The government has urged tightened controls over waste imports in the context of the flooding of abandoned waste containers at local sea ports.

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20 fishing boats chased by Chinese ships

100 Vietnamese fishermen on 20 boats were chased by Chinese boats while seeking shelter from strong waves in the Paracel Islands on Monday.

Vietnam to compete at Mrs Worldwide 2018

Duong Thuy Linh, Miss Friendly of Miss Vietnam Universe 2008, will represent Vietnam to compete at Mrs Worldwide 2018.

Hanoi USD4-billion suburban district development

A project to build a USD4-billion so-called smart city in Hanoi will start in the outlying district of Dong Anh in October this year.

Eve of retirement appointments plague Vietnam

Many state officials have tried to appoint and promote as many people as possible just before their retirement no matter if the position is full or not.