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North Korean leader to pay official friendship visit to Vietnam
Saturday,  2/23/2019, 13:47 
HCMC – Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea and Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, ...
Morning digest
Saturday,  2/23/2019, 09:16 
The interest rate for apartment purchase loans has recently inched up while capital sources for medium- and long-terms among commercial banks are not abundant ...
More property transfers involving jailed Vu Nhom under scrutiny
Friday,  2/22/2019, 19:29 
HCMC – The Government Inspectorate has submitted at least eight land and housing transfer files involving jailed property tycoon Phan Van Anh Vu, 44, alias ...
Morning Digest
Friday,  2/22/2019, 09:00 
Many contractors in charge of the first metro line of HCMC, which connects Ben Thanh Market in District 1 and Suoi Tien Theme Park in District 9, urged ...
Morning Digest
Thursday,  2/21/2019, 09:03 
The result of an inspection into the fee collection at the HCMC-Long Thanh-Dau Giay on February 18 released by the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam shows ...
HCMC vice chairwoman dies aged 53
Wednesday,  2/20/2019, 19:25 
HCMC – Nguyen Thi Thu, vice chairwoman of the HCMC People’s Committee, died today, February 20, at the age of 53, the local media reported.
Seven Vietnamese workers arrested after fatal stabbing in Taiwan
Wednesday,  2/20/2019, 19:19 
HCMC – Seven Vietnamese migrant workers were arrested in Taoyuan, a special municipality in northwestern Taiwan, for their alleged involvement in the fatal ...
Dengue fever surges in HCMC
Wednesday,  2/20/2019, 16:54 
HCMC – Since the beginning of the year, hospitals and medical centers in HCMC have admitted more than 6,000 people infected with dengue fever, rocketing ...
HCMC’s flood tides forecast to exceed alert level 3
Wednesday,  2/20/2019, 16:32 
HCMC - The National Center for Hydro-Meteorology Forecasting on February 19 issued a warning over high tides that may exceed alert level 3 and thus trigger ...
HCMC to bar motorbikes from downtown area by 2030
Wednesday,  2/20/2019, 15:46 
HCMC – HCMC plans to ban motorbikes from travelling to the city center by 2030, according to a new proposal by the municipal Transport Department on strengthening ...
HCMC determined to reform administrative procedures
Wednesday,  2/20/2019, 14:18 
HCMC – Following remarkable achievements in administrative reforms last year, authorities at all levels in HCMC will continue efforts to make 2019 a year ...
Morning Digest
Wednesday,  2/20/2019, 08:56 
HCMC plans to ban motorbikes from travelling to the city center by 2030, according to a scheme of the municipal Transport Department on strengthening public ...
Derailment incident disrupts North-South rail transport
Tuesday,  2/19/2019, 17:46 
HCMC – A freight train, called AH2, derailed at Suoi Kiet Station in the south-central coastal province of Binh Thuan this morning, February 19, bringing ...
Vietnam faces high risk of African hog cholera
Tuesday,  2/19/2019, 17:04 
HCMC – An African hog cholera outbreak might sweep the country, the local media has reported, citing the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Thousands flock to Nam Dinh’s Tran Temple
Tuesday,  2/19/2019, 14:21 
HCMC – The Tran Temple’s seal opening ceremony, which starts every year at 11 p.m. on the 14th day of the first lunar month, or February 18 this year, ...
U.S., North Korean delegations arrive in Hanoi for summit preparations
Tuesday,  2/19/2019, 13:32 
HCMC – A U.S. delegation arrived in Hanoi on Monday to work with the competent Vietnamese agencies on security for the upcoming summit between U.S. President ...
Morning Digest
Tuesday,  2/19/2019, 08:50 
By the second quarter this year, four major traffic projects executed under the build-operate-transfer format with total investment of nearly VND5 trillion ...
