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Three provinces involved in high-school exam fraud last year score worst

Students in Son La, Ha Giang and Hoa Binh, the provinces indicted for grading fraud, have fared the worst in high-school exams this year.
July 15, 2019 | 11:31 am GMT+7

Senior monk arrested for raping minor girl in southern Vietnam

Can Tho police arrested a monk on Wednesday following a 14-year-old girl’s accusation that he raped her in a hotel room.
July 11, 2019 | 03:23 pm GMT+7

Underwater robot to search for nine missing Vietnamese fishermen

The government has approved the deployment of a diving robot to search for nine fishers missing since June 28 after their boat sank off the northern coast.
July 09, 2019 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

One in three urbanites claim to be sporty

One in three people in Hanoi and Saigon identify themselves as sports enthusiasts, a survey has found.
July 09, 2019 | 07:43 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s telco giants get green light for 5G tech tests

Viettel, the first to receive permission to trial 5G services in January, is now followed by VNPT and MobiFone.
July 08, 2019 | 07:44 am GMT+7

Vietnam cyberattacks down by half

Vietnam suffered 3,159 cyberattacks in the first six months, half of them through emails with malicious links.
July 06, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Young Vietnam pros use social media to advance careers: report

A survey has found 48.1 percent of Gen Z use social media to source career information, just 18.8 percent favor schools.
June 29, 2019 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Second university in Saigon says no to single-use plastic

HCMC Medicine and Pharmacy University says it will stop using single-use water bottles and plastic straw starting this August.
June 29, 2019 | 11:28 am GMT+7

Heat escalates dengue fever in Hanoi

548 dengue fever patients have been admitted to Hanoi hospitals this year, a three-fold increase year-on-year.
June 23, 2019 | 07:03 pm GMT+7

Corporate sector joins recycling campaign in Vietnam

Nine corporate biggies have joined hands to recycle packaging materials, aiming at 100 percent recycling by 2030.
June 22, 2019 | 08:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnam is among slowest marathon countries

Vietnam is one of the three worst performing countries at half and full marathons and 10-kilometer races, a recent study has found.
June 16, 2019 | 10:46 am GMT+7

Hanoi to host South Korea’s Asia Artist Awards

South Korea’s Asia Artist Awards will be given away for the first time abroad at a ceremony in Hanoi this year.
June 11, 2019 | 06:18 pm GMT+7

World Bank sounds warning about Vietnam’s gloomy water situation

Polluted water, little investment in treatment and overdependence on international rivers could drag Vietnam’s GDP down by 6 percent, a study shows.
June 11, 2019 | 05:05 pm GMT+7

35 Chinese deported for organizing online gambling

35 Chinese nationals, four women and 31 men, have been deported after their online gambling activities were busted in Da Nang City Thursday.
June 09, 2019 | 08:06 pm GMT+7

Short film claims top prize in Vienna, wins Oscar qualification

Mot Khu Dat Tot (Blessed Land) won Best Film award at the Vienna Shorts Festival, automatically qualifying for the Oscars in 2020.
June 06, 2019 | 12:30 pm GMT+7
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