Vietnamese students won 4 gold and 1 silver medal at the 48th International Physics Olympiad this year. Nguyen The Quynh, a 12th grader from Vo Nguyen Giap Gifted High School in Quang Binh province won a gold medal for the second time.
Hanoi launched a large-scale environmental sanitation campaign across all localities on August 12, aimed at killing mosquitoes and mosquito larvae, while strengthening the spraying of chemicals and facilitating propaganda work against the spread of dengue fever in the capital city.
PSNews - According to Dr. Duong Minh Hue, a member of the Party History Institute under the Ho Chi Minh National Political Academy, the Thanh La uprising pervaded the whole country, contributing significantly to the General Uprising and Revolution in August 1945.
The General Supervision Centre will be established by the end of this year to connect with and manage present camera systems.
Many roads and pavements in HCM City have again been encroached by illegal parking areas and street vendors after city authorities halted their campaign to clear the pavements four months ago.
On Tuesday 15 August, the Australian Embassy in Ha Noi will open applications for the Australian Government’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) grant round 2017-2018, for projects in northern Vietnam which covers provinces north of, and including, Thua Thien Hue province.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a Grant Agreement with the Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam on August 10th in Hanoi to provide grant aid of up to 1.844 billion yen for the Project for Emergency Reservoir Operation and Effective Flood Management Using Water related Disaster Management Information System.
PSNews- The latest report from the Provincial People’s Committee of Yen Bai, by August 9, the floods in Mu Cang Chai had caused 6 deaths, 8 other missing and injured 9 other people, ruined 61 houses and left 60 families with 342 residents homeless.
PSNews - 470,000 people have received free health examinations and medicines while 460,000 others have been provided with free medical consultancies in the first 6 months of 2017, according to the Vietnam Red Cross Society's Central Committee.
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has asked concerned organisations to investigate two consecutive breakdowns in which a train was derailed twice at Yen Vien Railway Station on the Ha Noi-Lao Cai railway route last Sunday and Monday.
A group of vigilantes chased the man down when they spotted him driving the stolen vehicle.
PSNews-Up to now, the total damages caused floods in Mu Cang Chai district is valued at about VND 290 billion, including VND 80 billion of people’s assets.
The Party Central Committee’s Office on August 8 raised 421 million VND (18,519 USD) to support locals in northern mountainous localities that have been hit by torrential rains and floods.
Recent heavy rains and flash floods have taken the lives of 26 people and left 15 others missing and 27 injured in the northern mountainous provinces.
PSNews - Only one month has been left before the new academic year starts, but people in Mu Cang Chai are still facing numerous consequences of the recent flash floods.
PSNews-As many as 9,000 dengue patients currently hospitalized and the increased number of new cases in the past two weeks show that the situation of dengue remains complex in Hanoi.
PSNews-Viet Nam will hold lighting activities at landmarks or projects symbolizing member countries of ASEAN on the evening of August 8 in five major Vietnamese cities, namely Hai Phong, Hanoi, Da Nang, Can Tho and Ho Chi Minh City.
Vu Thi Lan had worked for 10 years at an electronic assembly factory in the Quang Minh Industrial Zone (IZ) when she received her pink slip in mid-April.
Early season flooding and heavy rainfall have severely damaged thousands of hectares of rice fields in the Mekong Delta province of Long An.
A special relief committee organized by authorities of Son La Province has collected US$25,700 (VND597 million) from donors across the country for relief from the effects of recent flooding.