New drama theater inaugurated in HCMC, Building preschools for workers’ kids should be expanded nationwide, Common eider salvation for Mekong delta farmers in climate change, Hanoi City to build more overpasses and tunnels 

Pollution, lifestyles raise death rate
11/22/2017 3:25:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said yesterday that non-infectious diseases were the leading cause of death in Viet Nam and had become a socio-economic burden. 

Critically ill infants transferred to central hospitals
11/22/2017 2:48:20 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien yesterday ordered the immediate transfer of critically ill infants from a provincial hospital to centrally-administered ones.

Heavy fines for littering, urinating in public places fail to deter people
11/22/2017 3:08:35 PM (GMT+7)
 Regulations imposing stiff fines on littering and urinating in public spaces took effect almost nine months ago, yet it has not changed people’s habit.

Customs implement Aviation National Single Window at all airports
11/22/2017 2:56:29 PM (GMT+7)
 The Aviation National Single Window will be put into operation at airports throughout the country in November, announced the General Authority of Customs.

News media and the digital "threat"
11/22/2017 4:57:23 PM (GMT+7)
The future of news media and what it must do in response to the severe competition from technology companies and social networking services ... are the key issues discussed at a recent conference in South Korea.

Social News in Brief
11/22/2017 1:33:29 PM (GMT+7)
 First statue of Ho Chi Minh in Japan presented to Mimasaka city, Int’l experts applaud Vietnam’s reform achievements, Hanoi: Various activities held during HIV/AIDS prevention month

Four killed in car-truck collision in Son La
11/22/2017 1:43:49 PM (GMT+7)
 Four people have been killed and one seriously injured when a car collided with a truck in the northern mountainous province of Son La on Tuesday.

Prime minister orders report on rising apartment building disputes
11/22/2017 1:55:59 PM (GMT+7)
The Ministry of Construction has asked local authorities in Hanoi and HCM City to report on rising complaints and disputes among local apartment investors and their tenants by November 30.

Non-communicable diseases – leading cause of death in Vietnam
11/22/2017 11:08:46 AM (GMT+7)
 The Vietnam Medicine Association and the Ministry of Health raised the fact that non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are now a leading cause of death in Vietnam at the sixth National Scientific Conference in Hanoi on November 21.

Fund manager allegedly absconds with VND50 billion
11/21/2017 4:58:11 PM (GMT+7)
The State Bank of Viet Nam branch in the southern province of Dong Nai is inspecting the delay in paying interest and returning savings to clients of Thai Binh People’s Credit Fund in Tan Hoa Ward, Bien Hoa City.

Wall tiles fall at Bac Giang office buildings
11/21/2017 5:09:03 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Stone tiles used to pave walls of two office buildings for State agencies in Bac Giang Province are reportedly falling, threatening the safety of visitors and those working in the buildings.

Solar power set for bus commuters and tourists
11/21/2017 5:17:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The central city of Da Nang will install a solar power system to provide free charging for mobile phones, wifi and advertising at public bus stops in a pilot project next month.