The Programme of Connecting Vietnam Innovation Network 2018, which gathered hundreds of talented Vietnamese in the fields of science and technology, was launched in Hanoi on August 19.
President Tran Dai Quang has urged Vietnamese scientists and experts worldwide to take an active part in transferring technologies, training high-quality personnel and other activities serving scientific-technological and socio-economic development at home.
At least seven have died or gone missing due to flooding as an impact of storm Bebinca, which landed in Vietnam on late August 16, according to initial reports from Son La, Nghe An and Thanh Hoa provinces.
A conference under the topic of “Tertiary education: standardisation and international integration” was held by the National Assembly’s Committee for Culture, Education, Youth, Adolescents, and Children and the Vietnam National University’s Ho Chi Minh City branch in Hanoi on August 17.
At 9am on August 17, the polyclinic in the northern province of Ha Nam admitted 25 workers who had reported suffering from the symptoms of food poisoning such as bellyache, headache, dizziness, nausea and diarrhea.
Typhoon Bebinca’s path through the northwestern region has brought heavy downpours to the mountainous districts of Nghe An province, causing historic levels of flooding.
PSNews – The Vietnam’s Government has just issued a resolution, deciding to waive tuition fees for 5-year-old children, students at public junior high schools, and provide supports for students of the same grades at non-public schools nationwide.
More than 600,000 people from the army, militia and military reserve are ready to be mobilised to respond to storm Bebinca, forecast to hit the mainland of Vietnam on the night of August 16.
PSNews–The British Council in Vietnam and the Department of Education and Training of Hanoi on August 15 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on education cooperation.
Northern coastal provinces are bracing for storm Bebinca, the fourth to hit the East Sea this year, as the storm is forecast to land in the northern coastline from the Hai Phong city to Nghe An province.
The People’s Court of the southwestern province of Tay Ninh sentenced two people to life imprisonment for trafficking over 2.9 kg of Methamphetamine from Cambodia to Vietnam at their first instance trial on August 14.
The Military Regional English Language Schools (RELS) Conference, held by Vietnam’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) and the Australian Department of Defence, opened in Hanoi on August 14.
Enhancing safety and capacity are the top priorities for the railway sector as it receives a much-needed package of 7 trillion VND (around 308 million USD) from the State budget.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently approved a project to develop sustainable and smart cities for 2018-2025 with a vision to 2030.
PSNews – Recently, Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Van Cong had a meeting with leaders of Quang Ninh province on the progress of the project of Hai Phong – Ha Long expressway.
PSNews – The Ho Chi Minh City authorities held a conference on August 11 to announce the Government’s Resolution No.80/2018 on the city’s adjusted land-use master plan to 2020 and the land-use plan in last phase of the period 2016-2020.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong on August 13 urged all cities and provinces in the south-central coastal region to accelerate action programmes to implement the Law on Fisheries and address the “yellow card” warning of the EC on Vietnamese seafood over illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
The programme to raise funds for the benefit of flood victims through sending SMS has received 21,490 responses, each with a value of 20,000 VND (0.9 USD), according to the Vietnam Red Cross Association.
The water levels in the Mekong River’s upstream are increasing, the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting said on August 11.
The Tay Ninh Power Company has splashed out 175 billion VND (7.7 million USD) on the upgrade and repair of 45 electricity grid works in key economic zones, as well as rural and border areas.