Vietnamese comprise second-largest international student community in Japan
The number of Vietnamese students is the second largest among the international students studying in Japan, according to the latest statistics from the Japan Student Services Organisation.
The Ha Noi People's Committee has approved a list of land-using projects for drawing investors in 2015. The projects are scheduled to use a non-municipal budget during the first phase.
The northern provinces will experience three to four cold spells in March, the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Weather Forecasting has predicted.
1 killed, 13 injured in Phu Yen accident
At least one person was killed and 13 others injured after two passenger buses collided yesterday night on National Highway 1, near Hoa Kien Commune in Tuy Hoa city.
Military parade to commemorate 40th National Reunification Day
Viet Nam will hold a national military parade in HCM City on April 30 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the National Reunification Day.
Phu Yen gets new seaport
The Tuy Hoa City People's Committee is expected to complete a new port today, about 80m from the present Da Dien Seaport.
Animal health department destroys 8,000 eggs
The Lang Son department of animal health yesterday destroyed more than 8,000 eggs that were of unclear origin and were not accompanied by any valid papers.
Fishermen find dead humpback whale entangled in net
Fishermen in the southern province of Bac Lieu's Dong Hai District on Sunday caught a whale weighing more than 250kg. Local authorities confirmed that it was a humpback whale with a blow-hole and a horizontal tail. The whale was 2.33m long, 1.2m wide and weighed more than 250kg.
Confiscated bikes set for charity sale
The National Traffic Safety Committee plans to sell motorbikes and bicycles driving on expressways that have been banned for their use.
HCM City students ask for more lively history lessons
School children in HCM City have demanded that authorities make their history lessons more interesting since they need to learn about their country's past.
World Bank approves $100 million in financing for poverty reduction
The World Bank has approved US$100 million in additional financing for an ongoing project to help improve living standards for poor people in six provinces in Viet Nam's northwest, the nation's poorest region.
Mission Incomplete or Mission Impossible?
Mission Incomplete or Mission Impossible?

Huynh Ho is building a house. Nothing unusual about that, you say, but Ho has been focused on this task for more than half of his 65 years, 35, to be exact.

Sale of fake health foods concerns consumers
Sale of fake health foods concerns consumers

Everyone knows functional food works to improve health and build resistance to diseases, especially in patients and people recovering from ailments.

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Confiscated bikes set for charity sale Confiscated bikes set for charity sale

The National Traffic Safety Committee plans to sell motorbikes and bicycles driving on expressways that have been banned for their use.

Cycling race escort dies in accident Cycling race escort dies in accident

A member of a motorbike escort group for the Binh Duong Open International Women's Bike Race died yesterday after being hit by a motorbike tour group.

Vietnamese cuisine book journeys out of 5-star resort's kitchen Vietnamese cuisine book journeys out of 5-star resort's kitchen

The five-star Furama Resort has released a 120-page cookbook titled A Journey Through Viet Nam's Cuisine, featuring recipes from the resort's culinary library.

HCM City youth call on banks, firms to stop funding fossil fuels HCM City youth call on banks, firms to stop funding fossil fuels

A series of activities on climate change and energy have been launched by 350.org Viet Nam aimed at raising people's awareness about the threat of a carbon bubble.

Da Nang to teach archipelago history Da Nang to teach archipelago history

The history of Da Nang and its relationship with the Hoang Sa Archipelago (Paracel Islands) will be introduced into the curricula at secondary and high schools in the central coastal city this year, officials have announced.