Vietnam minister calls for indefinite ban on Ho Chi Minh City hydrofoils
The Ministry of Transport has called on the government to continue its suspension of hydrofoil service between Ho Chi MInh City and the beach town of Vung Tau indefinitely.
Vietnamese body recovered from sunken Korean  ferry
Rescuers have recovered the body of a Vietnamese woman from the sunken South Korean ferry, after her 5-year-old daughter was saved last week.
Vietnam PM calls for swift action on measles
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said at a Wednesday urgent meeting that health authorities have to do a better job in guiding the public and media to minimize measles deaths and contain the outbreaks as soon as possible.
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Overseas Vietnamese may have more time to retain nationality
The July 1 deadline for overseas Vietnamese to register to keep their Vietnamese citizenship may be extended by another five years as the government will seek the legislature’s approval on this issue next month.
Ho Chi Minh City police and their colleagues in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho safely rescued a 14-year old girl from kidnappers on Wednesday. 
Vietnam man arrested in Japan on charge of smuggling money
Japanese police arrested a Vietnamese man for his alleged role in a ring that sent at least 500 million yen (US$4.87 million) in illegal remittances to Vietnam, Asahi Shimbun reported  Tuesday.

Vietnamese pediatrician fined for quack 'weight gain' meds
A doctor in the southern city of Can Tho had his medical license suspended for 9 months and was fined VND29.35 million (around US$1,400) for prescribing anti-inflammatory medicine and painkillers for children suffering from a lack of appetite.

Hanoi elevated railway project under fire for delays, ballooning costs
The Ministry of Transport and the Hanoi government were ordered to determine who is to blame for the slow progress railway project funded mostly by Chinese money.
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