A seminar spotlighting the link between underground water exploitation and subsidence issues in the Mekong Delta took place in Can Tho on March 21.
The Prime Minister has issued a decision recognising six communes of the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang as island communes.
Vietnamese customs officials said they had seized nearly 17,000 contraband cigars found in the luggage of four Vietnamese passengers who were returning from Cuba to Hanoi on March 19.
The 780-metre concrete dyke was put into use in Hoi An ancient town, the central coastal province of Quang Nam, on March 21 as part of measures to protect the UNESCO cultural heritage from severe erosion.
A national steering committee will be set up to fix incidents related to cyber security following a newly-approved decision by the Prime Minister.
Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan has called for US businesses’ engagement in providing technology and cooperating in building criteria for smart cities as well as local planning.
Street vendors will no longer have to run away from road inspectors as Ho Chi Minh City authorities are going to allow them to run their business on designated sidewalks.
VOV.VN - Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s spouse, Mrs. Ho Ching is very friendly in simple dresses during her visit to Vietnam.
A man from the north-central Vietnamese province of Nghe An has been caught storing five dead tigers in a freezer on March 20.
Hanoi and northern parts of the country can expect whirlwinds and hailstorms.
A court in Vietnam sentenced nine drug smugglers to death on March 21 after they were caught trying to traffic nearly half a ton of heroin between Laos, Vietnam and China back in 2015.
Wastewater treatment is an urgent issue of public concern, especially in the face of climate change and development of industrial parks and industrial clusters, authorities have said.
The A/H7N9 and A/H5N1 avian influenza viruses may enter Vietnam through poultry smuggled from China and Cambodia and wild birds, an official from the Ministry of Heath has said.
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is aiming for sustainable growth between 2017 and 2025 through the application of the City Prosperity Index (CPI).
Water resources in the Central Highlands will supply enough water to irrigate coffee tree areas in the region until the end of the dry season, according to the Steering Committee for Central Highlands.
Customs officers in the northern port city of Hai Phong on March 21 seized a container suspected of containing Khat leaves.
The HCM City Youth Union recently inaugurated the first phase of a memorial to the south-eastern resistance base in Ben Cat town, Binh Duong province.
Vietnam has joined other 35 countries in the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2017 (LIMA 217), which opened at Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre, Langkawi, Malaysia on March 21.
Japan has provided nearly US$2 million for 18 projects in 15 localities in Vietnam as part of the Japanese Government’s grassroots non-refundable aid programme.
An international scientific seminar “Vietnam-India: 45 years of diplomatic ties and 10 years of strategic partnership” took place in Hanoi on March 21, as part of a bilateral external activity programme approved by the Vietnamese Prime Minister.