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African student studies technology in Hanoi, loves Vietnam’s history

Impressed by lessons about heroic and resilient Vietnamese people in battles against foreign invaders, Oraiden Manuel Sabonete dreamed of landing his foot in Vietnam one day.

Hanoi weighs launch of Red River waterbus

Once completed, the service would function as both a transportation route and a tourist itinerary linking cultural heritage sites.

Employment offers a foundation for people with disabilities

Having a job, people with disabilities not only can interact with society but also have income and an independent life. Employment for disabled people is a sustainable path to help them truly integrate into the community.

VN's unemployed labourers hesitate to take new jobs

Many labourers are waiting for their unemployment insurance applications to be approved to claim the lump-sum insurance.

Lang Son approves 460-million-USD expressway project

Chairman of the People’s Committee of the northern border province of Lang Son Ho Tien Thieu has recently signed a decision approving a project on the building of an expressway connecting Huu Nghi border gate with Chi Lang district.

1,020 Vietnamese nationals safely brought home from Myanmar’s conflict areas

So far nine flights have been conducted to bring home 1,020 Vietnamese nationals stuck in war zones in northern Myanmar, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).

Landslide triggers massive debris cascade, traffic congestion

Prolonged precipitation yesterday triggered a massive debris cascade of rock from a cliff causing the traffic congestion in the National Highway 8A.

Efforts made to ensure vaccines for expanded immunisation program

The Ministry of Health is working hard to ensure vaccine supply for the national expanded program on immunisation (EPI), heard a regular Government press conference in Hanoi on December 6.

Preparations underway at Tay Tuu flower village ahead of Tet

As the capital’s largest flower growing area, Tay Tuu village in Bac Tu Liem district of Hanoi has hurriedly begun efforts in order to care for and collect flowers to supply local markets ahead of the Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet.

North-south high speed train project needs thorough analysis and evaluation

The project’s technical feasibility and the ability to anticipate shortcomings or unforeseen factors must be considered, experts have said.

HCMC proposes higher salaries to attract talents

The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee proposes income of people with doctoral degrees or higher will be 4 times higher than the monthly regional minimum wage to attract talents for state organizations.

Hoi An takes steps to end dog meat trade

Authorities in the central city of Hoi An have co-operated with the animal welfare organisation Four Paws to close one of the city’s last remaining dog meat restaurants on Tuesday.

Water taxi proposed for HCM City

The Thu Duc Yacht Club Secretary Nguyen Tran Huu Thang has proposed that HCM City should launch water taxi services to further develop tourism.

One dead, four hospitalised in school wall collapse

The accident resulted in injuries to all four individuals, with one person sustaining severe injuries who died later at Ha Giang Provincial General Hospital.

Education Ministry issues urgent direction after teacher abused in Tuyen Quang

The teacher in Tuyen Quang was locked inside a classroom and subjected to acts of violence by her students, such as having shoes thrown at her face.

National holidays for 2024 announced

The New Year holiday 2024 will be longer this year as it falls over the weekend from December 31 to January 2 next year.

HCM City seeks $3.6b to extend first metro line to Binh Duong, Dong Nai

HCM City will need over VNĐ86 trillion (US$3.6 billion) from public funds to extend its first metro route to the neighbouring provinces of Bình Dương and Đồng Nai.

VN to expand mariculture to solve IUU problem

Intensifying mariculture to ensure stable livelihoods for fishermen in territorial waters is believed to be a good solution to the IUU (Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing) problem.

Ministry warns residents to be vigilant over phone, social media scams

Fraudsters continuously call the victims claiming to be officials at the local people’s committee.

Man arrested for killing three family members in Ca Mau

Police in the southern province of Ca Mau arrested Bui Vu Khoa, 23, for allegedly killing three family members including a pregnant woman in Cai Nuoc District late Monday afternoon.