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.

Campaign launched to promote use of motorcycle helmets

14/09/2017 12:40

PSNews – The Vietnam Youth Union in collaboration with the National Traffic Safety Committee and Unilever Vietnam on September 12 launched a campaign to promote the use of qualified helmets among Vietnamese people.

Vietnamese, Lao youths round off friendship meeting

10/09/2017 20:33

The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCM CYU) and the Lao People's Revolutionary Youth Union concluded their five-day friendship exchange in Vietnam’s central province of Nghe An on September 9.