• Ministry proposes tobacco tax increase to VNĐ2,000

    Ministry proposes tobacco tax increase to VNĐ2,000

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Thursday proposed to raise the tax on tobacco at a press conference on tobacco prevention hosted by the Ministry of Information and Communication.

  • Int’l seminar talks Mekong Delta’s tourism vision

    Int’l seminar talks Mekong Delta’s tourism vision

    An international seminar discussing the vision of the modern and sustainable Mekong Delta’s tourism adaptive to climate change took place in Cần Thơ City on Friday.  

  • HCM City to install cameras in kindergartens

    HCM City to install cameras in kindergartens

    HCM City People’s Committee has asked the city’s Department of Education and Training to pilot a project to install cameras in public and private kindergartens starting this school year.

  • Carina Plaza owner arrested in fire probe

    Carina Plaza owner arrested in fire probe

    The investigative police unit in HCM City has issued a decision to arrest Nguyễn Văn Tùng, investor of the Carina Plaza in the city as part of an investigation into a serious blaze that occurred on March 23 and killed 13 people.

  • Social News 23/4

    Social News 23/4

    Quang Nam, Laos’ Sekong province to deal with illegal migration, Quang Tri: Memorial service held for remains of soldiers, Bac Ninh holds job fair for workers returning from RoK, France-Vietnam job festival to be held in Hanoi, HCM City

  • Losing a leg couldn’t keep him from the sea

    Losing a leg couldn’t keep him from the sea

    When he was 11 years old, Nguyen Van Huynh left his home to go fishing—a routine task made dangerous by the raging resistance war. He had been going out to see with his father since he was 10 years old.

  • Ninh Thuan Province seeks support to fight drought

    Ninh Thuan Province seeks support to fight drought

    VietNamNet Bridge – Some 11 reservoirs and several seasonal dams in the southern central province of Ninh Thuan have dried out, leaving 1,700 households without clean water.

  • Nun offers home to homeless children

    Nun offers home to homeless children

    VietNamNet Bridge – Pham Thi Kim Sang lives as a nun in her home in Chau Doc City in the southern province of An Giang.