Expert opposes Phong Nha-Ke Bang cable car project
10/20/2017 3:41:35 PM (GMT+7)
 Ta Hoa Phuong, president of Vietnam Association of Paleontology and Stratigraphy, has asked the prime minister to scrap the cable car project in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Tan Son Nhat voted among most sleep-friendly airports
10/20/2017 3:40:10 PM (GMT+7)
 Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCM City has been named in the Top 25 Most Sleep-Friendly Airports according to The Guide to Sleeping in Airports' survey.

Ministry urges construction of North-South Expressway
10/20/2017 3:29:54 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Transport has proposed to start the construction of the next 713km of the North-South Expressway project within this year.

Hoa Binh suffers nearly $72 million losses from floods
10/20/2017 3:13:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Recent heavy rains and devastating floods in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh caused a total loss of about 1.63 trillion VND (71.75 million USD).

VN to develop alerts for climate change-related diseases
10/20/2017 11:08:39 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam is developing an integrated database and early warning system for diseases related to climate change, 

Locals compensated for fish kill
10/20/2017 11:04:49 AM (GMT+7)
Residents in four central provinces have received Government compensation of more than VND6.1 trillion for the April 2016 mass fish kill in which 70 tonnes of fish died, affecting the livelihoods of 260,000 people, 

Climate change to cause 250,000 extra deaths per year: expert
10/20/2017 11:03:58 AM (GMT+7)
 Climate change will cause some 250,000 additional deaths from malnutrition, malaria, diarrhea and heat exposure per year between 2030 and 2050, warned Director of the Department of International Cooperation Tran Thi Giang Huong on October 19.

Teacher collects and discards risky needles
10/20/2017 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The rain was coming down harder and harder, but Gao kept moving around Bao Loc Lake in the central Highlands province of Lam Dong, picking up needles left by drug users. 

Social News 20/10
10/20/2017 7:50:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Court hears appeal on VN Pharma’s cancer drug trial, Cham people in Ninh Thuan celebrate Kate festival, HCMC NA deputies proposes to solve difficulties for first metro line, HCMC finds out street flooding reason during mega pump operation

Special gifts for APEC Finance Ministers in Hoi An
10/19/2017 3:47:30 PM (GMT+7)
Hoi An lanterns with the logos of APEC Vietnam 2017 and central Quang Nam province will be presented as special gifts for delegates attending the ongoing APEC Finance Ministers Meeting October 19-21 in the ancient town of Hoi An.

Hanoi honours 10 outstanding young people
10/19/2017 5:00:03 PM (GMT+7)
 The Hanoi municipal chapter of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMCYU) honoured 10 outstanding young people for their contributions during 2012-2017 at its 15th Congress held in the capital city from October 18-20. 

More obese children found in Hanoi and HCM City
10/19/2017 3:57:46 PM (GMT+7)
 HCM City and Hanoi have the highest number of overweight children with children in city centres more obese than children in the suburbs.