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HCM City anti-litter campaign targets floods

HCM City Party Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan has called on people not to litter roads and canals to aid in flooding reduction. Nhan made the call at the ceremony to launch the anti-pollution and flooding campaign on the morning of October…

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MUSIC & PERFORMANCES Hanoi-Subscription Concert Vol.115 October 25, 8pm Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien street, Hoan Kiem district With the performance of: Conductor: Honna Tetsuji Soloists: Boulanger Trio – Piano – Violin…

Cow and beef imports rise in Vietnam

Vietnam is becoming a major cow and beef importer due to increasing demand for high-quality meat. Beef sold at supermarkets Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) livestock services manager in Asia-Pacific region Michael Patching…

Local banking appeal broadens

Public Bank Vietnam (PBVN), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysia’s Public Bank Bhd, secured approval from the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) in early July to open three additional branches and two more transaction offices this year in…

90-year-old market ready to reopen

The nearly 90-year-old Binh Tay Market in HCM City will be reopened in November after being repaired and upgraded for two years. A visitor takes photo of the Binh Tay Market A Chinese businessman built Binh Tay Market in 1928…

Students honoured for academic awards

The Ministry of Education and Training has honoured 33 students who achieved high results at international and regional olympic contests. The honouring ceremony was held in Hanoi on the evening of October 19. 33 students…

Family found dead in Ha Tinh hanging

A young couple and their two small children have been found dead hanging at their house in the central province of Ha Tinh early this morning. Police investigate the house where a young couple and their two small children are found dead…

Sewage pollutes Nha Trang Bay

Nha Trang Bay is facing serious pollution caused by a drain from a surrounding residential area. The problem has been seen at Ba Lang Beach in Vinh Hoa Ward for some months and worsened. However, nothing has been done to improve the…

More than 50 dead in India train disaster

A speeding train ran over revellers watching fireworks during a Hindu festival in northern India Friday, killing more than 50 people, with eyewitnesses saying they were given no warning before disaster struck. A crowd had gathered on…

Smoking in film largely banned

Newly-issued Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Circular 25 has ordered firms and artists to limit smoking scenes in films and plays. Smoking on screen will be banned The new circular bans actors from smoking on screen…