One dead as 12 patients at Cho Ray Hospital contract swine flu
6/24/2018 2:07:57 AM (GMT+7)
 A patient with end-stage kidney failure has died of swine at Cho Ray Hospital in HCM City flu, the hospital announced on Saturday (June 23).

Frenzy feeding at Can Tho free buffet stirs controversy
6/24/2018 2:12:37 AM (GMT+7)
 The images of hundreds of people rushing to shove food onto their plates at a free buffet event at a restaurant in Can Tho Province have been shocking.


 
Litter in canals and sewers worsens floods in HCM City
6/24/2018 2:36:06 AM (GMT+7)
 An excessive amount of rubbish and litter is blocking drains and sewers in HCM City, worsening flooding in the rainy season.

Deputy PM orders inspection into titanium mining in Binh Thuan
6/24/2018 2:39:35 AM (GMT+7)
 Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has asked Binh Thuan Province to closely supervise titanium mining activities, which were supposed to have been halted years ago due to the serious impact on the environment.


 
HCM City faces manual labour shortage
6/24/2018 2:25:13 AM (GMT+7)
 Demands for manual labour is rising Ho Chi Minh City, accounting for 50% of the recruitment, but young people prefer better jobs.

VN aims to resolve investor disputes with Gov’t
6/24/2018 2:05:46 AM (GMT+7)
 With Vietnam signing many multilateral and bilateral trade agreements and attracting more and more foreign investment, it is hard to avoid grievances and disputes, a workshop heard in HCM City yesterday (June 22).


 
Four PVN’s oil officials detained on charges of power abuse, asset misappropriation
6/24/2018 2:02:43 AM (GMT+7)
 Four persons, including two executives, at the State-owned oil and gas group PetroVietnam (PVN) were detained yesterday on charges of abusing power to misappropriate assets.

Vietnamese’s sugar intake almost doubles recommended level
6/24/2018 1:19:38 AM (GMT+7)
 Each Vietnamese currently consumes about 46.5 grammes of free sugar every day, which is close to the maximum daily intake of 50 grammes and almost doubles the recommended daily intake of under 25 grammes.


 
Court asked to uphold sentences for Dinh La Thang and accomplices
6/24/2018 1:37:29 AM (GMT+7)
 The High-Level People’s Procuracy in Hanoi on June 22 proposed upholding the first-instance sentences for Dinh La Thang and his accomplices in the case involving PetroVietnam’s contribution of $35.2 million to Oceanbank.

Power usage record broken during heat wave
6/24/2018 1:11:51 AM (GMT+7)
 A new record for summer power consumption was made, peaking nearly 711 million kWh on June 22, according to the Electricity National Load Dispatch Centre (EVN NLDC).


 
Hanoi: three prosecuted for possessing drug
6/24/2018 1:22:09 AM (GMT+7)
 The Police Investigation Agency of Hanoi’s Long Bien district on June 22 issued a decision launching criminal proceedings against and detained three people for illegal drug possession. 

FDI sector faces shortage of skilled labour
6/23/2018 4:27:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly 40 per cent of enterprises with foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam are facing a shortage of employees and have struggled with recruiting new labourers, 


 

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