Hanoi to build ecological park in Hoang Mai District
3/17/2018 4:52:18 PM (GMT+7)
 The People’s Committee of Hà Nội has approved a plan to build an ecological park of more than 15,000sq.m in Hoàng Mai District’s Vĩnh Hưng Ward.

Quang Nam residents desperate for non-contaminated water
3/17/2018 4:45:37 PM (GMT+7)
 Thousands of households in central Quang Nam Province have been thirsting for clean water for years as most of the wells are seriously contaminated with aluminum and few water supply works have been built to solve the problem.

My Lai memorial sends message of peace
3/17/2018 4:42:09 PM (GMT+7)
It’s been around 50 years since former US Army photographer Ronald L. Haeberle documented the tragic My Lai massacre on March 16, 1968.

Greater Mekong Subregion countries to boost transportation connectivity
3/17/2018 4:51:04 PM (GMT+7)
 Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries have reached an agreement on the implementation of a cross-border transport facilitation agreement (CBTA).

Mekong Delta to grow other crops on 118,290ha of rice paddies
3/17/2018 4:33:30 PM (GMT+7)
 Some 118,290ha of rice fields affected by lack of water and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta will be used to grow other crops or aquaculture this year, according to the Plant Cultivation Department.  

HCM City takes steps to ensure food safety
3/17/2018 4:35:06 PM (GMT+7)
 Pham Khanh Phong Lan, head of the HCM City Food Safety Management Board, speaks to Liberated Sai Gon about the positive results of the board’s work.

Vietnam performs first transplant of lung from brain-dead donor
3/17/2018 4:25:26 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam’s first patient undergoing a lung transplant with the organ donated by a brain-dead person is now in stable health 16 days after the operation, doctors said.

Social housing projects need transparency and accountability
3/17/2018 6:40:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Dao Ngoc Nghiem, vice chairman of the Hanoi Association for Urban Planning and Development, speaks to the newspaper Urban Economy about the high demand for more social housing projects in the city

Q1 workforce up by 150,000
3/16/2018 5:49:53 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam expects to have a total of 54.2 million people in the workforce in the first quarter of 2018, up 150,000 from last year’s final quarter, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).

Social News 16/3
3/16/2018 5:26:57 PM (GMT+7)
 Dak Lak’s aims for poverty rate below 5 percent in 2020, Devotion Music Awards to be announced, Japan helps VN firms improve workplace satisfaction, FAO helps Asia-Pacific’s agriculture adapt to climate change

Hai Phong residents live in fear of fuel stations
3/16/2018 2:20:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Some residents in northern Hai Phong City have been living in fear of the fuel stations located near their houses, causing health problems and posing deadly risks.

Vegetable prices plunge in northern and central regions
3/16/2018 3:59:33 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – After waking up at 5am, Nguyen Thi Oanh, a farmer in Hanoi’s Ba Vi District, headed to the field to cut cabbages and carried them to the local market for sale.