Viet Nam has nearly 4 million asthma sufferers
The number of Vietnamese people suffering from asthma is still on the rise, Central Lung Hospital Director Nguyen Viet Nhung has said.
A man arrested for drug trafficking
Police in Ha Noi's Dong Da District have arrested Le Xuan Son, a resident of central Nghe An Province's Tan Lac Village, for illegally transporting five packets of drug, weighing nearly five kilogrammes.
Marine police seize 400,000 litres of illegal fuel at sea
Some 400,000 litres of smuggled fuel have been seized off Viet Nam's south-western coast yesterday, naval authorities said.
Quang Ngai illegal gold mines were demolished with explosives
The Military Command in central Quang Ngai Province has announced that it demolished 60 illegal gold mines in Tay Tra District, after local authorities approved the move.
Tay Ninh confiscates 113 logs of trac wood
The People's Committee of the southern province of Tay Ninh yesterday fined Pham Minh Hoa, 40, VND15 million (US$690) for illegally transporting trac wood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis).
Da River pipeline's second phase to begin soon
The construction ministry (MoC) yesterday held a meeting to assess the second-phase technical design of the pipeline transporting the water from the Da River to Ha Noi.
Whirlwinds, heavy rain damage trees in Binh Phuoc
Hundreds of hectares of rubber and cashew trees were damaged after heavy rainfall and whirlwinds swept through five communes of the southern Binh Phuoc Province last month.
Taxi driver found dead in cab in HCM City
A taxi driver was found dead in his cab at around 6am today on Bo Bao Tan Thang Street in HCM City's Tan Phu District.
Torrential rain costs Quang Ninh nearly $46 mil
An unusual two-day torrential rainfall of 574mm to 828mm hit the northeastern Quang Ninh Province on Sunday, causing estimated losses of more than VND1 trillion (US$45.8 million).The torrential rain killed a 27-year-old woman and he
Viet Nam taught UN peacekeeping
The first international workshop on sending forces to the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping missions was held in Ha Noi yesterday.The workshop is seen as a great opportunity for Viet Nam to learn about the role from other nations.
More kids have lung problems
The number of children being treated for respiratory diseases in Ha Noi and HCM City hospitals has increased, doctors said.
Easy way to enter university
Easy way to enter university

Passing entrance exams for colleges and universities is one of the biggest hurdles - and achievements - in the life of a student in Viet Nam. Families and friends usually gather afterwards to throw a party for the successful candidates.

Don't keep saying ‘I do' when you don't

Many women, successful at work, work hard at making a success of their marriage as well, even though they feel sometimes that they are doing it on their own, without their spouse's support.


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.

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.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam 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".