Hanoi authorities have ordered a comprehensive inspection on the use and management of protection forest in Minh Phu and Minh Tri communes in Soc Son district to tackle long-standing violations.
PSNews - The Swedish Embassy, UNDP, UN Women, civil society organisations, business community and local media are cooperating with Wikimedia to highlight achievements of women from Vietnam on the occasion of the National Women’s Day (20 October).
As many as 28 Vietnamese young leaders will embark on a 52-day voyage with their regional peers with the Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Programme (SSEAYP) from October 23 to December 13.
The Hanoi high-level People’s Court on October 18 upheld the imprisonment sentence for a defendant found guilty of “trying to overthrow the people’s administration” at a first-instance trial two months ago.
A primary school built with funds from Azerbaijan’s Heydar Aliyev Foundation has been inaugurated in Giap Trung commune in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang.
Child patients will be given priority in kidney transplants when there is a brain-dead or non-heart-beating donor under a new agreement on organ transplantation between three major hospitals in HCM City.
Six fishermen that were left injured and one tragically died in a fishing vessel explosion on October 17 in An Hai commune, Ly Son island in the central coastal province of Quang Ngai have overcome critical conditions after being hospitalized at Da Nang Hospital.
A ceremony marking the Day for the Poor in Vietnam 2018 was broadcast live on Vietnam Television’s VTV1 on October 17.
Police in Bach Thong district, the northern province of Bac Kan, on October 16 arrested three men who smuggled 198 bricks of heroin from Laos into Vietnam. The drug was believed to be forwarded to China.
PSNews - The National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC) in collaboration with the Thua Thien Hue Provincial People's Committee held the Traffic Safety Festival 2018 for the North Central Region on October 16.
Latest Human Development and Multidimensional Poverty data shows Viet Nam’s continued progress and suggests key challenges in reducing disparities; gender gaps; and carbon dioxide emission.
A ceremony was held in Hanoi on October 16 to mark the 38th World Food Day and 40 years of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)’s presence in Vietnam.
Vietnam expects to welcome its 15 millionth foreign visitor of 2018 in Ha Long City, the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh, in late November or early December.
The Australian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City organised the Women in Vietnam Conference in the city on October 16 as an activity to mark the Vietnamese Women’s Day (October 20).
PSNews - The Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) in collaboration with Japan’s International University of Health and Welfare on October 14 held the inauguration ceremony of the Vietnam - Japan health examination center, with the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh.
Police of the central province of Quang Binh recently seized 308.6kg of crystal meth, the largest single amount confiscated in the province so far.
The southwestern province of Tay Ninh and five Cambodian provinces of Tbong Khmum, Kampong Cham, Siem Reap, Banteay Meanchey and Oddar Meanchey will enhance cooperation in the search for remains of Vietnamese volunteers who died on battlefields in Cambodia during wartime.
More than 22,440 Vietnamese youths studied in the US in the 2016-2017 academic year, a rise of 4.8 percent year-on-year, according to the US Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City.
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced Vietnam has eliminated lymphatic filariasis (LF) as a public health problem. Globally, only a handful of countries with endemic LF have achieved this status.
The National Target Programme on New-style Rural Area Building for 2018 has achieved its set targets three months earlier than planned, said Nguyen Minh Tien, head of the programme’s Central Coordination Office.