HCM City to develop BRT system
12/14/2017 10:38:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City requires strong commitment at the leadership level to develop a bus rapid transit system, a workshop heard yesterday.

HCM City hopes to open more pedestrian streets
12/14/2017 11:01:35 AM (GMT+7)
 Ho Chi Minh City’s officials have proposed opening more pedestrian streets to attract tourists.

Experts: HCM City’s tollbooths not viable
12/14/2017 10:59:04 AM (GMT+7)
 The proposal by the Innovative Technology Development (ITD) Corporation to build tollbooths around the Ho Chi Minh City centre has met with criticism from experts working in various fields.

Nearly 2 million Vietnamese children suffer from malnutrition
12/14/2017 6:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
 As many as 1.9 million Vietnamese children, about a quarter of children under five, are suffering from malnutrition because of improper care.   

Urban parents freak out as kids grow up too fast
12/14/2017 6:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Dozens of confused and anxious parents are showing up at the Children’s Hospital No 1 in HCM City every month.

Rapidly aging population demands stronger safety net
12/14/2017 6:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s population is getting older, but not richer, Nguyen Van Tan, deputy director general of the General Office for Population and Family Planning talks to Nhan Dan Cuoi Tuan...

Social News 13/12
12/13/2017 7:39:46 PM (GMT+7)
 First district-level hospital in country performs open heart surgery, Le Quoc Phong re-elected 11th HCYU Central Committee first secretary, Official: Children need safe internet environment

Three people receive death sentences for drug trafficking
12/13/2017 7:13:41 PM (GMT+7)
 Hanoi People’s Court has sentenced three people to death for drug trafficking and transportation.

Region-based minimum wage levels rises from January 1, 2018
12/13/2017 7:11:04 PM (GMT+7)
 The region-based monthly minimum wages shall be increased by between VND 180,000-230,000 from January 1, 2018, according to the Government's Decree No. 141/2017/ND-CP.

Repatriation ceremony held for US servicemen’s remains
12/13/2017 6:54:37 PM (GMT+7)
 A ceremony was held at Noi Bai International Airport in the capital city of Hanoi on December 13 to repatriate remains of US servicemen who died during the war in Vietnam. 

Vietnam leads in salary increases in ASEAN
12/13/2017 6:03:16 PM (GMT+7)
Country ranks first in ASEAN in salary increases while its jobseekers are second in happiness index, according to latest Jobstreet.com survey.

Hanoi police close down railway cafes
12/13/2017 5:17:13 PM (GMT+7)
 The unique cafes that let customers sit on the railway tracks have been shut down by police in Dien Bien Ward, Hanoi, for encroachment on the rails.