Unauthorised fees plague Viet Nam's bus terminals
Transport enterprises are concerned about fees that they have to pay for their operations at bus stations.
Noi Bai airport's sanitation worker fined for theft
A sanitation worker at Noi Bai International Airport was fined VND7.5 million (US$350) on the charge of property theft at a restricted area of the airport.
Tuition fees for public education in kindergartens, primary, junior and high schools will be adjusted according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI), says a government decision.
Heavy polluted smog covers HCM City
A thick smoggy carpet has enveloped HCM City's Sai Gon River and others surrounding areas for the past two days causing inconvenience in the flow of the river.
Kindergarten that abused 1-year-old gets shut down
Authorities today shut down a kindergarten whose nurses were accused of tying up a one-year-old child and stuffing his mouth with cloth to prevent him from crying.
Korea to fund Laos –VN railway feasibility study
The transport ministry and the Korea International Co-operation Agency (KOICA) today agreed to study the feasibility of a 500 km-long railway link from Laos' Vientiane to Vung Ang in Ha Tinh Province of Viet Nam.
Two school caretakers suspended for ill-treating toddler
Two caretakers of a nursery school in northern mountain Lang Son have been suspended for alleged ill-treatment of a 22-month-old boy, Chairman of the commune's People's Committee Vi Van Tuan said yesterday.
Thanh Hoa residents oppose road's takeover by firm
Hundreds of residents in the central Thanh Hoa Province's Xuan Bai Commune have gathered to protest the takeover of a road in the area by a hi-tech agricultural project.
New flora species discovered in Khanh Hoa reserve
Vietnamese scientists and foreign partners have discovered new plants living 1,000m above the sea level at Hon Ba Natural Reserve, 30km from the central Khanh Hoa Province's Nha Trang City.
Hospitals bringing back house calls
Vo Thi Yen, 80, of HCM City's Phu Nhuan District, who has heart disease and arthritis, no longer has to queue for her turn at Thong Nhat Hospital; the hospital now comes to her house to treat her.
VN seeks shorter time for resolving business disputes
Viet Nam aims to reduce processing time for commercial disputes to 200 working days from the current 400 working days, as the country continued with administrative reforms to improve its business environment, as stipulated in Resolution 19/2015/NQ-CP.
Watch out for this driver
Watch out for this driver

Drivers on Yen Phu Road in Ha Noi's Tay Ho District last Friday saw a Honda automobile travelling along with the words, Sorry, I'm just practising to drive. Please sympathise written on paper and stuck in the middle of the rear window.

Is it time to retire the school uniform?

School should be fun and encouraging to students, though some find it hard getting through the entire day, particularly while they're locked into a tight, constraining set of clothing called a "school uniform".


Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh

Wiping sweat from his forehead, 36-year-old Trinh Duc Sang took big strides along a road covered with muddy coal sludge and dirt to the place that was his home until just three weeks ago. He climbed a rickety ladder that buckled under his weight to reach his neigh-bour's house overlooking a creek. From there, he crossed into his old home.

Doctors treat patients for free at clinic in Ha Noi Doctors treat patients for free at clinic in Ha Noi

For more than 20 years, Dang Thi Nhan, 67, has been waking up about 30 minutes earlier each day to bake cakes or prepare tea for two retired doctors in a clinic near her house in Ha Noi's Giap Bat Ward.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam 1    Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".

Water resources, eroding land need saving Water resources, eroding land need saving

Water management has become a major topic of discussion in recent years among Viet Nam's lawmakers, experts and society. The country has been struggling to deal with water-related issues such as a rising sea level, land subsidence and saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta. Lawmakers and experts shared their views on water management with Viet Nam News reporters Thu Van and Hoang Anh.