According to the laws on housing, all business activities must be moved out of residential apartments by June 30 but the local authorities of Hanoi are still struggling to implement the laws.

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Parents oppose new educational model

Hundreds of parents in Nghe An Province have gathered at a local primary school to protest against the Ministry of Education and Training's new Vietnam Escuela Nueva education programme.

Firms seek solutions to massive fish stocks

Many enterprises in Quang Binh Province are struggling due to massive frozen fish inventories after buying fish from local fishermen affected by the recent fish deaths.

French President to visit Vietnam

French President François Hollande will pay an official visit to Vietnam on September 5-7. This is the first trip to Vietnam by a French president in 12 years.

Red River faces increasing pollution

The Red River is becoming increasingly polluted while local authorities are struggling to deal with the problems.