Doan Ngoc Hai, vice chairman of HCM City's District 1, said he would resign if he fails to deal with local pavement encroachment.

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Black box analysed after fatal train accident in Thua Thien-Hue

Police in Thua Thien-Hue Province are analysing the black box to find out the cause of the train crash which killed three people on Monday afternoon.

Spanish TV claims about tra fish objected

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers have strongly objected to footage broadcasted by a Spanish TV which criticised the quality of Vietnamese tra fish.

Call for police investigation into football referee penalty debacle

Long An FC's chairman, Vo Thanh Nhien said he would ask the police to investigate the referee after his team were left on the end of a controversial 5-2 defeat, triggered by a weak 80th minute penalty decision.

Pirates murder one, kidnap six in Vietnamese ship attack

One Vietnamese crewmember was shot dead and six others kidnapped in a pirate attack on a Vietnamese vessel off the Philippines waters on Sunday evening according to Vietnamese authorities.