Society

NA told billions wasted on tobacco

National Assembly deputies unanimously agreed with the need for the Law on Tobacco Harm Prevention and Control during on Nov. 16's morning session.
Society

DK1: a steel lotus blossoms on continental shelf

A severe marine climate can stain and even damage materials and weapons, but cannot erode the spirit of Vietnamese naval soldiers, especially those who are defending the nation’s “live” sovereignty marker in the waters, as evidenced in the marine defence platform DK1.
Society

Seminar promotes new gender equality strategy

A seminar seeking ideas to create a draft national strategy on gender equality for the period of 2011-2020 was held by the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) in Ho Chi Minh City on July 15.
Society

New bridge makes hundreds redundant

While millions of residents in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta eagerly await the opening of Can Tho Bridge, around 600 people making their livelihoods by operating ferries and motorbike taxis and vending food anxiously look for a new job.