Vietnam zeroes in on hunger elimination, RoK film festival held in Quang Nam, Bus stations announce Tet holiday ticket plans, Photo exhibition features sea, islands in Hanoi, Can Tho greets 7.5 million tourist arrivals in 2017

HCMC Chairman deregulates ban on Jeans, T-shirt amongst civil servants
12/15/2017 4:26:41 PM (GMT+7)
 Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee office sent a document of Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong’s decision to deregulate the ban on wearing Jean, T-shirtat public offices.

HCM City brightens up for Christmas
12/15/2017 2:52:19 PM (GMT+7)
 HCM City’s streets are full of colourful decorations to welcome Christmas and New Year.

Storm Damrey leaves 123 dead and missing
12/15/2017 2:57:36 PM (GMT+7)
 The toll of Storm Damrey stood at 123 dead and missing, with an additional 324 people injured and seriously affected in central provinces, especially south-central provinces.

Thai Binh proposes $172m coastal road
12/15/2017 2:16:58 PM (GMT+7)
 Thai Binh Province People's Committee has proposed a VND3.9trn (USD172m) public-private partnership coastal road project to the Ministry of Transport.

High-rise residents decry lack of public space
12/15/2017 2:18:51 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – Four 40-45 story apartment buildings in Kim Van–Kim Lu New Urban Area in Hoang Mai District are home to about 16,000 people.

Aussies lift VN vocational skills
12/15/2017 1:57:59 PM (GMT+7)
The Australian Government on December 14 launched the pilot Logistics Industry Reference Council to promote industry linkages with vocational education and training in partnership with its Vietnamese counterpart.

Experts seek to enhance water security in Mekong Delta
12/15/2017 1:39:31 PM (GMT+7)
 Experts gathered at a workshop in Hanoi on December 14 to seek measures to enhance water resources security amid climate change and energy development in the Mekong Delta region.

Typhoon Kaitak looms in the South China Sea, cold spell strengthens in the north
12/15/2017 11:20:35 AM (GMT+7)
 The tropical depression active east of the Philippines has picked up strength and become typhoon Kaitak.

Binh Dinh fishermen want compensation for damaged ships
12/15/2017 12:03:47 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Fishermen in the south central coastal province of Binh Dinh have asked two companies to pay compensation for damage to their new steel ships.

Peruvian prosecuted for robbery
12/15/2017 10:18:36 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City People’s Procuracy on Wednesday said it had asked the court to prosecute a Peruvian national for robbery, with assets worth nearly VND6 billion (US$266,000), 

Aussies help Vietnam hasten economic reform
12/14/2017 12:28:01 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – An Australian-funded programme called Aus4Reform was officially launched Wednesday to boost the productivity and competitiveness of Vietnam’s economy.

Bad development elevates disasters: Deputy Minister
12/15/2017 6:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Unsustainable development is partly to blame for worsening natural disasters in Vietnam, Hoang Van Thang, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development,