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University filing lawsuit against its scholarship winners

 

Mother naturally gives birth to one of largest babies ever born in Vietnam

A 33-year-old mother in Tan Ky District of the central province of Nghe An naturally gave birth to a baby girl weighing 5.5kg yesterday.

 

About 62,000 foreign labourers join compulsory social insurance in Vietnam

After 10 months since compulsory social insurance collection applied, as many as 62,000 foreign labourers have joined social insurance in Vietnam.

Hanoi's railway cafe owners ask for permission to reopen business with safety measures taken

The owners pledged to comply with regulations on prohibited commercial activities within a minimum distance of 1.5 m from the railway, as well as to draw safety lines and install stainless steel bars on the front of each store and house.

Household wells blamed for HCM City subsidence

Thousands of households in the suburbs of HCM City are refusing to use tap water and continuing to exploit underground water, which is leading to saltwater intrusion and subsidence.

Instant noodles put Vietnam in danger of malnourishment

Similar to other Southeast Asian countries, Vietnamese children are at a large risk of malnourishment due to the abundance of instant noodles in their diet.

Company identified as source of waste oil in Hanoi water pollution case

A ceramic company in Phu Tho Province has admitted that the waste oil in the recent water contamination incident originated from them but said they had never signed off the decision to dispose of or release the oil.

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES OCTOBER 22

Flights to Japan delayed due to Typhoon

 

Nearly 12,000 Vietnamese laborers work in foreign fishing vessels

Nearly 12,000 Vietnamese guest workers have been serving in foreign fishing vessels, according to the Overseas Labor Management Department.

"The best day" of poor women in the capital city’s boarding hamlet

Elderly women who are living in a boarding hamlet at the foot of Long Bien Bridge in Hanoi have to earn their living through a variety of jobs such as selling water, scrap dealing, picking up trash, and porter.

Capsized vessel creates 150-tonne Long Tau River oil spill

A container vessel has sunk on Long Tau River in HCM City, leaking 150 tonnes of oil.

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES OCTOBER 21

 

Vietnamese cuisine promoted in France’s Argelès-sur-Mer city

 

Lightning kills one, 5,000 homes flooded in Nghe An

Flooding has killed one and inundated more than 5,000 houses in the central province of Nghe An.

Hanoi's water pollution unable to be treated for now

Vinaconex Water Supply Joint Stock Company (Viwasupco), which purifies water to supply for a large part of Hanoi, did not clean the contaminated water but isolated it.

Ba Ria-Vung Tau suspends land reclamation project

The authorities of Ba Ria-Vung Tau have suspended an aquarium project that has already reclaimed thousands of square meters of land in the sea, as experts and the public have voiced their objections, fearing coastal subsidence.

Violators of Thu Thiem urban project to be identified early next year

A list of key individuals found to have committed violations related to the Thu Thiem New Urban Area in HCMC’s District 2 will be drawn up prior to the Lunar New Year, or Tet holiday, in January 2020.

Donated land gives the gift of education

Poor children in Bon Sar Village, in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai, are now able to read and write thanks to Nay Bim, an elderly villager who donated land and funds to build a school.

Salt workers struggle under the harsh sun

Salt workers in Chau Ha Village have put up with intense sunshine over the last few days to filter seawater to make salt.

HCM City eyes economic gain from treating garbage buried at landfills

HCM City plans to treat garbage buried at three non-active landfills, the city's People’s Committee has said.

Migrant works in IZs face difficulties in finding accommodation

Accommodation for low-income workers in industrial and economic zones (IZs and EZs) has become more scarce in the face of increasing demand.