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Thanks to favorable weather, chrysanthemum fields in Khanh Hoa province are in full bloom, ready for the Lunar New Year festival. Locals are excited and looking forward to a bumper crop.

Pedestrian space around Hoan Kiem Lake to be officially operational

The pedestrian space around Hoan Kiem Lake and surrounding areas in downtown Hanoi will be put into operation from January 1, 2020, after three years of trial operation.

Common drug could prevent thousands of head injury deaths

Researchers say tranexamic acid treatment has potential to save tens of thousands of lives

Volunteers clean up garbage in Hanoi

Two tonnes of garbage were collected from under Long Bien Bridge in Hanoi over the weekend by around 200 volunteers.

Soldiers protect southern border from drugs

Drug trafficking around Vietnam's borders has become more complicated as the country has become a transit hub for traffickers.

From everyday use to fine art

Hundreds of fine art works designed to be used in daily life such as interior decor and fashion are on display at an exhibition in Hanoi.

Đà Nẵng motel helps young poor parents

A motel in central Da Nang's Le Quang Dinh Street has become a destination for young poor parents and single mothers who need somewhere to live at affordable prices.

Hanoi plans solutions to increase public transport use

Hanoi is considering setting up priority lanes for buses while banning cars on some roads.

State audit could face lawsuits: draft law

State agencies will be allowed to file legal challenges against the State Audit over unsatisfactory audit reports, according to a draft amendment to the Law on State Audit.

Questioning of suspects to be recorded

The questioning of suspects nationwide must be recorded with audio and images from the beginning of next year.

Student-classroom ratio a challenge for HCM City schools

HCM City faces challenges in meeting the Ministry of Education and Training’s regulation on the maximum number of students in classrooms as enrolment continues to increase.

Blood donors needed to save more lives in Vietnam

Although emergency blood donations in remote, border and island areas have been launched in recent years, they are yet to meet the needs of urgent cases.

Vietnam to review localities' child protection services

An inter-ministry task force will review child protection efforts in cities and provinces across the country in June, said Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affair Dao Ngoc Dung

Le Pho masterpiece fetches record price at Christie’s Hong Kong painting auction

An oil-on-canvas painting featuring a nude woman by master painter Lê Phổ (1907-2001) was sold at nearly US$ 1.4 million (HK$10,925,000) at an auction sale at Christie’s Hong Kong on May 26.

Man helps local people with mental disabilities

A man in Gia Lai Province has voluntarily taken on the job of caring for dozens of people with mental disabilities in his home.

Some industries to be prohibited to run production in river valleys

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MNORE) is planning to prohibit some types of production activities in river valleys in an effort to protect the environment.