Border guards in the northern province of Son La arrested two Lao nationals suspected of trafficking 18,000 pills of synthetic drugs and two bricks of heroin.
PSNews - Under Decision 235 / QD-TTg of the Prime Minister Hanoi has been implemented effectively the blood donation program since 2008 in Hanoi. During the years, the volume of voluntary blood increased gradually every year.
The construction of a solar power plant with a capacity of 50 MW kicked off in Phuoc Dinh commune of Thuan Nam district, the south central province of Ninh Thuan, on March 31.
The United Nations has assessed that Vietnam is one of the countries with impressive gender equality achievements.
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong and Sandra Oudkirk, Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Bureau of Energy Resources of the US co-chaired the first Vietnam-US Energy Security Dialogue in Hanoi on March 30.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on March 30 announced the children-friendly city initiative for the 2017-2021 period to help Ho Chi Minh City build itself into a children-friendly city.
The third Bua Liem Vang (Golden Hammer & Sickle) Press Awards will receive entries appeared in print or e-newspapers, or on radio or TV programmes between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018, the contest’s organising board announced at a press conference in Hanoi on March 29.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Germany on March 29 received antiques which Berlin police seized from an unidentified Vietnamese entrepreneur in late 2016.
The Government asked the Ministry of Education and Training to take measures to solve cases related to teacher redundancy and teacher recruitment in some localities at a meeting between the Government’s working group and the ministry on March 28.
More than 200 members of emergency medical teams from 10 ASEAN countries and Japan joined a regional collaboration drill under the ASEAN Regional Capacity on Disaster Health Management (ARCH) project in Danang city since March 26 to 28.
Pearson, the creator of the Pearson Test of English Academic, has opened two new test centres in Vietnam in co-operation with EMG Education, providing Vietnamese students with more choice and access to the English language tests required to study internationally or pursue further studies within Vietnam.
The Mekong Agritech Accelerator (MATCh) announced that 23 startups have been invited join its 2018 program. The cohort includes 13 startups from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Viet Nam, as well 10 international firms proposing agritech solutions for these markets.
Vietnam saved 485,000 kWh of electricity, equivalent to 834 million VND (36,612 USD), during the Earth Hour from 8:30pm-9:30pm of March 24, according to the National Load Dispatch Centre.
PSNews - Climate change and the development in the Mekong basin are posing great challenges. Upstream hydropower dams have badly affected the river ecosystem and livelihoods of tens of millions of people in Vietnam’s Mekong basin. In fact, lower reaches of the Mekong are facing unprecedented risks.
Danny Nguyen and his wife have their loyal Alaskan Xuka and husky Siu to thank for their lives. The couple was sleeping in their apartment on the first floor of the Carina Plaza last Friday when the building went up in flames, sending thick black smoke upwards.
It takes nearly seven hours to travel from Muong Lay District to the Muong Nhe District Medical Station, where doctor Nguyen Van Hieu examines and treats local children and other residents.
PSNews - A social charitable mission of the People's Police University led by its Director, Major General, Professor. Dr., People’s Teacher Trinh Van Thanh presented 460 packs of gifts with a total value of 300 million VND to needy families and beneficiary families in Khanh Hoa, Phu Yen, Quang Nam province during their charitable trip from March 19 to 21.
PSNews - Writer Nguyen Nhat Anh has set a new record in best sellers with his 10 books, including 2 most famous novels "Toi thay hoa vang tren co xanh" (I see yellow flowers on the green grass) and "Cho toi xin mot ve di tuoi tho" (Ticket to childhood).
Australian media outlets have run several articles on former Vietnamese Prime Minister Phan Van Khai after he passed away on March 17.
PSNews - After 20 years of building and development, Bac Ninh today witnesses great changes with high growth rate and capital investment, while still attaching to its traditional culture.