Silkworms ‘trained' to weave blankets Videos

Silkworms ‘trained' to weave blankets

When mentioning weaving, people may think of women laboriously sitting besides weaving looms. However, you may doubt your current knowledge on weaving when watching silkworms do the weaving.
Vietnamese goods enjoy promotion gains Business

Vietnamese goods enjoy promotion gains

A programme launched by Ho Chi Minh City has proved to be effective in promoting local-made products and supporting domestic businesses to develop brands and improve their production.
Dengue fever cases nationwide fall Health

Dengue fever cases nationwide fall

Most localities nationwide have reported declines in dengue fever cases in the past four weeks, said Tran Dac Phu, Director of the Health Ministry’s Preventive Medicine Department, on September 14.
Dengue prevention efforts to continue Health

Dengue prevention efforts to continue

The number of dengue patients in the capital city continues to decline, but preventive efforts must continue, said Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung of the Hanoi People’s Committee.
Top court mulls penal code change Society

Top court mulls penal code change

The Supreme People’s Court on March 28 looked into issues relating to the draft law revising the 2015 Penal Code, including the scope of criminal responsibility by those aged 14 to 16 and the criminal liability of adults in commerce.
New policies take effect this month Society

New policies take effect this month

A series of new policies are coming into effect this month, including regulations relating to foreign diplomats and policies to support poor students, raise awareness of legal assistance.
Hanoi tightens food safety management Society

Hanoi tightens food safety management

Hanoi’s Department of Industry and Trade plans to enhance food safety management and inspections in 2016, focusing on inspections in wet markets and food trading in the city.
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Dong Nai province shifts to green growth

The southern province of Dong Nai has been implementing a green growth strategy in recent years, which prioritises investment in environmentally-friendly industrial parks, a local official claims.