Society

Vietnamese labourers facing with challenge of Industry 4.0

Thursday, 29 March 2018 12:39

Vietnamese labourers facing with challenge of Industry 4.0 Industry 4.0 poses a challenge to the Vietnamese labour force so significant that the only way to meet it is to impose reforms across the board, starting with education and training programmes, experts agreed at a seminar yesterday in Hanoi.  
 

Deputy PM orders strict fine on “disguised” vehicles

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 13:16

Deputy PM orders strict fine on “disguised” vehicles Deputy Prime Minister cum chairman of the National Committee for Traffic Safety Truong Hoa Binh ordered the Hanoi administration on Monday to urgently inspect vehicles labelled as tourist cabs but functioning as coaches to avoid paying tax in the city.
 
 

Hanoi People`s Council gets tough on over 1,000 abandoned apartments

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 11:01

Hanoi People`s Council gets tough on over 1,000 abandoned apartments Hanoi`s Construction Department and Hanoi Housing Development and Investment Corporation should take responsibility for a large number of abandoned apartments in the city according to an official from the municipal people`s council. 
 
 

Da Nang plans ‘urban area in the sea’

Monday, 26 March 2018 11:31

Da Nang plans ‘urban area in the sea’ The central city of Da Nang has asked the government to plan part of Da Nang Bay as an ‘urban area in the sea’, in an effort to meet the demands of a rising population and to attract tourism investment.
 
 

HCM City’s fire victims die from suffocation

Saturday, 24 March 2018 12:01

HCM City’s fire victims die from suffocation Victims of a deadly fire on Friday early morning at a HCM City’s apartment building died from suffocation, said Senior Lieutenant Colonel Nguyen Thanh Huong, deputy director of the city’s Department of Firefighting Police.
 
 

Hanoi earns $349 million in land auctions

Friday, 23 March 2018 14:01

Hanoi earns $349 million in land auctions Hanoi earned VND7.955 trillion (US$349 million) from auctioning land-use rights last year, pushing the total revenue it earned from land up to VND37 trillion ($1.62 billion).
 
 

Passenger opens escape door, flight delayed

Thursday, 22 March 2018 12:04

Passenger opens escape door, flight delayed A male passenger accidentally opened an exit door of Vietnam Airline flight VN319, headed to Da Nang, Vietnam from Narita, Tokyo, during the process of boarding on Monday.
 
 

Man faces fine for letting 10-year-old drive truck

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 11:03

Man faces fine for letting 10-year-old drive truck A man in Thanh Hoa Province is facing administrative fines for teaching his nephew how to drive a truck on the public road.
 
 

Social housing projects need transparency and accountability

Saturday, 17 March 2018 13:04

Social housing projects need transparency and accountability Dao Ngoc Nghiem, vice chairman of the Hanoi Association for Urban Planning and Development, speaks to the newspaper Urban Economy about the high demand for more social housing projects in the city.
 
 

Chinese gang get up to 42 months in jail over bank card scam

Friday, 16 March 2018 11:21

Chinese gang get up to 42 months in jail over bank card scam The People’s Court of Hanoi on March 14 sentenced three Chinese men, all from Jiangxi province, to up to 42 months in prison for using fake bank cards to steal cash from ATMs.
 
 

Hi-tech scrumptiousness at strawberry garden in Da Lat

Thursday, 15 March 2018 12:25

Hi-tech scrumptiousness at strawberry garden in Da Lat Visiting the tourism city of Da Lat, sightseers will have a chance to experience a very beautiful strawberry garden which is located on a hill in Dang Len Street, bordering the city and Lac Duong district.
 
 

Intellectual property court on way in Vietnam

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 12:55

Intellectual property court on way in Vietnam The establishment of an intellectual property court in Vietnam is in sight but has yet to be completed, a deputy chief inspector of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has said.
 
 

Social housing projects halted by capital shortage

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 11:11

Social housing projects halted by capital shortage People with low-incomes are now confronting a crisis as the preferential loan package of VND30 trillion (US$1.3 billion) for affordable home purchases ended in 2016, with no workable alternative currently on offer.
 
 

National land database to be completed in 2020

Monday, 12 March 2018 11:33

National land database to be completed in 2020 In two years’ time, a national land database will be completed and information on land from the smallest administrative unit to the central level would be available.
 
 

Park built in memory of My Lai massacre in Quang Ngai

Saturday, 10 March 2018 14:46

Park built in memory of My Lai massacre in Quang Ngai The central province of Quang Ngai on Tuesday announced construction of a commemorative park to remember the hundreds of civilians in Son My Village who were killed in an American War massacre 50 years ago.
 
 

Fines of $22,400 for illegal mining

Thursday, 08 March 2018 09:53

Fines of $22,400 for illegal mining Authorities in the central highlands province of Kon Tum has issued fines of VND500m (USD22,400) to a group of eight illegal gold miners.
 
 

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