Phu Yen opens highway for public use
The Ministry of Transport, in co-ordination with the southcentral province of Phu Yen, today opened Highway No 1, which passes through the province, for public use.
Tien Giang Province faces surge in dengue cases
The dengue fever epidemic is spreading and become more complicated in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Tien Giang, the provincial preventive healthcare department said.
Nutrition week to improve national nutrition status
Nutrition and Development Week, to be launched by the National Institute of Nutrition nation-wide on Friday, aims to strengthen public awareness of nutrition and reduce the malnutrition rate.
Hai Phong launches new bus route
The northern Hai Phong City's traffic department and Hai Au bus company have launched a bus route to meet the people's travel requirements and ease traffic congestion during rush hour.
Large fire breaks out at wooden warehouse
A large blaze broke out early this morning at a wooden warehouse in Nam Dong Ha Industrial Zone in the central Quang Tri Province.
Two persons held for possession of marijuana
The Ha Tinh Border Guards, in co-ordination with their partners in the central provinces of Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue, yesterday caught two people who were transporting 5kg of marijuana.
Central city cardiology centre to open in 2017
The central city of Da Nang started the construction of a VND236 billion (US$11.23 million) cardiology centre today. The 10-storey centre, which covers an area of 3,560sq.m on Hai Phong Street and has 200 beds, is scheduled to open in 2017.
Medical centres sub-standard
Forty per cent of commune-level medical centres in Viet Nam have failed to meet national criteria for qualified grassroots healthcare, the Health Ministry has reported.
Doctors talk heart disease in HCM City
More than 500 domestic and international physicians are attending the congress on New Trends in Management of Cardiovascular Diseases that opened yesterday in HCM City.
Cao Dai marks 90 years in Viet Nam
More than 800 people attended the ninetieth anniversary of a unique Vietnamese religion, Cao Dai, in Ha Noi yesterday. President Truong Tan Sang sent a congratulatory bouquet to the gathering.
Cancer stricken student dedicates himself to charity
Nguyen Bao Ngoc's whole world collapsed last year when he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
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.

It's time for parents and kids to talk money

Apart from sex, money might be another topic that is mostly avoided in family. Due to lack of talks about money, adults fail to empower the modern generation with information and skills needed to make informed choices later.


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.