Prison sentences pronounced in Navibank case
8/16/2018 11:40:46 AM (GMT+7)
The High-Level People’s Court in HCM City on August 15 pronounced sentences to former leaders of Navibank, on the charge of “intentionally violating State regulations on economic mismanagement, causing serious consequences.” 

Da Nang airport maintains lead in service quality
8/16/2018 11:39:19 AM (GMT+7)
The Da Nang international airport continues securing its first position in Vietnam in terms of providing the best service quality, according to a survey conducted among 21,000 passengers in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Storm Bebinca heading to northern-north central localities
8/15/2018 9:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Storm Bebinca is heading to coastline from northern Hai Phong city to north central Nghe An province at a speed of about 15km per hour, and is forecast to land over the next 24-48 hours.

Social News 16/8
8/16/2018 8:15:00 AM (GMT+7)
18th Vietnam-China youth friendship meeting opens, USAID-funded project helps people with disabilities in Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Nam activities to celebrate Vietnam-Japan ties, Efforts increased to reduce poverty nationwide

Health Ministry plans to digitise all VN medical records
8/15/2018 4:11:47 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Health is drafting a circular on a pilot programme for electronic medical records in a bid to save time and money for both doctors and patients.

HCV patients fail to access drugs
8/15/2018 1:25:18 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Health has reported that nearly one million Vietnamese people are infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV).

Mekong Delta provinces seek ways to relocate residents from landslide areas
8/15/2018 1:52:07 PM (GMT+7)
The People’s Committee of the southernmost province of Ca Mau has asked the Government to provide VND300 billion (US$12.7 million) to move locals from landslide-prone areas to new residential areas.

Hanoi ready to fight diseases in flood-hit areas
8/15/2018 2:06:19 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Residents must work closely with medical workers to prevent and control epidemics in areas where flood waters had been lingering in Chuong My District for more than 10 days, 

HCM City to suspend illegal inland waterway ports, wharves
8/15/2018 2:18:07 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Inland waterway ports and wharves that operate without a licence or use an expired licence will be suspended, according to the HCM City Department of Transport.

Mental illness appears contagious among corrupt officials
8/15/2018 3:42:11 PM (GMT+7)
 Corrupt state officials are racing to prove that they have mental health issues to avoid severe sentences.   

Vaccination urged as measles spreads fast in Hanoi
8/15/2018 2:35:55 PM (GMT+7)
 An unexpected spike in the number of children catching measles in Hanoi this summer has left doctors worrying about a potential outbreak, given that 90 percent of the infected children reportedly had yet to receive a vaccination.

Four defendants to stand trial for wrongdoings at PVTEX
8/15/2018 2:33:29 PM (GMT+7)
 Four former senior members of the Petrovietnam Petrochemical and Textile Fiber JSC (PVTEX) will be tried for allegedly violating State regulations on economic management on August 28.