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HCM City sets up police teams at traffic hotspots

 VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City Traffic Police Office will set up more traffic-police teams at traffic-jam hotspots and take random drug and alcohol tests of drivers in various areas in the city.

Evidence of early humans unearthed

 VietNamNet Bridge – Over 1,000 stone objects and 600 pieces of meteorite dating back 800,000 years have been unearthed at archaeological sites in An Khe, the central highlands province of Gia Lai.

HCM City to tear down 15 old apartment building

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Department of Construction of HCM City plans to tear down 15 grade-D apartment buildings in the city by 2020 to ensure safety for residents.

Former capital hosts art exhibition

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 200 photos on nature scenery of sea and islands are on display at Hoa Lu Culture History Site in northern province of Ninh Binh.

Binh Duong win first AFC Cup match

 VietNamNet Bridge – Struggling Becamex Binh Duong grabbed their first win in the Asian Football Confederation Cup beating Shan United 2-1 in the third round match of Group G on Wednesday in Yangon.

Electropop productions nominated as best MV of the year

Three music videos (MV) in electropop by young singers have been nominated for the 2018 Cống Hiến (Devotion) Award for Best MV by Việt Nam News Agency’s Thể Thao & Văn Hóa (Sports & Culture) newspaper. 

MoNRE rejects Hanoi pollution report

Hanoi ranking as the second-worst polluted city in Southeast Asia was inaccurate, according to deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE), Vo Tuan Nhan.

HCM City proposes expansion of Can Gio coastal tourist site

The HCM City People’s Committee is seeking approval from the Ministry of Planning and Investment to expand the Can Gio coastal tourist site from 600 to 2,870 hectares.

School assault prevention beyond life skills: experts

 VietNamNet Bridge – For one 15-year-old pupil at a school in Hung Yen Province, March 22 will be a day forever etched into her memory.

Southern region plans to grow other crops on low-yield rice fields

The Mekong Delta and the south-eastern region plan to grow other crops on more than 126,300ha of low-yield rice fields this year as a means of adapting to climate change and improving farmers’ incomes.

Through the lens: Go fly a kite!

 VietNamNet Bridge – In recent weeks, HCM City residents have been spending time flying kites in the late afternoon to evening after they finish work.

Liem and Khoi draw at Dubai Open

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese chess masters drew in the second round of the Dubai Open chess tournament on Tuesday.

Classical music group presents “The Colours of Mozart” concert

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Saigon Classical Music Group will hold “The Colours of Mozart” concert, a combination of classical music and visual arts, at Salon Saigon on April 7.

High school kids a menace on roads: study

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s roads are slowly getting safer, but not for kids, according to experts.  

Parents play most important role in treating autistic children

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Thi Hang, a mother in Hanoi, struggled alone with her son for five years as he battled autism.

Billions of dollars needed to clear all bombs, mines left from wars

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam wants to tackle the consequences left over from years of war in the next few decades, a Government official said on Tuesday.

Vietnamese-style lacquer paintings sell for high prices at Sotheby’s

Two lacquer paintings by noted French painter Alix Angèle Marguerite Aymé, who was a teacher of various leading painters in Vietnam, sold at high prices at an auction held at Sotheby’s Hong Kong on April 1.

Shuttlecocks at the ready for Vietnam International Challenge

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly 300 badminton athletes from 18 countries and territories will take part in the Ciputra Hanoi - Yonex Sunrise Vietnam International Challenge on April 9-14 in Hanoi.

Nom beach eco-tourism site in Phu Yen

Nom Beach in Song Cau Town, Phu Yen Province, which has just been exploited for tourism in recent few years, has attracted visitors for its untouched beauty.

Southern cai luong theatre to tour Hanoi

More than 30 cai luong actors from Long An Cai Luong Theatre in Long An Province will tour Hanoi and northern provinces during three upcoming national holidays, the Hung Kings Memorial Day on April 14,