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Two tonnes of garbage were collected from under Long Bien Bridge in Hanoi over the weekend by around 200 volunteers.

Soldiers protect southern border from drugs

Drug trafficking around Vietnam's borders has become more complicated as the country has become a transit hub for traffickers.

Hanoi celebrates 65 years of liberation

More than a thousand years of defence and construction have shaped Hanoi's heroic historical and cultural traditions. 

From everyday use to fine art

Hundreds of fine art works designed to be used in daily life such as interior decor and fashion are on display at an exhibition in Hanoi.

Đà Nẵng motel helps young poor parents

A motel in central Da Nang's Le Quang Dinh Street has become a destination for young poor parents and single mothers who need somewhere to live at affordable prices.

Hanoi plans solutions to increase public transport use

Hanoi is considering setting up priority lanes for buses while banning cars on some roads.

State audit could face lawsuits: draft law

State agencies will be allowed to file legal challenges against the State Audit over unsatisfactory audit reports, according to a draft amendment to the Law on State Audit.

Questioning of suspects to be recorded

The questioning of suspects nationwide must be recorded with audio and images from the beginning of next year.

Ancient Lộc Yên Village recognised a national relic

Ancient Loc Yen Village in Quang Nam Province’s Tien Phuoc District has been recognised as a National Arts and Architecture Relic by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Student-classroom ratio a challenge for HCM City schools

HCM City faces challenges in meeting the Ministry of Education and Training’s regulation on the maximum number of students in classrooms as enrolment continues to increase.

Lotus scented tea

June is season of lotus, which is popular with its innocent beauty and fragrance though rises from mud. 

In Vietnam, nightclub-goers must be over 18s

Nightclubbers must be for over 18s only and close by 2am as part of a new Government decree covering karaoke bars an nightclubs that will takes effect from September this year.

Blood donors needed to save more lives in Vietnam

Although emergency blood donations in remote, border and island areas have been launched in recent years, they are yet to meet the needs of urgent cases.

Vietnamese artist displays installation artwork at Chateau La Coste

Popular artist Tia Thuy Nguyen has just become the first Vietnamese artist to display artwork at Chateau La Coste, France.

POPS asks huge compensation for alleged FPT TV copyright infringement

Vietnam-headquartered POPS Worldwide, a digital entertainment company, has asked for compensation of US$15 million from FPT TV for alleged copyright infringement.