a corresponding reduction in the price of most goods, especially as Tet approaches.


VN committed to realising TPP VN committed to realising TPP

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh reiterated Viet Nam's commitment to negotiating and realising the terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) for the benefit of all TPP members while meeting US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Stefan M. Selig yesterday in Ha Noi.

VN Railway Authority head found dead VN Railway Authority head found dead

Director of Viet Nam Railway Authority Nguyen Huu Thang was found dead in his office yesterday in Ha Noi.

Student looks to improve traffic 3    Student looks to improve traffic

South Korean high school student Chihyun Ryu has spent her time in Ha Noi over the last three and a half years walking around Hoan Kiem Lake, and riding on the back of her father's motorbike taking videos of the chaotic traffic.

Talented ‘stage magician' tells story in memoir Talented ‘stage magician' tells story in memoir

Artist Thanh Loc will begin his five-city tour tomorrow in HCM City to launch his newly published memoirs.

Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings

Viet Nam jumped up four steps in international football rankings, according to FIFA's latest list.