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Vietnam, Russia cooperate in cancer treatment

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Vietnam’s Medicine University in Ho Chi Minh City and Russia’s Dmitry Rogachev Center yesterday signed a cooperation document to enhance new Immunotherapy use for cancer treatment. As per experts from National Research Center of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Immunology Dmitry Rogachev, the therapy will be costly if it is individual treatment; on the contrary, an ... Read More »

Special mechanism for HCMC meant to create breakthroughs

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The National Assembly (NA) is discussing giving HCMC a special mechanism designed to build a more liberal institutional environment to create new breakthroughs for the city’s development and in turn help rev up the national economy, said an NA deputy. Muong Chuoi sluice gate as part of a large-scale flood control project worth nearly VND10 trillion is underway in HCMC. ... Read More »

Personal information database to be built up

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The Ministry of Public Security yesterday held an online meeting to implement the Prime Minister’s instruction on building national database. Personal information database to be built up The Ministry is working on a national database program which is very important because it collects and store basic and accurate information about citizens; accordingly each person will receive a code to replace ... Read More »

HCM City spends $69 million on 10 kilometers of new water supply pipes

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Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco) yesterday started work on a project to design and install 10 kilometers of water supply pipes according to the French technology with the total capital of US$69 million. A view of the groundbreaking ceremony The water pipe installation will start from Binh Thai crossroads, District 9 and end at Dien Bien Phu-Nguyen Binh Khiem intersection, District ... Read More »

Government Inspectorate detects Hanoi housing violations worth $69.4 million

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The Government Inspectorate has detected violations worth (US$69.4 million) in many housing projects developed in Hanoi between 2002 and 2014. The Government Inspectorate finds many violations in housing projects developed in Hanoi between 2002 and 2014.- Photo dantri.com.vn The violations and the poor quality of planning of residential areas were found after the inspectors checked 38 out of 204 projects.  ... Read More »

Hanoi must improve vehicle recovery services

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Although Hanoi is one of the country’s biggest cities, its system for removing broken-down vehicles from crowded roads is ineffective, traffic users and experts said. Although Hanoi is one of the country’s biggest cities, its system for removing broken-down vehicles from crowded roads is ineffective, traffic users and experts say  Traffic rescue sometimes takes a long time due to unprofessional ... Read More »

Erosion threatens Ly Son Island sites

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Serious erosion has been found at several spots around two favourite destinations – the Duc Pagoda and Gieng Tien Mountain – on Ly Son Island, 30km off the coast of the central province of Quang Ngai. Erosion at the Đục Pagoda in Lý Sơn Island, off the coast of Quảng Ngãi Province.  The district’s party secretary, Nguyễn Viết Vy, told ... Read More »

More electric buses proposed for HCM City tourists

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VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City’s Department of Transport has proposed to the city’s authority to begin the operation of electric buses to transport tourists from wharfs to hotels or tourism sites. Local residents and tourists use electric buses to visit HCM City. — Photo news.zing.vn The department suggested that the project be implemented on a trial basis from this month. ... Read More »