Opinions sought for Social Labour Law
Public comments about the Social Labour Law 2014 will be listened to and collected, Doan Mau Diep, deputy minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, has said.
Khanh Hoa police investigating $660,000 ATM robbery
Police in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa said they were investigating the two burglaries allegedly committed by foreigners at ATMs in the Dien Khanh Town.
Japan announced it would continue its support of anti-human trafficking and maternal health care programmes in Viet Nam.
The Viet Nam Maritime Search and Rescue Co-ordination Centre of Region III, along with the Ba Ria-Vung Tau Border Guard, helped seven seamen reach home today.
PM has approved of technical specifications for "HCM City Urban Railway line 5"project from Thu Thiem, (District 2) to Can Giuoc (District 8) and Phu Lam (District 6) with total investment US$840m.
Viet Nam's judicial system fails to clearly define or set aside punishment for gender violence, due to which, gender violence victims—mostly women—encounter difficulty in accessing legal services.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has urged State-owned enterprises (SOEs) to speed up their equitisation after reviewing the process in the first quarter of this year.
A three-year-old boy drowned in a river in the central province of Ha Tinh yesterday, the local police said.
Criminal proceedings open in scaffolding collapse case
The police in the central Ha Tinh Province decided to start criminal proceedings on Tuesday against a scaffolding collapse that killed 14 people and injured 28.
Fire destroys Tan Phu mattress workshop
A huge fire broke out at 6.20pm yesterday in a workshop manufacturing mattresses in Tan Phu District, HCM City.
Foreign tourist arrivals fall in first quarter
The Viet Nam General Department of Statistics on Wednesday said the number of foreign tourist arrivals dropped by 13.7 per cent in the first three months of 2015, year on year.
When in doubt, flee
When in doubt, flee

On Saturday, a car towing a trailer loaded with a giant boiler was stopped by traffic police on National Highway No.1 in southern Binh Thuan Province. The police then asked the driver to drive over the scales so that the boiler could be weighed.

Mothers going crazy over food selfies crazy
Mothers going crazy over food selfies crazy

Over the last two days, my cousin Nguyen Phuong Ly, 22, has been complaining about her mother Nguyen Ngoc Diep, a restaurant owner, for spending a lot of her cooking time posting pictures of fully-done food on various social network sites.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.