WB okays $118 mln for post-disaster reconstruction in central Vietnam, Health facilities call for blood donations for Tết, 2 Lao drug traffickers caught by Ha Tinh police, Experts propose to expand Ho Chi Minh Highway

Illegal transport of 114 pangolins found in Ca Mau
1/24/2018 6:24:14 PM (GMT+7)
 Local law enforcement forces of the southernmost province of Ca Mau recently uncovered the illegal transportation of 114 pangolins, the Department of Forest Rangers said on January 23.

HCM City region important economic center in Asia-Pacific by 2050
1/24/2018 3:47:52 PM (GMT+7)
HCMC will be the leading motive force of the country and international trade hub with high adaptability toward balanced and sustainable development, playing the role of an important economic center in Southeast Asia and Asia-Pacific.

Another warning over Lactalis products
1/24/2018 11:09:21 AM (GMT+7)
Last week, Vietnam received a warning on another 99 batches of baby formula products from French-based Lactalis over possible salmonella contamination, two months after the scandal-hit company ordered a global recall.

Another 11 seamen saved at sea
1/24/2018 12:09:20 AM (GMT+7)
 A fishing crew of 11 were rescued after their boat engine broke down at sea 120 nautical miles off the Hoàng Sa (Paracel) Islands of Việt Nam on Tuesday.

More ethnic children go to school
1/24/2018 11:06:14 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The number of out-of-school children aged from five to 14 has fallen significantly, particularly among five-year-old pre-primary children.

CAAV proposes to halt airport fee collection for cars
1/24/2018 12:02:18 AM (GMT+7)
 The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has proposed to the Ministry of Transport to halt the collection of fee from drivers at airports.

Investigation to be held on report of shark fins case in Chile
1/23/2018 11:49:29 PM (GMT+7)
 The Vietnamese Embassy in Chile said that it had contacted the Chilean Foreign Minister on January 22 requesting coordination to verify media reports on shark fins being dried on the roof of the Vietnamese Trade Office in Chile.

Drunk on high spirits
1/23/2018 11:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
The VN U23 football team beat former champions Iraq to secure their place in the Asian Football Cup’s semi-final. In the celebrations that immediately followed the win, people and vehicles poured into downtown streets.

Social News 23/1
1/23/2018 11:04:09 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam Veterans of America members honoured, Cambodia hopes to send more students to Thai Nguyen, National fund gets 4.2 million USD to support poor children, USAID helps with dioxin remediation at Bien Hoa Airport

Vietnam Airlines plans more flights to Changzhou on U23 Vietnam’s final
1/23/2018 11:16:10 PM (GMT+7)
 The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines plans to add two return flights between Hanoi and HCM City and Changzhou city, Jiangsu province, China, on January 27 when U23 Vietnam play a final match against Uzbekistan.

An Giang: Four jailed for anti-State propaganda
1/23/2018 11:34:10 PM (GMT+7)
 The An Giang provincial People’s Court on January 23 sent four men to jail for “conducting propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam” under Clause 2 of Article 88 of the 2009 Penal Code. 

Peach growers prepare blossoms for Tet
1/23/2018 11:07:15 PM (GMT+7)
Le Dinh Hong, of An Duong District in the northern Hai Phong City, is taking care of peach trees in his garden in Dang Cuong Village. There are about three weeks left before Tet (Lunar New Year).