HCV patients fail to access drugs
8/15/2018 1:25:18 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Health has reported that nearly one million Vietnamese people are infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV).

Mekong Delta provinces seek ways to relocate residents from landslide areas
8/15/2018 1:52:07 PM (GMT+7)
The People’s Committee of the southernmost province of Ca Mau has asked the Government to provide VND300 billion (US$12.7 million) to move locals from landslide-prone areas to new residential areas.

Hanoi ready to fight diseases in flood-hit areas
8/15/2018 2:06:19 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Residents must work closely with medical workers to prevent and control epidemics in areas where flood waters had been lingering in Chuong My District for more than 10 days, 

HCM City to suspend illegal inland waterway ports, wharves
8/15/2018 2:18:07 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Inland waterway ports and wharves that operate without a licence or use an expired licence will be suspended, according to the HCM City Department of Transport.

Mental illness appears contagious among corrupt officials
8/15/2018 3:42:11 PM (GMT+7)
 Corrupt state officials are racing to prove that they have mental health issues to avoid severe sentences.   

Vaccination urged as measles spreads fast in Hanoi
8/15/2018 2:35:55 PM (GMT+7)
 An unexpected spike in the number of children catching measles in Hanoi this summer has left doctors worrying about a potential outbreak, given that 90 percent of the infected children reportedly had yet to receive a vaccination.

Four defendants to stand trial for wrongdoings at PVTEX
8/15/2018 2:33:29 PM (GMT+7)
 Four former senior members of the Petrovietnam Petrochemical and Textile Fiber JSC (PVTEX) will be tried for allegedly violating State regulations on economic management on August 28.

Storm Bebinca to cause heavy rains in northern region
8/14/2018 9:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Storm Bebinca, the fourth of its kind hitting the country this year, will result in downpours in northern and north central regions from the night of August 15 to August 17. 

Tay Ninh: Two sentenced to life imprisonment in transnational drug trafficking case
8/15/2018 10:55:26 AM (GMT+7)
 The People’s Court of the southwestern province of Tay Ninh sentenced two people to life imprisonment for trafficking over 2.9 kg of Methamphetamine from Cambodia to Vietnam at their first instance trial on August 14.

Monks donate blood at Vinh Nghiem Pagoda
8/15/2018 9:42:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Monks and Buddhist followers were among the volunteer donors at an event held at Vinh Nghiem Pagoda in HCM City’s District 3 on Sunday (August 12).

Social News 15/8
8/15/2018 8:15:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Rise in number of kids suspected of having measles, Bình Phước Province to inspect cashew farm support, HCM City eyes making District 2 a central district, Soc Trang province upgrades schools in Khmer communities

Gov’t goes after fraudulent ’war invalids’
8/15/2018 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
Le Tan Dung, deputy minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, tells Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam newspaper that the Government will take tough measures against those who abuse the country’s humanitarian law on war invalids.