Social News 23/3
3/23/2018 6:34:38 PM (GMT+7)
 HCM City seeks Japan’s investment for smart city projects, Programme raises students’ awareness of protecting water resources, Winners of writing contest on Vietnam-Cambodia ties awarded

HCM City leader asks apartment fire checks after Carina Plaza visit
3/23/2018 6:01:57 PM (GMT+7)
HCMC Party Chief Nguyen Thien Nhan requested screening all firefighting plans in all apartment buildings in the city while inspecting Carina Plaza apartment complex where a fire broke out, killing 13 people and injuring 28 others.

Strangers go to Dak Nong Province to recruit children to work in HCM City
3/23/2018 6:30:52 PM (GMT+7)
 Recently, some persons from other localities came to Quang Phu Commune, K’Rông Nô District, in the Central Highlands province of Đak Nong to recruit Mong ethnic minority children to work illegally at HCM City.

HCM City’s fire victims die from suffocation
3/23/2018 5:16:43 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Victims of a deadly fire on Friday early morning at a HCM City’s apartment building died from suffocation, 

Ben Tre man fined $439 for posting fake news to Facebook
3/23/2018 5:08:29 PM (GMT+7)
 Inspectors from the Department of Information and Communications in the Mekong delta province of Ben Tre decided to issue an administrative fine of VND10 million ($439) on a local man for publishing a false new to his fan page on social media.

Measles highly likely to break out in Vietnam
3/23/2018 5:07:15 PM (GMT+7)
 At a meeting on March 21 on dengue and summer disease prevention, Deputy head of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) Dr. Tran Nhu Duong warned the possible outbreaks of dangerous diseases in the next time.

Foreigner admits fault in conflict with HCM City restaurant staff
3/23/2018 12:17:32 PM (GMT+7)
 An Irish man who was attacked by three security guards at a restaurant in HCM City has made his apology for his bad behaviour after getting drunk.

US to suspend certain visas for Vietnamese nationals
3/23/2018 1:45:17 PM (GMT+7)
 The US will temporarily cease the issuance of a number of investment and religious worker visas for Vietnamese citizens from March 23.

Hanoi to build wholesale market for vegetables
3/23/2018 10:49:25 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi’s People’s Committee has assigned the provincial authority and sector of Me Linh District to conduct a survey and suggest a location for the construction of a wholesale market.

Hanoi earns $349 million in land auctions
3/23/2018 10:31:54 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi earned VND7.955 trillion (US$349 million) from auctioning land-use rights last year, pushing the total revenue it earned from land up to VND37 trillion ($1.62 billion).

Former PetroVietnam head Dinh La Thang faces prison
3/23/2018 11:30:56 AM (GMT+7)
A prison term from 18 to 19 years has been proposed for Dinh La Thang, former chairman of PetroVietnam, who was accused of wrongdoings in the group’s investment of over US$35 million in OceanBank.

Skytrax ranks Noi Bai among top 100 global airports
3/23/2018 10:49:27 AM (GMT+7)
 Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi has been ranked 82nd among 500 airports worldwide surveyed by the UK–based aviation consultancy Skytrax.