New bridge to be built in Kien Giang

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

A groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the construction of the Kenh Xang 2 Bridge was held last Saturday in U Minh Thuong District in the Cuu Long (Mekong Delta) province of Kien Giang.

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Youth speak out over lack of sexual health education

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

Adolescents need comprehensive sexuality education, which is currently provided by only 10 clubs in the whole country, said Duong Minh Ha, a young participant at a reproductive health forum yesterday in Ha Noi.

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Advertising, hygiene violations cost firms

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

The Food Safety and Hygiene Department under the Ministry of Health fined eight businesses VND184 million (US$8,680) for violating advertising and food quality regulations.

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Police seize 5,000 unsafe helmets

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Police seized over 5,000 substandard helmets during inspections of six major helmet stores in the capital last month.

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Small-sized reservoirs in Vietnam prove unsafe during floods

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Small-sized reservoirs in Vietnam prove unsafe during floods

VietNamNet Bridge – An estimated 90% of reservoirs in Vietnam are small-sized, and many of them are substandard in quality, have not been reinforced and do not undergo regular maintenance.

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Small-sized reservoirs in Vietnam prove unsafe during floods

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Small-sized reservoirs in Vietnam prove unsafe during floods

An estimated 90% of reservoirs in Vietnam are small-sized, and many of them are substandard in quality, have not been reinforced and do not undergo regular maintenance.

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PM criticizes provinces for wrong use of budget

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Tuesday asked the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to criticize in written form provinces for wrongly using state budget for repair and upgrading of irrigation reservoirs in 2013.

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Rural Can Tho to get bridges

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The city authorities of Can Tho broke ground for construction of 18 new bridges in two rural communes of Vinh Thanh District yesterday.

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Schools asked to prevent food poisoning

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Education authority in Ho Chi Minh City has asked to increase food poisoning prevention at schools.

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US army helps build bridges in An Giang

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

Ten small bridges were inaugurated on May 30 in Long Xuyen city, the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, as gifts from the US Pacific Command.

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Vietnam metro asks principals to eat school meals first

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City have ordered school principals, cooks and health workers to taste all school meals before they are served to prevent food poisoning, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported.

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Standard needed for public debt assessment

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VOV News English 3 month(s) ago

(VOV) -Vietnam has not yet built a standard to evaluate its public debt, said Dr. Nguyen Duc Kien, Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Committee for Economic Affairs.

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The anguish of the “tooth losing village”

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

The anguish of the “tooth losing village”

VietNamNet Bridge – The children of this Hoa Dinh Tay Commune were born normal like any others. However, by the age of 10, teeth start to change their color and wear out. The predominant belief is that the culprit in this plague is an unsafe water source in the village.

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HCM City’s dwellers look forward to clean water

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

HCM City’s dwellers look forward to clean water

VietNamNet Bridge – Unable to access the city’s tap-water resources, Ho Chi Minh City’s suburbanites must use water from wells they dig themselves. But the underground water is getting seriously polluted.

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Mental health project proves effective

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VOV News English 5 month(s) ago

Mental health project proves effective

Nearly 21,000 people suffering from schizophrenia and epilepsy across the country have been detected and received treatment in 2013.

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