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Four men arrested in northern Vietnam trafficking 33 kilos of drugs

Hoa Binh police arrested four men carrying 33 kilograms (73 pounds) of heroin from Son La Province on Friday.

Rice terraces and 'turtle shell' scrums: barefoot rugby in Vietnam

Barefoot and muddied, a group of youngsters sprint across a makeshift pitch, playing a game of touch rugby in a country where few have heard of the sport.

For buyers, Hanoi’s gold-plated apartments do not glitter

Some Hanoi apartment developers use gold plating, but many of their projects remain unfinished for years and some are in legal limbo.
June 19, 2019 | 08:16 am GMT+7

Northern Vietnam highway blocked in protest against toll

Locals blocked a tollgate on a highway in Hoa Binh Province on Monday and Tuesday demanding that authorities should scrap the toll.
June 12, 2019 | 02:12 pm GMT+7

Expressway to link Hanoi with popular travel destination Moc Chau

The government has approved the construction of an expressway between the northern province of Hoa Binh and tourism hotspot Moc Chau.
May 21, 2019 | 06:31 pm GMT+7

Dozens of students expelled, drop out as 2018 exam scandal fallout

First year university students are being expelled or dropping out on their own as investigations reveal altered entrance exam scores.
April 20, 2019 | 10:43 am GMT+7

No you can’t close the road, Transport Ministry tells investor

An investor’s proposal that it closes an expressway because it is not allowed to collect toll has been rejected by the Ministry of Transport.
April 02, 2019 | 08:49 pm GMT+7

Eight schoolboys drown in northern Vietnam river

Eight primary and secondary school boys in Hoa Binh drowned Thursday afternoon after going swimming in a local river.
March 21, 2019 | 07:56 pm GMT+7

Animal health, provincial officials differ on reasons for swine fever outbreak

The reasons cited by animal health officials for the African swine fever outbreak do not match local conditions, provincial authorities say.
March 16, 2019 | 10:59 am GMT+7

‘Unpredictable’ African swine fever spreads to two more Vietnamese provinces

The incurable African swine fever has spread to the northern provinces of Hoa Binh and Dien Bien, bringing the total number of infected localities to nine.
March 07, 2019 | 06:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam mulls $860 million northwestern expressway

A pre-feasibility study is set to be done for the VND20 trillion ($861.82 million) Hoa Binh - Moc Chau expressway. 
January 10, 2019 | 11:01 am GMT+7

Man sentenced to 14 years in jail for attempted subversion

A retired primary school teacher will spend 14 years in prison for trying to ‘overthrow’ the government.
September 20, 2018 | 02:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's national exam fraud probe claims another official

A senior education official in Hoa Binh Province was arrested Friday in the national high school exam fraud case.
September 15, 2018 | 08:48 am GMT+7

When the floodgates open, it’s swimming time!

Flirting with danger, when a major dam’s floodgates open in northern Vietnam, residents are opening “public swimming pools.”
August 08, 2018 | 01:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam exam fraud exposes systemic flaws, public livid

Arguments for and against decentralization have broken out after the recent national high school exam fraud exposed systemic problems.
August 08, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7
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