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Many people are coming back to HCMC for work after the Tet holiday. Vehicles are seen at a section of the National Road 1A, which crosses through the outlying district of Binh Chanh in HCMC – PHOTO: VNA

Traffic accidents kill 183 people, injure 241 during Tet

The nation saw 276 traffic accidents during nine days of the Tet holiday, which left 183 people dead and 241 others injured, the local media reported, citing a report issued by the office of the Ministry of Public Security.

H5N1 bird flu may recur in humans

Samples of two patients with pneumonia suspected to have contracted H5N1 bird flu at Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital are being analyzed, Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper reported. The analysis results of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, whether these patients are infected with A/H5N1 virus, are expected to be out this week.

High-end property remains attractive to foreign investors: Savills Vietnam

The Vietnamese real estate market, especially the high-end segment, will still attract interest of foreign investors this year as the local housing market will grow further thanks to the country’s promising economic growth prospects and new infrastructure projects, said Savills Vietnam managing director Neil MacGregor.

Binh Loi railway bridge to be opened to traffic in April

Binh Loi railway bridge spanning the Saigon River is expected to be opened to traffic on April 30, said Hoang Tuan Khoat, deputy director of the Project Management Unit No. 7 under the Ministry of Transport.

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