Cop faces probe over drug-fueled bash

Dong said on May 20, he bought eight ecstasy pills and invited his friends to the villa to bid him farewell before embarking on a sentence for a crime he committed prior to the party.

BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES MAY 30

In the list of 154 models subject to registration fee adjustment under Decision No.452/QD-BTC effective from April 3 on adjusting registration fees for automobiles and motorbikes, registration fees for passenger cars or cars with less than nine seats were 12 per cent in eight provinces and cities (Hanoi, Quang Ninh, Haiphong, Lao Cai, Cao Bang, […]

Vietnamese cinemas remain empty as industry awaits post-pandemic rebound

In an apparent chicken and egg situation, many Vietnamese producers have reportedly postponed the premiere of their summer movies, as they do not want their pictures to hit almost-empty cinema halls only to bring in meager revenues.

Gifts delivered to disabled, blind people in HCM City

At the hand-over ceremony Hoang Thi Khanh, Chairwoman of the Ho Chi Minh City Association for the Handicapped and Orphaned Children thanked the HUFO and other donors for their timely support for people with disabilities, orphans, and those in difficult circumstances in the city, who have been hard hit by the pandemic.

Nine jailed in northern Vietnam over high school exam fraud

The exam scandal, which covered Hoa Binh, Ha Giang and Son La, saw over 200 students in the three provinces had their results altered. In Vietnam, the exam is one of the most important events in a student’s academic career, setting the stage for higher education and careers.

12 people handed sentences in Vietnam’s Son La Province for roles in national exam cheating scandal

Lo Van Huynh, former head of the Son La Department of Education and Training’s division for examination and educational quality management, is present at a court for test-score manipulation in the 2018 National High School Exam in Son La Province, Vietnam, May 29, 2020. Photo: Danh Trong / Tuoi Tre The court also handed down […]

Starbucks closes seven Hanoi stores over contaminated water

A customer service agent said Friday that the closed stores are located in Cau Giay, Ha Dong and Nam Tu Liem districts, all of which use water that comes from the Da River in Hoa Binh Province. No reopening date has been set.

Vietnamese pop tarnished by plagiarism suspicions

AMEE’s heroine is a lot more feminine and childlike and lacks the complex psychological development of Taylor Swift’s. However, there are a few angry, jealous shots in the Vietnamese singer’s MV in which the heroine cries her eyes out, shouts, cuts her lover’s shirt, and slashes his portrait just like in “Blank Space”.

Despite good harvest, salt farmers battered by low prices

Low selling price Bac Lieu Province has two districts engaged in the salt farming industry, namely Dong Hai and Hoa Binh. Ben Tre has Ba Tri District with more than 1,020 hereditary salt-farming households in four communes, consisting of Bao Thuan, Bao Thanh, Tan Thuy, and An Thuy, with a total area of 850 hectares. […]

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia May 29

As of May 14, Hanoi has delivered aids to 385,390 people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, reaching 99.9% of the people entitled to receive such support, local media reported, citing the municipal Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs’ report at a May 27 meeting.