Vietnam is tightening management over its booming economic zones as success gives way to inefficiency.

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Central, highland regions gripped by drought

Vietnam's South Central Coast and Central Highland regions are facing severe drought conditions with local authorities unsure how they will cope.

DTiNews readers support little girl with serious skin disease

DTiNews readers have donated VND212m (USD10,000) to an 11-year-old girl in Binh Dinh Province suffering a serious skin disease.

Cause of scaffold collapse in Ha Tinh announced

A failure in the hydraulic brake system in the scaffold structure is behind the March 25 collapse at the Vung Ang economic zone in central Ha Tinh province.

Vietnam to require two people in cockpit after co-pilot blamed at Germanwings

Vietnam's aviation authority will intensify supervision of pilots and require at least two people to be in the cockpit after revelations about the final minutes of the Germanwings Airbus.

Hanoi’s chairman urged to further explain controversial tree fell project

The government chief inspectorate has asked Hanoi's chairman to give a clear explanation of a controversial tree felling project.