Deputy PM orders investigation into Dak Lak crash
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has directed the local police to investigate the truck crash that killed six people in the Central Highland province of Dak Lak this morning.
A fallen tree killed three people and injured one at a farm in the Dak Ha commune in the central highlands Province, the local administration said.
The Transport Engineering Construction and Quality Management Department under the Ministry of Transport has approved the import of a single train needed for the 13.5 kilometre urban elevated railway line at a cost of US$63.2million.
Banks to finance EVN's power project
Viet Nam Electricity, the largest electricity company in Viet Nam, has reach an understanding with Vietinbank, Vietcombank and BIDV on a commercial credit agreement worth of VND4,500 billion (US$210 million).
Memorial service held to honour war heroes
A memorial service was held at the war heroes' cemetery in Dau Tieng District of the southern Binh Duong Province today to honour more than a 100 soldiers.
Rock crushes 2 to death in Ha Giang
The bodies of the two victims crushed by a falling rock in the northern province of Ha Giang's Bac Quang District were returned to their families today.
VN reports first case of trypanosome infection
A woman from the southern Dong Nai province was confirmed to be the first trypanosome protozoa infection case in Viet Nam, the HCM City Hospital for Tropical Diseases said yesterday.
Quang Ngai disciplines 20 communal and district officials
Twenty officials, including nine communal People's Committee Chairmen, have been disciplined for violations in the implementation of public interest projects in the Tay Tra District of central Quang Ngai Province.
A security guard was sentenced to 11 years in prison yesterday for stealing VND700 million (US$32,000) from an HD Bank branch.
Thousands of young rubber plants have been destroyed due to sabotage, causing extensive losses to farmers in NhU Thanh District in the northern-central Thanh Hoa Province.
Motorbike thieves receive prison sentences
Two motorbike thieves were sentenced to a total 26 years for stealing 18 bikes in Ha Noi over six months, the city People's Court said yesterday.
Music for pregnant pigs
Music for pregnant pigs

Farmer Nguyen Vu Phuong, 49, from Ward 8, Vinh Long City, in the southern province of Vinh Long, has a unique trick when raising pigs: letting them listen to the music of famous Vietnamese singers.

Flying fears fly in the face of some facts

Hanoian housewife Bui Thanh Truc is afraid to travel by air in view of the many recent plane crashes, which have only intensified her apprehensions about flight safety.


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.