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Two former policemen from Son La Province Police have been prosecuted for stealing 11kg of drugs, Tuoi tre (Youth) newspaper reported.

Balance needed for industrial and agricultural development

Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper speaks to two senior Government officials on how to balance the development of traditional crafts with agricultural production.

Volunteer ambulance drivers save lives in remote area

In Co Do District in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, there is a special team of volunteer ambulance drivers who offer free services to local people.

Underground parking areas a must for Hanoi

With the number of cars and bikes on the rise, Hanoi should accelerate planning for underground parking, experts have said.

More measures for better integrated coastal zone management

Experts discussed plans for Vietnam’s integrated coastal zone management (ICZM) by 2020 during a conference yesterday in Hanoi.

HCM City gets tough on illegal construction

HCM City authorities are considering imposing stricter penalties on individuals and companies that violate regulations on construction projects.

Mekong Delta suffers from coastal erosion, landslides

Provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta have suffered land erosion for decades, with hundreds of hectares being washed away along with many houses.

Fake reporters extort VNĐ50 million from construction material companies

Hanoi police on Tuesday started criminal proceedings against three men suspected of posing as journalists to blackmail 20 construction material firms in Hanoi and neighbouring provinces.

SMS campaign launched to help Agent Orange victims in Vietnam

The Viet Nam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) in collaboration with the National Humanitarian Information Portal 1400 launched an SMS campaign to mobilise funds to support Agent Orange victims in Vietnam on Tuesday.

British Embassy in Vietnam joins fight against slavery

The British Embassy in Hanoi yesterday joined the global fight to tackle human slavery.

VN Ministry of Justice to amend Law on Marriage and Family

The Ministry of Justice will work with relevant agencies to review problems in the implementation of the 2014 Law on Marriage and Family.

HCM City to renovate old buildings

HCM City authorities have a new solution to attract investors to participate in apartment renovation projects.

Rice damaged by hydroelectric plant construction

Rice paddy fields in a Central Highlands commune are facing drought after a river's flow was diverted as the result of the construction a hydroelectric plant.

Money can't buy you class

The deputy director of a real estate firm in HCM City refused to get out of his car when ordered by traffic police, saying that the vehicle cost VND5 billion (US$215,700), much more than the VND8 million monthly salary of a police officer.

Vietnam takes action to reduce plastic waste

Kristin Hughes, director of the Global Plastic Action Partnership, talks about solutions that are needed in Vietnam, which is a disproportionately high contributor of plastic pollution into the oceans.

Dreaming of clean vegetables

Urban jungles have a lot going for them, but one thing they're missing is space to garden in and grow your own vegetables.

Landslide kills two, injures three in Ha Giang

Two people were killed and three others were injured in a landslide, triggered by torrential rains between Sunday and Monday, in Hoang Su Phi District, the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang.

Ministry plans major overhaul of Law on Health Examination and Treatment

The Ministry of Health is set to amend the Law on Health Examination and Treatment, including provisions on issue of certificates for medical practice.

Land shortage affects national social housing target

To address the shortage of low-income housing, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has told the Ministry of Construction to review the use and planning of urban land available for social housing nationwide and submit the results to him by September.

Experts discuss ways to protect tigers

Experts discussed Vietnam’s efforts to protect tigers and other endangered animals at a forum yesterday.