Rise in number of kids suspected of having measles, Bình Phước Province to inspect cashew farm support, HCM City eyes making District 2 a central district, Soc Trang province upgrades schools in Khmer communities

Gov’t goes after fraudulent ’war invalids’
8/15/2018 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
Le Tan Dung, deputy minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, tells Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam newspaper that the Government will take tough measures against those who abuse the country’s humanitarian law on war invalids.

HCMC’s first pedestrian street to get an upgrade
8/14/2018 4:39:50 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City is mulling a make over for Nguyen Hue pedestrian street in District 1.

Tra Vinh reports one more death over swine flu
8/14/2018 5:29:46 PM (GMT+7)
 The Health Department in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh on August 14 announced that it has recorded one more death caused by the swine flu A/H1N1.

Thanh Hoa proposes $140 million coastal road
8/14/2018 4:42:28 PM (GMT+7)
 The northern central province of Thanh Hoa has proposed construction of a VND3.077 trillion (USD139.86 million) coastal road. 

42 people tested positive for AIDS in Phu Tho
8/14/2018 4:40:41 PM (GMT+7)
 42 people have been tested positive for HIV virus in a commune in Phu Tho Province as the health ministry are investigating into possible AIDS infections allegedly caused by a local doctor.

Cracks reappear on Thang Long Bridge
8/14/2018 4:13:59 PM (GMT+7)
Ha Noi’s Transport Department has asked the Ministry of Transport to fix cracks and subsidence that have reappeared on the surface of Thang Long Bridge over the last few months, threatening road safety.

Hanoi to introduce digital prescriptions
8/14/2018 4:27:49 PM (GMT+7)
As part of a new project, Hanoi will introduce digital prescriptions to better monitor patients receiving too many medicines or food supplements, and stop people being prescribed the incorrect drugs.

Dengue fever cases on the rise in Hanoi
8/14/2018 4:10:30 PM (GMT+7)
 Hanoi reported 41 more dengue fever cases over the past week, according to the municipal Department of Health.

Sophisticated cyber crime on the rise in Vietnam
8/14/2018 11:46:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – As reliance on information technology becomes ever more pervasive in society, cybercrime has grown rapidly both in quantity and sophistication in Vietnam, 

Social News 14/8
8/14/2018 12:21:21 PM (GMT+7)
Soc Trang province upgrades schools in Khmer communities, Thanh Hoa holds flood preparation, response drills, Fatherland Front leader receives Singaporean official, Health minister urges hospitals to reduce patient overload

Provinces prepare for floods as water levels of rivers in Mekong Delta rise
8/14/2018 1:55:50 PM (GMT+7)
The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has instructed Mekong Delta provinces to keep farmers informed about weather and tide conditions so they can harvest crops unprotected by dyke systems.

HCM City seeks funds for waste water treatment, flood-prevention projects
8/14/2018 2:17:12 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City is seeking funds for 17 flood-control and wastewater treatment projects because of a city budget shortfall, authorities said at a meeting last Thursday.