Hanoi looks to smart, sustainable urban area
7/18/2018 11:03:49 AM (GMT+7)
 Hanoi aims to become a smart and sustainable urban area in the future. The move will help it fulfill some of the growing demands.

Social News In Brief 18/7
7/18/2018 8:15:00 AM (GMT+7)
ACV plans to expand Tuy Hoa airport in Phu Yen province, Minister outlines measures to improve primary health care services, Efforts to boost clean water supply, Poor weather prevents plane landing safety

Storm Son Tinh hits East Sea, brings heavy rain to northern and central VN
7/17/2018 5:53:14 PM (GMT+7)
 A tropical low-pressure system has gained strength and become a tropical storm as of Tuesday morning.

Hanoi Police hand over Interpol-hunted man to South Korea Police
7/17/2018 5:51:37 PM (GMT+7)
 Police of Hanoi's Hoan Kiem District handed over Chong-chun Chul, a man wanted by South Korea and Interpol, to South Korea’s police for illegally doing business and illegally examining and treating patients in a medical setting.

Authorities struggle to control sales of exotic imported pets
7/17/2018 4:55:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Shops that buy and sell imported exotic animals in HCM City have become increasingly difficult to monitor, raising risks to human and animal health, according to authorities.

More people register for cornea donation in Vietnam
7/17/2018 4:55:31 PM (GMT+7)
 Following the donation of corneas by a 7-year-old girl named Hai An in Hanoi before she died of a brain tumor, the number of people registering for organ donation has significantly increased and spread across Vietnam.

FPT Company allowed to use self-driving car
7/17/2018 3:32:00 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Transport has approved FPT Software Co Ltd’s proposal for a pilot programme to operate a self-driving car around Sai Gon Hi-tech Park.

Huge cost hikes at Hai Phong City projects
7/17/2018 3:55:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Most construction projects in the northern port city of Hai Phong are running well above their initial cost estimates, with the cost hikes in some cases reaching thousands of billions of dong, 

Department of Health supplies information about switched-at-birth babies
7/17/2018 4:09:08 PM (GMT+7)
Ha Noi’s Department of Health has officially provided comprehensive information about the delivery of two new-borns to the wrong parents at Ba Vi District’s General Hospital six years ago, 

Ministry proposes new lightbox sign for taxis
7/17/2018 3:08:58 PM (GMT+7)
Taxis that calculate fares via apps like Grab would be required to place a lightbox with the words “Electronic Taxi” on their car, while contract-based cars that drive for Grab and similar companies would need a lightbox

Tuoi Tre online suspended from publication
7/17/2018 2:56:52 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Information and Communications on Monday suspended the publication of the Tuoi Tre (Youth) online newspaper for three months for journalism and publishing violations.

Over 7kg of rhino horns seized at Tan Son Nhat airport
7/17/2018 12:05:48 PM (GMT+7)
Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat Airport on July 15 arrested a Vietnamese man who had been on a flight from Angola and illegally transporting 12 rhino horns weighing over seven kilogrammes in total.