Ha Noi to have 19 new street names
Two road sections in Ha Noi's Tay Ho District will be named after two of Viet Nam's famous artists following a decision signed by the Chairman of the city's People's Committee, Nguyen The Thao, on Monday.
With more and more construction constricting and speeding up the flow of HCM City's canals and rivers, eight more landslides have occurred on their banks this year alone, all at new spots, taking the all-time number to 45.
Once the hotspot in Go Vap District for local crimes, prostitution and drug addicts shooting up in alleys, Ward 12 today has seen a sharp drop in the crime rate after the installation of 300 surveillance cameras.
Viet Nam was determined to fight human trafficking, deputy spokesperson at the Foreign Ministry, Pham Thu Hang, said yesterday in response to reporters' questions on a global report issued by the US Department of State.
The Government Inspectorate of Viet Nam released a UNDP-supported report yesterday, detailing why corrupt asset recovery is the least effective anti-corruption programme in the country.
Despite big State investment in roads, schools and other infrastructure in the 100 hectare Ninh Thuy resettlement zone in central Khanh Hoa province over the last six years, few people live there.
Quang Ninh cleans up after five-day deluge
Local authorities and people in Quang Ninh Province are still trying to clean up the severe damage created by five-days of torrential rain.To date, 23 people have been reported either dead or missing.
Remembrance day
A grand requiem to pray for fallen soldiers was held in My Son Sanctuary in Tinh Khe Commune in the central city of Quang Ngai yesterday. The event was also designed to commemorate hundreds of innocent civilians and compatriots who laid down their lives in the battlefields of the Son My raid and wars in Viet Nam.
The Government Inspectorate of Viet Nam released a UNDP-supported report yesterday, detailing why corrupt asset recovery is the least effective anti-corruption programme in the country.
Hundreds of thousands of residents in Ha Noi will be moved to safe places if a strong typhoon hits the capital, deputy chairman of the municipal People's Committee Tran Xuan Viet said yesterday.
Thousands of people will participate in a parade at Ba Dinh Square to celebrate 70 years of the August Revolution and National Day, the Ha Noi culture department said.
Easy way to enter university
Easy way to enter university

Passing entrance exams for colleges and universities is one of the biggest hurdles - and achievements - in the life of a student in Viet Nam. Families and friends usually gather afterwards to throw a party for the successful candidates.

More mums know benefits of breast milk milks as breast milk
More mums know benefits of breast milk milks as breast milk

Breastfeeding felt natural and right for Nguyen Minh Thu, a worker at a garment factory in Ha Noi, but doing so meant struggling against pressure to use infant formula.

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Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water 1    Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water

By the time Nguyen Thi Thung, grey-haired and sporting traditional ba ba brown clothes, stops her motorbike near the gates of Ha Noi Cancer Hospital, patients, relatives and street vendors holding empty bottles are already queued up.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".