EU Climate Diplomacy fair in Hanoi

18/10/2017 15:16

PSNews – The organizers of the fair hoped to send a message and raise the public awareness on the urgent need addressing climate change.

More than 94,000 Vietnamese die from cancer every year

17/10/2017 09:44

PSNews – Associate Professor, Dr. Tran Van Thuan, Director of the K Hospital (specializing in treating cancers) spoke at a ceremony in response to the World Hospice and Palliative Care Day that Vietnam has rapidly increased new cases of cancers from 68,000 cases in 2000 to 126,000 cases in 2010. It is predicted to surpass 189,000 cases by 2020.

UN commits to supporting Vietnam in peacekeeping activities

15/10/2017 10:50

Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh had meeting with UN Deputy Secretary General and Head of the Department of Peacekeeping Operation (DPKO) Jean-Pierre Lacroix and Director of the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) Agnes Marcaillou in New York, on October 13.

Natural disasters cause 300 deaths and loss of 1.3 billion USD annually

14/10/2017 21:23

PSNews - Natural disasters cause more than 300 deaths and economic losses of 1.3 billion USD (equivalent to 1 to 1.5 percent of GDP) per year to the country, according to the General Department of Disaster Prevention and Control under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Winners of press awards on poverty reduction honored

14/10/2017 12:09

PSNews – The Ministry of Information and Communications in collaboration with the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs to organize a ceremony to honor the winners of the First Press Award on Poverty Reduction of period 2016 – 2020, on October 12. 

HCM City raises fund for flood-hit people in north, central

13/10/2017 20:37

The Ho Chi Minh City Red Cross Society plans to deliver more than VND1 billion (US$44,000) raised by its chapters at all levels for flood-hit residents in the northern provinces Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Son La, and Hoa Binh October 13.

Vietnam News Agency reporter swept away in Yen Bai floods

12/10/2017 14:36

Torrential rains brought by a tropical low pressure system on October 10 and 11 triggered floods in the northern province of Yen Bai, which caused 20 people dead and missing, including a Vietnam News Agency reporter.

Vietnam Railway about to sell trains tickets for Tet

12/10/2017 11:20

PSNews – Organizations and individuals were able to purchase train tickets for the upcoming Lunar New Year Festival (Tet) from October 15th at the Vietnam Railway website www.dsvn.vn or at railway stations, ticket offices and ticket agents of the Vietnam Railway.

Hanoi to decorate 26 railway arches with murals

12/10/2017 10:06

PSNews - The Ministry of Transport has approved the Hanoi People's Committee's proposal to paint murals on 26 railway arches without changing the shape and size or affecting the railways' structure.  

Five Star Group organizes Full Moon Festival for poor children

12/10/2017 09:21

PSNews – Five Star Group in coordination with the local authorities of communes of Phuoc Ly (Can Giuoc district), Long Trach and Long Khe (Can Duoc district) of Long An province presented many gifts to poor students with high academic records on the occasion of the Mid-autumn Festival.