More ethnic children go to school
1/24/2018 11:06:14 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The number of out-of-school children aged from five to 14 has fallen significantly, particularly among five-year-old pre-primary children.

CAAV proposes to halt airport fee collection for cars
1/24/2018 12:02:18 AM (GMT+7)
 The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has proposed to the Ministry of Transport to halt the collection of fee from drivers at airports.

Investigation to be held on report of shark fins case in Chile
1/23/2018 11:49:29 PM (GMT+7)
 The Vietnamese Embassy in Chile said that it had contacted the Chilean Foreign Minister on January 22 requesting coordination to verify media reports on shark fins being dried on the roof of the Vietnamese Trade Office in Chile.

Drunk on high spirits
1/23/2018 11:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
The VN U23 football team beat former champions Iraq to secure their place in the Asian Football Cup’s semi-final. In the celebrations that immediately followed the win, people and vehicles poured into downtown streets.

Social News 23/1
1/23/2018 11:04:09 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam Veterans of America members honoured, Cambodia hopes to send more students to Thai Nguyen, National fund gets 4.2 million USD to support poor children, USAID helps with dioxin remediation at Bien Hoa Airport

Vietnam Airlines plans more flights to Changzhou on U23 Vietnam’s final
1/23/2018 11:16:10 PM (GMT+7)
 The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines plans to add two return flights between Hanoi and HCM City and Changzhou city, Jiangsu province, China, on January 27 when U23 Vietnam play a final match against Uzbekistan.

An Giang: Four jailed for anti-State propaganda
1/23/2018 11:34:10 PM (GMT+7)
 The An Giang provincial People’s Court on January 23 sent four men to jail for “conducting propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam” under Clause 2 of Article 88 of the 2009 Penal Code. 

Peach growers prepare blossoms for Tet
1/23/2018 11:07:15 PM (GMT+7)
Le Dinh Hong, of An Duong District in the northern Hai Phong City, is taking care of peach trees in his garden in Dang Cuong Village. There are about three weeks left before Tet (Lunar New Year).

BOT project on National Highway No.53 stopped
1/23/2018 5:03:28 PM (GMT+7)
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) and people’s committees of Mekong Delta provinces of Vinh Long and Tra Vinh agreed Monday to cancel the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) project on National Highway No.53.

HCM City has 200 unsafe bridges
1/23/2018 11:06:01 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City has about 200 bridges in need of repair or replacement, 30 of which will be repaired by 2020, said Bui Xuan Cuong, director of the city’s Department of Transport.

PVC trial highlights rule of law
1/23/2018 4:58:57 PM (GMT+7)
 The high-profile trial of Trinh Xuan Thanh, former Chairman of the PetroVietnam Construction Joint Stock Corporation (PVC), and his accomplices, ended on January 22 after two weeks of sitting.

HCM City government workers demand higher wages
1/23/2018 10:42:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Government workers and civil servants in HCM City asked for higher salaries in a meeting held by the city People’s Council on January 21 to listen to their voters’ opinions.