Rare plant species discovered in Thanh Hoa

16:57 08/10/2014

Vietnamese scientists of Xuan Lien Nature Reserve have discovered a new floral species with the scientific name of Aristolochia xuanlienensis in Thanh Hoa province.

Germany supports Vietnam in vocational training

16:46 08/10/2014

The German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the Vietnam Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MOLISA) on Oct.

HCM City struggles to combat smuggling

15:11 08/10/2014

Smuggling, copyright piracy and other commercial offences are continuing despite their best efforts, HCM City authorities told Deputy Primer Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Monday.

CAAV proposes two more 'golden' air routes

14:16 08/10/2014

The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has designed two one-way routes between Hanoi and HCM City to shorten the flying time.

Land shortage stymies building of kindergartens for workers' children

10:19 08/10/2014

Shortage of land is preventing provinces and cities in the southern region from building kindergartens for children of workers at industrial parks and export processing zones as required by the Government.

Singaporean experts to design construction plan for Ly Son Island

10:14 08/10/2014

The authorities of Quang Ngai Province have decided to hire Singaporean experts to develop a construction plan for Ly Son island district, aiming to turn the island into a civilized town with an accompanying ecological marine...

Bus passenger loses eye in stone attack

09:47 08/10/2014

Authorities in the Central Highland provinces of Gia Lai and Dak Lak have taken steps to protect inter-provincial buses on national highways 14 and 19 from being attacked by vandals throwing stones.

Finnish diplomats suggest partial conservation of Saigon Tax Trade Center

14:52 07/10/2014

Representatives of the Finnish Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City have sent a letter to the HCMC People's Committee and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism proposing a number of measures to conserve part of the Saigon...

Vietnam oil tanker vanishes, 18 missing

12:41 07/10/2014

A Vietnamese oil tanker with 18 crewmembers on board went missing while sailing to central Vietnam from Singapore, according to the Vietnam Maritime Administration.

Bomb cellar discovered at Lao Bao border gate

09:46 07/10/2014

A cellar containing 159 bombs and mortar shells has been discovered by sappers at the Vietnam-Laos international border gate of Lao Bao in the central province of Quang Tri.

VN workforce lacks professionalism: experts

08:51 07/10/2014

Viet Nam's low labour productivity reflects more the lack of proper training and professionalism than a lack of diligence, experts and entrepreneurs say.

Vietnam Buddhist Association established in Japan

11:22 06/10/2014

On October 5, Most Venerable Thich Thien Phap, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Buddhist Shangha (VBS) Executive Council announced a decision on the establishment of the 19-member Vietnam Buddhist Association in Japan for the...

Mekong Delta relocates flood-prone households

06:49 06/10/2014

Can Tho City and seven provinces in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta have been speeding up construction of flood-proof residential clusters and moving people from flood-prone areas into them.

Social News 6/10

06:17 06/10/2014

Diabetes affects more than 5% of Vietnam's population: surveyAs much as 5.42% of the total population, suffers from diabetes, according to a study conducted with more than 11,000 respondents between the age of 30-69 as part of...

Vietnam, Russia boost education cooperation

18:22 05/10/2014

A delegation of Vietnam's Ministry of Education and Training, led by its Minister Pham Vu Luan, had a working visit to Russia on October 3-4.

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