HCM City set to construct subterranean layer
7/16/2018 4:21:26 PM (GMT+7)
 A host of investment opportunities awaits developers in HCM City where authorities plan to develop underground spaces.

HCM City unveils new housing plan
7/16/2018 3:04:45 PM (GMT+7)
HCM City authorities have submitted a new housing plan to the city People’s Council to ensure that new housing projects follow plans designed to improve city landscapes and residents’quality of life.

Woman jailed in the UK for pretending to be a vulnerable child
7/16/2018 5:02:32 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – A Vietnamese woman who duped the authorities in the United Kingdom claiming she was a 16-year-old child has been jailed, after police discovered she was in fact a grown woman.

Watchdog demands answers over delayed Hanoi railway
7/16/2018 4:39:49 PM (GMT+7)
The Government Inspectorate has instructed authorities in Hanoi to investigate the city’s Urban Railway Management Board and French consultancy firm SYSTRA over delays to the Nhon-Ha Noi Railway Station urban elevated rail project.

Joining hands to protect children on the internet
7/16/2018 3:53:23 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Bich Ngoc, a junior high school student in Hanoi, started to use a smartphone when she was a 6th grader.

HCM City needs 148,000 skilled workers
7/16/2018 3:31:01 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City needs 148,000 skilled employees in key sectors this year, according to authorities.

Social News 16/7
7/16/2018 11:09:21 AM (GMT+7)
 Hung Yen police deal heavy blows on drug-related crimes, Underwater medicine, hyperbaric oxygen association set up, VN Summer Camp: Young expats learn history in Dong Loc T-junction

Foreign workers are seen at a construction site in Vietnam
7/16/2018 1:54:07 PM (GMT+7)
 Compulsory social insurance for foreigners working in Vietnam is creating a heavy burden on local enterprises, according to a report by the Investment and Trade Working Group of the Vietnam Business Forum.

Vietnam may lose five million jobs to automation: ILO
7/16/2018 12:33:45 PM (GMT+7)
 As many as five million workers in Vietnam are at high risk of losing their jobs by 2020 because of the boom in artificial intelligence, which may replace laborers with robots, according to a recent study by ILO.

Hydropower plant water release kills fish in Phu Tho
7/16/2018 4:15:38 PM (GMT+7)
More than 13 tonnes of fish raised in cages along a section of the Da River in Thanh Thuy District, Phu Tho Province, died en masse over the past few days, incurring losses of up to VND2.6 billion (US$113,000).

Da Nang named green city of the year in Vietnam
7/16/2018 12:00:43 PM (GMT+7)
Da Nang City has been given the title of National Green City 2017-18 by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)’s One Planet City Challenge programme, making it onto a list of 21 cities from around the world.

Ben Tre requests US$10.9 million for revetments along eroded riverbank
7/16/2018 10:27:28 AM (GMT+7)
Ben Tre Province authority has requested VND250 billion (US$10.9 million) from the central government to build a revetment along Mo Cay Nam District’s Mo Cay riverbank to combat bank erosion,