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7/20/2017 4:49:45 PM (GMT+7)
 More doctors trained to work in disadvantaged areas, Vietnamese young expats join summer camp in Mekong Delta, Conservation centre receives pygmy loris, Lotus-inspired design chosen for Long Thanh int’l airport

HCM City launches digital traffic app
1/23/2017 2:52:28 PM (GMT+7)
Commuters can now plan their routes to avoid getting stuck in HCM City’s congestion hotspots as the city’s Transport Department has announced the launch of a digital traffic app aimed at informing commuters of traffic congestion.

Expansion to Hanoi’s pedestrian area proposed
7/20/2017 4:10:18 PM (GMT+7)
 Authorities of Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem District have proposed expanding the number of pedestrianised streets and increasing the amount of time streets are shut to traffic during the summer.

Mekong Delta faces troubling sand shortage
7/20/2017 11:20:25 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Provinces in the Mekong Delta have run out of sand for construction at a time when many key infrastructure works are in progress.

American man dies during liposuction surgery in HCM City
7/20/2017 11:35:34 AM (GMT+7)
 An American man has died while undergoing liposuction at a clinic in HCM City local police said. 

VN traffic cops face increasing violence
7/20/2017 11:19:12 AM (GMT+7)
In a video clip that immediately sparked public outrage after being posted on Facebook late on Monday, a young woman was seen yelling, cursing and trying to physically attack a traffic police officer ...

VN wins int’l award for laparoscopic liver surgery video
7/20/2017 10:27:13 AM (GMT+7)
 A research team from the HCM City University Medical Centre won the award for the best laparoscopic liver surgery video at the  1st World Congress of the International Laparoscopic Liver Society held in Paris earlier this month.

HCM City tackles gas fraud
7/20/2017 10:23:38 AM (GMT+7)
 Le Duy Minh, Deputy Director of HCM City Department of Taxation, announced on Wednesday that the department will stamp seals at all gas station in the city in order to prevent tax loss and fraud. 

Need for smart, clean toilets a no-brainer
7/20/2017 6:40:00 AM (GMT+7)
“Toilet knight” is the nickname of Le Van Hiep, director of the Kim Hoang Hiep Trading, Service and Environment Limited Company, based in the southern province of Binh Duong.

Japan helps build saline water control system in Ben Tre
7/20/2017 10:31:39 AM (GMT+7)
 The Japan International Co-operation Agency signed an agreement with the Government of Viet Nam to provide loans of up to 24.2 billion yen (US$216 million) for a water management project in the Mekong River Delta region today.

Storm Talas claims seven lives, leaves four missing
7/20/2017 12:47:23 AM (GMT+7)
 Tropical storm Talas, which wrecked havoc in the northern and central regions of Vietnam, claimed seven lives and left four others missing by 5pm on July 18. 

Dengue fever booms in summer
7/20/2017 12:38:13 AM (GMT+7)
 Over 50,000 dengue fever cases have been reported nationwide, with 15 deaths so far this year,according to the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases.


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