Volunteers clean up garbage in Hà Nội

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iq6Yv4nyLUU?rel=0&showinfo=0] HÀ NỘI — Two tonnes of garbage were collected from under Long Biên Bridge in Hà Nội over the weekend by around 200...

Woman gets two years in prison for sparking forest fire

Nguyen Thi Hao, 36, was found guilty of "breaching regulations on fire prevention and fighting," in burning grass near the forest, a crime that...

Vietnam should prepare for sovereignty challenges: Party chief

Trong, also the President, delivered this message at the closing ceremony of the 11th plenary meeting of the Party Central Committee Saturday. Vietnam will consolidate...

Four teenagers die in central Vietnam traffic mishap

By   &nbspOctober 13, 2019 | 01:39 pm GMT+7 Police officers and local resident gather at the scene of the traffic accident where four teenage...

Proposal to scrap ranks in university degrees receives mixed response

The Ministry of Education and Training has recommended that degree certificates should no longer show students' ranks. Universities now have five ranks: excellent, very good,...

Da Lat café scripts its own Les Miserables story

A unique establishment in the Central Highlands resort town of Da Lat in Lam Dong Province trust its customers to serve and pay for...

Former US first lady to visit Vietnam, back sustained education for girls

"I’m excited to share that in December, I’ll be visiting Vietnam to meet some of the inspiring girls from the Girls Alliance community and...

Police hunt Vietnamese teenager for human trafficking

By   &nbspOctober 12, 2019 | 09:00 am GMT+7 Nguyen Thi Ngoc Anh is being wanted by the police for human trafficking. Photo courtesy of...

Saigon airport’s new navigation method allows more flights per hour

The Vietnam Air Traffic Management Corporation (VATM) on Thursday began using the area navigation RNAV, or Area Navigation, which permits the operation of an...

Communist Party of Vietnam expels two former information ministers

The decisions to revoke Party memberships of Nguyen Bac Son and Truong Minh Tuan were taken at a meeting of the Party's Central Committee...

Chinese man caught stealing $4,500 on Sihanoukville-HCMC flight

By   &nbspOctober 12, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7 Two aircraft of Cambodian national flag carrier Angkor Air. Photo courtesy of Cambodia Angkor Air. HCMC police...

Police arrest $130-million online gambling gang in HCMC

By   &nbspOctober 11, 2019 | 11:55 am GMT+7 Nguyen Hoang Long, suspected kingpin of a $130-million gambling ring busted in Ho Chi Minh City...

Two Laotians caught smuggling 100,000 ecstasy pills into Vietnam

By   &nbspOctober 11, 2019 | 03:27 pm GMT+7 Ha Tinh border guards hold two Laotians (C) with 100,000 ecstasy pills, October 10, 2019. Photo...

Vietnam beach town encroaches sea for $50 mln tourism complex

Over the past few days, the Vung Tau Cable Car Tourism JSC has created thousands of square meters of land on Bai Truoc (Front...

Live where others go on vacation!

Summer is upon us in the Central Highlands...

New law to ban foreign spouses for abusive S Koreans

By   &nbspOctober 10, 2019 | 08:51 pm GMT+7 Screenshots from an online video show a South Korean man beating his Vietnamese wife (L) and...

Only 20 pct of Vietnam’s landfills are hygienic: expert

The remaining sites could contain toxic waste like batteries and expired/discarded medicines, which leach into and contaminate groundwater, Dung said at an international conference...

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