Officials late to act on bomb found near Vietnamese schools

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 day(s) ago

Officials late to act on bomb found near Vietnamese schools

A photo taken in the afternoon of April 17 shows two students in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province stand inside the barricade rope to watch a bomb unearthed two days ago. Photo by Nguyen Long

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WWII bomb blast in Thailand kills seven, injures 19: officials

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

WWII bomb blast in Thailand kills seven, injures 19: officials

At least seven people died and 19 others were injured Wednesday when a massive World War II bomb exploded at a scrap metal warehouse in Bangkok as workers tried to cut it open, officials said.

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Vietnam scrap vendor submits $50,000 she found to police

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnam scrap vendor submits $50,000 she found to police

Huynh Thi Anh Hong, a scrap vendor from Quang Ngai Province, at her rented house in Ho Chi Minh City after handing over 5 million yen she found to police. Photo by Cong Nguyen

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Mar 23

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Mar 23

Tuoitrenews briefs some of the leading stories published today in Vietnamese media:

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Scrap metal divers brave hazardous river

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Scrap metal divers brave hazardous river

VietNamNet Bridge – Every day, barefoot divers in HCM City, nicknamed ‘'otters'', dive to the bottom of the Sai Gon River flowing through the city in search of scrap metal.

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New shipbuilding firm to begin operations

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (SBIC) begins operations this month as part of the restructuring of the heavily indebted Viet Nam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin).

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The scrap dealer who gave back gold worth $19,100

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

The scrap dealer who gave back gold worth $19,100

Nguyen Thi Thuat, who makes her living buying and selling scraps in Hanoi, always returns found money to owners, which once amounted to US$19,100.

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‘Otter’ villages along Saigon River

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

‘Otter’ villages along Saigon River

Skilled at diving since their childhood growing up along the bank of the Saigon River, ‘otters’ are untrained in any career and choose to earn their living by diving for scrap metal at the bottom of the river.

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US fighter aircraft wing found in sea off central Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

Authorities in the north-central province of Nghe An said Monday a local fisherman found the wing of a Vietnam War-era US fighter aircraft while fishing last month.

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War-era bomb kills 2 Vietnamese brothers

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

Two brothers died in Laos as they attempted to defuse a bomb left over from the Vietnam War Sunday, Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper reported.

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Unexploded ordnance kills two in Quang Tri

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago

Two people from the central province of Quang Tri, Ho Li Va, 20, and Ho Van Na, 17, were killed by a bomb explosion last Sunday.

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Ministry wants NA to step up environment protection

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SaiGon GP English 9 month(s) ago

Ministry wants NA to step up environment protection

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment plans to ask for an increase in budget spending for environment protection, by at least two percent, during the next session of the National Assembly.

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Two students killed in bomb blast in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 13 month(s) ago 1 related news

At least two of eight fifth-grade students injured by a bomb that exploded in the central Highlands province of Dak Nong on Tuesday have died, Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper reported on the same day.

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Impounded vehicles turn into scrap metal

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Báo Dân Trí English 16 month(s) ago

Impounded vehicles turn into scrap metal

Thousands of cars, motorbikes and other vehicles which were confiscated or temporarily held by police in Hanoi for traffic violations are on the verge of turning into scrap metal.

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Wartime scrap reborn as works of art

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VietNam News English 18 month(s) ago

Wartime scrap reborn as works of art

Visitors to an exhibition that opened in Ha Noi on Monday praised the way Vietnamese people had used optimism, creativity and ingenuity during hard times to transform scrap metal from weapons into objects such as oil lamps, ashtrays, furniture and even musical instrument.

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