Vietnamese youths departs for national sea-island program

22/05/2019 14:35

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.

Hanoi strictly bans crawfish production and trading

23/05/2019 20:25

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.

Binh Thuan: two jailed for destruction of assets

22/05/2019 09:17

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.

New WB study sheds light on drivers of VN's socio-economic development

21/05/2019 20:53

 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.

Lao nationals gain Vietnamese citizenship

21/05/2019 19:49

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.

Winners announced for school ambassador in disaster prevention competition

21/05/2019 09:27

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.

Bluefin tuna caught in Truong Sa set record

20/05/2019 18:30

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.

Vam Cong Bridge open to traffic

20/05/2019 17:25

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.

Danang city opens South-East ring road section

20/05/2019 14:50

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.

President Ho Chi Minh’s spiritual heritage highlighted in Russia

18/05/2019 20:25

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. 

PP19 Concludes Vietnam Mission Stop

17/05/2019 21:06

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.

Top legislator visits 103-year-old Buddhist patriarch

15/05/2019 22:10

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.

Swimming campaign to be launched to prevent drowning

15/05/2019 21:07

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.

Hanoi Student Festival 2019 kicks off

15/05/2019 12:44

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.