Anything can happen in Vietnam, including the most ridiculous of things, such as being given permission to build a construction on top of a tomb of a former king.

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Newly-established firms top 54,000 in half-year

The number of newly-established businesses in the Jan-June period stood at 54,500 with a total registered capital of VND427.8 trillion (USD20.3 billion), up 20% and 51.5% in terms of company number and capital value respectively on-year.

Casa 212 crew to be posthumous promoted

The Ministry of Defence will give posthumous promotions to the nine crew members of the Casa 212 who died while searching for a missing fighter jet.

Exhibition on Spratly Islands held in Hai Phong

Nearly 40 photos featuring life and natural scenery on the Spratly Islands are on show at an exhibition in Hai Phong City.

Bodies of 8 out of 9 Casa 212 crew members found

Eight bodies of the Casa 212 crew that crashed near the Bach Long Vy Island in the northern city of Hai Phong two weeks ago have been recovered, an army official said.