The HCM City Department of Education and Training asked local schools to tighten control over student events after a pole dance was performed in a high school playground.

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Mekong Delta farmers earn good livelihood catching eels

Farmers in the Mekong Delta region have been earning good money by catching eels as the flood season comes.

Alexandre Yersin awarded with “Honorary citizen of Vietnam” title

Khanh Hoa Province’s Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism announced a decision to grant the posthumous title of “Honorary citizen of Vietnam” to Doctor Alexandre Yersin on Monday.

Explosion at Chinese fireworks factory kills 12

An explosion at a fireworks factory in southern China killed 12 people and injured 33 others, the local government said Tuesday.

Government approves construction of Phan Thiet Airport

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed in principal to the construction of Phan Thiet Airport in the south central province of Binh Thuan.

Poor mother donates liver, sells property to save son

A poor mother in Ha Tinh Province has sold her home and agreed to donate part of her liver to save her ailing son.