A bomb clearance and disposal team of Peace Trees Vietnam on October 17 has successfully defused 27 artillery shells left from the war in Huong Hoa district, Quang Tri province.
PSNews – The organizers of the fair hoped to send a message and raise the public awareness on the urgent need addressing climate change.
PSNews – Dong Nai province has asked the Ministry of Transport to reduce fees at the Bien Hoa BOT toll station for hundreds of cars transporting workers, students and inner-city buses.
PSNews - Hanoi on October 16 has experienced the first cold spell accompanied by light drizzle, dropping the temperature to below 23 degrees Celsius.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
According to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, as many as 77 people in the Northern and Central provinces were reported dead or missing due to widespread flooding caused by torrential rains.
Some 400 delegates from 20 countries and territories will attend the 21st Annual Conference of the Asian Science Park Association (ASPA) scheduled for October 19-21 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Violations of construction regulations have been increasing in HCM City despite sanctions imposed by the city, according to the city’s Department of Construction’s inspection division.
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.
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.
PSNews - The training course to improve leadership and management skills for female leaders of Vietnam ministries and agencies in 2017 was organized in Da Nang on October 9 by the Ministry of Home Affair.
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.
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.
PSNews - With this concept, good doctors will help local medical stations improve the quality of healthcare so that people do not have to go far to reach quality medical services.
A tropical depression brought heavy rain to Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, and Ha Tinh Provinces on October 10, adversely affecting local lives as many streets in Thanh Hoa and Vinh Cities were flooded.
PSNews - A seminar on cyber security law was co-organized by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), Vietnam Association for Information Processing and Vietnam Information Security Association on October 9 in Hanoi.