Vietnam roads claim over 4,000 lives in first-half 2017 - In the Jan-Jun period, 9,593 traffic accidents took place countrywide, killing 4,134 people and injuring 7,395 others, the National Committee for Traffic Safety reported 

Farmers lose yields and income - With its long coastline and low topography, the Mekong Delta has been facing some of the worst impacts of climate change. Seawater intrusion has been expanding  threatening its hugely productive rice fields and fruit and vegetable gardens.

Vietnam does not lack money in its state budget, but bureaucracy is preventing money from being disbursed in a timely manner for public investment, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue told lawmakers on Thursday 15/6.

Man has died of apparent heatstroke while he was walking his motorbike, which had a flat tire, under the scorching sun in the northern province of Hai Duong on Tuesday. An elderly woman in Hanoi has died from heatstroke, The heatwawe ended Tuesday 6/6 when rain came crashing down in Hanoi at around 3:30 p.m..

Vietnam, Japan sign deals worth $22 billion - Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe witnessed the signing of business deals worth $22 billion between the two countries at a conference in Tokyo on Monday.

6/6 Forbes: Vietnam needs U.S. cooperation in terms of regional security and advancing its goal of becoming an internationally integrated market-based economy. Vietnam's prime minister visited President Donald Trump at the White House 31th May,

Onsdag den 31. maj om eftermiddagen skiftede Bao Loc Provinshospial direktør. Den hidtige diriktør dr. Thien afgik, han har arbejdet 35 år på hositalet, heraf de sidste 10 som direktør. Den nye direktør er dr. Thanh, som har arbejdet 20 år på hospitalet og været vicedirektør. FOTOSERIE FRA RECEPTIONEN

Vietnam’s Politburo has appointed a new top leader Nguyen Thien Nhan for Ho Chi Minh City. the former top leader lost his post both in Party Politbyro and as Mayor if Ho Chi Minh City for ‘serious violations’ at state energy giant - Dinh La Thang is facing punitive measures for mismanagement at PetroVietnam.

Artikel på dansk om Bomberydderen Chuck Searcy fra VietNam Ajour 1-2017. Desuden fotoserie med Chuck Searcy.

The 4 headmen were punished by Party sekratariat. Vietnam names and shames 11 officials over Formosa environmental disaster. More than 50 violations at a steel mill run by Taiwan's Formosa Plastics Group, including the unauthorized use of a dirtier production process, led to Vietnam's worst environmental disaster.