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Vietnamese flight attendants acquitted in Korea cannabis oil smuggling case

The case is still in the process of appeal, and the two flight attendants have not been able to return to Vietnam.

Tens of million-USD drug trafficking ring bust

The Drug Crime Investigation Police Department (C04) under the Ministry of Public Security announced on November 24 that it has smashed a cross-border drug production and trafficking ring and launched legal proceedings against seven suspects.

Sri Lankan motorist's 15 years of loving Vietnam’s roads

Raj Navindra from Sri Lanka has been living and working in Vietnam for 15 years.

E-cigarettes must be banned in Vietnam

According to a survey in 2022, the rate of e-cigarette use among students aged 13-15 years is 3.5%. In 2019, this rate was 2.6%. The rate increased significantly, placing at risk the achievements made in reducing the rate of regular cigarette use.

Police forces of major cities crack nearly 6,000 drug trafficking cases

The police forces of HCMC, Hanoi, Hai Phong, Da Nang, and Can Tho cracked 5,981 drug trafficking rings and arrested 10,904 drug traffickers in 2023.

Tet airfares already high, train and bus ready to serve

According to the Civil Aviation Authority of VN, at the peak period of Lunar New Year (January 25-February 24), domestic airlines are expected to provide nearly 6.5 million seats on domestic routes, an increase of 4 per cent compared to last year.

Is BRT in Hanoi coming to an end?

An assessment of public transport service capacity after 12 years of implementing the urban railway network plan reveals that the bus system still plays a dominant role.

More night flights in the pipeline in lead up to New Year holidays

The Ministry of Transport has requested that Vietnamese airlines arrange more night flights to meet the increasing demand for passenger transportation in the coming New Year and lunar New Year holidays.

Residents in Hanoi capital infected with dengue virus type DEN-3

Along with dengue virus types DEN-1 and DEN-2 in circulation, health professionals in Hanoi have recently detected another type of DEN-3 in blood samples of several infected cases throughout the city.

Vietnam among 12 Asian countries for best quality of life

The nation was ranked in the list of the 12 Asian countries with the best quality of life, as compiled by Insider Monkey, a finance website focusing on financial markets, hedge funds, and insider trading.

Vietnam shaping national land database

The building of the national land database has achieved certain results, but still lags behind schedule, reported the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

Mental health care for Vietnam’s young generation needs enhancing

UNICEF is calling for enhanced mental health strategies to support the young generation in VN as part of World Children’s Day 2023.

Vietnam calls for higher priority and more resources for humanitarian activities

Vietnam always wants to contribute in the most positive and effective way to the international Red Cross and Red Crescent movement, Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang said.

VN issues national strategy on antimicrobial resistance prevention and control

Vietnam is one of the first six countries in Asia-Pacific to have developed and implemented a national action plan on antimicrobial resistance prevention and control.

Stepping into autistic children’s secret world

The teachers’ dedication to the profession is fueled by the joy of seeing improvements in children under their care.

Capital Law: Decentralization must be associated with supervision, inspection

The Capital Law, after 10 years in effect, has exposed many problems. Experts believe that Hanoi, which has been growing rapidly, needs a higher legal status.

Vietnam commemorates victims of traffic accidents

A national ceremony was held in the northern province of Hoa Binh on November 19 in commemoration of victims of traffic accidents in response to World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.

Fansipan peak covered in frost as temperatures plunge to zero

A thin layer of frost could be seen covering the peak of Fansipan in Sa Pa in the northern province of Lao Cai on November 20 amid the outdoor temperature dropping to below zero degrees Celsius.

Teacher tries to preserve Vietnamese language in Hungary

Twelve years ago, when hearing children of Vietnamese speaking unclear Vietnamese when shopping with their parents in the Asian Center of Budapest (Hungary), Mr. Tuan and his wife came up with the idea of teaching Vietnamese to these children.

Rains, floods cause costly damage to many Central localities

As floodwater in the Central region began to recede on November 17, people and local authorities have urged to overcome consequences.