Friday May 10
Vietnam: B2B H5N1 under control
At a meeting on May 7, the Steering Committee for Avian Flu Prevention and Control and the Department of Animal Health, informed that Avian Flu infection had been successfully curbed in the northern provinces of Thanh Hoa, Thai Binh, Nam Dinh, Bac Ninh and the central province of Ha Tinh.
Eight schoolgirls drown in Vietnam
Six girls, all aged 13, from Huynh Phuoc secondary school in Ninh Thuan province, drowned while they were bathing in a river close to their school Thursday afternoon, said Quang Dai Le, principal of the school.
Thanh Nein News
No more immunity
The Ministry of Public Security has given people who have bought cars from diplomats and other foreigners two months to register them in their own names by paying appropriate taxes Cars technically belonging to diplomats seized by the Phu Tho police last year.
A Vietnamese connection
Ha Tinh City, the capital city of one of Vietnam's poorest provinces, is getting help from the Township of Langley under an international economic development program.