Parents in HCM City are rushing to find places in summer schools to look after their small children while they have to work over the long holiday break until early September.

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Vietnam verifies news on child slavery in UK

The Vietnamese Embassy to the UK is working closely with relevant agencies to verify the news that 3,000 Vietnamese children were trafficked into cannabis production in the UK as reported by The Guardian newspaper.

Six-year record heat increases encephalitis cases

Health authorities warn of a sharp rise in encephalitis across the country due to the unseasonably hot summer, with temperatures at hit six-year highs in northern regions.

Boy alone after mother, sister killed by lightning

A boy in Thanh Hoa Province is in need of help after his mother and sister were struck and killed by lightning.

Party chief reiterates importance of ties with US

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has reiterated Vietnam’s consistent policy of attaching importance to ties with the US for the long-term interest of both peoples.

Lao Cai's terraced fields ready for planting

The terraced fields of Lao Cai Province’s Bat Xat District are full of water from the surrounding high mountains and farmers have begun planting, offering some spectacular scenes of rural Vietnam.