Donors support sustainable infrastructure financing for Vietnam

24/04/2019 11:23

PSNews - Ambassadors from four countries on April 23 jointly introduced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of InfraCo Asia, Mr Allard Nooy, to senior government representatives from the Ministries of Finance, Planning and Investment, Trade and Industry and Transport. InfraCo Asia is a company of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG).

Free tests and X-rays to be offered yearly

25/04/2019 22:27

The Ministry of Health plans to provide free biochemical tests and X-rays once every year, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said during a visit to Tan Quy ward health station in Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Phu district on April 23.

Vietnam supports Doan Thi Huong to return home after release

25/04/2019 20:27

Vietnam’s Foreign Ministry has coordinated with relevant agencies, the Vietnam Bar Federation, and the Embassy of Vietnam in Malaysia to implement all necessary citizen protection procedures for Doan Thi Huong to return home right after she is released.

Arms trafficker detained in HCM City

24/04/2019 19:11

Border guards in Ho Chi Minh City have arrested a man suspected of illegally transporting guns and ammunition from another country to Vietnam through the city port.

Tu Duc Tomb introduced globally on Google Arts & Culture Platform

23/04/2019 21:14

The tomb of King Tu Duc of the Nguyen Dynasty in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue has been digitally recorded on the Google Arts & Culture Platform to be promoted worldwide, making it the first heritage of Vietnam to be added to Google’s collection.

Hanoi officials pay tribute to Lenin on his birthday

23/04/2019 16:40

A delegation of the Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, and Fatherland Front Committee of Hanoi on April 22 laid wreaths at Vladimir Ilyich Lenin’s statue in Lenin Park, on the occasion of his 149th birthday (April 22, 1870).

Work on 154 Red Cross houses begins in Hanoi

22/04/2019 20:52

Construction of 154 Red Cross houses for disadvantaged households and families of people who contributed to the country’s revolutionary cause in Hanoi’s Ung Hoa district began with an opening ceremony on April 21.

French cultural week opens in An Giang

21/04/2019 15:02

A French cultural week is being held in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang from April 19-24 by An Giang University, the French Embassy in Vietnam and the provincial People’s Committee.

Violations in State Steel Corporation uncovered

20/04/2019 20:31

 Mai Van Tinh, former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Vietnam Steel Corporation (VNSTEEl) and Dau Van Hung, former General Director of VNSTEEL were detained by for investigations into their alleged legal violations in the second phase of the production expansion project of Thai Nguyen Steel and Iron Corporation (Tisco).

Information drives held to raise local people’s awareness on illegal migration

20/04/2019 20:00

PSNews – The Department of Immigration of the Ministry of Public Security in collaboration with the Immigration Division of the Quang Binh Provincial Police Department, the Australia Embassy in Vietnam and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Vietnam have held dialogues and public information drives in Quang Binh province on safe migration and prevention of human trafficking and illegal migration.

New partnership on disabilities assistance

20/04/2019 15:14

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Office of the Standing Board for the National Committee on the Settlement of Post-War Unexploded Ordnance and Toxic Chemical Consequences (Office 701) on April 20 signed a memorandum of intent that will improve the quality of life for persons with disabilities in seven targeted Vietnamese provinces - Quang Tri, Hue, Quang Nam, Binh Dinh, Dong Nai, Binh Phuoc, and Tay Ninh. 

US and Vietnam launch Dioxin remediation project at largest hotspot in Vietnam

20/04/2019 15:10

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Vietnam’s Air Defense Airforce Command (ADAFC) on April 20 launched the dioxin remediation project at Bien Hoa Airbase, the largest remaining hotspot of dioxin contamination in Vietnam. The project will remediate high-risk areas over an estimated ten-year period using treatment and isolation methods similar to those used at Danang Airport.