Vietnam ranked second in ASEAN in World Bank’s Human Capital Index
2/17/2019 2:24:44 AM (GMT+7)
A Vietnamese child with full access to education and health service, by the time of maturity, would have a labor productivity at 67%, which is in equal to China and second in Southeast Asia, only behind Singapore.

Three arrested with 9kg of meth, 2,000 drug pills in Ha Tinh
2/17/2019 12:07:06 AM (GMT+7)
Nine kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine and 2,000 meth pills were seized after three drug traffickers were arrested in Huong Son district of the central province of Ha Tinh on February 15 evening. 

Roads Directorate to examine Dau Giay toll station
2/17/2019 12:11:51 AM (GMT+7)
 The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam (DRVN) decided to set up a team to probe into toll collection activities at Dau Giay station on Ho Chi Minh City-Long Thanh-Dau Giay expressway, said DRVN General Director Nguyen Van Huyen on February 16.

Maintaining peace on the northern border
2/16/2019 2:16:18 PM (GMT+7)
 Forty years ago, the northern border area of VN witnessed a fierce attack by the Chinese army. Between February 17 and March 18, 1979, the army pushed deep into Vietnamese territory.

Motorbike vendors help remote ethnic communities
2/16/2019 1:43:23 PM (GMT+7)
Everyday fully-loaded motorbikes reach the most remote areas of Cư Prao Commune in Ma Đ’rắc District, Central Highlands province of Đắk Lắk to distribute fresh food and essential items.

HCM City to be more selective in choosing high-rise apartment projects
2/16/2019 1:40:42 PM (GMT+7)
 The HCM City Real Estate Association (HoRea) has recommended that the People’s Committee be more selective about giving licences to high-rise buildings. 

Mekong Delta enjoys good start to rice harvest
2/16/2019 1:35:03 PM (GMT+7)
 Farmers in the Mekong Delta have begun harvesting the winter–spring rice crop in areas where it was sowed early, and yields are high.

Bringing know-how and technology back home
2/16/2019 1:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Around 4.5 million Vietnamese people are living, working, and studying in over 100 countries and territories around the world, contributing $16 billion in remittances to the country last year. 

Measles reported in 43 localities, prompting preventive measures
2/16/2019 12:33:35 PM (GMT+7)
Measles has been reported in 43 out of 64 provinces and cities nationwide with 664 patients since early this month, particularly in the south, according to the Ministry of Health.

Preparations made for swine fever
2/16/2019 12:35:02 PM (GMT+7)
A reaction plan to the African swine fever (ASF) is being developed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development after pigs were found infected with the disease in neighbouring countries.

Dengue fever stalks HCM City
2/16/2019 12:32:05 PM (GMT+7)
 The number of people admitted to hospital with dengue fever in HCM City has increased sharply so far this year though it is not the peak disease season, according to the city Preventive Medicine Centre.

Romantic Valentine’s Day on Da Nang Love Lock Bridge
2/16/2019 12:18:22 PM (GMT+7)
Crowds of local people, tourists flocked to the Da Nang Love Lock Bridge on Valentine’s Day (Feb.14, 2019) for sight-seeing and taking photo.