Despite significant funding to support poor people in Quang Ngai Province, most projects have proved to be ineffective and ill-thought-out.

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Seven Vietnamese killed in flash flood and landslide in China

Ha Giang Province authorities said they were working with Chinese authorities to verify the identities of seven Vietnamese who were killed during a flash flood and landslide in China.

4,700 killed in traffic accidents in first seven months

Traffic accidents left 4,761 people dead and 9,236 injured in the first seven months of this year.

Coach assistant criticised for rude behaviour to foreigners

A video of a quarrel between a Vietnamese coach assistant and two foreign passengers has gone viral on the internet.

Venues for street vendors to open in HCM City

Two venues for street vendors will be opened in HCM City at the end of August according to local authorities.