Latest banned drugs can be hard to detect
His family and friends could not believe how quickly a young healthy man like Pham Thanh Tung could become so weak.
Ha Noi Council faces hot issues
Ha Noi People's Council has received 257 questions from municipal voters, mostly reflecting hot issues, ahead of its three day meeting this week.
Imported waste faces checks
All imported waste material will be examined at customs checkpoints, according to a new regulation issued by the General Department of Customs that aims to ensure all waste meets national environmental requirements.
Hydropower evacuees find lives still unsettled
More than 2,500 families resettled after their land was taken for Ban Ve hydro-power plant 10 years ago say their lives are still shattered by the move.
Sa Pa temperature drops to lowest level
The temperature in northern mountainous Sa Pa Province's Sa Pa City dropped to 12.6 degrees Celsius on Monday morning, the lowest recorded in 40 years.
HCM City names, shames 21 firms
The HCM City Taxation Department has announced the names of 21 companies that have for long not paid taxes and owe a total of VND300 billion (US$14 million) in back taxes.
Health minister asks hospitals to tighten waste management
The Ministry of Health has requested that directors of health departments of provinces and cities strictly handle violations of medical waste management procedures at hospitals, in a directive released yesterday.
2 die after having raw pig blood
Two of five men admitted to Ha Noi's National Tropical Diseases Hospital with Streptococcus suis bacterial infection, a pathogen found in pigs, have died.
Police uncover Noi Bai airport luggage theft ring
Ha Noi Police's department of criminal investigation of social order have decided to prosecute Nguyen Quoc Thang on the charges of property theft at Noi Bai International Airport.
Bridge to connect new HCM City districts
HCM City plans to build a new bridge to connect the two new urban areas of Thu Thiem and Nam Sai Gon.
Agricultural festival opens in Quang Ngai
More than 800 pavilions from 400 businesses were displayed at the Festival of Agriculture and Crafts village in the central region yesterday.
The tooth fairy misses out
The tooth fairy misses out

Forty-nine-year-old Do Ha Bac of central Binh Dinh Province has had most of his teeth out. Whenever he feels a stab of pain, he's off to the dentist.


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.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 2    CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security

The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    Son makes Dad prize wheelchair

Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.

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.