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Accident in Tuyen Quang leaves five dead and five injured

Five people died and a further five people were severely injured in a collision occurring between a sleeper bus and a container truck in Dong Cau village in Tu Quan commune of Yen Son district in Tuyen Quang around midnight.

Hanoi’s largest flower village busy as International Women’s Day approaches

Me Linh flower village, a site renowned as the largest wholesale market for flowers in the capital, has been bustling over recent days as it prepares for International Women’s Day, which falls on March 8 annually.

Vietnam to elevate six hospitals to global standards

Vietnam will upgrade six hospitals to international standards, aiming to curb the trend of Vietnamese people seeking medical care overseas, and at the same time, attracting foreign patients to Vietnam.

Community to keep women safe on cyberspace

If women do not know how to protect themselves, they will be at high risk of being abused in cyberspace, not only through fraud but also invasion of their privacy. Women and girls need to be informed and understand the ways to protect themselves.

Gift markets bustling on International Women’s Day

Commercial centres, supermarkets, and many stores across Hanoi are offering a wide range of gifts and services aimed at satisfying all kinds of demands and launching promotions to attract customers on the occasion of International Women’s Day.

Vietnam bags one silver, two bronze medals at ICPC Asia Pacific Championship

Three Vietnamese teams have won one silver and two bronze medals at the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Asia Pacific Championship.

Vietnamese online argue about ‘queuing at eateries’

After images of people queuing in front of a street food shop in Hanoi appeared on the internet recently, a debate about the practice began online.

Saigon River corridor to be highlighted in HCM City’s planning

The river corridor, with its unique characteristics, is the spiritual and natural backbone of the city.

Hanoi to build overall plan for surveillance camera installation

Hanoi will survey the demand for installing surveillance cameras in all areas, including historical sites, scenic spots, train stations, bus stops, airports and markets in the city.

More young people earn money raising hermit crabs

A special species of crab is being raised by youth as a hobby and for profit.

Five public squares to be built around Thien Quang Lake in Hanoi

In the survey by the People’s Committee of Nguyễn Du Ward, a majority of participants are in favour of the scheme and the construction of the Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, and Central Squares around the lake.

Politburo wants full steam ahead for rail routes, metros in big cities

The Party Politburo has called for continued investment in building urban railways and subways in Hà Nội, HCM City and other large cities.

Phu Quoc approved to become island city

The Prime Minister has just approved the General Planning Project of Phu Quoc City until 2040, aiming to develop Phu Quoc into a city.

Search for remains of Vietnamese soldiers in Cambodia launched

A ceremony to start the search for, collection and repatriation of remains of Vietnamese voluntary soldiers was held at the Hoa Lu International Border Gate in Binh Phuoc on March 1.

Five Vietnamese nationals rescued near RoK’s Jeju Island

The Republic of Korea (RoK)'s Coast Guard announced on March 1 that eight out of 10 crew members, including five from Vietnam, had been successfully rescued by a fishing boat after their fishing vessel capsized near the RoK’s Jeju Island.

PM urges action against sand shortage for Mekong Delta infrastructure projects

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh directed ministries, agencies, and localities to address challenges hindering the timely supply of materials, particularly sand, for infrastructure projects in the Mekong Delta.

Vietnam Global Leaders Forum 2024 to gather 100 prominent Vietnamese

The Vietnam Global Leaders Forum 2024 (VGLF 2024) will take place from March 30-31 in Paris, expecting 100 prominent Vietnamese and Vietnamese-origin individuals with global influence in all fields from over 20 countries and territories worldwide.

Vietnam asks Japan to clarify allegation on Vietnamese citizen in murder case

Vietnam’s representative agencies in Japan have asked local authorities to speed up investigations into the case of a Vietnamese citizen who was alleged to be murdered in Higashiomi city of Japan's Shiga Prefecture on February 26.

Female captain passionately conquering the skies

Having been a pilot for nearly 10 years, the female captain’s most memorable moments are the rescue flights during the COVID-19 pandemic.

PM sets deadline for completion of Long Thanh airport in first half of 2026

PM Pham Minh Chinh has urged the acceleration of construction of T3 passenger terminal of Tan Son Nhat airport and Long Thanh airport so that the projects can be put into operation before April 30, 2025 and in the first half of 2026, respectively.