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Four killed in Hai Phong gas explosion

Four people of a family were killed and one other injured after a gas cylinder exploded at their home in Hai Phong City on Sunday evening.

Haiphong wants to borrow 500,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses from HCMC

The government of the northern coastal city of Haiphong has proposed borrowing 500,000 doses of the Chinese-made Sinopharm vaccine while it is awaiting vaccine allocations from the Ministry of Health.

Ha Tinh, Hai Phong, Hai Duong re-open some businesses

With the COVID-19 situation under control, the People's Committee of Ha Tinh Province allowed the resumption of business, commercial and service establishments and tourism sites starting from Tuesday.

Tran Luu Quang becomes Hai Phong City Party secretary

Tran Luu Quang has left the post of Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of HCM City after being appointed as Secretary of the Party Committee of Hai Phong City in the 2020-2025 tenure.

Hai Phong to build 67 public parks

In the 2021-2022 period, the northern port city of Hai Phong will spend nearly VND2 trillion to build 67 parks, the city’s Permanent Vice Chairman Le Anh Quan said at a press conference on April 2.

Hai Phong wants to set up 'city within a city'

The Ministry of Construction (MOC) said that Hai Phong City has the legal right to form new districts and establish Thuy Nguyen City – Northern Cam River Urban Center.

Hai Phong’s beauty through the lens of local photo lovers

In recent years, Hai Phong's photography movement has become vibrant with the establishment of dozens of clubs, gathering hundreds of photo lovers. 

Northeastern localities brace for impact of typhoon Nangka

Typhoon Nangka has seen heavy rain and strong winds hit northern coastal localities such as Quang Ninh, and Hai Phong, in addition to other northeastern provinces, with Quang Ninh banning fishing vessels from going out to the sea.

Hai Phong people queue for hours to buy mooncakes

A bustling street in the northern city of Haiphong is home to many traditional mooncake shops which is attracting lots of customers over recent days.

Metal casting workers struggle under scorching temperatures

Despite enduring harsh conditions, combined with the recent spell of extremely hot weather, workers in My Dong metal casting village, Hai Phong have been attentively working to produce mechanical products for the local market.

Company in Hai Phong found using wastewater for bottled water production

A company in Hai Phong City has been found using wastewater from a local canal for bottled water production.

Bodies of four missing fishermen off Haiphong coast found

The bodies of four missing fishermen who were involved in a collision between a fishing boat and a ship off Haiphong have been brought ashore.

65 pairs of swans released into Hai Phong river

Hai Phong City on May 18 released another 65 pairs of swans into the Tam Bac River to celebrate the city’s 65 Liberation Day, President Ho Chi Minh’s 130th birth anniversary and other big national anniversaries in May.

Historic photos of Hai Phong City displayed

An exhibition of photos and paintings opened on Thursday at the Centre for Information, Exhibition and Cinema in Hai Phong City. 

11 localities top 1 billion USD in exports in Q1

Eleven provinces and cities had exports of more than 1 billion USD in the first quarter and accounted for 78 percent of the nation’s entire exports.

American man faces deportation for false COVID-19 claim

An American man is facing deportation after he falsely claimed to have contracted COVID-19, the Police Department of northern Hai Phong City has announced.

Hai Phong looks for 25 foreigners in contact with 30th coronavirus case

Authorities in the northern port city of Haiphong are searching for 25 foreign tourists and six crew members who were travelling on the same ship as Vietnam’s 30th coronavirus patient.


Northern village helps make unique folk singing thrive again

Dong Mon village in Hai Phong city is known as the cradle of Ca Tru (ceremonial) singing in Vietnam’s northern coastal region.

UK Royal Navy’s ship visits Hai Phong

The UK Royal Navy’s survey vessel HMS Enterprise arrived at Tan Vu port in the northern city of Hai Phong on February 19, beginning a week-long visit to Vietnam.

Hai Phong discovers 13 more stakes linked to naval battles in 13th century

The Hai Phong Culture and Sports Department has sent a document to Hai Phong City People's Committee asking for permission to conduct urgent excavations at the site where 13 stakes were unearthed.