Social News 23/1
1/23/2017 10:54:37 AM (GMT+7)
 Tay Ninh: Cross-border cracker smuggling increases in run-up to Tet, Vietnam peacekeeping centre launches official website, More compensation comes to Formosa incident-hit residents; HCM City supplies clean water to all households

Vietnamese expatriates worldwide celebrate Lunar New Year
1/23/2017 10:38:19 AM (GMT+7)
Vietnam’s diplomatic agencies around the world have held get-togethers for overseas Vietnamese (OVs) on the threshold of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.


 
Anger at plan scrapping Vietnamese women’s work benefits
1/22/2017 2:52:29 PM (GMT+7)
 Officials from the Viet Nam General Labour Confederation have voiced concern over a recent proposal revoking the maternity benefits to which female workers are entitled.

Hanoi seeks ideas to develop Red River banks
1/22/2017 2:48:20 PM (GMT+7)
 Ha Noi authorities have asked three construction giants to devise planning schemes to develop the areas along the iconic Red River that flows past the capital city.


 
HCM City's hospitals to ’evade’ law for crucial drugs
1/21/2017 5:51:06 PM (GMT+7)
 Several major hospitals in HCM City are struggling to get crucially-needed special drugs because a legal hitch has suffocated supply. 

Lucky money sellers may not be so lucky
1/21/2017 5:49:31 PM (GMT+7)
 Online services for exchanging old notes for new ones mushroom in the days prior to the Tết (Lunar New Year) holidays, although the activity is illegal and charges fees ranging from eight to 120 per cent in some cases.


 
Bus fraud booming in Vietnam
1/21/2017 5:46:41 PM (GMT+7)
 Illegal coach and bus services have been flourishing in major cities in the run up to Tết (Lunar New Year) despite the Ministry of Transport’s efforts to control them.  

HCM City: doctors remove large tumour from infant
1/21/2017 5:44:54 PM (GMT+7)
 Doctors at HCM City Paediatrics Hospital on Wednesday operated for seven hours to remove a large tumour that had spread to the brain of a 20-day-old infant.


 
Red carp village earns big during Kitchen Gods fest
1/21/2017 5:16:05 PM (GMT+7)
 As legend has it, the Land Genie and Kitchen Gods ride carps to Heaven on the 23rd day of the last month of the lunar year, to deliver an annual report on household activities to the God of Heaven. 

Cell therapy from Japan: hope for Vietnam
1/21/2017 5:12:28 PM (GMT+7)
 The Hanoi Medical University is acquiring immune cell therapy know-how from Japanese experts to treat cancer patients.


 
Deputy PM picks cheap airport renovation plan
1/21/2017 5:04:30 PM (GMT+7)
 Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on January 20 chose one of three proposed plans to renovate Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCM City.

Craft villages step up production for Tet holiday
1/21/2017 4:38:20 PM (GMT+7)
 With only a few days left until Tet (Lunar New Year), artisans in craft villages are scrambling to make products like sticky rice cakes and other traditional cakes, jams, dried shrimp and others to supply to the market.


 

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