PSNews- Nearly 70 youths from across the country on May 20 departed from Cam Ranh international port in Khanh Hoa province for the DK1 rig-houses and the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago as part of the "Youth Journey for National Sea and Islands" program.
PSNews – The Hanoi Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has just issued Official Dispatch No. 1537 / SNN-CCTS on prohibiting the production and trading of invasive alien species in Hanoi city.
The People’s Committee of central Quang Ngai province has sought 233 billion VND (10 million USD) from the Government for undertaking urgent works to prevent coastal erosion.
Vietnam will be represented by three students at the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship 2019 (MOSWC), slated to take place in the US on July 28.
The People’s Court of the central province of Binh Thuan on May 21 handed down sentences ranging from 11-17 years to two defendants involved in disturbances of social order in Phan Ri Thanh commune, Bac Binh district.
Physical and economic connectivity, market linkages, and labor market mobility are among the top drivers distinguishing best-performing ethnic groups from the rest, according to a new study titled “Drivers of Socio-Economic Development Among Ethnic Minority Groups in Vietnam” released by the World Bank on May 21.
As many as 17 Lao nationals living in Dak Glei district of the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum were granted Vietnamese citizenship certificates during a ceremony on May 21.
PSNews - On May 16, British billionaire Joe Lewis, owner of the famous football team Tottenham Hotspur visited Halong Bay on his 150 million-USD super-yacht Aviva.
PSNews - The Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VNDMA) in association with the United Nation Development Program (UNDP) and Quang Nam People's Committee yesterday announced results of the Competition “School Ambassador in Disaster Prevention and Climate Change Adaptation” 2019 at Nguyen Binh Khiem Secondary School, Hoi An city of Quang Nam province.
PSNews - A fisherman in Phu Yen province caught a 367kg bluefin tuna. This fish has just been confirmed as the biggest bluefin tuna ever caught in Vietnam’s Truong Sa waters.
PSNews – Vam Cong Bridge, which links up Mekong Delta provinces and facilitates the traffic between the Mekong Delta and Ho Chi Minh City, has been officially open to traffic.
PSNews - The ring road section linking Hoa Phuoc with Hoa Khuong communes in Danang’s Hoa Vang District officially opened to traffic on May 19, creating a smooth connection between the city's South and East parts.
Border guards of the northwestern mountainous province of Dien Bien and Lao competent forces on May 18 arrested two Lao men for smuggling 120,000 meth pills.
The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s chapter in Ho Chi Minh City held a ceremony to mark Lord Buddha’s 2563rd birthday at the Vietnam Quoc Tu Pagoda on May 19.
Authorities of Russia’s Saint-Petersburg city, which set up the relationship with Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City, have joined hands with Vietnamese associations to organise a range of activities to celebrate the Vietnam-Russia and Russia-Vietnam Year in 2019 and 2020.
Thailand’s Lampang Rajabhat University has published a book on President Ho Chi Minh in Vietnamese and Thai languages, praising the late leader’s morals and vision.
Senior mission leadership, host nation and partner nation participants attended the closing ceremony of the sixth Pacific Partnership 2019 mission stop in Vietnam at April First Square, May 17.
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan visited Supreme Patriarch of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue at Hanoi’s Vien Minh pagoda on May 15 on the occasion of Lord Buddha’s 2,563rd birthday.
A campaign to encourage the community to practice swimming for drowning prevention will be launched on May 19 at the culture, information and sports centre of Hanoi’s Long Bien district, according to the organising board.
PSNews – The Hanoi Youth Union and Students’ Association on May 11 kicked off the 2019 Student Festival with the participation of nearly 2,000 students from 60 universities, colleges and academies in the capital.