Receiving billions of dong in compensation, several residents in Nuoc Trong water reservoir project area, Tay Tra District’s Tra Tho Commune, Quang Ngai Province, thought they’d be able to escape debts they had accrued through high interest loans.

Two Vietnamese found dead on Taiwan's East Coast
3/20/2018 11:20:01 AM (GMT+7)
 Two Vietnamese, from a group of 6 to 8 migrants on board an life boat illegally entering Taiwan, were found dead on the coast between Pingtung and Taitung County Monday morning.

HCM City to increase parking fees
3/20/2018 10:09:58 AM (GMT+7)
 HCM City will increase automobile parking fees on some sidewalks and roadsides in the city centre to VNĐ20,000-40,000 (US$0.9-1.8) per hour from June 1.

Lack of steady income a worry, say freelancers
3/20/2018 10:11:38 AM (GMT+7)
 Huy Phat, a 30-year-old translator based in HCM City, has been working as a freelancer for five years since it gives him the flexibility for scheduling his leisure activities that an eight-to-five job cannot.

The need to improve Vietnam’s labour force
3/20/2018 6:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
The abundant young labour force is one of Vietnam’s great advantages, as young people can adapt quickly to new science and technology. However, the country is challenged by the lack of quality among its labour resources. 

Man faces fine for letting 10-year-old drive truck
3/20/2018 1:32:35 AM (GMT+7)
 A man in Thanh Hoa Province is facing administrative fines for teaching his nephew how to drive a truck on the public road.

Social News 19/3
3/19/2018 11:52:10 PM (GMT+7)
 Russians vote across Vietnam, High-tech shrimp breeding brings higher profits, Typhoon Damrey affected houses to rebuild in central region, Ha Tinh border guard busts drug smuggler from Laos

Late, milder summer predicted
3/20/2018 1:29:59 AM (GMT+7)
 Summer is predicted to come later with cooler temperatures this year according to Le Thanh Hai, vice head of the National Centre for Hydro-meteorology Forecast.

HCM City police nab major drug trafficking ring
3/20/2018 12:01:01 AM (GMT+7)
 The Drug Crime Investigation Department (PC47) under Ho Chi Minh City Police has busted a major drug trafficking ring, seizing a total of 9.4 kilogrammes of methamphetamine.

East Sea research works awarded in Hanoi
3/20/2018 12:07:10 AM (GMT+7)
 Seventeen outstanding research works and press stories on the East Sea were honoured by the Foundation for East Sea Studies (FESS) during a ceremony held in Hanoi on March 19. 

Officials punished for skipping work during spring festivals
3/19/2018 3:37:52 PM (GMT+7)
 As many as 12 state officials in Nam Dinh Province have been punished for visiting pagodas during work hours.

One firefighter killed, 10 others injured in fire engine-bus collision
3/19/2018 3:35:54 PM (GMT+7)
 A crash between a fire engine and a passenger bus in Hanoi killed one firefighter and injured 10 others.

Antiwar POW, son wage peace in Vietnam
3/19/2018 5:24:31 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – On March 19, a special exhibition commemorating an important element of the US movement against the American war in Vietnam will open in Ho Chi Minh City.