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FVH day excursion to Ha Thai lacquer village

 VietNamNet Bridge – An excursion to Ha Thai lacquer village in Hanoi’s suburban district of Thuong Tin will be held this Sunday by the Friends of Vietnam Heritage.  

Going green is the key to success for tourism industry

 VietNamNet Bridge – Boosting tourism should go along with protecting the environment, Le Quang Tung, deputy minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism, said at the Green Tourism Forum.

Dong Nai needs VND50 billion for mine clearance

Dong Nai Province is looking for the Prime Minister’s approval to be named the main investor for Phase 1 of a bomb and mine clearance project needed before the construction of Long Thanh International Airport can commence.

Rate of pregnant women tested for HIV still low

HCM City Paediatrics Hospital No1’s neurology and infectious diseases department has admitted children with HIV whose mothers did not have HIV tests during their pregnancy.

Hanoi chokes on polluted air

 VietNamNet Bridge – Air quality in Hanoi today was poor, with the somber sky covered in a fog-like sheen, reported Tuổi Trẻ (Youth) newspaper.

Ministries may be relocated to Tay Ho

The Viet Nam Institute for Urban and Rural Planning under Construction Ministry has introduced three options for the relocation of headquarters of ministries and Government agencies out of Hanoi’s inner districts by 2030, 

Dak Nong woman fined for spreading fake swine fever news

 VietNamNet Bridge – A woman in the central province of Dak Nong has been fined VND10 million (US$430) for posting fake news about a swine disease outbreak in the area.

Police investigate gang rape of 16-year-old

 VietNamNet Bridge – Police in Quang Tri Province are investigating the alleged gang rape of a 16-year-old girl.

Four detainees escape in Kon Tum jailbreak

 VietNamNet Bridge – Kon Tum provincial police are searching for four men who escaped from a detention centre through its ventilation system.

Retired officials must wait for a new start

 VietNamNet Bridge – Retired government officials will not be allowed to found, own or run private companies in areas under the jurisdiction and management of their former posts for at least six months after retirement, 

More Party cells needed in VN's private businesses

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Secretariat of the Communist Party of Viet Nam Central Committee has issued a new instruction on the need to have Party cells in all private Vietnamese economic entities.

Contemporary art on sale at affordable rates

 VietNamNet Bridge – A well-curated selection of artworks by Vietnam’s most exciting talents will be available for sale at the Vietnam’s only affordable art fair, Art For You.

Vietnam Social Security aims to reduce long-overdue social insurance debt ratio

 VietNamNet Bridge – The VN Social Security (VSS) aims to slash the social insurance debt ratio to below 1.7 per cent this year in an effort to ensure benefits for social insurance and health insurance card holders, 

Young people get stuck in and volunteer

 VietNamNet Bridge – Youth Union members in Vietnam, with their ambition and creativity, play an enthusiastic role in protecting the environment.

Social work at hospitals needs more attention

 VietNamNet Bridge – Social workers in hospitals play an important role in connecting patients with hospital staff but the development of social work at health facilities still faces many challenges, 

Project to restore Central Highlands forests gets nod

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than VND28.5 trillion (US$1.23 billion) has been earmarked for a project to protect, restore and sustainably develop forests in the Central Highlands until 2030.

Festival for young photographers launched

The biennial national festival for young photographers, the third of its kind, launched yesterday, aiming to encourage young photographers to promote images of Vietnam to domestic and international audiences.

HCM City reports increase in incidence of contagious diseases

 VietNamNet Bridge – The number of people hospitalised in HCM City with contagious diseases this year has sharply increased compared with the same period a year ago, 

Cuban tourism, culture on show in Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge – Beautiful landscapes, cultural activities and remarkable products of Cuba are on display at an event which kicked off yesterday in Hanoi.

Festival honours traditional culture

 VietNamNet Bridge – The 1st Vietnamese Traditional Culture and International Culture Exchange Festival will be held from April 5 to 9 at Thang Long Citadel in Hanoi.