The Vietnamese Embassy in the Philippines has repatriated the body of a Vietnamese sailor who died of illness after being rescued from militant group Abu Sayyaf, according to the Consular Department under the Foreign Ministry.
PSNews – The Embassy of Japan in Vietnam signed an aid agreement on December 1 to fund the construction of a model kitchen in Hoang Van Thu primary school, Lang Son province and 7 other projects within the framework of a non-refundable aid package from the Government of Japan.
The Prime Minister has recently ratified a project to support gender equality in largely ethnic minority areas from 2018-2025.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to provide 1 trillion VND (44 million USD) for localities affected by typhoon Damrey that hit south central provinces early this month.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has issued a direction asking for prompt investigations into recent cases of child abuse and murder exposed by local media means.
PSNews - The Vietnamese Embassy in the Philippines together with Philippine functional agencies on November 29 held a ceremony to send back five Vietnamese fishermen and fishing vessel No. PY-96173-TS registered by Phu Yen province to Vietnam from Sual Port, Pangasinan Province.
The nation’s population policy must be integrated with other socio-economic factors including national defence and security to ensure rapid and sustainable development, experts said at a meeting in Hanoi on November 29.
PSNews - Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee and head of the delegation of Hanoi’s National Assembly deputies, Hoang Trung Hai met and worked with voters in Long Bien district on November 28.
PSNews – 2017 has marked 20 years since the Internet first came to Vietnam. By now, the number of Internet users in Vietnam has reached 54% of the population. Although the internet has brought about many benefits, there are still several issues related to the use of the internet, particularly in sharing information on social networks.
PSNews - Former Vice President Truong My Hoa on November 27 attended a ceremony in Tuy Hoa city (Phu Yen) and presented 50 scholarships from the Vu A Dinh Scholarship Fund and 90 scholarships from the “For beloved Hoang Sa-Truong Sa” Club to Phu Yen students.
The preservation and promotion of water cultural values in the Mekong Delta have become more urgent than ever before under the impacts of the fourth industrial revolution and international integration as well as the global climate change, heard a workshop in Can Tho city on November 28.
A Hanoi railway project's cost has fallen by VND5.8trn (USD256m) after a review proved that estimates for many projects weren’t accurate.
PSNews – The Can Tho Municipal People’s Committee on November 27 organized a conference to review the 10-year implementation of Directive No.03-CT/TU of the Municipal Party Committee’s Standing Commission on promoting the movement “All people protecting national security” in the new period.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) co-organized a final workshop on November 28 to share the results of the Low Carbon Technology Assessment.
PSNews – The Phu Tho Provincial Transport Department on November 26 held a groundbreaking ceremony for intersection IC11 on Noi Bai-Lao Cai Highway at Vo Tranh commune, Ha Hoa district.
Following the devastating impact of Typhoon Damrey in Viet Nam, the United Nations (UN) has approved an additional allocation of US$ 4.21 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to provide life-saving assistance to 150,000 people, including 46,973 children, in six affected provinces.
We would never just let our children loose in a city. In effect, the same principle should apply for the internet. Even if the internet is a digital world, it is made up of and populated by real people.
Ho Chi Minh City is set to pilot the rental of state-owned cars in a bid to offset their overall cost to the state budget.
PSNews – All 12 students of the Vietnamese team won medals at the 14th International and Science Olympiad 2017 (IMSO).
PSNews - Ho Chi Minh City put into operation its first-ever river bus route on November 25, hoping to ease road traffic loads.