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.

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

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, 

HCM City to reform food markets
7/16/2018 10:46:43 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City plans to focus on the four key areas of exports, logistics, exhibitions and fairs, and wholesale and retail activities, 

Lunar New Year holiday 2019 to last for 9 days
7/15/2018 3:12:33 PM (GMT+7)
 The 2019 Lunar New Year holiday will fall on February 4-8, which means it will span nine days including the two weekends, according to a newly approved proposal. 

Social News 15/7
7/15/2018 2:44:51 PM (GMT+7)
 Normal life returns to Vietnamese Cambodians affected by blaze, Summer Camp: young expats visit late President Ho Chi Minh’s homeland, Hanoi gears towards smart, sustainable urban area

Microsoft helps Vietnam protect children in cyberspace
7/15/2018 3:09:40 PM (GMT+7)
 Scene at the signing of a cooperation deal on child protection in cyberspace among Microsoft Vietnam, the Department of Child Affairs under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, and the ChildFund Vietnam

Large cross-border drug trafficking ring raid, over 60kg of heroin seized
7/15/2018 2:12:49 PM (GMT+7)
 The Anti-drug Investigation Police Department has coordinated with the customs and border guard forces, as well as the police in HCMC to raid a large drug ring trafficking drugs from Laos to Vietnam, seizing over 60kgs of heroin.

Vietnam still in need of tissue, organ donation
7/15/2018 2:10:58 PM (GMT+7)
 The number of people registered for tissue and organ donation has remained very small and fails to meet the nation’s demand for organ transplants.

Special treatment must be given to people in the forefront
7/15/2018 2:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – General Le Van Cuong, speaks to Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper on lessons learned from the deadly raid on a drug den in Long Luong Commune of the northern province of Son La.

Most workers said income sufficient to cover living expenses: survey
7/15/2018 11:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
With average monthly income of VND5.5 million (US$261), nearly half of workers in Vietnam felt that their income was enough to cover basic living expenses, according to a recent wage survey.

Ninh Thuan: Four prosecuted for disturbing public order
7/15/2018 12:13:07 AM (GMT+7)
The police agency of Ninh Thuan announced on July 13 that it will prosecute four people for disturbing public order in protests against a draft bill on special administrative-economic zones.