Social News 21/3
3/21/2018 5:23:34 PM (GMT+7)
 Quang Tri seizes more than 50,600 ecstasy pills, RoK donates 10,000 tons of rice to central and Central Highlands regions, Ministry to improve grassroots health facilities, Exhibition hounours Hungarian composer

Elephant-carrying truck shocks drivers
3/21/2018 1:42:42 PM (GMT+7)
 A truck carrying an elephant without proper safety measures surprised drivers on a highway in Ha Tinh Province.

Ministry wants to restart railway project
3/21/2018 11:39:02 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport wants to secure investment from the private sector to complete the Yen Vien – Cai Lan Railway project, which connects Yen Vien Station in Hanoi with Cai Lan Station

Vietnamese police block entry of 7 Chinese nationals
3/21/2018 11:53:55 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Mong Cai City police in the northern province of Quang Ninh stopped seven Chinese nationals from illegally entering Vietnam and moving to Cambodia to gamble, reported online newspaper.

Heath ministry urges investigation into false rumour of natural birth death
3/21/2018 1:45:06 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Health has called for an urgent investigation into an apparently false rumour about the death of a mother and her child in HCM City while having a natural birth at home.

HCM City set to merge emergency numbers into 114
3/21/2018 10:59:07 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City has approved the integration of its three emergency numbers as one of the first steps in its makeover as a smart city.

Airport security intercept US passenger with guns
3/21/2018 11:22:48 AM (GMT+7)
 Security forces at Noi Bai International Airport have intercepted an American man for carrying guns. The US passenger had flown to Viet Nam from Taiwan and was transiting to Laos.

Hanoi ups specialised inspections on food safety
3/21/2018 11:29:30 AM (GMT+7)
 Testing chemical residues in vegetables, fruit and other foodstuff sold at wet markets, supermarkets and restaurants will be enhanced in Hanoi this year as part of the city’s efforts to stop unsafe food being consumed.

Korean man found illegally transporting gold bullion
3/21/2018 10:46:20 AM (GMT+7)
 Customs officers at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City on March 20 detained a Korean man after he was found illegally transporting a gold bullion to the Incheon airport in the Republic of Korea.

Social network users spread false health claims
3/21/2018 10:46:45 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Social media has recently lit up with a discussion about medical treatments that supposedly “follow natural therapies”, reported Lao Dong (Labour) Newspaper.

Cheaper ARV drugs offer better access for HIV patients
3/21/2018 10:29:11 AM (GMT+7)
 The Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control said the country has successfully bidden anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs with prices 15-17 percent lower than those of similar drugs in use, bringing more hopes to local HIV/AIDS patients.

Navibank officials get up to 13 years in jail for scam
3/20/2018 4:45:00 PM (GMT+7)
Ten former Nam Viet Commercial Joint Stock Bank officials, who were indicted for “deliberately violating State regulations on economic management, causing serious consequences”, were sentenced to seven to 13 years in jail