52 students hospitalized due to food poisoning

21/09/2017 20:31

Around 52 students at a primary and secondary boarding school in northern Lao Cai Province were hospitalized on Wednesday, September 20, due to food poisoning, police said.

Japan helps Vietnam enhance industrial competitiveness

21/09/2017 20:25

The trade ministers of Japan and Vietnam earlier this month reaffirmed their commitment to work collaboratively to help the emerging Southeast Asian country elevate its industrial competitiveness at the international level.

Installing five solar measurement stations in Vietnam

21/09/2017 08:23

PSNews-The World Bank and the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) launched a campaign on September 20 to promote the deployment of renewable energy in the country, with the installation of five solar measurement stations across the country.

Largest event for LGBTQ community underway in Hanoi

20/09/2017 21:14

Hanoi Pride 2017, the country’s most anticipated event for the LGBTQ community, opened on September 18 and runs until September 24 with a series of exhibitions, discussions, film screenings, a bike rally and walking march.

70% of the Vietnamese infected with bacteria that can cause stomach cancer

20/09/2017 10:29

PSNews –Experts at a recent conference on gastroenterology and hepatology revealed that about 70% of Vietnam's population is infected with the HP (Helicobacter pylori) bacteria, which is considered to be the main cause of inflammation and peptic ulcer and can lead to stomach cancer.

“Innovate Like a Swede” contest launched

20/09/2017 09:35

PSNews - The first prize is a trip to Singapore visiting some Swedish companies’ regional headquarters. Runner ups will win internships at Swedish companies in Vietnam.

Environmental tax hike rejected

16/09/2017 20:57

The National Assembly Standing Committee (NASC) has turned down a Ministry of Finance (MoF) proposal to almost triple the environmental protection tax on oil and gas consumption, citing potential harm to consumers.

Typhoon Doksuri heads to Laos, weakens to low pressure

16/09/2017 12:20

Doksuri, the 10th storm arising in the East Sea so far this year, is forecast to move towards central Laos and weaken to a low pressure in the next six hours, according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF).

Criminal Police cracks down on large illegal gambling ring

15/09/2017 21:53

PSNews - The Criminal Investigation Department (C45) on September 11 in collaboration the Police Department for High-Tech Crime Prevention (C50) under the Ministry of Public Security and other specialized units raided 14 places in Ho Chi Minh City and arrested 7 suspects in a large illegal gambling ring.

Typhoon Doksuri upgraded to level 12

15/09/2017 10:42

The national weather forecasting centre upgraded the Typhoon Doksuri barreling toward Vietnam from level 11 to 12 (of 18), with winds at its eye expected to reach 150km per hour.