Employees to take eight days off for upcoming holidays
Monday,  2/18/2019, 19:29 
HCMC – State employees and workers will have eight days off in total during the upcoming holidays such as the Hung Kings’ death anniversary, Reunification ...
Collision near Hai Van Pass Tunnel leaves dozen Koreans injured
Monday,  2/18/2019, 17:30 
HCMC – A serious collision between a passenger coach and a container truck this afternoon on a route leading to Hai Van Pass Tunnel, which links Danang ...
Morning Digest
Monday,  2/18/2019, 09:15 
Vietnam spent more than US$1.7 billion last year importing aquatic products, which were mainly processed for export, according to a report of the Vietnam ...
Toll-fee transparency will ensure all stakeholders’ interests
Sunday,  2/17/2019, 16:39 
Toll fee collection, either at road projects developed by private investors or expressways built by a State-owned enterprise such as Vietnam Expressway ...
Procuracy appeals verdict of court in Vu Nhom case
Saturday,  2/16/2019, 15:12 
HCMC - The Hanoi People’s Procuracy has lodged an appeal over part of the municipal court’s first-instance verdict against Danang-based business tycoon ...
Drug trafficking suspect surrenders after hours-long standoff with police
Saturday,  2/16/2019, 14:20 
HCMC - Police in Ha Tinh Province have broken up a transnational drug trafficking ring in the province’s Huong Son District after arresting Nguyen Thanh ...
Morning Digest
Saturday,  2/16/2019, 09:21 
The HCMC Public Passenger Transport Management and Operation Center has announced the fourth tender for advertising on buses, which is expected to take ...
Smuggled poultry risk spread of diseases
Friday,  2/15/2019, 19:52 
HANOI – Poultry and cattle smuggled into Vietnam can potentially trigger an outbreak of infectious diseases, such as H5N1 and H7N9 bird flu and African ...
VEC must lift ban on vehicle circulation on expressways by February 28
Friday,  2/15/2019, 17:59 
HCMC - The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam has asked Vietnam Expressway Corporation (VEC) to abolish its practice of banning vehicles from traveling on ...
Investigators prosecute six cases in DongA corruption scandal
Friday,  2/15/2019, 16:20 
HCMC – The Investigative Police Agency, under the Ministry of Public Security, has filed six new cases involving 10 former members at the HCMC-based DongA ...
Former top cop appeals jail sentence
Friday,  2/15/2019, 10:55 
HCMC – Bui Van Thanh, former deputy minister of public security, has filed an appeal seeking probation, instead of a prison term of 2-1/2 years, for his ...
Morning Digest
Friday,  2/15/2019, 09:02 
The Vietnam Directorate for Roads has asked Vietnam Expressway Corporation (VEC) to abolish its regulations on banning vehicles from traveling on expressways ...
Many patients in critical condition due to H1N1 flu
Thursday,  2/14/2019, 17:49 
HCMC - Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital recently admitted many patients infected with the H1N1 bird flu, who were all in critical condition. One week prior ...
Morning Digest
Thursday,  2/14/2019, 08:58 
Numerous residents in Hanoi City have queued up in front of gold shops since early this morning, February 14, to buy gold as a traditional practice to ...
HCMC to inspect transport firms
Wednesday,  2/13/2019, 20:17 
HCMC – The HCMC government has assigned the municipal Traffic Safety Committee to establish an inspection team to look into compliance with regulations ...
Morning Digest
Wednesday,  2/13/2019, 08:56 
Vietnam’s export revenue during the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, from February 2 to 10, amounted to US$389 million, a surge of 34.6% over last Tet, according ...
Expressway service refusal beyond mandate: official
Tuesday,  2/12/2019, 18:45 
HCMC – The decision of the Vietnam Expressway Services Engineering JSC (VECE) to permanently ban two cars from travelling on the expressways under its ...
PM approves in-principle planning adjustment in HCMC
Tuesday,  2/12/2019, 11:45 
HCMC – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has given his in-principle approval for the adjustment of a general master plan for HCMC to help the city develop ...
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