Terminal 2 ready to open at Ha Noi airport
Noi Bai airport's new international terminal will open on December 31 after a brief trial run from December 20- 25.
The Ministry of Health introduced on-line public services level 4 to help food production and trading companies in applying for certifications on meeting food safety regulations and conditions.
Hydropower project comes to a halt
The central Quang Tri provinces Peoples Committee halted the work of the Darkrong 4 hydropower project yesterday because the contractor is unable to implement it.
Report finds some progress in gender equality
Gender equality in Vietnamese families has improved but only modestly, according to surveys that found husbands and wives sharing more of the housework as well as the responsibility for their children's education.
Coach accident leaves six dead, eight injured
Six people died and eight others were injured in a coach accident yesterday on a section of National Highway 18 that crosses the northern province of Quang Ninh's Tien Yen District.
Ministry denies Chinese request for tourist trip
The Ministry of Transport denied a request by a Chinese city to allow 1,000 vehicles carrying 1,500 tourists to enter Viet Nam.
Cold spell hits northern region
Localities in northern mountainous provinces have instructed farmers to protect their cattle from the ongoing cold spell, which is forecast to last until late this week.
Workers left trapped in tunnel collapse
Twelve workers were trapped when a tunnel collapsed yesterday at the Da Dang-Dachomo hydropower project in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.
Non-medical universities barred from training doctors
Universities without specialisation in medical education are temporarily halted from opening new majors in the field next year, due to concerns about the quality of training offered.
Hydropower project tunnel collapse traps 11 workers
Eleven workers were trapped after a tunnel collapsed yesterday at the Da Dang-Dachomo hydropower project in the Central Highland Lam Dong Province, according to the project's management committee.
Six farmers drown as fishing boat overturns
Six farmers were drowned when their boat suddenly overturned this morning in Nam Thinh Commune of the northern Thai Binh Province's Tien Hai District.
Looking too young to retire
Looking too young to retire

Dr. Dang Be Nam looks really good for her age. In fact, she looks so good that on December 4, six months before she was set to retire (June 2015) as director of the obstetrics and pediatrics ward at a major hospital in Ca Mau City, she was reappointed to her post for another 3.5 years.

Parks not designed to act as parking lots
Parks not designed to act as parking lots

Talk about shooting oneself in the foot. Some officials in the capital city feel it is okay to puncture our already feeble lungs, in the name of development, no less.

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HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce 1    HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce

High demand for farm produce and the sheer variety of ways in which it is brought into HCM City from other localities makes quality control a very difficult task, officials say.

Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous

Top craftsmen and women from seven silk villages in Viet Nam will participate in the Viet Nam Silk Culture Day at Hoi An city's Silk Village centre on December 28.

Local art smashes auction record Local art smashes auction record

Days after noted Vietnamese artist Le Pho's View from the Hilltop set a new auction record, art collector Nguyen Minh still has a lingering feeling of regret.

Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners 2    Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners

Architecture and cultural managers discussed Long Bien Bridge's future at a seminar held on Wednesday in Ha Noi.

Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis

Viet Nam suffered a nightmare yesterday at My Dinh Stadium in Ha Noi as they were knocked out of the ASEAN Football Federation-Suzuki Cup.