Violations in State Steel Corporation uncovered

20/04/2019 20:31

 Mai Van Tinh, former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Vietnam Steel Corporation (VNSTEEl) and Dau Van Hung, former General Director of VNSTEEL were detained by for investigations into their alleged legal violations in the second phase of the production expansion project of Thai Nguyen Steel and Iron Corporation (Tisco).

Information drives held to raise local people’s awareness on illegal migration

20/04/2019 20:00

PSNews – The Department of Immigration of the Ministry of Public Security in collaboration with the Immigration Division of the Quang Binh Provincial Police Department, the Australia Embassy in Vietnam and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Vietnam have held dialogues and public information drives in Quang Binh province on safe migration and prevention of human trafficking and illegal migration.

New partnership on disabilities assistance

20/04/2019 15:14

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Office of the Standing Board for the National Committee on the Settlement of Post-War Unexploded Ordnance and Toxic Chemical Consequences (Office 701) on April 20 signed a memorandum of intent that will improve the quality of life for persons with disabilities in seven targeted Vietnamese provinces - Quang Tri, Hue, Quang Nam, Binh Dinh, Dong Nai, Binh Phuoc, and Tay Ninh. 

US and Vietnam launch Dioxin remediation project at largest hotspot in Vietnam

20/04/2019 15:10

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Vietnam’s Air Defense Airforce Command (ADAFC) on April 20 launched the dioxin remediation project at Bien Hoa Airbase, the largest remaining hotspot of dioxin contamination in Vietnam. The project will remediate high-risk areas over an estimated ten-year period using treatment and isolation methods similar to those used at Danang Airport.


Vietnam Book Day helps promote reading culture: Deputy Prime Minister

19/04/2019 09:13

The establishment of the Vietnam Book Day has contributed greatly to restoring and developing the reading culture, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at a national conference on April 18 reviewing the impacts of the Book Day since it was first observed five years ago. 

Quang Tri on its way to be free of UXO impact in 2025

17/04/2019 21:28

The central province of Quang Tri had cleared more than 9,100 ha of land contaminated with unexploded ordnance (UXO) as of mid-April, helping ensure safety for residents and promoting socio-economic development.

Hanoi gears up for Formula One Grand Prix

16/04/2019 23:52

Hanoi will prepare the best infrastructure for the Formula One (F1) Grand Prix, meeting new requirements as regulated by the International Automobile Federation (FIA), Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has said.

Clean water facilities presented to Central Highlands provinces

15/04/2019 21:09

The Ho Chi Minh City Border Guard and the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) chapter in Ho Chi Minh City on April 12-15 handed over four clean water facilities to the border guard forces and residents in the border areas of the Central Highlands provinces of Kon Tum, Gia Lai, Dak Nong and Dak Lak.

Vietnam, DPRK strengthen traditional friendship relations

14/04/2019 21:26

A Vietnamese art delegation has visited the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and joined in art activities in the country from April 11-16 at the invitation of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) Central Committee. 

Hung Kings’ death anniversary commemorated nationwide

14/04/2019 20:24

An incense offering ceremony was held in the northern midland province of Phu Tho on April 14 (or the tenth day of the third lunar month) to commemorate the death anniversary of Hung Kings, the legendary founders of the nation.

Exhibition on Hoang Sa and Truong Sa held for Hanoi students

14/04/2019 13:00

PSNews - The Ministry of Information and Communications on April 11-12 in Hanoi in collaboration with the Hanoi National University held an exhibition themed "Vietnam's Hoang Sa and Truong Sa - Historical and Legal Evidence."

APEC workshop seeks to enhance digital literacy in women, girls

12/04/2019 19:42

An Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) workshop was held in the northern province of Quang Ninh on April 12 to seek ways to advance inclusive development through enhancing women and girls’ digital literacy and related skills in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.