Social News 20/11
11/20/2017 4:01:32 PM (GMT+7)
Vietnam celebrates World Children’s Day, People to benefit from basic healthcare package, Training centre powered by Siemens technologies debuts, 13th Vietnamese Students’ Day in RoK held

Toll booths can’t be wished away: Transport Ministry
11/20/2017 12:00:25 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Transport says it is not feasible to remove toll booths on national roads because the Government would have to shell out significant sums of money to compensate private investors.


 
Having more babies easier said than done
11/20/2017 11:53:06 AM (GMT+7)
 Post Caesarean section complications, job security and many other issues are discouraging women, especially in big cities, from having more children while official policy encourages them to do so.

Health Ministry proposes reducing food safety red tape
11/20/2017 11:54:05 AM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Health has proposed to the Government reducing or simplifying the number of administrative procedures in food safety management.


 
Buddhist monks offer free traditional treatments
11/19/2017 1:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Situated along Nhieu Loc Canal in HCM City’s District 1, Van Tho (Longevity) Pagoda has been a trusted place for free traditional cures for sprains, fractures and muscle and bone injuries for more than 30 years.

HCM City, Viettel join hands to develop smart city
11/20/2017 12:21:37 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City and Military telecom group Viettel on Friday signed an agreement to develop the southern metropolis into a smart city during 2017-2020.


 
UK mid-air collision kills Vietnamese pilot
11/20/2017 10:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – A Vietnamese pilot was killed in a mid-air crash between a helicopter and an aircraft in the United Kingdom, the Ministry of National Defence announced on Sunday.

Two Americans help fatherless children
11/19/2017 3:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Vince Grimm and Will Kratz of Cape May County, New Jersey in the United States, visited Viet Nam as tourists in 2000, and ended up making friends with their tour guide. 


 
Sharing brings happiness: cheap meals for the poor
11/19/2017 11:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Truong Van Dung’s family restaurant, located near Nghiep Industrial Zone offers meals for just VND2,000. 

72-year-old Saigonese preserves clog-making craft
11/19/2017 9:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 At Ben Thanh Market, you’ll find a 50-year-old tiny wooden clog shop of Nguyen Thi Lien. At the age of 72, Lien is now the only person selling wooden clogs at one of the oldest and busiest markets in the city.


 
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.

Irish contributor to Vietnam's ethnic minority communities
11/19/2017 6:30:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Dr Colman Ross from Ireland has positively contributed to the development of Viet Nam for nearly 20 years with a major focus on the marginalised and remote Ethnic Minority communities that are being left behind.


 

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