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South African Consulate launches charity programme ahead Lunar New Year

South African Consulate launches charity programme ahead Lunar New Year

The South African Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City has launched a charity programme to raise awareness about environmental protection ahead of the Lunar New Year.

Now is the season of deadly booze

Now is the season of deadly booze

As Tết (Lunar New Year) draws near, several Hà Nội citizens have been hospitalised with alcohol poisoning, which is often caused by home-made spirits.

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Devastating fire engulfs Tan Lien IP in Hai Phong

Devastating fire engulfs Tan Lien IP in Hai Phong

A large fire broke out on January 12 in the paint storehouse of a footwear factory in Tan Lien Industrial Park, Tan Lien commune, Vinh Bao district in Hai Phong city.

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HCM City gets serious about parking

HCM City gets serious about parking

The People’s Committee of HCM City has sent an urgent message to 24 districts to shut down most parking lots using pavements by the end of March.

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Ministry agrees to reduce Sóc Trăng BOT toll

Ministry agrees to reduce Sóc Trăng BOT toll

The Ministry of Transport on Thursday issued an urgent document agreeing to reduce the toll for vehicles passing a station in Sóc Trăng Province as the drivers’ protest entered its fifth day.

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New criteria classify private hospitals

New criteria classify private hospitals

The Ministry of Health has issued a set of criteria to classify the quality of private hospitals and healthcare clinics across the country.

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Defendants in notorious PVC trial are proposed sentences of long-term imprisonment

Defendants in notorious PVC trial are proposed sentences of long-term imprisonment

The People’s Procuracy of Hanoi yesterday proposed sentences of imprisonment to Dinh La Thang and other defendants.

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Rural workers flock to capital

Rural workers flock to capital

Hà Nội is currently witnessing the massive annual influx of migrant manual workers. Seeking jobs that no city people are willing to do, they need to earn extra money to prepare for Tết (Vietnamese Lunar New Year).

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Toll fee exemptions, reductions okayed

Toll fee exemptions, reductions okayed

A new regime of exemptions and a 50 per cent fee reduction for commercial vehicles registered in a nearby ward will be applied at the controversial Cần Thơ-Phụng Hiệp toll booth from January 20.

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Trial of Tram Be case started

Trial of Tram Be case started

On January 8, 2018, the trial of “intentionally violating state regulations on economic management and causing serious consequences” at Vietnam Construction Bank (VNCB), Saigon Thuong Tin Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Sacombank), Tien Phong Bank (TPBank), and Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) started. 

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Khaisilk violations to draw strict punishment

Khaisilk violations to draw strict punishment

Hoang Khai, Khaisilk’s chairman of the board of directors, will be strictly punished due to his company’s violations and fraudulent trading practices.

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Customers still unsure of E5 fuel: officials

Customers still unsure of E5 fuel: officials

Many motorbike owners are still unsure if the new E5 fuel being sold nationwide suits their vehicles, and authorities need to improve public awareness accordingly, officials admit.

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Cold spell spreads over northern region

Cold spell spreads over northern region

A cold spell hit Hà Nội and northern Việt Nam yesterday, plunging temperatures by as much as 10 degrees.

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PVC embezzlement trial starts today

PVC embezzlement trial starts today

This morning, the Hanoi People’s Court opened the first instance hearing of Dinh La Thang, Trinh Xuan Thanh ...

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Online platform created to control data breach

Online platform created to control data breach

The Việt Nam Cyber Security under Authority of Information Security (AIS), Ministry of Information and Communications has developed an online tool to check email security.

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Sóc Trăng BOT tollbooth opens free after protest

Sóc Trăng BOT tollbooth opens free after protest

A tollbooth in the southern province of Sóc Trăng was forced to open for free for all vehicles twice on Sunday following severe traffic jams deliberately caused by drivers protesting the station.

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