A warehouse in Saigon's backpacker area burnt to the ground in the early hours of August 13 morning. No casualties were reported but the warehouse was consumed by the fire.
The central province of Quang Nam plans to restore a 80ha forest as habitat for a herd of gray-shanked douc langurs living in Dong Co village, Tam My Tay commune.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Laos and other agencies of Vietnam in the country have raised a fund worth US$2,300 in support of flood victims in the homeland.
The Vietnam Narcotics Investigations Department (C47) under the Ministry of Public Policy said it had coordinated with relevant forces to uncover an inter-provincial drug transporting ring, seizing 150 packs of heroin.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has served 46 million domestic travelers and received 7.2 million foreign visitors over the past 7 months with a focus on the key tourism markets such as Northeast Asia, Western Europe, and Southeast Asia.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese students won 4 gold and 1 silver medal at the 48th International Physics Olympiad this year. Nguyen The Quynh, a 12th grader from Vo Nguyen Giap Gifted High School in Quang Binh province won a gold medal for the second time.
VOV.VN - Quang Ninh provincial authorities have imposed a fishing ban in the core area of Ha Long Bay after investigations of fishing activities in Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay. The province has launched a campaign to protect local marine resources.
Ho Chi Minh City’s transport department has announced a plan to chop down more trees, this time to give way to heavy traffic near Tan Son Nhat Airport.
The Hanoi transport department has published a list of streets and thoroughfares which taxis will be prohibited from entering during rush hours starting this month.
VOV.VN - The peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower is coming tomorrow morning, August 13 during the hours of 1am to 3am, say astronomers at the Academy of Science and Technology.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to hire foreign consultants to consider the expansion of the Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh City without limitation in land use planning.
Free heart disease screenings were given to poor children under 16 years old in northern Thai Binh province on August 12 as part of a charity project “Trai tim cho em” (Operation Healthy Heart).
VOV.VN - A tornado in the central highlands district of Bao Lam in Lam Dong Province damaged an estimated 40 homes and commercial buildings, but caused no injuries on Friday, August 11.
VOV.VN - Thousands of residents of Hanoi have been struck by dengue fever over recent weeks, putting medical services under strain as they struggle to combat the potentially lethal disease.
With download speed of 5.46 megabytes per second, Vietnam's internet speed has been ranked 74th out of 189 countries and territories in a recent global survey of broadband speeds compiled by Cable.co.uk, a U.K. broadband, TV, phone and mobile provider.
Vietnam deployed three coast guard vessels on Wednesday night to rescue a Croatian man who had suffered a heart attack on a cargo ship off the country's central coast.
Vu Gia- Thu Bon, one of central Vietnam’s largest river systems, is being devastated by hydropower and sand exploitation operations
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the health sector to continue improving the quality of human resources and focusing on improving medical ethics, while enhancing the quality of the country’s population.
Construction of Xa Ot bridge at Lao Bao-Densavan international border gate between Vietnam’s central province of Quang Tri and Savannakhet province of Laos kicked off on August 11.
Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on August 11 sent sympathies to his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc over heavy human and property losses caused by recent floods triggered by prolonged rains in the north of Vietnam.