The death toll from a Japanese volcano eruption rose to 47 on Wednesday,… [Read more]
The government sent a proposal to parliament late on Tuesday… [Read more]
North Korean players celebrate their victory against Japan after their women’s football final at Munhak Stadium during the Asian Games in Incheon on October 1, 2014. Photo: AFP
North Korea won the Asian Games women’s soccer gold medal for a third time on Wednesday, beating 2011 World Cup… [Read more]
A flooded street in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Pham Huu
Ho Chi Minh City’s government has asked the Department of Transport and relevant agencies to prepare a comprehensive report on the city’s flood mitigation strategy and called for new solutions.
The HCMC People’s Committee requested details on the precise… [Read more]
A street in a newly developed residential quarter in Hanoi. Photo: Hoang Dinh Nam /AFP
A legislative session in Hanoi heard complaints from a group of apartment-dwellers on Monday who all said they had to bribe someone for the deed to their home.
“It’s complicated” was all the Minister of… [Read more]
Three of the eight men arrested for beating a dog thief to death in Binh Dinh on September 28, 2014. Photo: Bao Van
Binh Dinh police arrested eight people for allegedly kidnapping and beating a man to death on September 28 because they suspected him of being a dog… [Read more]
A Facebook photo of transgender TV star Tram Anh who was arrested in Hanoi on September 29, 2014 while attempting to resell 2.6 grams of ecstasy.
Hanoi police arrested a transgender television star for allegedly attempting to resell ten ecstasy pills.
Tram Anh was arrested half an hour… [Read more]
The Health Ministry in Ho Chi Minh City continued to issue warnings about preventive measures against Ebola on Wednesday . Photo: Minh Hung
Vietnamese health authorities have monitored 242 people who entered Vietnam from Ebola-infected areas in Africa, the Health Ministry announced at a conference in Ho… [Read more]
A rare attack of Vietnam (white jersey) on South Korea’s goal, Photo: To Loan
Vietnam women’s football team lost 0-3 to host South Korea in third place playoff match at the 17th Asian Games (Asiad) Wednesday afternoon.
South Korea pressured Vietnam’s goalkeeper Kieu Trinh right at the beginning… [Read more]
Kurt Lender Jensen in his kitchen on September 30, 2014 waiting to enjoy the bun bo Hue being cooked by his wife. Photo: Que Ha
The central province of Binh Thuan granted a Vietnamese-Danish couple who did so much to help poor rural communities throughout Vietnam… [Read more]
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (R) greets Park Geun-hye, South Korean President in a previous meeting. Photo credit: Vietnam News Agency
Vietnamese communist party chief Nguyen Phu Trong arrived in Seoul, South Korea this afternoon for a four-day visit to reinforce the two countries’ strategic partnership, the… [Read more]
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the 69th United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York September 29, 2014.
President Barack Obama and Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu meet for a new round in their often-tense relationship on Wednesday, facing differences over Iran diplomacy and… [Read more]
An inspector from the Ho Chi Minh City’s Health Department stopped a number of women from submitting to unlicensed cosmetic surgeries in District 5. Photo: Khanh Vy .
Thanh Nien newspaper went undercover to consult a “fengshui master” working as a shill for an unlicensed Ho Chi Minh… [Read more]
Nguyen Thanh Chan, 54, cried during his reunion with his family last October after serving more than ten years for a crime he did not commit. Photo: Ha An
A retired Supreme People’s Court judge in Bac Giang Province has been placed under house arrest while police… [Read more]
A forensic crew carries away the remains of a woman allegedly killed by her brother-in-law and lover in Ho Chi Minh City on the morning of October 1, 2014. Photo: Thanh Van
Police in Ho Chi Minh City named the alleged lover and brother-in-law of a woman… [Read more]
Sacks of human remains, possibly those of a 20-something year old woman, were carried away for forestic tests after being discovered by a garbage collector in Ho Chi Minh City on the morning of October 1, 2014. Photo: Thanh Van
Police in Ho Chi Minh City named… [Read more]
The defendants at trial in Ha Tinh on Tuesday . Photo: Nguyen Dung
The Ha Tinh People’s Court sent 17 defendants to jail on Tuesday for looting the Vung Ang Economic Zone during an anti-China riot in May.
The defendants, aged between 17 and 37… [Read more]
Giang Tran Quach Tan of SHB Da Nang will be among players competing at Vietnam’s U21 championships in Can Tho October 2-12. Photo: Kha Hoa
Eight teams are gathering in the Mekong Delta’s Can Tho City to compete at the 18th Under-21 football championships held by … [Read more]