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Babysitter arrested for torturing toddlers in An Giang

Police in Long Xuyen City in the southern province of An Giang on Monday launched a criminal investigation against a babysitter who was allegedly involved in torturing three toddlers at Sac Mau Tuoi Tho nursery school. The 21-year-old babysitter Tran Thi Bao Tran allegedly beat toddlers with her hands and a comb.  The suspect, Tran Thi Bao Tran, 21, of ... Read More »

Man prosecuted for misappropriating Phan Van Anh Vu’s assets

The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security has begun criminal proceedings against Hoang Huu Chau for “swindling to appropriate assets” in the case relating to Phan Van Anh Vu (also known as Vu Nhom). Phan Van Anh Vu (also known as Vu Nhom) Chau, born in 1963 and residing in ward 11, Phu Nhuan district, Ho Chi ... Read More »

Coffee machine leaves good taste for farmers

VietNamNet Bridge – As soon as a coffee tree is planted, coffee growers would dig soil around the tree to create a hole that helps to store water and nutrition for the tree’ s growth. Coffee picking machine made by Do Duc Quang, an amateur mechanic in Central Highland province of Kon Tum.  This farming technique called “đào bồn” and ... Read More »

Tourists run from coach fire

Dozens of tourists have fled in panic after a passenger coach caught fire while running through Ba Na Mountain in Da Nang City on August 26.      The scene of the fire The fire started at 3 pm. The 45-seat coach was running through Hoa Vang District to Danang’s centre when the tail end of the vehicle suddenly burst ... Read More »

Passenger traffic at airports to surpass 100 million mark

Up to 105 million passengers are expected to pass through Vietnamese airports by the end of this year, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV). Meanwhile, the Vietnam Air Traffic Management Corporation (VATM) is expected to handle more than 900,000 flights this year, it said. In August alone, the VATM handled some 80,000 take-offs and landings, a year-on-year ... Read More »

Higher penalty will be given to delayed and canceled flights

Stronger sanctions are needed to stop the delay and cancelation of flights, said Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The at a meeting on co-ordinating take-off and landing times, known as slots, held in Ha Noi on Thursday. Passengers are waiting for flights at Tan Son Nhat Airport. — Photo The said the delay and cancellation of trips is an ... Read More »

Provinces take preventive measures on malaria

VietNamNet Bridge – The southern province of Binh Phuoc and several Central Highlands provinces are stepping up preventive measures as the number of malaria cases has risen since the beginning of the year, according to local centres for malariology-parasitology-entomology. A health official sprays chemicals in a resident’s house in Bình Phước Province. —VNA/VNS Photo A report from the Centre for ... Read More »

Stricter controls proposed for debt collectors

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Public Security will account for public security and order issues surrounding debt collection activities, according to a draft revised decree from the finance ministry. Police show up to overlook a debt collection operation in northern Hai Phong City. — Photo The proposal was aimed at reining in third-party debt collection services, which recently ... Read More »

“Innovate like a Swede” contest launched in Hanoi

A contest entitled “Innovate like a Swede – for making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable in Vietnam” was launched in Hanoi on August 23. A contest entitled “Innovate like a Swede – for making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable in Vietnam” is launched in Hanoi on August 23. “Innovate like a Swede” ... Read More »

Second national ethnic minority congress to be held in 2020

The second national congress of ethnic minority groups will be held in three days sometime around the end of the first quarter or beginning of the second quarter of 2020. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently signed a decision approving a plan to hold the third congresses of ethnic minority groups at district and provincial levels in 2019 and the ... Read More »