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Supporting sustainable forest plantations in Vietnam

12:21 | 03/27/2015

(VOV) - More than 43,000 households in central Vietnam have received access to micro finance and technical support to establish over 76,500 hectares of forest under a World Bank-supported project.

Thailand, Vietnam tighten cooperation in war against drugs

12:03 | 03/25/2015

Vietnam and Thailand convened their ninth bilateral conference on drug prevention and control cooperation in Hanoi on March 24, resolving to employ stronger measures to work towards creating a drug-free ASEAN region.

Two Vietnamese to be prosecuted for trafficking child

10:04 | 03/23/2015

Police in Hanoi have suggested the local People’s Procuracy prosecuted two women for alleged child trafficking that investigations have showed took place at a pagoda.

Vietnam beauty queen arrested for alleged housing fraud

00:48 | 03/21/2015

The winner of a Vietnamese beauty pageant organized in Moscow some years ago has been detained for allegedly conning a businessman out of almost US$750,000.

Test-uses surveillance cameras to curb reckless driving

09:40 | 03/20/2015

Hanoi traffic police are handling traffic law breakers via surveillance cameras on a trial basis that help them crack down on their violations just moments after they are detected, a police officer has said.

Senior army official hosts Filipino naval commander

21:15 | 03/19/2015

Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Senior Lieutenant General Do Ba Ty hosted Flag Officer-in-Command of the Philippines Navy Jesus C. Millan in Hanoi on March 19, assuring him that the Philippines is a crucial partner to Vietnam.

Traffic accidents kill 138 in HCM City in Jan-Feb

11:03 | 03/19/2015

The number of traffic accidents and the resulting deaths and injuries in Ho Chi Minh City all recorded a year-on-year increase in the first two months of this year, the city’s Traffic Safety Board has announced.

Member of overseas organized crime gang arrested

11:02 | 03/19/2015

Vietnamese police have apprehended a local woman for cheating dozens of people out of their money through a scam organized by an overseas group led by Malaysians and Nigerians.

Nick Vujicic to return Vietnam

11:10 | 03/19/2015

Limbless and motivational speaker Nick Vujicic will return Vietnam for the third time on March 22 to take part in a series of activities for local disabled people.

US, Vietnam agree to upgrade security cooperation

16:34 | 03/18/2015

(VOV) -Public Security Minister General Tran Dai Quang on March 17 met with US Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and senior officials in Washington DC to discuss a score of measures to advance security cooperation between the two countries.

Street robbers who grabbed Australian woman’s bag arrested

09:42 | 03/18/2015

Vietnamese police have arrested three suspects who snatched a handbag from a Vietnamese-Australian woman on a street in Ho Chi Minh City over 10 days ago.

ASEAN declaration reinforces community

09:09 | 03/17/2015

The ninth ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting (ADMM-9) ended on March 16 with a joint declaration issued by all member nations to reaffirm the ADMM's commitment to work towards the realisation of an ASEAN community, including the ASEAN Political-Security Community.

Japan helps Vietnam train maritime human resources

22:07 | 03/11/2015

The Vietnam Maritime Administration and the Seamen’s Employment Centre of Japan (SECOJ) signed an agreement on training maritime lecturers in Hanoi on March 11.

Train driver killed in crash with truck in central Vietnam

11:54 | 03/11/2015

The driver of a train was killed when it hit a truck and derailed in central Vietnam on March 10, taking officials hours to clear the traffic.

Labour ministry announces 6-day long public holiday

11:20 | 03/10/2015

Officers and workers will enjoy a six-day long public holiday to mark a series of occasions, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) has announced.