Third suspect in Hanoi’s water supply contamination case turns himself in

The third suspect in the case of dumping used oil into a creek and contaminating Hanoi’s water supply turned himself in Sunday.

Da Nang police arrest two Chinese thieves

Two Chinese men have been arrested in the central city of Da Nang Friday for allegedly burgling several factories in June and July.

Da Nang violated land regulations on key peninsula: inspectors

Da Nang made a series of land management violations on the Son Tra Peninsula, a nature reserve and key defense location, inspectors say.
03:48 pm GMT+7

Two men caught with 12,000 ecstasy pills in northern Vietnam

Police in the northern Lang Son Province have arrested two men for allegedly possessing 12,000 ecstasy pills.
02:15 pm GMT+7

Hanoians, Saigonese want more done to improve air quality

Most Hanoians and Saigonese are dissatisfied with the air quality in their cities and feel additional measures are needed to improve it.
10:29 am GMT+7

Vietnamese woman arrested for smuggling drugs to South Korea

Stuffed animals, toys and souvenirs were used to smuggle drugs to South Korea, Hai Phong police said Friday after arresting Le Thi Loan.
October 19, 2019 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam 5G subscriptions predicted to top 6.3 million by 2025

The number of 5G subscriptions in Vietnam could hit 6.3 million by 2025 or 6 percent of its total’s mobile subscriptions, technology conglomerate Cisco said.
October 19, 2019 | 10:55 am GMT+7

Oil filters installed on canal flowing into water treatment plant

Specialized filters were installed Friday on the Da River canal that flows into tanks of the water treatment plant serving a million Hanoians.
October 19, 2019 | 07:50 am GMT+7

Two of three suspects arrested for contaminating Hanoi’s freshwater source

Two men have been arrested as police probe the dumping of used oil into a creek, contaminating water supply to a million Hanoians.
October 18, 2019 | 07:27 pm GMT+7

The million Hanoians who received Viwasupco's contaminated tap water

About a million customers in 10 Hanoi districts received oil-contaminated water from Vinaconex Water Supply JSC (Viwasupco).
October 18, 2019 | 03:15 pm GMT+7

Hanoi water supplier denies responsibility, claims it's the 'biggest victim'

The water supplier at the heart of the oil contamination crisis is playing innocent and evading its responsibility for dubious actions and statements.
October 18, 2019 | 01:46 pm GMT+7

Hong Kong shoe factory closes after suspected mass gas poisoning

A Hong Kong-owned shoe factory in Nam Dinh Province has suspended operations after 125 workers suffered suspected gas poisoning this week.
October 18, 2019 | 01:35 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, EU bolster defense ties with crisis management framework pact

Taking their defense and security cooperation up a notch, Vietnam and the EU signed a crisis management framework pact Thursday.
October 18, 2019 | 10:54 am GMT+7

Vietnamese PM to attend Japanese emperor's enthronement ceremony

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will attend the enthronement ceremony of Japanese Emperor Naruhito on October 22 and 23.
October 18, 2019 | 08:45 am GMT+7

Tap water safe, but don't use it just yet: Hanoi officials

Hanoi officials say the latest tap water samples have passed safety tests, but continue to advise against drinking or cooking with it.
October 18, 2019 | 07:49 am GMT+7
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