New bridge opens in Da Nang
After 18-months' work, a three-level rail and road flyover was opened yesterday at Da Nang's busiest roundabout, Hue Junction, to alleviate congestion.
HCM City reveals plan to expand classrooms
The HCM City Department of Education and Training hopes to increase average classroom space to 6-8sq.m for each school student this year by reducing the number of children per class.
Dong Nai halts river construction
Dong Nai Province authorities on Friday called a halt to reclamation of the Dong Nai River for construction of housing.
Traffic banned on Pasteur and Le Duan Streets
All vehicles have been banned from entering the Pasteur and Le Duan Streets in HCM City from today, the HCM City Department of Transport said.
Audit finds car registration-fee scam
Complaints have been made that some banks and registration centres entrusted with collecting fees to check vehicles for roadworthiness delay sending the money to a central State fund known as the Viet Nam Register - often for a week or two.
Hai Duong lychees win US order
Farmers in Hai Duong Province's Thanh Thuy Commune are preparing to export their first lychee crop to the US.
Brake failure blamed for scaffolding collapse
A press conference was held yesterday to announce the results of the investigation into the scaffolding collapse in the Formosa section of the Vung Ang economic zone.
Healthcare urged for female workers
Huynh Cao Hai, deputy head of the Dong Nai Province's Health Department, said he planned to encourage all factories in the province to offer reproductive healthcare services for female workers, especially those with a large number of female workers.
Three die in separate train accidents
Two men died after being hit by a fast approaching south-north SE2 train, while they were trying to cross the rail line yesterday afternoon in the central Thua Thien-Hue Province.
Hau Giang plants king orange trees
The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Hau Giang has begun growing seedless king oranges on a pilot basis in Chau Thanh District.
An Giang residents run for charity
More than 2,000 government officials, soldiers, workers, students and local residents came together in Long Xuyen City to take part in a public marathon today.
VIP guests do a ‘runner'
VIP guests do a ‘runner'

Nguyen Thanh Phong owns a bistro in Khanh Thuan Commune in Ca Mau Province's U Minh District. His customers are from different backgrounds and include officials from the commune's People's Committee.

No to heavy workloads, yes to hard work
No to heavy workloads, yes to hard work

After a double weekend Lunar New Year break, the mother of a first grader in a well-known primary school in HaF8 NoE4i, was aghast when the teacher told her that the kids had already forgotten what she'd taught them in the first semester.

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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.