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Vietnamese national named honorary citizen of Seoul

Le Nguyen Minh Phuong is the first Vietnamese citizen to receive Seoul’s Honorary Citizenship for her contributions to the South Korean capital.
November 14, 2019 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Ha Giang told to probe spiritual complex built in prohibited area

The culture ministry has asked Ha Giang to investigate the construction of a spiritual and tourism complex that encroaches on a national relic in the northern province.
October 28, 2019 | 04:06 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese professor bags international award for young mathematicians

Vietnamese professor Pham Hoang Hiep has won the prestigious Ramanujan prize for young mathematicians from developing countries.
October 25, 2019 | 07:36 pm GMT+7

Indonesian consortium plans $2 billion Vietnam-Laos railway link

The Indonesia Railway Development Consortium is planning to build a 400 km Vietnam-Laos rail route for an estimated $1.9 billion.
October 22, 2019 | 04:40 pm GMT+7

Two Vietnamese marine turtle species have 'disappeared,' says IUCN

Two marine turtles have "disappeared" in northern and central Vietnam, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said.
October 22, 2019 | 10:40 am GMT+7

Hanoi wants big bucks to soundproof major bridge

Hanoi’s Department of Transport has proposed a VND15 billion ($646,300) project to install sound-proof panels on Chuong Duong Bridge.
October 15, 2019 | 07:39 pm GMT+7

New law to ban foreign spouses for abusive S Koreans

A new South Korean law will bar citizens with a record of domestic violence from marrying immigrants, following recent uproar over a Korean man brutally beating his Vietnamese wife.
October 10, 2019 | 08:51 pm GMT+7

Vietnam plans to have more maritime rescue vessels

Vietnam Marine Department is eyeing the national budget or foreign aid to add five search and rescue vessels (SAR) to their insufficient number.
October 09, 2019 | 06:45 pm GMT+7

Parents despair for their little ones as air quality plummets

Air pollution is rising to deadly levels in Vietnam's major cities and children are the most vulnerable.
October 08, 2019 | 08:01 am GMT+7

PM outlines $129 mln plan to fight Mekong Delta land erosion

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc says the government will allocate VND3 trillion ($129 million) for the fight against land erosion in the Mekong Delta, an acute problem, in 2019-2020.
September 29, 2019 | 08:40 pm GMT+7

Culinary specialties from all across Vietnam converge in Saigon exhibition

Food buffs can indulge themselves in specialties from 45 provinces and cities in Vietnam at a September 26-29 exhibition in Saigon.
September 28, 2019 | 08:44 am GMT+7

K-pop star campaigns against bullying in Vietnam

Siwon Choi, a member of Korean boy band Super Junior, will join a UNICEF campaign against child bullying in Vietnam.
September 26, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Thanh Hoa cops question 16-member gang for stealing ‘100 tons’ of dogs

Police in the central province of Thanh Hoa are questioning 16 people they arrested last week for allegedly stealing dogs for meat.
September 25, 2019 | 12:21 pm GMT+7

Mekong Delta province asks gov't for $41 mln to combat erosion

The southernmost Ca Mau Province is seeking VND947 billion ($41 million) from the government for emergency works to prevent erosion, which is increasingly threatening lives.
September 24, 2019 | 04:44 pm GMT+7

Seven moon bears rescued from Vietnam farms after 17 years in captivity

Seven Asian black bears kept captive in the southern provinces Dong Nai and Binh Duong have been rescued by Four Paws Vietnam Foundation.
September 21, 2019 | 11:00 am GMT+7
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