Ho Chi Minh City weighing on fates of three disused landfills

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City is looking to transform three disused landfills into economic development projects with the help of the private sector.

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Life as ore scavengers for ethnic minority children in northern Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Dozens of children of the Hmong minority in northern Vietnam risk their lives every day working from dawn to dusk at the dumping ground of a local mineral processing plant in order to pay for food and education.

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Chinese tourists refuse to fly home over alleged extortion at Vietnam airport

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Three Chinese tourists declined to board, and eventually missed, their flight home from an airport in south-central Vietnam, asserting that they had been squeezed for money by customs officers in what appears to be a false claim.

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Local wood firms to refuse contraband

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

Vietnamese wood companies will not exploit, transport, process, produce or trade in illegal wood and wooden products, according to the Viet Nam Wood and Forest Association (VIFORES).

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Rescue helicopter launched in HCMC

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

A helicopter route has been opened in Ho Chi Minh City for emergencies such as rescues, ambulance services, or disasters.

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Vietnamese spend hours on nonsense, but not 20 seconds at red light

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Vietnamese people seem willing to spend hours on watching anything unusually happening on the street, but refuse to wait for only 20 seconds at the red light, a reader said in a piece sent to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper.

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Trump did not refuse to shake Merkel's hand: Spokesperson tells German paper

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Báo Đầu Tư English 5 month(s) ago

BERLIN: Donald Trump's spokesman has denied that the US president refused to shake hands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel as they say side-by-side in the White House last week.

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Vietnamese mining enterprise behind broken tailing pond found lacking environmental papers

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

The tin-mining enterprise whose broken tailing pond led to an overflow of toxic refuse and mass fish deaths in nearby waters has been found to be operating without proper prerequisite environmental papers.

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Broken tailing pond leads to mass fish deaths in north-central Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Mass fish deaths have been reported in north-central Vietnam after a local tin mining company’s tailing pond gave way on Thursday evening, causing the toxic refuse to flow into a nearby stream.

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Uber & Grab hit roadblock in Da Nang

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

In a proposal submitted to the Da Nang Department of Information and Communications, the local Traffic Safety Committee wrote that the unauthorized operations of Uber and Grab could worsen traffic in the city.

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Foul smell haunts Hanoi’s West Lake after removal of tourist marina

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

Refuse and swamp water uncovered after the demolition of a floating restaurant and tourist marina in Hanoi’s iconic West Lake have been linked to the foul smell reported in the area.

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Microsoft victory in overseas data privacy case stands

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Báo Đầu Tư English 7 month(s) ago

SAN FRANCISCO: A federal appeals court on Tuesday (Jan 24) reaffirmed Microsoft's legal right to refuse a US government order to hand over data stored overseas in a case with important privacy implications.

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10.7 million numbers blocked in Vietnam’s crackdown on unregistered SIM cards

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 9 month(s) ago 1 related news

Roughly 11 million SIM cards in Vietnam have been deactivated in the first phase of an extensive campaign aimed at invalidating improperly registered mobile phone accounts earlier this week, a telecom agency said Friday.

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Vietnamese car imports stuck in customs with ministries at odds

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 9 month(s) ago

Vietnamese car importers have been unable to obtain customs clearance for their shipments because of a disagreement between the Ministry of Industry and Trade and The Ministry of Transport counterpart, who refuse to see eye to eye on a set of regulations.

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Muggers on southern Vietnam buses leave authorities powerless

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 10 month(s) ago 1 related news

Muggers posing as passengers have been terrorizing buses in southern Vietnam for years, seemingly above the law as authorities seem unable to shut them down.

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