• HCMC facilitates ID issuance to intellectually disabled 

    18/05/2011 05:00

    Granting identification to people with Down’s syndrome and the intellectually disabled will be facilitated from now on, an official who is in charge of IDs in Ho Chi Minh City has told Thanh Nien .  In fact, the city’s police have issued...

  • Flash floods devastate Lao Cai province

    Flash floods devastate Lao Cai province

    16/05/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge - Heavy rains on May 12-13 triggered flash floods in the mountainous provinces of Yen Bai, Phu Tho, Tuyen Quang and Lao Cai which was the hardest hit. People in Lao Cai Province cleaning up their homes after the flash floodwaters receded on May 12 (Photo:...

  • Film director returns to Universal Steps reality show

    Film director returns to Universal Steps reality show

    16/05/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge – Director Nguyen Quang Dung has replaced songwriter Tran Tien as a judge of the Vietnam Television’s (VTV) Universal Steps third show last night, May 15. Film director Nguyen Quang Dung. Dung said that he is ready to give the position back to...

  • Falling trees in Hanoi

    Falling trees in Hanoi

    16/05/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge – Many old trees in Hanoi’s streets are leaning and about to collapse. Their roots have burst and they can fall anytime. On May 13, two big trees fell and crushed a state car. On May, two old trees on Le Van Huu Street and Ly Thuong Kiet...

  • Tons of unsafe meat sold in HCM City

    Tons of unsafe meat sold in HCM City

    16/05/2011 05:00

    Around 40 tons of meat which is not quarantined is consumed in HCM City a day, said the HCM City Veterinary Bureau. According to the bureau, the city consumes more than 400 tons of meats of all kinds a day, and around 10 percent of...



    16/05/2011 05:00

    Lior Shambadal to wield baton in Hanoi Israeli conductor Lior Shambadal will lead the Hanoi Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert at the Hanoi Opera House on May 24. Shambadal, who has been the Chief Conductor of the Berlin...

  • Remittances tumble amid instability

    Remittances tumble amid instability

    16/05/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge - Overseas remittances into Vietnam saw a decline in the past months on the back of economic vulnerabilities. According to statistics from State Bank’s Ho Chi Minh City branch office, overseas remittances via the city’s commercial banks and economic...

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