Several bus routes discontinued due to losses
10/22/2018 3:37:33 PM (GMT+7)
 Some enterprises and transport cooperatives in HCMC have decided to discontinue several ineffective bus routes due to heavy losses. 

Renovation of national highways to cost VND300 trillion over 10 years
10/22/2018 3:34:03 PM (GMT+7)
 National highways across the country will need an estimated VND300 trillion (US$12.8 billion) in funding for renovation works over the next 10 years, stated Nguyen Van Huyen, head of the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam.

Vietnam faces double health burden: malnutrition and obesity
10/22/2018 2:27:00 PM (GMT+7)
Vietnam is facing a dual burden of malnutrition and obesity, as its rapid development over the past two decades has resulted in the emergence of developed-world health issues without completely eradicating hunger.  

Former senior police officials to stand trial over online gambling ring
10/22/2018 12:28:55 PM (GMT+7)
Phan Van Vinh, former head of the General Police Department, and Nguyen Thanh Hoa, former director of the Anti-high-tech Crime Police Department are expected to go on trial next month for alleged involvement in an online gambling ring.

HCM City Party Committee promises swift action on Thu Thiem dispute
10/22/2018 11:19:57 AM (GMT+7)
The secretary of HCM City Party Committee on Saturday promised residents involved in the Thu Thiem dispute, especially those living outside the project’s boundary, that swift action would be taken to resolve the issue.

Additional MR shots to be given to children in high-risk areas
10/22/2018 12:06:52 PM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Health has issued a decision approving a plan to give additional measles-rubella (MR) vaccine shots to children in the 1-5 age group in the 2018-2019 period.

Drunk driver causes fatal accident at red light in HCMC
10/22/2018 11:23:37 AM (GMT+7)
 One person has been killed and dozens others injured when a speeding car hit a line of motorbikes stopping at a red light in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday night.

Two men detained for blackmailing NA deputies
10/22/2018 2:35:13 AM (GMT+7)
 Two men have been arrested for blackmailing several National Assembly deputies.

New decree issued on compulsory social insurance for foreign workers
10/22/2018 2:21:48 AM (GMT+7)
 The Government has officially issued a decree stipulating in details and guiding the enforcement of the Law on Social Insurance on compulsory social insurance for foreign employees in Vietnam.

Hanoi hosts meeting of ASEAN commission on women’s, children’s rights
10/22/2018 2:08:25 AM (GMT+7)
 The 17th Meeting of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) took place in Hanoi on October 20.

Vietnam signs deal with EU to fight illegal logging
10/21/2018 2:38:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc witnessed the signing of the Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnership Agreement (FLEGT-VPA) between Vietnam and the European Union.

Group helps the poor access life-saving medical care
10/21/2018 4:50:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – When doctors in Can Tho City diagnosed Pham Thanh Nhut with a heart defect shortly after his birth, his parents had no idea where to seek help.