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MAMA 2017 voting begins

MAMA 2017 voting begins

On October 19, the official voting for 2017 MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards) began.
Ministry hands over 7,379 s.q meters of defense land to HCMC

Ministry hands over 7,379 s.q meters of defense land to HCMC

The Ministry of Defense yesterday handed over 7,379 square meters of defense land along Truong Chinh street for HCMC to develop traffic infrastructure, in the hope of reducing traffic jam in areas surrounding Tan Son Nhat Airport.
Foreign medicine clinics fall foul of regulations

Foreign medicine clinics fall foul of regulations

People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City and health inspectors have issued fines to five medicine clinics in the city because they have fallen foul of regulations in the field of treatment, advertising and collecting higher fee than normal.
Man rescuing two girls in river praised

Man rescuing two girls in river praised

Chairman of People’s Committee in the central highlands province of Lam Dong’s Don Duong District yesterday paid visit to Nguyen Thanh Tung who bravely jumped into river Da Nhim to rescue two female students who were swept away on October 17 night.
First underground metro stretch to be built in October

First underground metro stretch to be built in October

The HCMC Management Board of Urban Railway yesterday said that the first underground metro stretch, from Ba Son station to Saigon Opera House, of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line will be built on October 31.
Vietnamese female scientist wins ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women

Vietnamese female scientist wins ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women

Dr. Nguyen Thi Hiep received $20,000 as she won the third annual ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women, sponsored by ASEAN, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and UL.for her exceptional research on using at-home healthcare solutions to reduce pressure placed upon urban healthcare systems.

National

Late VNA’s reporter Dinh Huu Du (Source: VNA)

PM presents certificate of merit to late VNA reporter

The Prime Minister’s certificate of merit will be posthumously awarded to Vietnam News Agency (VNA)’s reporter Dinh Huu Du, who laid down his life while reporting the recent floods in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.

International

Business

Delegates at the APEC Finance and Bank Deputies’ Meeting that opened on Friday in Hoi An City.(Photo: VNS)

APEC finance and bank deputies meet in Hoi An

Disaster risk financing and insurance was one of the important topics that finance officials and bank deputies of 21 APEC economies are discussing at a meeting that began in Hoi An City on Friday.

Education

She is honored at an Award Ceremony in the presence of ASEAN Science and Technology Ministers and Senior Officials in Nay Pyi Taw, in Burma

Vietnamese female scientist wins ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women

Dr. Nguyen Thi Hiep received $20,000 as she won the third annual ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women, sponsored by ASEAN, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and UL.for her exceptional research on using at-home healthcare solutions to reduce pressure placed upon urban healthcare systems.

Science/technology

At the meetign to release the book (Photo: SGGP)

Book on fifty top IT companies in Vietnam released

Top fifty IT firms of Vietnam earn over VND20,676 billion ($930 million) in revenue hiring 35,542 employees, the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) wrote in its books released yesterday in Hanoi.

Sports

Self - introduction

Travel

Law

Former VN Pharma’s chairman of the Board of Directors cum general director Nguyen Manh Hung (right, first line), former director of H&C International Marine Trade Company Vo Manh Cuong (left, first line) and seven other defendants are at the appeal court

Court hears appeal on VN Pharma’s cancer drug trial

The High-level People’s Court in Ho Chi Minh City started hearing an appeal by pharmaceutical company VN Pharma on October 19, in the case related to the smuggling and forging of documents to import cancer drug.

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