Vietnam still in need of tissue, organ donation

14/07/2018 20:11

The number of people registered for tissue and organ donation has remained very small and fails to meet the nation’s demand for organ transplants, said Nguyen Hoang Phuc, Deputy Director of the National Coordinating Centre for Human Organ Transplantation.

Foreign tourists help clean Mui Ne beach

13/07/2018 22:20

A foreign tourist group called Keep Mui Ne Nice joined staff from local tourism facilities, organisations, and youngsters in Phan Thiet city in the south-central province of Binh Thuan to collect rubbish along Mui Ne beach on July 12.

Lam Dong announces plan to double size of Bao Loc city

12/07/2018 21:26

The People’s Committee of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has made plans to more than double Bao Loc city’s territory so that it can become a primary driver of economic development in the region.

Quang Nam Red Cross raises funds for social security

12/07/2018 20:47

The Red Cross Society (RCS) chapters in the central province of Quang Nam have raised over 101.6 billion VND (4.51 million USD) from the public since early this year to implement humanitarian programmes, contributing to ensuring social security in the locality.

Nearly 1000 human trafficking victims returned home

12/07/2018 12:02

PSNews – Nearly 1000 human trafficking victims have been returned home since 2016 by Vietnamese authorities, according to the Department for Social Evils Prevention under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Dung Quat shipwreck excavation permit approved

12/07/2018 11:16

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism have given permission to the Vietnam National Museum of History to excavate an old shipwreck recently discovered in Dung Quat Economic Zone in the central province of Quang Ngai.

Vietnam ranks 45th in Global Innovation Index

11/07/2018 22:21

Vietnam ranks 45th out of 126 economies in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2018, up 14 places compared to 2016, according to the GII report announced by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) on July 10.

Former Mobifone chairman arrested over AVG deal

11/07/2018 21:19

Mobile carrier Mobifone’s former chairman Le Nam Tra has been arrested for his alleged wrongdoing in a deal that saw the state-owned telecoms company acquire 95% of the pay TV service AVG.