PSNews - This year's scholarship programme has received more than 800 applications from students from six reputable universities in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
PSNews – The Israel Embassy in collaboration with Omega Vietnam and Alpha Book on July 16 hosted the first-ever event "Israeli Book Day" in Hanoi and introduced the book "Sapiens: A brief history of humankind."
On July 18, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Da Nang City People’s Committee signed a transaction advisory services agreement to develop a new land fill and waste treatment facility.
PSNews – A solemn ceremony was held on July 15 in Cam Hai Dong commune, Cam Lam district, Khanh Hoa province to celebrate the 70th War Invalids and Martyrs' Day (27 July) and to inaugurate the first phase of the memorial site to commemorate Gac Ma soldiers.
PSNews – The Da Nang Tourism Association in collaboration with the Southern Institute of Ecology on July 15 organized a scientific conference on the conservation and sustainable development of the Son Tra peninsula’s natural ecosystem with the participation of more than 150 leading scientists and representatives of relevant agencies.
PSNews – One year after the marine pollution incident caused by Taiwanese Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation, the quality of the marine environment off the Vietnamese four central provinces has been improved as it’s now safe for swimming and aquaculture.
PSNews - According to a report announced on July 14 by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), unabated climate change would bring devastating consequences to countries in Asia and the Pacific, which could severely affect the future growth.
Tropical storm Talas has been forecast to enter the north-central region of Vietnam tonight, bringing about heavy rain, strong wind, and high risk of flood and landslide.
More lakes in Hanoi have been filled for housing, while the construction of proper water drainage systems has not received sufficient attention, which has caused more serious floods for the city after downpours.
PSNews- According to the Education Quality Management Department under the Ministry of Education and Training, 4 students of Vietnam participating in the 2017 International Chemistry Olympiad all won medals, including 3 gold ones.
PSNews-Tran Dac Phu, Head of the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health said that in the first six months of 2017, epidemics have been seen on a rise with more cases compared with the same period last year.
Vietnam is the fourth biggest source country for international students in Australia, according to a recent report by Australian Department of Education and Training.
PSNews- An international conference themed“Strengthening One Health Cooperation in line with the National One Health Strategic Plan (OHSP), 2016-2020” was co-held by the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and other international organizations on July 12.
Problems during the construction of the Vietnam's longest sea bridge slated to open to traffic in August this year have been detected.
Many pavements in HCM City centre have again been adopted by business, particularly restaurants and bars.
PSNews-From August 5 to 18, the Andrology and Fertility Hospital of Hanoi will offer a “Golden Week – Cultivation of Happiness 2017” with the theme “Connecting Love” to raise public awareness of infertility and offer financial support for infertile and subfertile couples.
PSNews – The Con Co island District (Quang Tri Province) Party Committee, People's Committee and Fatherland Front Committee on July 11th held a ceremony to inaugurate the island’s national flagpole.
PSNews -The first-ever auction of Vietnamese antiques, valuable art works and Ruby Star jewelries will be held by the No.5 National Auction JSC, the Hanoi Bar Association office announced on July 10.
PSNews - Vietnam is among the top 5 plastic-polluted countries in the world. Vietnam also has many economic industries, particularly tourism and fishery, that depend heavily on the ocean's freshness.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Ministry of Health (MOH) and Vietnam Social Security (VSS) signed the Record of Discussion of Technical Cooperation Project on “Development and strengthening the management of provider payment methods and basic health service package reimbursed by Health Insurance Fund in Vietnam” in Hanoi on July 11.