HCM City forms airport expansion task force

HCM City forms airport expansion task force

Ho Chi Minh City has set up a special task force to look into the expansion of the Tan Son Nhat Airport and submit to the Government in early September, the city’s top leader has said.

Project helps disabled children in Quang Binh

Project helps disabled children in Quang Binh

Over 650 children with disabilities have had access to early detection, intervention and inclusive education services during a three-year project in central Quang Binh province.

Mekong blighted by river erosion

Mekong blighted by river erosion

The Mekong Delta, home to some 18 million inhabitants, is plagued by severe riverbank erosion, which has been blamed on climate change and human factors.

HCM City bus passenger number ascends

HCM City bus passenger number ascends

The number of bus users in Ho Chi Minh has increased during the first half of this year thanks to the use of new and improved buses as well as the opening of extra routes and services.

Long An sets aside nearly US$750 million for water work construction

Long An sets aside nearly US$750 million for water work construction

The Mekong Delta province of Long An plans to invest more than VND17 trillion (US$748 million) by 2030, or some VND1.21 trillion (US$53.2 million) each year on average, to construct water works to supply clean water to the localit’s entire 1.5 million population.

Dengue fever cases in Hanoi up 400% in 2017

Dengue fever cases in Hanoi up 400% in 2017

VOV.VN - Hanoi health officials reported on June 25 that the capital city had experienced a dramatic increase in dengue fever cases this year to date compared to 2016, reported the Vietnam News Agency.

VN, Laos discuss budget, public debt management decentralisation

VN, Laos discuss budget, public debt management decentralisation

The Vietnamese National Assembly (NA)’s Finance and Budget Committee and the Planning, Finance and Audit Committee of the Lao NA jointly held a conference to discuss decentralisation of state budget and public debt management on June 27 in the central province of Quang Nam.

High-rises cause traffic chaos in Hanoi

High-rises cause traffic chaos in Hanoi

The rapid rise of apartment blocks along several small roads in Hanoi has strained traffic infrastructure with thousands of new residents arriving at once.

National warrant issued to former general director of PVTEX

National warrant issued to former general director of PVTEX

The Ministry of Public Security’s Investigation Police Agency on June 26 issued a national warrant for Vu Dinh Duy, former General Director of Petrovietnam Petrochemical and Textile Fiber Joint Stock Company (PVTEX), for alleged crimes related to economic management.