PM opens door for organic farmers
12/18/2017 1:02:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called for the adoption of world standard organic agriculture so Vietnamese farm produce can be promoted at home and abroad.  

Agribank corruption defendants sentenced
12/18/2017 1:37:01 PM (GMT+7)
HCM City People’s Court has sentenced Nguyen Thi Hoang Oanh, former director of Ben Thanh branch of the Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development of Viet Nam, to life in prison on corruption charges

Medical malpractice victims sue Hoa Binh General Hospital
12/18/2017 1:51:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Families of the eight people who died after undergoing kidney dialysis at Hoa Binh Province General Hospital have filed a lawsuit against the hospital requesting compensation, 

Salmonella contamination: VN recalls French baby milk products
12/18/2017 2:02:00 PM (GMT+7)
The Ministry of Health has asked the public to suspend the use and trade of several baby formula milk and baby food products made by French dairy giant Lactalis following concerns over salmonella contamination.

Jobs outlook good for 2018, say recruiters
12/18/2017 11:24:10 AM (GMT+7)
 The job market in Viet Nam is expected to be largely positive next year as the country continues to develop its manufacturing base, recruitment companies say.

Vietnamese diets still lack iodine
12/18/2017 11:14:11 AM (GMT+7)
 Using iodine in salt, a health step long enforced in Western countries, cannot by itself improve iodine shortages in Vietnamese people, experts agreed at a conference held last week in Hanoi.

Stone quarry suspended after worker dies
12/18/2017 11:47:45 AM (GMT+7)
 The operations of a stone quarry run by the  Asia Mineral Joint Stock Company were suspended yesterday after a collapse killed a worker and injured two others in Nghe An Province.

HCM City considers public e-motorbike rental service
12/18/2017 10:32:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City Department of Transport has proposed the city People’s Committee allow a pilot electric motorbike rental programme in District 1.

Noi Bai Airport to be expanded at cost of $27 million
12/18/2017 12:45:38 AM (GMT+7)
 The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has proposed a project on expansion of Noi Bai Airport at the cost of VND620 billion ($27,292,623).

Social News In Brief
12/17/2017 11:51:47 PM (GMT+7)
Free bus information via Zalo in Da Nang City, Quang Nam receives largest amount of aid from RoK, Da Lat to host next National TV Festival, New flag tower inaugurated in Lao Cai northern border province

Seven-day Tet holiday announced
12/18/2017 12:47:22 AM (GMT+7)
 Government officers and workers will enjoy a 7-day holiday for the 2018 Tet (Lunar New Year), from February 14 - 20, 2018 (on December 29- January 5 of the lunar calendar).

Vietnam seeks solutions for problems caused by rapid urbanization
12/17/2017 4:02:15 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam is facing numerous challenges caused by rapid urbanization, leaving burdens on its technical and social infrastructure and leading to many severe consequences.