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.

Sexual harassment on buses all too common
10/19/2017 11:45:47 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Third-year university student Duong Huyen in Ha Noi has never been inappropriately touched by a stranger, but she has seen it happen.

Late but colder winter expected
10/19/2017 11:30:01 AM (GMT+7)
 This year’s winter is forecasted to come later but be colder than the previous three years, said an expert from the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.

Health ministry details sex reassignment surgery regulations
10/19/2017 11:25:56 AM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Health has proposed more details to complete the bill to legalise sex reassignment surgery for those aged over 18.

HCM City struggles to set up clinics for HIV patients
10/19/2017 11:02:14 AM (GMT+7)
To ensure delivery of HIV treatment services, the health sector in HCM City is accelerating coverage of health insurance for HIV patients as donor funding for antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and treatment will end in a few years.

Vietnam promotes ethnic minority language preservation
10/19/2017 10:36:29 AM (GMT+7)
The teaching and learning of spoken and written ethnic minority languages in Vietnam is facing a range of difficulties, heard a seminar held in Hanoi on October 18.