Late but colder winter expected
10/19/2017 11:30:01 AM (GMT+7)
 This year’s winter is forecasted to come later but be colder than the previous three years, said an expert from the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.

Health ministry details sex reassignment surgery regulations
10/19/2017 11:25:56 AM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Health has proposed more details to complete the bill to legalise sex reassignment surgery for those aged over 18.

HCM City struggles to set up clinics for HIV patients
10/19/2017 11:02:14 AM (GMT+7)
To ensure delivery of HIV treatment services, the health sector in HCM City is accelerating coverage of health insurance for HIV patients as donor funding for antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and treatment will end in a few years.

Vietnam promotes ethnic minority language preservation
10/19/2017 10:36:29 AM (GMT+7)
The teaching and learning of spoken and written ethnic minority languages in Vietnam is facing a range of difficulties, heard a seminar held in Hanoi on October 18. 

Vietnam’s youths active in Sochi
10/19/2017 10:39:28 AM (GMT+7)
 First Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (Central Committee Le Quoc Phong met with Chairman of the Young Guard of United Russia Denis Davidov in Sochi, Russia on October 18.

APEC 2017: Da Nang ready for Economic Leaders’ Week
10/19/2017 10:31:51 AM (GMT+7)
 The central city of Da Nang is redoubling efforts to complete preparations for the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week, slated for early November.

Social News 19/10
10/19/2017 8:45:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Dien Bien: Two arrested for transporting 4,000 drug pills, Vietnam Women Award honours 18 units, individuals, Central city to build new $300m paediatric hospital, HCM City’s inter-hospital red alert saves young woman

Moving slum dwellers is good, or is it?
10/19/2017 7:41:00 AM (GMT+7)
Although pleased to know his house will be relocated from the filthy slum along the Doi Canal in HCM City’s District 8, Huynh Van Quy is worried he won’t be able to afford a new home.

Methadone helped this addict get his life back
10/19/2017 6:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
Tip-toeing through the door after a phone call at midnight, Cuong used to run from his house. His mother would try to follow him, calling his name and crying in vain. He was bent on getting his fix.

Health insurance fund problems raise concerns
10/18/2017 4:33:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Many cities and provinces are overspending their health insurance funds while Vietnam Social Security (VSS) is tightening its payouts, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.

Indictment finalised for former MHB leader
10/18/2017 3:48:47 PM (GMT+7)
The Supreme People’s Procuracy on Tuesday has finalised charges against Huynh Nam Dung, former management board chairman of Mekong Housing Bank (MHB), and sixteen accomplices.

Smart city goals propel Hanoi building projects
10/18/2017 3:25:00 PM (GMT+7)
Hanoi will focus its foreign investment attraction on transport, logistics, healthcare, education, and waste treatment in a move to become a smart city in the future.