Vietnam’s August consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.1% against July, up 2.58% over the same period last year, posting the lowest increase since February this year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

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Illegal Vietnamese workers arrested in South Korea

About 150 Vietnamese workers have been arrested after South Korean authorities started the search for foreigners illegally living and working in the country.

Hanoi nightlife opening hours extended soon

Hanoi authorities have decided to extend opening hours until just 2 am for restaurants and bars starting from September 1.

Hanoi to provide free wifi around Hoan Kiem Lake

Free wireless Internet (wifi) signals will be provided along the pedestrian streets around the Hoan Kiem Lake according to the local Department of Information and Communications.

Yen Bai shooting reveals weapon loopholes

The recent murder of two leading politicians in Yen Bai Province by a chief forest ranger once again revealed weapon management loopholes in Vietnam.