Vietnam bans 15-inch MacBook Pro on flights Business

Vietnam bans 15-inch MacBook Pro on flights

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has decided to ban passengers and crew members from bringing to planes 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops produced and sold between September 2015 and February 2017.
HCM City hosts fire safety & rescue exhibition Business

HCM City hosts fire safety & rescue exhibition

Over 400 domestic and foreign exhibitors are introducing their products at the Fire Safety & Rescue Vietnam - Secutech Vietnam 2019, which opened at the Sai Gon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on August 14.
HCM City to host smart factory conference Business

HCM City to host smart factory conference

Vietnamese market and incentive policies for high-tech investment, trends in smart factory solutions and smart solutions using AI and IoT are among the topics that will be discussed at a conference in Ho Chi Minh City this month.
Nightclub-goers must be over 18s Society

Nightclub-goers must be over 18s

Nightclubs must be for over 18s only and close by 2am as part of a new Government decree covering karaoke bars and nightclubs that will take effect from September this year.
Vietnamese, Lao parties enhance archival cooperation Politics

Vietnamese, Lao parties enhance archival cooperation

The Office of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee handed over an upgraded specialised archive to the Office of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee at a ceremony in Vientiane on March 28.
Fire razes 167 houses in Myanmar town World

Fire razes 167 houses in Myanmar town

A blaze burned to the ground 167 houses in Pyapon town in western Myanmar on January 4, rendered about 600 locals homeless, reported the Global New Light of Myanmar.
High-rise buildings at fire risk Society

High-rise buildings at fire risk

More than 4,100 high-rise buildings in Vietnam are at high risk of fire, the interdisciplinary team of the Ministry of Public Security and Ministry of Construction concluded in a recent investigation.
Criminal proceedings start against man for involvement in Carina Plaza fire Society

Criminal proceedings start against man for involvement in Carina Plaza fire

Ho Chi Minh City’s Investigation Police Agency on August 9 began criminal proceedings against and executed a temporary detention warrant for Nguyen Quoc Tuan, head of the management board of Carina Plaza, for his alleged violations in fire safety regulations, which led to serious impact in the March blaze.
HCM City’s buses flout safety laws: authorities Society

HCM City’s buses flout safety laws: authorities

Carrying more passengers and cargo than permitted and lack of fire safety equipment including extinguishers were the most common violations committed by inter-provincial public transport buses, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport reported following inspections.