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Drunk female driver involved in deadly accident sentenced to 3.5 years
Monday,  6/17/2019, 18:21 
HCMC – Nguyen Thi Nga, 47, a drunk female driver involved in a crash that claimed one life and injured five others in HCMC, has been sentenced to three ...
Head-on collision kills four, injures 38
Monday,  6/17/2019, 12:34 
HCMC – At least four people were killed and 38 passengers injured in a head-on collision between a passenger coach and a truck early this morning, June ...
Morning Digest
Monday,  6/17/2019, 08:47 
Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The has sent a draft decree to replace Decree 86 on business conditions for road transportation businesses to the prime ...
Rampant hotel development is a waste of national resources
Sunday,  6/16/2019, 16:40 
The hotel room redundancy is deepening in various parts of the country, especially Nha Trang City in Khanh Hoa Province, despite, paradoxically, a steep ...
Inspectors admit to demanding bribes of VND250 million
Sunday,  6/16/2019, 10:11 
HCMC – Two inspectors of the Ministry of Construction , Nguyen Thi Kim Anh and Dang Hai Anh, confessed to the police of Vinh Phuc Province that they asked ...
Defense ministry investigates fatal military plane crash
Saturday,  6/15/2019, 14:57 
HCMC – The Ministry of National Defense has asked the Air Defense and Air Force Command to determine the cause of a military training aircraft accident ...
Six inspectors seeking bribes identified
Saturday,  6/15/2019, 12:27 
HCMC - Six inspectors from the Ministry of Construction (MoC) involved in allegations that they sought bribes in the northern province of Vinh Phuc have ...
Morning Digest
Saturday,  6/15/2019, 09:11 
International trade disputes involving local enterprises are found to have caused great economic losses for them, said an official at a workshop in the ...
NA passes law that bans drink driving
Friday,  6/14/2019, 17:56 
HANOI – The National Assembly (NA) today, June 14, passed a law on preventing and combating the harmful effects of liquor and beer, with 84.3% of NA deputies ...
HCMC takes action to contain ASF
Friday,  6/14/2019, 16:50 
HCMC – After an African swine fever (ASF) outbreak was detected in HCMC, competent agencies, manufacturers, suppliers and wholesale markets in the city ...
Two pilots die in military plane crash in Khanh Hoa
Friday,  6/14/2019, 13:34 
HCMC – A military plane went down in Suoi Tan Commune, Cam Lam District, of the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa today, June 14, killing two pilots, ...
Morning Digest
Friday,  6/14/2019, 08:44 
The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee has once again proposed adding provisions to ban drink driving to a draft law on preventing and combating ...
Inspectors detained for seeking bribes
Thursday,  6/13/2019, 19:56 
HANOI – Police in the northern province of Vinh Phuc on June 12 detained a team of inspectors from the Ministry of Construction (MoC) while they were asking ...
Sagri leader suspended for serious violations
Thursday,  6/13/2019, 19:50 
HCMC – Le Tan Hung, general director of State-owned company Saigon Agriculture Incorporated (Sagri), has been suspended from his post due to serious misconduct....
Workers object to retirement age increase: NA deputies
Thursday,  6/13/2019, 19:09 
HCMC - Surveyed workers have generally opposed the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs’ proposal to increase the retirement ages of women and ...
Ex-leader of nation's rubber giant prosecuted amid graft crackdown
Thursday,  6/13/2019, 18:06 
HCMC – Le Quang Thung, former general director and chairman of State-run Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG), has been indicted for deliberate violations of economic ...
Morning Digest
Thursday,  6/13/2019, 08:47 
Most of surveyed workers have expressed their opposition to the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs’ proposal to increase the retirement ages ...
Prosecutors want appeals of former top cops overruled
Wednesday,  6/12/2019, 20:29 
HCMC – Prosecutors have called for the court to reject the appeals of two former deputy ministers of public security .
E-passports discussed at NA sitting
Wednesday,  6/12/2019, 20:07 
HCMC – Whether Vietnam should switch to issuing chip-based e-passports for Vietnamese citizens is under discussion at the ongoing seventh session of the ...
Former Vinashin exec faces 18-20 years behind bars
Wednesday,  6/12/2019, 17:52 
HCMC – Former chairman of the member council of Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin) Nguyen Ngoc Su is facing a prison sentence of 18-20 years ...
HCMC detects first ASF outbreak
Wednesday,  6/12/2019, 11:21 
HCMC - African swine fever (ASF) has been detected at a herd of 163 pigs raised by a local household in HCMC’s District 9, making the city the 55th locality ...
Morning Digest
Wednesday,  6/12/2019, 09:04 
The State Bank of Vietnam will cancel its proposal stipulating that an individual must not carry out daily online transactions worth over VND20 million ...
Soc Trang admits failure to uncover fake fuel ring
Tuesday,  6/11/2019, 20:13 
HCMC – Officials of the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang have admitted their failure to uncover a major fake gasoline manufacturing and trading ring ...
Swine fever spreads in Mekong Delta
Tuesday,  6/11/2019, 19:53 
HCMC - African swine fever is spreading across the Mekong Delta provinces, particularly Dong Thap and An Giang, according to Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper.
Workshop on fake news set for June 19
Tuesday,  6/11/2019, 17:53 
HCMC - Fake news, which has been spreading on social media, and measures for coping with this issue will be brought up for discussion at a workshop on ...
Some laws may slap tougher sanctions on drink driving
Tuesday,  6/11/2019, 13:16 
HANOI – Multiple laws will be amended to impose harsher sanctions against drunk drivers, even though the National Assembly (NA) has failed to pass any ...
Morning Digest
Tuesday,  6/11/2019, 08:58 
As many as 18 domestic and foreign venture funds attending the Vietnam Venture Summit 2019, which opened in Hanoi yesterday, have committed a total of ...
Former journalist arrested for involvement in Vu Nhom case
Monday,  6/10/2019, 19:56 
HCMC – Former journalist Truong Duy Nhat, who led the Danang office of Dai Doan Ket (Great Solidarity) newspaper between 1998 and 2011, has been arrested ...
Charges brought against former deputy labor minister
Monday,  6/10/2019, 17:45 
HCMC – Former Deputy Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Bach Hong , 65, who also served as general director of Vietnam Social Security (VSS), ...
Morning Digest
Monday,  6/10/2019, 09:19 
The Vietnam Bank Association (VBA) has again urged the Government to approve charter capital hikes at four major State-owned banks, saying that the delay ...
Effective oversight urgent as road toll fees about to go up
Sunday,  6/9/2019, 12:43 
It is shocking news again for road users as the Ministry of Transport suggests hiking toll fees for as many as 37 road projects developed under the build-operate-transfer ...
Vietnam becomes non-permanent member of UN Security Council
Saturday,  6/8/2019, 16:20 
HCMC - Vietnam has been elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the 2020-2021 term, receiving 192 out of 193 ...
Deputy PM proposes Singapore make adjustments following PM Lee’s remarks
Saturday,  6/8/2019, 13:44 
HCMC - Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh talked on the phone on June 7 with his Singaporean counterpart, Minister of ...
Morning Digest
Saturday,  6/8/2019, 08:54 
Vietnam has officially won the election to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the 2020-2021 tenure with 192 out of ...
Police press charges against four student hackers
Friday,  6/7/2019, 12:56 
HCMC – Four university students have been prosecuted for hacking hundreds of websites of businesses that operate intermediary payment services and ewallets, ...
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