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France joins funding for capital railway

France joins funding for capital railway

Nearly VNĐ7.7 trillion (about US$340.7 million) of French governmental development assistance will be poured into the ongoing Nhổn-Hà Nội Station Urban Railway.

Motorbikes allowed on slip road at southern expressway

Motorbikes allowed on slip road at southern expressway

HCM CITY – Motorbikes will have access to the 4-km slip road connecting the HCM City – Long Thành – Dầu Giây (HLD) expressway beginning next Friday, according to the city’s Department of Transport.

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No wedding like the other

No wedding like the other

It’s wedding season in Viet Nam and stories of the special ceremonies abound.

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Feedback sought on Long Thành Airport design

Feedback sought on Long Thành Airport design

HCM City - The Aviation Airport Corporation of Việt Nam (ACV) has started collecting feedback from the local community in HCM City regarding the architectural plan of  Long Thành International Airport’s passenger terminal from January 12 to 23, 2017.

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Six injured after bridge collapses in Ca Mau

Six injured after bridge collapses in Ca Mau

Six people were seriously injured when a bridge hit by a barge collapsed in the southern Ca Mau Province on January 13.

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US$300,000 reward for Hà Nội’s traffic solutions

US$300,000 reward for Hà Nội’s traffic solutions

The capital will award prizes worth a total of US$300,000 to design consultancy firms that come up with the best solutions to ease traffic congestion, Hà Nội’s People’s Committee said on Wednesday.

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Big fire destroys Suzuki auto part warehouse in Dong Nai

Big fire destroys Suzuki auto part warehouse in Dong Nai

On January 11, a large fire occurred at an auto part warehouse of Suzuki Vietnam at Long Binh industrial park, Bien Hoa city in the southern province of Dong Nai, causing huge damage.

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New old map reinforces VN sovereignty over Hoang Sa

New old map reinforces VN sovereignty over Hoang Sa

Museums usually hold a fair share of historical treasures, but the Hoang Sa Museum being built in Da Nang City, has received one that is particularly priceless.

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Việt Nam seeks stronger education ties with the US: PM

Việt Nam seeks stronger education ties with the US: PM

Viet Nam is keen on strengthening co-operation in the education sector with the United States, including the building of the Fulbright University Việt Nam (FUV), Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc said yesterday.

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More than 1.64 million new jobs created in 2016

More than 1.64 million new jobs created in 2016

More than 1.641 million people got new jobs in the country and abroad in 2016, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Hong Lan said at a recent conference in Hanoi.

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Vietnam’s colourful markets

Vietnam’s colourful markets

No one can count how many markets there are in Vietnam but many agree that they are the vivid reflection of the Vietnamese culture. Markets vary by regions. It is their uniqueness that inspires tourists, a report by The Voice of Vietnam (VOV).

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Customers line up for Tet hampers

Customers line up for Tet hampers

With just three weeks to go for Tet (the Lunar New Year), the market for gift hampers has heated up with supermarkets, markets and shops offering a range of them to cater to both business and individual customers.

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Administrative procedures enrage Vietnamese patients

Administrative procedures enrage Vietnamese patients

“Why didn’t they spare me this troublesome paperwork? I know I don’t have much time left,” 51-year-old throat cancer patient Nguyen Thi Nhung said regarding the procedures she had to complete in order to renew her health insurance for the new year.

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Việt Nam expected to produce mixed vaccines in coming years

Việt Nam expected to produce mixed vaccines in coming years

Việt Nam is expected to produce six-in-one vaccines in 2017 or 2018 and by 2020 these will be used widely in the country, according to the health ministry.

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EVN asked to keep key role in national electricity supply

EVN asked to keep key role in national electricity supply

The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) should continue promoting its key role as a State-run company in national power supply, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a conference in Hanoi on January 3.

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2.5 million people in Hanoi lack clean water

2.5 million people in Hanoi lack clean water

Some 2.5 million people living in suburban areas in Hanoi do not yet have access to tap water, the city’s Centre for Clean Water and Rural Environmental Hygiene has revealed.

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