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Hanoi’s landfills struggle to deal with increased garbage

Almost all landfills in Hanoi are at bursting point – overloaded with garbage and causing a serious headache for local authorities.

Tan Son Nhat airport seeks to close 1 runway for repairs

HCM City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport is seeking permission from the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam to repair a severely downgraded runway at night.

Health ministry promises response as dengue fever sweeps country

The Ministry of Health will organise campaigns to combat dengue fever throughout this year since there has been a sharp increase in its incidence.

Da Nang hospitals overloaded by patients from nearby provinces

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hospitals in Da Nang have been overloaded because patients from neighbouring provinces have flocked into the city for medical examinations and treatment, reported online newspaper vov.vn.

Hanoi’s water drainage system overloaded

 VietNamNet Bridge – The capital city of Hanoi has many areas which become waterlogged during heavy rain because of its outdated and overloaded drainage system, reported the Kinh Tế & Đô Thị Newspaper.

Tan Son Nhat Airport braces for Tet overload

 VietNamNet Bridge – The country’s busiest airport, Tan Son Nhat in HCM City, has taken measures to cope with overload inside as well as on roads outside during Tet (the Lunar New Year) next month.

Downtown HCM City parking lots overloaded with motorbikes

Many family households in HCM City’s District 1 are storing motorbikes at their homes after the decision by the District 1 People’s Committee last Thursday to suspend operation of 48 parking sites on street pavements.

Southern region landfill overflows

 VietNamNet Bridge – After five years of operation, the Bung Rieng landfill in Xuyen Moc District has started leaking wastewater and spreading foul smells in the southern province.

HCM City eyes autonomy route to improve hospitals

 VietNamNet Bridge – By 2020 HCM City’s public hospitals will no longer be overloaded and people will have access to high-quality healthcare, city officials promise.

Overload blamed for poor service quality at Tan Son Nhat Airport

 VietNamNet Bridge – Services at HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat Airport have been improved considerably but still get the thumbs down from many passengers as facilities of the airport are overloaded,

Waiting lists grow at HCM City heart hospitals

 VietNamNet Bridge – While cardiac surgery facilities in HCM City continue to work at full capacity, the list of patients awaiting their turn runs into the thousands every year.

HCM City to shut smelly garbage collection points

 VietNamNet Bridge – The People's Committee of HCM City has ordered 24 sub-standard garbage collection points to be scrapped, claiming they pollute the city and disturb residents' daily lives.

Nursery schools in Hanoi enroll children through lucky draws

The Hanoi Education and Training Department has promised that Hanoi’s parents would have no more to stay up all night to queue up for the application forms for nursery schools.