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HCM City urges completion of urban development programmes

 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City should push for completion of programmes on flooding, pollution, traffic congestion and urban renovation, Tran Vinh Tuyen, vice chairman of HCM City People’s Committee, 

HCM City Travel Fair offers new tours with discounts

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 40 travel agents, airlines and hotels will participate in the annual HCM City Travel Fair that will take place from April 11 to 14 at September 23 Park in District 1.

HCM City to call for Public-Private Partnerships in education

HCM City should create favourable conditions and introduce regulations to promote Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in the education sector, which is in need of an international standard learning environment, 

Tours to DPRK sold out at the Int’l Travel Mart

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Viet Nam International Travel Mart (VITM) wrapped on Saturday, with travel firms hailing its success.

Vietnamese filmmakers urged to focus on art films

 VietNamNet Bridge – State-owned and private film studios should work together to produce more art films, experts said at a seminar held last Friday (March 29) in HCM City.

Rivers to tell stories at Da Nang Fireworks Festival

 VietNamNet Bridge – Teams from Russia, Brazil, Belgium, Finland, England, China, Italy and Vietnam will perform at the 2019 Da Nang International Fireworks Festival on the Han River from June 1 to July 7.

An Giang Border Guards discover trafficked sugar

 VietNamNet Bridge – Border Guards in An Giang on Saturday announced the seizure of five tonnes of refined sugar that was being moved from Cambodia to Vietnam.

Vietnam dominate at int’l boxing event

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese boxers won five out of six fights at the international boxing event Victory 8 held in HCM City’s Nguyen Du Gymnasium over the weekend.

Police raid biggest gambling ring so far in Gia Lai

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 130 people were arrested early Sunday morning when police raided a suspected gambling den in Village 76 in Ha Bau Commune, in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai.

12 seized for conning people into illegal taxis

 VietNamNet Bridge – Police in Hanoi are planning to punish 12 people for conning people into using illegal taxis at Noi Bai International Airport.

School principal suspended after schoolgirl is assaulted

 VietNamNet Bridge – A school principle in the northern province of Hung Yen has been suspended following an assault on a young female student by a gang of classmates.

HCM City wants better training for obstetrics, paediatrics doctors lower-level hospitals

The HCM City Department of Health on Thursday instructed the top public obstetrics and paediatrics hospitals to expand the training they provide doctors at lower-level health facilities including private hospitals.

About 100 Hanoi streets will have pavement replaces with natural stones

 VietNamNet Bridge – The pavement of about 100 streets in Hanoi will be replaced with natural stones this year instead of conventional concrete bricks.

UTMB winner to run VMM 2019

Arguably the world’s best ultra trail runner, 2018 Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) champion Francesca Canepa has confirmed she will join the Viet Nam Mountain Marathon (VMM) 2019.

Vietnamese beauties respond to #trashtag challenge

Vietnamese beauties have warmly responded to the online movement #trashtag challenge which has gone viral in recent days and inspired many people to clean up rubbish in public areas.

Thai cave rescuers to dive into world’s largest cave

British divers who were involved in a dramatic rescue mission in Thailand last year to save a young football team who became trapped in a cave are preparing to set foot in the world’s biggest cave Son Doong

Students create air filter for bicycle

 VietNamNet Bridge – Like many of his fellow high school classmates, Tran Hoang Phi Bao rides a bike to school.

Hanoi residents worry about air pollution

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi residents are worried about the bad air quality they have been experiencing in the city since the beginning of the year.

National Futsal HDBank Championships kick off

 VietNamNet Bridge – The National Futsal HDBank Championships 2019 is scheduled to kick off on April 2 in the central province of Khanh Hoa and HCM City.

Vietnamese, Korean artists hold joint exhibition for friendship

 VietNamNet Bridge – Artists from Vietnam and South Korea are showcasing their works at a joint exhibition to express their friendship and share their same passion for art.