A mother's inspiring struggle with autism
Hiding under a table in the classroom, Dao Hai Ninh watched in pain and dismay as her three-year-old daughter was subjected to the "special method" used by a centre to teach autistic children.
Wood fire
A blaze started yesterday in a workshop that stored wood for processing and producing schooling items at the northeast industrial park in central Quang Binh Province's Dong Hoi town.
Home petrol stations pose major danger
Small private household petrol stations are cropping up like mushrooms in the central province of Nghe An.
New Da Nang chairman elected
Huynh Duc Tho was elected as chairman of the Da Nang City's People's Committee yesterday.
Aphrodisiac pills seized in capital
Traffic police in Ha Noi yesterday discovered about 50,000 pills believed to be aphrodisiacs when checking a three-wheeled vehicle carrying excess cargo in Thuy Khue-Van Cao T-junction. These pills were packed in sacks with pornographic pictures.
Toyota grants 115 scholarships
Toyota Viet Nam Foundation yesterday granted scholarships worth over VND460 million (US$ 21,000) to 115 students with excellent academic records in technical and environmental studies from 16 universities in the country.
Viet Nam rapidly urbanising: WB
Viet Nam is rapidly urbanising, both spatially and demographically. Urban areas have spread at the rate of 2.8 per cent per year, among the fastest development in the region, according to a report released by the World Bank (WB) yesterday.
New Lao Cai bus station has shopping centres
The Lao Cai Centre bus station commenced operations on Sunday.
Agencies asked to ensure drugs supply for Tet
The health ministry's Drug Administration of Viet Nam has asked healthcare agencies and drug manufacturers and importers to ensure adequate supply of drugs for the Tet festival in mid-February.
Ha Noi flyover faults could carry $378,000 repair bill
Construction ministry inspectors have found violations in the building of two flyovers in Ha Noi that can inflict losses of VND7.94 billion (US$378,000) on the State Budget.
Electrical faults the most common cause of City fires
Offices, organizations, stores, trade centres and households should be cautious when using electricity, especially during the upcoming Tet holiday, the city fire chief warned.
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.

We still have lessons to learn in education

Education in Viet Nam has always been a subject that arouses passionate discussion as it involves small children and almost every family has something to say about it.


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.