Severe flooding submerges homes across Thua Thien Hue

Severe flooding submerges homes across Thua Thien Hue

VOV.VN - During the past two days torrential rain in Thua Thien Hue has left many homes of local residents submerged in flood water and destroyed infrastructure, resulting in chaos affecting the daily lives of residents.

ADB helps Vietnam improve health care in disadvantaged areas

ADB helps Vietnam improve health care in disadvantaged areas

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved 100.6 million USD in financing to support the Vietnamese Government’s reform effort to improve health service delivery and the quality of health care providers, especially in poor, border areas.

21 provinces feel flushed with success in improving locals' health

21 provinces feel flushed with success in improving locals' health

In an attempt to improve health for local residents, more than 400,000 household toilets and more than 235,000 water supply works have been set up in a total of 21 mountainous provinces of northern, Central Highlands and south-central regions in the past two years.

Vinashin’s former General Director detained

Vinashin’s former General Director detained

The Ministry of Public Security announced on December 10 that its Investigation Police Agency has started legal proceedings against the temporarily detained former General Director Truong Van Tuyen and Deputy General Director Pham Thanh Son of the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (Vinashin).

PM: students should equip themselves with broad knowledge

PM: students should equip themselves with broad knowledge

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged Vietnamese students to equip themselves with broad knowledge in the digital era at a plenary session of the 10th national congress of the Vietnam Students’ Association (VSA) in Hanoi on December 10.

Hanoi sets 24 goals for 2019

Hanoi sets 24 goals for 2019

Hanoi has set 24 goals for 2019, with one in budget collection and spending, 22 in socio-economic development and the last in personnel work.

Court reduces penalty on former central bank deputy governor

Court reduces penalty on former central bank deputy governor

The high-level court in Ho Chi Minh City on December 10 reduced sentences for former Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Dang Thanh Binh and two other defendants involved in the losses of over VND15 trillion (nearly US$645.8 million) at the Vietnam Construction Bank (VNCB).

Water-bus services prove popular in HCM City

Water-bus services prove popular in HCM City

Water buses in Ho Chi Minh City provided services to about 900,000 passengers in the first 11 months of the year, up by 155 percent compared with the same period last year, according to the municipal Department of Transport.