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Vietnam targets to send 110,000 workers abroad
2/22/2018 2:38:50 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) has set a target to send 110,000 labourers to work abroad in 2018, with 40 percent being women. 

Hanoi’s sidewalk paving violations clarified
2/22/2018 11:14:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Shortcomings and violations in Hanoi’s sidewalk paving programme have been revealed following a two month investigation.

Gov’t offices to trim 4,000 staff this year
2/22/2018 11:47:05 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – As many as 265,106 civil servants will be included in the State payroll this year, a year-on-year decrease of about 4,000, 

President launches New Year tree planting festival
2/22/2018 2:36:11 PM (GMT+7)
President Tran Dai Quang launched the New Year tree planting festival in Bach Thong district, the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan on February 21 (the sixth day of the Lunar New Year). 

Russia calls on Vietnam to participate in peace projects
2/22/2018 11:04:02 AM (GMT+7)
 Dr. Prof. Irina Konhiukhova from Russia’s Law University has called on Vietnam to participate in a number of projects for peace initiated by Russia. 

Hanoi sets up team to inspect apartments
2/22/2018 10:53:51 AM (GMT+7)
Hanoi’s Construction Department has set up an inspection team to review apartment buildings and impose fines for violations in their use and management.

North Vietnam to welcome new cold spell
2/22/2018 10:59:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The north of Vietnam is preparing to welcome a cold spell, as temperatures are expected to decrease from 5-7 degrees Celsius today, 

Memorable Years of The Dog in Vietnam's history
2/22/2018 11:00:59 AM (GMT+7)
 Memorable Years of The Dog in Vietnam's history

Permanent office of UXO steering committee set up
2/21/2018 3:05:44 PM (GMT+7)
 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, head of the National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war Unexploded Ordnance and Toxic Chemical Consequences, has signed a decision to establish the committee’s permanent office.

Routes into cities overloaded as people return after Tet
2/20/2018 3:08:00 PM (GMT+7)
People have been returning in their droves to major cities around the country after visiting their hometowns for the Lunar New Year festival (Tet) and the volume of traffic is causing severe congestions at Build-Transfer-Operate (BOT) toll stations.

11.1 percent of flights delayed, cancelled in January
2/21/2018 3:02:56 PM (GMT+7)
As many as 2,665 flights, or 11.1 percent, were delayed or cancelled in January, a positive sign reflecting recent efforts of the aviation industry to improve the flight punctuality.

Pet dogs more popular than ever in Hanoi for the Year of the dog
2/21/2018 12:30:55 PM (GMT+7)
 A rising number of pet dogs dressed in colourful costumes are being walked in the pedestrian streets around the Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi in the first days of the Year of the dog.