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Eximbank ordered to compensate Chu Thi Binh with over VND115 billion
Saturday,  4/20/2019, 16:14 
HCMC - The HCMC High-level People's Court has ruled that the Vietnam Export Import Bank (Eximbank) must pay more than VND115 billion in interest and fines ...
Police break up large drug ring in HCMC
Saturday,  4/20/2019, 14:38 
HCMC - HCMC police confirmed on April 19 that they have arrested members of a large drug trafficking ring in District 5, seizing more than 1.1 tons of ...
Most high-school cheaters from Son La are children of State officials
Saturday,  4/20/2019, 10:35 
HCMC – More than a dozen students from the northern mountainous province of Son La, whose scores in the 2018 National High School Examination were corrected ...
Morning Digest
Saturday,  4/20/2019, 09:39 
The number of vehicles is on the steep rise in HCMC, with scooters making up a staggering 37% of vehicle emissions, said an expert at a roundtable on the ...
Extreme UV levels expected to hit HCMC today
Friday,  4/19/2019, 12:18 
HCMC – Due to the scorching weather, the ultraviolet (UV) index in HCMC is forecast to rise to extreme levels today, April 19, with harmful effects on ...
Morning Digest
Friday,  4/19/2019, 09:10 
Due to the scorching weather, the ultraviolet (UV) index in HCMC is forecast to rise to highly extreme levels today, April 19, resulting in harmful effects ...
Ministry seeks to eliminate lifetime employment of civil servants
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 19:45 
HCMC – The Ministry of Home Affairs has suggested the removal of the lifetime employment policy for state employees and civil servants from early 2020 ...
Morning Digest
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 09:19 
Coach operators at Mien Dong Coach Station and Mien Tay Coach Station will revise up fares by 40% for trips from HCMC on the upcoming holidays of Reunification ...
Huge meth trafficking ring busted in Nghe An
Wednesday,  4/17/2019, 18:53 
HCMC – Police in the north-central province of Nghe An cracked down on a large-scale drug trafficking ring today, April 17, of which they arrested three ...
Streets submerged during hot days
Wednesday,  4/17/2019, 15:52 
HCMC – The city’s residents have battled sweltering weather over the last few days, but heavy rain poured down at daybreak today, April 17, inundating ...
165,000 new cancer cases detected annually in Vietnam
Wednesday,  4/17/2019, 14:54 
HCMC - Vietnam registers 165,000 new cancer patients each year, and this number is forecast to increase in the future. There are 115,000 people dying of ...
Morning Digest
Wednesday,  4/17/2019, 09:26 
The HCMC government has given in-principle approval for local property developer Dai Quang Minh Real Estate Investment Corporation to develop technical ...
Police bust large drug trafficking ring in Nghe An
Tuesday,  4/16/2019, 14:36 
HCMC – Antidrug police at the Ministry of Public Security on April 15 collaborated with police of the Nghe An and Ha Tinh provinces to arrest four drug ...
Morning Digest
Tuesday,  4/16/2019, 09:19 
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, speaking at the Vietnam-Romania Business Forum in Romania’s capital of Bucharest on April 15, called for enterprises of ...
Food additive container explodes at Cat Lai Port
Monday,  4/15/2019, 14:07 
HCMC - A container of food additives, which was shipped from China and kept at Cat Lai Port in HCMC’s District 2 for customs clearance, exploded on April ...
Temperatures in southern Vietnam forecast to soar to 38 Celsius
Monday,  4/15/2019, 12:07 
HCMC – Temperatures are forecast to rise to 38 degrees Celsius today, April 15, in southern Vietnam, including HCMC and Binh Duong, Tay Ninh and Dong Nai ...
Morning Digest
Monday,  4/15/2019, 09:26 
Tour operators have got VND120 billion from tour sales at the Tourism Day 2019, surging 45% year-on-year. The four-day annual tourism promotion event attracted ...
AVG ex-chairman arrested for bribery
Saturday,  4/13/2019, 16:26 
HCMC - The Investigative Police Agency at the Ministry of Public Security announced today, April 13, that it issued a decision a day earlier filing charges ...
