Sparkling Saigon ready for New Year celebrations (photos)

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

While there will be no fireworks displays for the New Year’s Eve, major streets in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City have been lit up with colorful and sparkling lights and decorations to welcome 2017.

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Hospitals must work around the clock in New Year: Ministry

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health yesterday asked medical facilities nationwide to work around the clock in the New Year to ensure treatment and emergency treatment mission during the holidays.

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A day in the control station of the Saigon River Tunnel

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

The ‘nerve-center’ of the Saigon River Tunnel, the largest under a river across Southeast Asia, works around the clock to ensure the seamless operation of the passageway and drivers’ perfect safety.

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Elections, running clock frustrate Obama's trade deals

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 month(s) ago

Elections, running clock frustrate Obama's trade deals

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama's two most ambitious trade deals appear increasingly in trouble, victims of electoral politics at home and in Europe and a ticking clock on his administration.

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On anniversary, U.S. and Cuba cite progress toward closer ties

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago

On anniversary, U.S. and Cuba cite progress toward closer ties

Marking the one-year anniversary of the renewal of U.S.-Cuban diplomatic ties, the former Cold War foes said on Wednesday they were working hard on further deepening their detente this year, as the clock ticks down on the Obama administration.

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Vietnam’s only all-female air defense cannon company

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 9 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s only all-female air defense cannon company

An all-female air defense company of military cannoneers, the only one of its kind in Vietnam, is not something one expects to see every day.

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Forest fire risk challenges southern province

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Báo Dân Trí English 11 month(s) ago

Forest fire risk challenges southern province

Forest fires caused by carelessness, and at times deliberately, by humans, is currently a huge challenge for competent authorities in the southern Tây Ninh Province, online newspaper vov.vn reported.

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A day at the ‘hamlet of five no’s’ in southern Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 11 month(s) ago

A day at the ‘hamlet of five no’s’ in southern Vietnam

A small settlement home to about 50 people in the southern Vietnamese province of Dong Nai has been referred to as the ‘hamlet of five no’s,’ as people there have no address, no electricity, no water, no education, and no stable future.

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U Minh Ha forest faces fire threat as drought continues

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VietnamNet English 13 month(s) ago

U Minh Ha forest faces fire threat as drought continues

More than 43,000ha of cajuput trees in Ca Mau province's U Minh Ha forest, the country's largest cajuput forest, face the threat of forest fires as prolonged drought has caused water levels to decline rapidly.

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Workers go round clock to supply fresh water to southern Vietnamese province residents

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 12 month(s) ago

Workers go round clock to supply fresh water to southern Vietnamese province residents

Many workers in Tien Giang Province in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta have been working relentlessly to install the pipeline system needed to provide fresh water for local citizens, who have been using salty tap water owing to the extreme dry season.

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Free-of-charge hospital for HIV patients in southern Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 13 month(s) ago

Free-of-charge hospital for HIV patients in southern Vietnam

Doctors and nurses at a hospital in a remote locality in the southern Vietnamese province of Binh Phuoc have been providing complimentary treatment for many HIV/AIDS patients, despite various occupational hazards.

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Kurds clash with police over round-the-clock curfew

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Báo Thanh Niên English 13 month(s) ago

Hundreds of Turkish protesters demonstrating against a round-the-clock curfew clash with police in Diyarbakir, one of the largest cities in the mainly Kurdish southeast province.

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Ca Mau: cajuput forest faces high risk of fires

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VietnamNet English 13 month(s) ago

Ca Mau: cajuput forest faces high risk of fires

A multitude of areas of cajuput forest in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau are at high risk of catching fire, posing a range of challenges for firefighting work in the locality.

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Firework performances welcome the Year of the Monkey

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Báo Dân Trí English 13 month(s) ago

Firework performances welcome the Year of the Monkey

As the clock strikes twelve, the moment the Year of the Monkey begins, fireworks light up the sky across the nation amidst the joy of millions of people who spend the night out to welcome the lunar New Year. In Hanoi alone, fireworks sparkle in 31 locations whereas in Ho Chi Minh City, there are four firework-performing locations. Many localities in the country also presented fireworks to celebrate the new year.

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In photos: Ho Chi Minh City's iconic Flower Street before showtime

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 13 month(s) ago

In photos: Ho Chi Minh City's iconic Flower Street before showtime

Workers, florists and artisans are working against the clock to complete the Nguyen Hue Flower Street, a flagship celebration Ho Chi Minh City administration has been carrying out annually in the last dozen years to observe Vietnam’s Lunar New Year (Tet).

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