Efforts made to eliminate all forms of child labour in Vietnam by 2025, Phu Bai airport to be upgraded to serve 5 mln passengers annually, French cuisine introduced in HCM City, Fund raised to build great solidarity house in Truong Sa

Majority want metro station near Hoan Kiem Lake
3/22/2018 6:08:10 PM (GMT+7)
 Nearly 90 per cent of surveyed people agreed to have the C9 metro underground station located near Hoan Kiem (Returned Sword) Lake.

Independent agencies to investigate deaths in dialysis case
3/22/2018 5:53:22 PM (GMT+7)
 The Health Ministry has not been involved in investigation, prosecution and trial of the case related to the death of eight persons after undergoing kidney dialysis at Hoa Binh Province’s General Hospital in June last year. 

UN study looks into discrimination against rape victims
3/22/2018 3:25:41 PM (GMT+7)
 The United Nations (UN) in Vietnam on March 21 launched a study on the criminal justice system response to sexual violence in Thailand and Vietnam, shedding new light on discrimination against rape victims.

Food-checking cars to be deployed in Hanoi
3/22/2018 4:27:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi will deploy five cars this year to check the quality of food in markets, supermarkets and food stores in an effort to prevent low-quality food from being consumed, 

Passenger opens escape door, flight delayed
3/22/2018 11:15:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – A male passenger accidentally opened an exit door of Vietnam Airline flight VN319, headed to Da Nang, Vietnam from Narita, Tokyo, during the process of boarding on Monday.

Social News 21/3
3/21/2018 5:23:34 PM (GMT+7)
 Quang Tri seizes more than 50,600 ecstasy pills, RoK donates 10,000 tons of rice to central and Central Highlands regions, Ministry to improve grassroots health facilities, Exhibition hounours Hungarian composer

Elephant-carrying truck shocks drivers
3/21/2018 1:42:42 PM (GMT+7)
 A truck carrying an elephant without proper safety measures surprised drivers on a highway in Ha Tinh Province.

HCM City plans activities for tobacco harm control and prevention
3/22/2018 6:50:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Training on how to help local residents quit smoking will be provided to staff at ward- and commune-level People’s Committees by the HCM City Department of Health.

Ministry wants to restart railway project
3/21/2018 11:39:02 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport wants to secure investment from the private sector to complete the Yen Vien – Cai Lan Railway project, which connects Yen Vien Station in Hanoi with Cai Lan Station

Vietnamese police block entry of 7 Chinese nationals
3/21/2018 11:53:55 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Mong Cai City police in the northern province of Quang Ninh stopped seven Chinese nationals from illegally entering Vietnam and moving to Cambodia to gamble, reported vov.vn online newspaper.

Heath ministry urges investigation into false rumour of natural birth death
3/21/2018 1:45:06 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Health has called for an urgent investigation into an apparently false rumour about the death of a mother and her child in HCM City while having a natural birth at home.

HCM City set to merge emergency numbers into 114
3/21/2018 10:59:07 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City has approved the integration of its three emergency numbers as one of the first steps in its makeover as a smart city.