Hanoi to end use of deadly stoves

10/02/2018 19:10

Hanoi plans to stop the use of beehive-shaped coal bricks by 2020 as part of measures to improve air quality and living conditions, according to the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

Vietnam, Australia sign agreement to lauch Aus4Transport

09/02/2018 18:00

The Vietnamese Ministry of Transport and the Australian Government on February 9th signed an agreement to launch Aus4Transport, a new US$24 million program to support the development of transport projects in Vietnam. 

Charitable mission of CAND Newspaper supports people in

08/02/2018 15:54

PSNews – Needy people in Cam Thanh commune, Hoi An, Quang Nam will probably have a a happier traditional Lunar New Year Festival (Tet) as they have received meaningful gifts and care from a charitable mission of the Public Security (CAND) Newspaper. 

4% of Vietnamese have hepatitis C: workshop

03/02/2018 14:41

About 4% of Vietnam’s population get infected with hepatitis C but they are not aware of the infection, thus increasing the risk of the virus spread among the community, heard a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on February 1.

“Make a safe city for women and girls” kicks off

02/02/2018 20:11

PSNews - ActionAid Vietnam reported that in 2016, 63.4% women and girls feel anxious about the risks of danger in public places. Furthermore, women and girls normally keep silent when they are abused and harassed; meanwhile almost all men and witnesses take no action when observing it.

ADB, CEIL facilitate clean waste-to-energy in viet nam

02/02/2018 17:08

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on  February 2 signed a $100 million loan facility agreement with China Everbright International Limited (CEIL) to help a series of municipal waste-to-energy (WTE) plants in primary and secondary cities in the Mekong Delta. 

Ministers endorse new environment agenda for the greater Mekong Subregion

01/02/2018 19:44

Environment ministers from the six countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) endorsed a 5-year environment agenda that includes more than $540 million worth of priority projects to spur green investments and increase environmental cooperation to help the subregion achieve sustainable growth.

Sex rate at birth set to slowly grow in 2018

31/01/2018 20:20

Vietnam expects to have a sex rate at birth of 112.8 boys per 100 girls and an average population of 94.7 million in 2018, heard a conference held by the General Office for Population - Family Planning in Hanoi on January 30. 

Phu Quoc Airport set to expand

31/01/2018 15:04

The number of passengers arriving at Phu Quoc International Airport in the past year has passed the three million mark, exceeding design capacity by 400,000.

Mau Son mountain covered with ice and snow

31/01/2018 14:47

PSNews - Ice and snow covered Mau Son mountain in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son early this morning (January 31) as the outdoor temperature plunged to 0 degrees Celsius.