A hydropower plant in Thua Thien Hue Province has been blamed for an unexpected discharge of water that flooded hundred of hectares of crops.

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Disabled husband calls for help to save wife

A hunchbacked man in Hanoi, who has foregone medical care and pain relief to keep his children in school, is calling for help for his wife who is in the final stages of kidney failure.

Special bus café in Hanoi

A man in Hanoi has converted an old bus into a café and is attracting a steady of curious patronage.

64 percent of diabetics in Vietnam undetected

An estimated 5.4 percent of adults in Vietnam suffer from diabetes yet 64 percent of these go undetected, an alarming rate for a 90-million-strong population like Vietnam.

Scaffold crash company employees barred from leaving Vietnam

Police have barred 24 employees of Samsung C&T from leaving Vietnam while an investigation is underway into the collapse of a scaffold in Ha Tinh Province, leaving 13 deaths an 28 injuries.