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Thailand prepares to host the Asian Beach Games 2014

10:07 | 07/18/2014

(VOV) - Thailand is preparing to host the fourth Asian Beach Games from 14 to 23 November 2014 in Phuket province, one of the best-known beach destinations in the Andaman Sea.

One fatality from HCM City diarrhoea outbreak

12:02 | 07/24/2014

(VOV) - A child in HCM City has been confirmed dead after a diarrhoea outbreak was detected in Le Minh Xuan commune, Binh Chanh district two weeks ago.

Japanese, VN artists usher in summer

11:09 | 07/24/2014

A group of Japanese and Vietnamese artists in HCM City is showcasing works in oil and lacquer, watercolours and mixed media, as a greeting to summer.

Competition in beverage market to heat up

09:51 | 07/24/2014

There will be stiff competition between domestic and foreign beverage firms as Vietnam integrates further into the world beverage market, with tremendous potential for development.

HCM City sees smallest monthly CPI gain

09:06 | 07/23/2014

Ho Chi Minh City saw the smallest increase in its consumer price index (CPI) in July when it expanded by only 0.12 percent from June, said the municipal Statistical Office on July 22.

Hai Phong needs to focus on human resource training

19:59 | 07/22/2014

President Truong Tan Sang has told authorities of Hai Phong city to arrange its network of vocational schools along with its colleges and universities to improve the quality of human resources to aid its economic model shifting and integration.

President: island needs to address infrastructure issues

08:53 | 07/22/2014

President Truong Tan Sang has told authorities on the offshore district of Bach Long Vi Island to solve the shortage of electricity and fresh water.

French businesses keen on HCM City infrastructure investment

19:15 | 07/21/2014

(VOV) - A senior French official said she will encourage French businesses to invest in large infrastructure construction projects in HCM City, including metro routes, water drainage systems and Long Thanh airport.

Floodwaters swell in the north, 18 killed

18:03 | 07/21/2014

(VOV) - Over the past two days, heavy downpours have caused widespread flooding in northern mountainous localities after typhoon Rammasun struck the region. At least 18 people have been killed and two remain missing.

Historic floods wreak havoc in Lang Son province

10:45 | 07/21/2014

(VOV) -Torrential rains in the aftermath of typhoon Rammasun continue to result in severe flooding in the northern border province of Lang Son, submerging many houses and disrupting people’s lives.

WB funds environmental sanitation project in Dong Hoi city

18:11 | 07/20/2014

(VOV) - Central Quang Binh province and the World Bank (WB) on July 20 inaugurated a newly constructed drainage and waste water treatment system in Dong Hoi city, as part of its Environmental Sanitation Project (DAVSMT).

Heavy floods ravage Son La province

17:14 | 07/20/2014

(VOV) -Typhoon Rammasun, accompanied by torrential rain that struck the north-western mountainous province of Son La on July 19, has caused heavy floods in the locality, killing one person and leavinghuge property losses in its aftermath.

Border province Lang Son cut off by severe floods

16:01 | 07/20/2014

(VOV) - Although typhoon Rammasun has gone, continued torrential rains caused widespread flooding in the northern border province of Lang Son, bringing all daily activities to a halt.

Rammasun claims five lives, two missing

11:28 | 07/20/2014

(VOV) - Five people were confirmed dead and two others remain missing after typhoon Rammasun hit northern mountainous localities on July 19.

Pictures: Rammasun sweeps across Mong Cai

16:59 | 07/19/2014

(VOV) - Typhoon Rammasun, packing winds of more than 100km/h, made its first landfall in Mong Cai city of Quang Ninh province early on July 19, bringing down big trees and blowing away house roofs.