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.
PSNews- Typhoon Doksuri (storm no.10) making a landfall to several Central provinces on September 15 has caused a huge human and material loss, according to report by the Steering Committee for National Disaster Prevention and Control.
PSNews-The Ministry of Defense held the ground-breaking ceremony on September 16 for a project to build infrastructure and dioxin pre-treatment facilities of dioxin at Bien Hoa airport.
The Red Cross launched a commission to support its humanitarian movements and charity activities on September 15.
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).
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.
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.
Tet Shoeboxes Project, a Hanoi-based charitable project, is hosting a special fundraising event – Share the Light – on September 16 at The Grove Garden Bar in Tay Ho district.
A district in HCM City has stepped up its efforts to respond to residents’ complaints within five seconds via a newly-launched mobile application.
Up to 21,000 people participated in a blood donation campaign jointly by the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion and Samsung Vietnam.
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.
PSNews - Amway, a global health and beauty brand, has signed a cooperation agreement with 17 Vietnamese SOC villages to support VND350 million for children living in the villages.
PSNews – 18 Japanese enterprises have joined an exchange with Vietnamese students studying in Osaka prefecture to look for elite human resources in many fields of mechanism, manufacturing, information technology, logistics and services.
PSNews - After having distracted the saleswoman, the two foreigners quickly put a Longines watch worth 238 million VND into their bag then ran away.
Authorities in Hanoi have awarded $100,000 to the winner of the contest to seek solutions for the city’s traffic problems.
Hanoi expects to move eight departments to a concentration zone on Vo Chi Cong Road in Tay Ho District next year.
The Nha Trang People’s Committee and the Australian Government are collaborating to deliver advanced aquatic and lifeguard training in Nha Trang on September 12.
Vietnam's Nguyen Thi Ngoan won an historic gold medal at the Karate1-Premier League in Leipzig, Germany on Sunday after beating Jumaa Haya of Canada in the final of the women’s 61kg category.
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.
Northern Vietnam is forecast to be dampened by torrential rain this Sunday, September 10, when a cold front enters the region.