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900g baby with congenital heart disease survived

900g baby with congenital heart disease survived

HCM City Paediatrics Hospital No 1 doctors have successfully performed a congenital heart surgery for a premature baby weighing 900grams, the lightest patient ever to receive the surgery.

Sơn Trà master plan needs amending

Sơn Trà master plan needs amending

The central city plans to petition the Prime Minister for adjustments to the Sơn Trà Master Plan in order to better protect the eponymous nature reserve.

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Thanh Hóa factory fined for polluted discharge

Thanh Hóa factory fined for polluted discharge

A tapioca starch production plant in central Thanh Hóa Province has been fined VNĐ310 million (US$13,710) for polluting the environment.

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Poultry sale, slaughter raise avian flu fears

Poultry sale, slaughter raise avian flu fears

Tonnes of poultry are illegally traded and slaughtered daily in Hà Nội’s markets raising public concern over the spread of avian influenza in the capital.

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Israeli President tours high-tech greenhouse

Israeli President tours high-tech greenhouse

Picking out a lettuce leaf from the greenhouse garden, Israeli President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin had a taste of what Israeli technology has brought to Việt Nam.

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Massive fire destroys down factory in Can Tho

Massive fire destroys down factory in Can Tho

Investigators are searching for the cause of a massive fire at a 5-storey commercial down cleaning and manufacturer in Can Tho.

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Swing for the Kids 2017 set for launching

Swing for the Kids 2017 set for launching

Annual charity golf tournament Swing for the Kids is ready for its 11th year.

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PM orders revoke of license plates

PM orders revoke of license plates

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Wednesday ordered the Ministry of Public Security (MoPS) to revoke the privilege blue plates of 516 cars owned by private businesses.

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Understanding Vietnamese wealthy

Understanding Vietnamese wealthy

According to the 2016 Wealth Report, Vietnam had 168 super-rich people (with assets of $30 million and above) in 2015 and the number is going to increase to 403 by 2025. Seven out of the ten richest people on the Vietnamese stock market trade in real estates.

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VIDIFI proposes delaying toll increase on Hà Nội-Hải Phòng expressway

VIDIFI proposes delaying toll increase on Hà Nội-Hải Phòng expressway

Việt Nam Infrastructure Development and Finance Investment Joint Stock Company (VIDIFI) has submitted to the Ministry of Transport a proposal to delay increasing toll on the Hà Nội-Hải Phòng Expressway.

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Automated car parking planned

Automated car parking planned

An automated car parking technology will be piloted on two streets in the capital city in the second quarter of this year.

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Bến Tre coconut growers struggling

Bến Tre coconut growers struggling

The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Bến Tre, the country’s largest coconut producer, is struggling to increase the income of coconut growers.

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Farmers hail land tax waiver

Farmers hail land tax waiver

An estimated 12.5 million people will be eligible for agriculture land tax exemption, leaving merely 77,000 people still subject to this tax.

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Deputy Prime Minister: A fair chance for every child

Deputy Prime Minister: A fair chance for every child

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam recently delivered a potent speech providing an inspiration for all who work to promote and protect the rights of children in Vietnam.

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Hà Nội and HCMC face severe parking shortages

Hà Nội and HCMC face severe parking shortages

Việt Nam’s two biggest cities, Hà Nội and HCM City, severely lack parking spaces for cars, the Tuổi Trẻ (Youth) newsaper reported.

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Mekong Delta takes urgent steps to prevent drought

Mekong Delta takes urgent steps to prevent drought

Last year’s drought devastated crops and caused serious losses for farmers in the Mekong Delta. This year, authorities are restructuring crops, building dykes and erecting sluices in anticipation of continuing weather disasters.

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