Something practical has to be done, and done immediately, to prevent any violence from being inflicted on our children before it is too late.
It was raining heavily as Nguyễn Tấn Trường, an 11-year-old fourth grader at the Chu Văn An Primary School in Đồng Nai Province, walked home.
Khuất Việt Hùng, Vice Chairman of the National Committee of Traffic Safety, has been cycling to work for the past seven years. As someone who deals with the country’s traffic problems, he feels the need to set an example through his modest efforts to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution in Hà Nội.
Phạm Mạnh Duy, 35, lives in Hà Nội’s Nam Từ Liêm District, has not thought about buying health insurance before.
In the past two decades, labour productivity in Việt Nam grew at 4.3 per cent on average, the highest increase among ASEAN countries, according to the ILO. However, in comparison with ASEAN states, Việt Nam’s aggregate labour productivity is still near the bottom.
Posting photos and videos of children online may seem to be an innocuous pastime for many, but little do they realise the perils such digital footprints could cause for their children.
The start-up frenzy started in Việt Nam around two years ago when the Government began calling for more investment in the start-up community and demonstrated their political will by a series of pragmatic actions. The biggest move was the approval of the scheme titled “Supporting the National Innovation Startup Ecosystem by 2025”, else known as the Project 844, last year of which some estimated of VNĐ2 trillion (US$88.8 million) would be poured into around 2,000 high-tech start-ups.
Doctors and other medical staff have to work very hard, but receive very low salaries and benefits.
The Government has issued a decree, which, starting this month imposes punishments for littering, throwing cigarette butts and ash in non-smoking areas, urinating in public places.
Hundreds of people are running out a building, screaming in terror. Several have their mouths covered with piece of cloth. Ear-splitting sirens blare as large red trucks speed through the streets to where a thick, ominous cloud of smoke billows. Even watchers are shouting and screaming. A deadly fire has struck again.
The Ministry of Transport has submitted to the Government an investment plan for the ongoing North-South Expressway from Hà Nội to HCM City. Some experts are not keen.
A perceived increase in violence against women in public places is adding to the gloomy picture of women being discriminated in Việt Nam, activists have warned.
A tunnel break in the Sông Bung 2 hydroelectric power plant in the central province of Quảng Nam released nearly 30 million cubic metres of water that rushed to thousands of villagers living downstream, klling two, and caused at least VNĐ5 billion of losses. The latest incident raised alarms about whether the hydropower plants in Việt Nam meet safety requirements, especially when the Sông Bung 2 had already passed the highest examination bars
The hacking of the Việt Nam Airlines website at the Hà Nội and HCM City airports has signaled Việt Nam’s possible vulnerability to malware attacks.
Việt Nam News spoke to experts from a cyber security company, a company operating in the field of open source and a network security expert about the matter.
July 27 is National War Martyrs and Invalids Day, providing an opportunity to thank the millions of people who sacrificed their youth and even their lives for the nation. Việt Nam News reporters Thu Trang and Khánh Dương talked to four heros who overcome their disabilities to run businesses and make positive contributions to society in the post-war period.
The ongoing 27th International Biology Olympiad (IBO 2016) in Hà Nội draws 264 students and 238 teachers from 71 countries and territories, which is reportedly the highest number of participants in the Olympiad so far. This is the first time Việt Nam has hosted a biology competition. On the occasion, some students and teachers share with Việt Nam News reporter Nguyễn Khánh Chi all about love for the science, IBO and the country that all of them are visiting for the first time.
The Government late last month announced the results of a preliminary investigation into the massive fish deaths in four central provinces of Việt Nam, with Formosa being the culprit. In the time to come, much remains to be done to clean up the sea environment and support those whose lives depend on it. Viet Nam News talks to officials, scientists and a representative of fishermen about this issue.