Rains flood Hanoi’s many streets

Rains flood Hanoi’s many streets

Many streets in Hanoi this morning were flooded after heavy rains, resulting in traffic congestion while Hoa Binh Hydropower plant continued to open two floodgates to discharge water.
President Tran Dai Quang (R) receives Lao National Assembly Vice Chairman Sengnouane Xayalath (Photo: VNA)

President commends Vietnam-Laos parliamentary cooperation

President Tran Dai Quang hosted a reception for Lao National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairman Sengnouane Xayalath in Hanoi on July 18, during which he hailed the effective partnership between the legislatures of the two nations.
The VN-Index of the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) rose 21.12 points on July 18 (Photo: VNA)

VN-Index rises over 21 points

The VN-Index of the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) rose 21.12 points on July 18, with 223.9 million shares worth over 4.9 trillion VND (211 million USD) traded. 
Heart diseases culprit of thirty percent of deaths in Vietnam

Heart diseases culprit of thirty percent of deaths in Vietnam

Cardiovascular diseases are also responsible for 30 percent of deaths in Vietnam, said Deputy Head of the Department of Preventive Medicine Truong Dinh Bac at a yesterday meeting in Hanoi held by Vietnamese Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization.