Controversial nine-dash line appears on Chinese travel brochures in Saigon

Chinese tourism brochures displayed at an expo in Saigon last month carried China's nine-dash line that violates Vietnam's sovereignty, and were promptly seized.

250,000 Hanoi families get tap water again, safety announcement later

Apparently ignoring a provincial order, water supply to southwestern Hanoi was restored Wednesday night by the Vinaconex Water Supply Joint Stock Company (Viwasupco).

Hanoi hospital pioneers switch from radiographic film to digital

A Hanoi hospital has become the country's first to do away with radiographic films and switch to storing the data digitally.
08:31 am GMT+7

Employers, educators lament Vietnamese students' poor soft skills

Vietnamese recruiters and educators have expressed concern about the poor soft skills of students, saying it might prevent them from finding international jobs.
08:08 am GMT+7

Water company cuts supply to parts of Hanoi after oil contamination

After initially asserting that its water supply was safe, Viwasupco cut service to parts of Hanoi on Tuesday, affecting more than 250,000 families in the capital city.
October 16, 2019 | 08:31 pm GMT+7

Twins die after Hepatitis B vaccination

A pair of newborn twins died after getting Hepatitis B vaccination in the central Nghe An Province last Friday.
October 16, 2019 | 06:30 pm GMT+7

Blackish, pungent water still flowing into Hanoi utility company

A week after used oil was dumped into the Tram Stream, a Hanoi utility still receives contaminated water, but clean-up efforts are having some impact.
October 16, 2019 | 05:32 pm GMT+7

Confessions of a cannabis farmer: The Vietnamese getting Brits high

Holed up alone in a suburban British house thousands of miles from home, cannabis farmer Cuong Nguyen spent months carefully nurturing his plants.
October 16, 2019 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

New Vietnam decree graphically defines child molestation

A new decree on molestation of minors issued by the supreme court lays out what acts constitute child molestation.
October 16, 2019 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

Man sentenced to death for killing epileptic woman during rape attempt

A man has been sentenced to death for the murder and attempted rape of an epileptic woman by the Quang Nam Province People's Court.
October 16, 2019 | 01:52 pm GMT+7

Vietnam beach town suspends sea-encroaching tourism project

Authorities in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province have suspended the construction of a sea-encroaching aquarium complex on Vung Tau beach.
October 16, 2019 | 10:31 am GMT+7

American woman dies after plastic surgery at Saigon clinic

Saigon police are investigating the death of a Vietnamese American woman who died after undergoing a cosmetic surgery at a local clinic Monday.
October 16, 2019 | 09:32 am GMT+7

Vietnam condemns China's sovereignty violations at ASEAN meeting

Vietnam said Tuesday that China’s sovereignty infringement in the East Sea is leaving negative impacts on regional peace and security.
October 15, 2019 | 09:27 pm 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

Tap water unsafe, Hanoians warned

In a warning affecting more than 250,000 families in the capital city, authorities said Da River sourced tap water was contaminated and unsafe.
October 15, 2019 | 04:01 pm GMT+7
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