Around 52 students at a primary and secondary boarding school in northern Lao Cai Province were hospitalized on Wednesday, September 20, due to food poisoning, police said.
The 14th annual Southeast Asia Red Cross Red Crescent Leadership Meeting kicked off in Hanoi on September 21.
The trade ministers of Japan and Vietnam earlier this month reaffirmed their commitment to work collaboratively to help the emerging Southeast Asian country elevate its industrial competitiveness at the international level.
PSNews-The World Bank and the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) launched a campaign on September 20 to promote the deployment of renewable energy in the country, with the installation of five solar measurement stations across the country.
Hanoi Pride 2017, the country’s most anticipated event for the LGBTQ community, opened on September 18 and runs until September 24 with a series of exhibitions, discussions, film screenings, a bike rally and walking march.
PSNews – The Chinese EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) contractor for the Cat Linh- Ha Dong railway said that the construction of the first Hanoi urban railway line is stagnating due to financial difficulties.
PSNews –Experts at a recent conference on gastroenterology and hepatology revealed that about 70% of Vietnam's population is infected with the HP (Helicobacter pylori) bacteria, which is considered to be the main cause of inflammation and peptic ulcer and can lead to stomach cancer.
PSNews - The first prize is a trip to Singapore visiting some Swedish companies’ regional headquarters. Runner ups will win internships at Swedish companies in Vietnam.
The State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) will audit urban railway projects which are underway in Hanoi and HCMC.
Several local experts have expressed their concerns over ambitious high-rise development plans for Hanoi Station and the surrounding area.
PSNews- Typhoon Doksuri (storm no.10) making a landfall to several Central provinces on September 15 has caused a huge human and material loss, according to report by the Steering Committee for National Disaster Prevention and Control.
PSNews-The Ministry of Defense held the ground-breaking ceremony on September 16 for a project to build infrastructure and dioxin pre-treatment facilities of dioxin at Bien Hoa airport.
The National Assembly Standing Committee (NASC) has turned down a Ministry of Finance (MoF) proposal to almost triple the environmental protection tax on oil and gas consumption, citing potential harm to consumers.
The Red Cross launched a commission to support its humanitarian movements and charity activities on September 15.
Doksuri, the 10th storm arising in the East Sea so far this year, is forecast to move towards central Laos and weaken to a low pressure in the next six hours, according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF).
PSNews - The Criminal Investigation Department (C45) on September 11 in collaboration the Police Department for High-Tech Crime Prevention (C50) under the Ministry of Public Security and other specialized units raided 14 places in Ho Chi Minh City and arrested 7 suspects in a large illegal gambling ring.
The national weather forecasting centre upgraded the Typhoon Doksuri barreling toward Vietnam from level 11 to 12 (of 18), with winds at its eye expected to reach 150km per hour.
Tet Shoeboxes Project, a Hanoi-based charitable project, is hosting a special fundraising event – Share the Light – on September 16 at The Grove Garden Bar in Tay Ho district.
A district in HCM City has stepped up its efforts to respond to residents’ complaints within five seconds via a newly-launched mobile application.
Up to 21,000 people participated in a blood donation campaign jointly by the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion and Samsung Vietnam.