Society

Tightening inspections over mining activities

Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha called for tighter inspections and control over mining activities in 2015 at the conference of General Department of Geology and Minerals of Vietnam in Hanoi on January 13.
And the winners of Golden Lotus Awards are… Culture - Sports

And the winners of Golden Lotus Awards are…

Feature films "Nhung Nguoi Viet Huyen Thoai" (The Legend Makers) and Scandal – Bi Mat Tham Do (Scandal – Red Carpet Secret) won Golden Lotus Awards at the 18th National Film Festival, which ended in Ha Long city on October 16.
PM extends condolences for NZ mine tragedy Politics

PM extends condolences for NZ mine tragedy

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on November 25 cabled a message of condolences to his New Zealand counterpart John Key over an explosion that occurred at the Pike River coal mine on New Zealand South Island's West Coast on Nov. 24.
Politics

Condolences to Poland over mine explosion

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Sept. 22 sent a message of condolences to his Polish counterpart Donald Tusk over a deadly explosion in a coal mine in the European country.
World

Coal mine explosion in Indonesia causes many deaths

An underground coal mine in Sawahlunto, West Sumatra of Indonesia exploded because the appearance of methane, killing three miners while 30 others were still trapped under the rubble, local news sources said on June 17.