HCM City turns to IT for food safety management
2/23/2019 10:53:00 AM (GMT+7)
 PhAm KhAnh Phong Lan, head of the HCM City Food Safety Management Board, speaks to VN News about plans for 2019 and increasing the use of IT in tracing product origins.

Vietnam's urbanization rate in 2019 to reach 40%
2/23/2019 9:16:00 AM (GMT+7)
 In 2019 and by early 2020, Vietnam’s urbanization rate is expected to reach about 40%, according to Chairman of the Vietnam Urban Development Association Tran Ngoc Chinh.

Gardeners see profits in ‘green’ produce
2/23/2019 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
A group of 16 farmers in Tien Ha Commune in the mountainous Tien Phuoc district of Quang Nam Province have joined together in a ‘green herb’ co-operative – a model that helps promote production chains of farm produce and herbs

Sharing is caring in terms of books
2/22/2019 4:06:01 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Book boxes along the streets of Germany and the sight of people reading while on the subways in Belgium greatly impressed Vietnamese PhD student Nguyen Tuan Nam during his time in Europe.

Workers to enjoy eight days off in April
2/22/2019 4:12:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – State employees will get eight days off for two public holidays in April, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Binh Duong, Dong Nai recruit thousands of workers
2/22/2019 2:19:41 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Companies expanding production and building new factories in the southeastern provinces of Binh Duong and Dong Nai are in need of thousands of new workers.

FAO helps Vietnam control African swine fever
2/22/2019 1:51:59 PM (GMT+7)
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Vietnam has pledged to help the country control the spread of African swine fever (ASF), that recently broke out in the northern provinces of Thai Binh and Hung Yen. 

Measles case complication in Hanoi
2/22/2019 1:42:56 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi-based Bach Mai Hospital said it has received a measles patient developing encephalitis-meningitis, the first case of the rare complication this year.

Hanoi plans to repair Thanh Tri Bridge
2/22/2019 11:48:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Hanoi’s Transport Department said it would conduct maintenance work on Thanh Trì Bridge, where subsidence and cracks have been reported recently.

Slow site clearance delays bridge
2/22/2019 11:14:10 AM (GMT+7)
The Ministry of National Defence plans to hand over a part of its land near Ba Son area to the HCM City People’s Committee to ensure the progress of the Thu Thiem 2 Bridge project, which would link District 1 and 2. 

HCMC to bar motorbikes from downtown area by 2030
2/22/2019 8:14:00 AM (GMT+7)
 HCMC plans to ban motorbikes from travelling to the city center by 2030, according to a new proposal by the municipal Transport Department.

Robber repents after huge score
2/22/2019 7:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
One morning, officials from the People’s Committee of An Phu Ward in Binh Duong Province were surprised to find a bag containing VND100 million (US$4,300) in cash and a 3-page handwritten letter.