• Boy dead after electrocution on flooded street

    01/09/2009 05:00

    A power leak from lamp post number 86 caused the electrocution Police in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 5 said Tuesday a 13-year-old boy had died of electrocution the day before due to a power leak from a street lamp...


    01/09/2009 05:00

    Nearly 46,000 workers sent abroad in 8 months; Vietnam-RoK peacel village to be built in Quang Nam; Vietnam to be severely affected by El Nino Nearly 46,000 workers sent abroad in 8 months 45,634 workers were sent abroad in the first eight months of this...

  • Parents trapped in a web of school fees

    01/09/2009 05:00

    Tenth-grade students of Nguyen Thuong Hien High School in HCMC. The numerous, unwarranted and often illegal fees being charged by public schools are just too much for most parents. Late last...

  • Prime Minister tells Hanoi not build Hoa Lac golf course

    31/08/2009 05:00

    LookAtVietnam – Prodded by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, Hanoi has considerably scaled back plans for golf course construction. Hanoi will have eight golf courses. Hanoi to reject ten golf course projects Expanded Hanoi has 18...

  • New eco buses churn out less pollution for capital

    31/08/2009 05:00

    LookAtVietnam – Buses conforming to European Emission Standard for passenger vehicles are put into operation in the capital for the first time on September 1. The Hanoi Transport Service Corporation said the buses were designed to reduce traffic pollution,...

  • Da Lat builds flower-shaped square

    31/08/2009 05:00

    The resort city of Da Lat in Lam Dong province on August 31 began construction of its central square at the cost of 274 billion dong (US$16.1 million). A model of the central square of Da Lat. This is the biggest work invested...

  • Hanoi takes next step to axe golf courses

    30/08/2009 05:00

    Hanoi’s People’s Committee on Friday officially requested the government to allow it to revoke the licenses of 11 golf courses. On the cancellation list is the still-to-be-constructed...

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