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
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.
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.
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.
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.