Prosecutor appeals court verdict in Vu-Thao divorce case
Saturday,  4/13/2019, 15:17 
HCMC - The HCMC People’s Procuracy has lodged an appeal against the lower court verdict in the divorce case between Dang Le Nguyen Vu, founding chairman ...
NA approves Le Dinh Nhuong’s resignation from defense committee
Saturday,  4/13/2019, 15:06 
HCMC – The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee on April 12 approved the resignation of Le Dinh Nhuong as deputy head of the NA’s National Defense ...
Nguyen Ba Canh faces expulsion from Party
Saturday,  4/13/2019, 12:16 
HCMC – Nguyen Ba Canh has lost his job as permanent deputy head of the People Mobilization Commission of the Danang City’s Party Committee for his violations ...
Morning Digest
Saturday,  4/13/2019, 09:26 
Saigon Beer-Alcohol-Beverage Corporation (Sabeco) has no plan to sell shares to Chinese firms, Sabeco general director Neo Gim Siong Bennett affirmed at ...
HCMC has new DOT, DPI heads
Friday,  4/12/2019, 20:33 
HCMC – Tran Quang Lam and Le Thi Huynh Mai have been appointed as directors of the Department of Transport (DOT) and the Department of Planning and Investment ...
Defense Ministry firm found to forge applications for transport projects
Friday,  4/12/2019, 18:27 
HCMC – Thai Son Development and Investment JSC, a business under the Defense Ministry, was found to have falsified bank statements to win construction ...
Factory blaze claims eight lives in Hanoi
Friday,  4/12/2019, 15:50 
HCMC – A blaze that destroyed a 1,000-square-meter manufacturing area in Hanoi’s Nam Tu Liem District this morning, April 12, killed at least eight people, ...
Two women arrested in illegal surrogacy ring
Friday,  4/12/2019, 13:17 
HCMC – Police in Halong City, Quang Ninh Province have detained Pham Thi Hue and Ninh Thi Hai Yen for organizing an illegal commercial surrogacy ring, ...
Morning Digest
Friday,  4/12/2019, 09:15 
The local aviation sector has achieved impressive growth, but its infrastructure has not kept up with the development space, said a leader of the Transport ...
Procedures hinder capital disbursement for HCMC’s first metro line: ministry
Thursday,  4/11/2019, 19:03 
HCMC – Legal procedures for the adjustment of the cost of the first metro line project of HCMC have yet to be completed, resulting in a delay in capital ...
Traffic accident kills 3 mourners, injures 7 others
Thursday,  4/11/2019, 18:47 
HCMC – A seven-seat Lexus SUV today, April 11, ploughed into the site of a funeral in the central province of Binh Dinh, killing three and injuring seven ...
Vietnam’s so-called coffee king appeals divorce case
Thursday,  4/11/2019, 13:18 
HCMC – Dang Le Nguyen Vu, 48, founding chairman and general director of Vietnamese coffee giant Trung Nguyen Group, and his ex-wife Le Hoang Diep Thao, ...
Morning Digest
Thursday,  4/11/2019, 08:58 
Vietnam posted a trade surplus of around US$1.6 billion in March, keeping the country's trade balance in surplus at US$1.4 billion in the first quarter ...
New underground cave found in Son Doong
Wednesday,  4/10/2019, 18:27 
HCMC - A new underground cave system located at a depth of 60 meters has been discovered inside Son Doong, the world’s largest cave in the central province ...
Morning Digest
Wednesday,  4/10/2019, 08:54 
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has required local banks to make easier access to credits for clients to help fight loan sharks as such illegal rings have ...
Vietnam, Netherlands elevate ties to comprehensive partnership
Tuesday,  4/9/2019, 20:33 
HCMC – Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Netherlands counterpart Mark Rutte have agreed to upgrade bilateral relations to a comprehensive ...
Hanoi to impose penalties on Soc Son forest violations
Tuesday,  4/9/2019, 18:21 
HCMC – The Hanoi government has ordered harsh punishments for individuals and organizations caught violating regulations on the management and use of the ...
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