PM calls for police to remain vigilant
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday urged police nationwide to step up vigilance next year against the nefarious designs of hostile and criminal forces.
Project raises minority people's resilience against natural disaster
Ethnic minority people in the northern provinces of Lai Chau and Son La will learn to prepare for natural disasters in an US$1.8 million project launched last week by the Viet Nam Red Cross.
Hoa Sen offers funds to workers trapped in tunnel
The Hoa Sen Group, a steel manufacturer, on Sunday donated a total of more than VND600 million (US$2,900) to a local rescue team and to 12 workers who had been trapped in a collapsed tunnel in the Central Highlands of Lam Dong.
Blaze destroys interior design firm's workshop
A blaze destroyed nearly 2,000sq.m of a workshop of the Loi Phat Home Decoration Company in Binh Chanh District, HCM City, this morning.
National pride
Young people form a map of Viet Nam in the northern province of Quang Ninh yesterday as part of the Ha Long 2014 Run for Love of Sea and Islands, which was organised by the Central Committee of the HCM Communist Youth Union and the Quang Ninh People's Committee.
Work begins on VN-Japan University
A ground breaking ceremony was held on Saturday for Vietnam-Japan University at Viet Nam National University – Ha Noi in Hoa Lac High-Tech Park, to the west of Ha Noi.
EVN awarded Ho Chi Minh Order
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung awarded the Ho Chi Minh Order yesterday to the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) company.
Int'l spine conference opens in Nha Trang
As many as 100 international and domestic specialists came together at the sixth International Spine Meeting held in the central province of Khanh Hoa's Nha Trang city on Saturday.
Six fishermen rescued from sinking ship
Two fishing boats from Quang Tri Province rescued six fishermen from Da Nang off the coast of Thua Thien – Hue Province yesterday, as well as towed their sinking ship.
City shows gratitude to Heroic Mothers
An group of 237 women in HCM City, whose husbands and children laid down their lives for the nation's liberation, have been honoured as "Heroic Mothers".
Fisheries centres to boost seafood quality
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has planned to build five fisheries centres nationwide in the 2015-20 period.
Looking too young to retire
Looking too young to retire

Dr. Dang Be Nam looks really good for her age. In fact, she looks so good that on December 4, six months before she was set to retire (June 2015) as director of the obstetrics and pediatrics ward at a major hospital in Ca Mau City, she was reappointed to her post for another 3.5 years.

Work a massage into your holiday agenda
Work a massage into your holiday agenda

Winter in Ha Noi and the northern part of the country is getting to its height as 2014 approaches its end. As everyone struggles to meet tight year-end deadlines or sales targets, you are stretched to the limit and beyond as you hustle to get work done ahead of a long-awaited holiday.


HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce 1    HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce

High demand for farm produce and the sheer variety of ways in which it is brought into HCM City from other localities makes quality control a very difficult task, officials say.

Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous

Top craftsmen and women from seven silk villages in Viet Nam will participate in the Viet Nam Silk Culture Day at Hoi An city's Silk Village centre on December 28.

Local art smashes auction record Local art smashes auction record

Days after noted Vietnamese artist Le Pho's View from the Hilltop set a new auction record, art collector Nguyen Minh still has a lingering feeling of regret.

Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners 3    Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners

Architecture and cultural managers discussed Long Bien Bridge's future at a seminar held on Wednesday in Ha Noi.

Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis

Viet Nam suffered a nightmare yesterday at My Dinh Stadium in Ha Noi as they were knocked out of the ASEAN Football Federation-Suzuki Cup.