Society

Society / vietnamnet - 2 months ago

Ministry wants to restart railway project

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport wants to secure investment from the private sector to complete the Yen Vien – Cai Lan Railway project, which connects Yen Vien Station in Hanoi with Cai Lan Station in the northern province of Quang Ninh...


Society / vietnamnet - 2 months ago

HCM City set to merge emergency numbers into 114

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City has approved the integration of its three emergency numbers as one of the first steps in its makeover as a smart city. The headquarters of the HCM City Fire Prevention and Fighting Police Department in District 1. The...


Society / vietnamnet - 2 months ago

Airport security intercept US passenger with guns

Security forces at Noi Bai International Airport have intercepted an American man for carrying guns. The US passenger had flown to Viet Nam from Taiwan and was transiting to Laos. The transport of guns, even if transiting through Viet Nam airport,...


Society / vietnamnet - 2 months ago

Hanoi ups specialised inspections on food safety

Testing chemical residues in vegetables, fruit and other foodstuff sold at wet markets, supermarkets and restaurants will be enhanced in Hanoi this year as part of the city’s efforts to stop unsafe food being consumed, said Deputy Director of the mu...


Society / vietnamnet - 2 months ago

Social network users spread false health claims

VietNamNet Bridge – Social media has recently lit up with a discussion about medical treatments that supposedly “follow natural therapies”, reported Lao Dong (Labour) Newspaper. A baby receives a checkup after being born in a hospital. -- VNA/VNS...


Society / vietnamnet - 2 months ago

Quang Nam to investigate massive fish death

VietNamNet Bridge – The Quang Nam Province authorities and a local gold mining company are probing if a rupture in the wastewater dam triggered the massive fish deaths in two rivers some days ago. Mud and waste water pollutes the river in central...


Society / vietnamnet - 2 months ago

Jobless rate among university graduates falls

Due to robust economic growth, the country’s unemployment rate, especially among higher-education people, last quarter decreased significantly compared to the previous quarter and the same period in 2016. At a function last week to deliver a report...


Society / vietnamnet - 2 months ago

Social News 20/3

Deputy PM urges ministries to investigate four vehicle accidents on expressway An accident between a bus and a fire engine Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh yesterday urged the Ministry of Public Security and Ministry of Transport to investigate four con...


Society / vietnamnet - 2 months ago

Cold wave from China to grip northern VN

Cold air from China is approaching Viet Nam and is likely to have a direct impact on the northern and central provinces, the Central Hydro-Meteorological Forecast Centre has reported. Thunderstorm and rainfall are predicted in Hanoi. — Photo thanh...


Society / vietnamnet - 2 months ago

Social News 21/3

Quang Tri seizes more than 50,600 ecstasy pills Quang Tri provincial Border Guards in coordination with Lao border defence forces have arrested five Lao citizens who trafficked more than 50,600 ecstasy bills into Vietnam. The five Lao people wer...