First child patient in Vietnam receives kidney from brain-dead donor

25/12/2018 16:25

Vietnamese doctors have successfully transplanted 6 organs from 1 donor to 4 patients for the first time, including a kidney transplant on a 15-year-old boy with kidney failure at Pediatrics Hospital No2 in HCM City, the country’s first organ transplant on a child using a donated kidney from a brain-dead adult.

Drastic actions needed to handle illegal oversea education consultancy in Vietnam

25/12/2018 11:09

PSNews – Vietnam is a lucrative market for oversea education consultant firm. In fact, many education consultant firms use different methods to approach potential customers. They sometimes reach rich local families, give them false information and persuade the parents to send their children to other countries, even though their children still have not met the admission requirements of international universities. 

HCM City reviews foreign activities in 2018

24/12/2018 22:06

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of External Relations convened a conference on December 24 to review its performance in 2018 and chalk out tasks for the next year.

No Vietnamese victims reported in Indonesia tsunami: embassy

23/12/2018 21:37

No Vietnamese has been reported dead or missing in a volcano tsunami that hit Sunda Strait, Anyer Beach and South Lampung of Indonesia’s Banten and Lampung provinces as of December 23 morning, according to the Embassy of Vietnam in Indonesia.

Hanoi celebrates Christmas 2018

23/12/2018 16:03

Christmas is just around the corner and a festive spirit fills the air. Streets, parks, recreation centers and shopping malls have been beautifully decorated with Christmas trees and figures of Santa Claus, and are getting more crowded with people. Everything looks ready for Christmas.

Prime Minister: Football inspires patriotism, national pride

22/12/2018 22:47

Football has inspired patriotism and national pride, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on December 21 when hosting the national football team and head coach Park Hang-seo who have just won the trophy of the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup 2018.

Weather forecasting capacity needs to be improved further

22/12/2018 11:10

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong asked the General Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control to continue improving its forecast and coordination capacity to minimize damage caused by natural disasters in 2019.

Domestic petrol prices continue to drop

21/12/2018 19:28

The price of E5 bio-petrol has dropped slightly by 394 VND per litre, while that of RON95 fell by 318 VND per litre following an announcement of petrol price adjustments released by the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Industry and Trade on December 21.

Vinh Hai coastline faces serious erosion

21/12/2018 19:20

PSNews - Due to the torrential rains, high flood tides and large waves during the mid-December, the coastline area of Vinh Hai Commune, Phu Loc District, Thua Thien Hue Province is suffering severe erosions at several locations of the local coastline with more than 3.3 kilometers in total. 

Da Lat to be developed into smart city

21/12/2018 09:49

The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong plans to build Da Lat into a smart city, and is currently seeking the Government’s assistance in the work.

Non-governmental organisations active in social welfare

20/12/2018 16:20

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have been very active in social welfare projects across Vietnam, said Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Tan Dung at a conference in Hanoi on December 19 to promote cooperation with NGOs in this field.

Santa Clause is coming to town

20/12/2018 15:14

As Christmas is drawing near, Hanoi’s streets on these days have been filled with the vibrant colours of thousands of Christmas decorations.

Border guards bring warmth to mountainous students

19/12/2018 11:00

PSNews - The Youth Union chapter of the Border Guard Newspaper on December 15 in collaboration with the Coc Pang Border Station and the charitable group "Love for the Border" organized the program "Warm jackets for border children going to school" at the border commune of Duc Hanh, Bao Lam District, Cao Bang Province.