Dengue fever outbreaks with many abnormal developments

21/07/2017 21:13

PSNews-One more patient in Hanoi died of dengue fever, bringing the number of dengue fever deaths nationwide to 15 out of more than 50,000 dengue fever cases, according to Nguyen Van Kinh, Director of the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases.

Norway Successfully 'Eliminates' Poverty

19/07/2017 18:15

Little oil-blessed Norway seems to have successfully eliminated poverty. Well, at least on paper. Statistics Norway (SSB) has switched to the term "low income," implying that "poverty" is too harsh a word to be used in the Norwegian context.


Japan supporting Vietnam to measure for vulnerabilities

19/07/2017 16:50

On July 18, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a loan agreement with the Government of Vietnam in Hanoi to provide Japanese ODA loans of up to 24.257 billion yen for Ben Tre Water Management Project.

Memorial to commemorate Gac Ma soldiers inaugurated

17/07/2017 17:12

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.

Da Nang seeks to protect endangered Son Tra

17/07/2017 17:09

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. 

Sea water in the Central region becomes normal

17/07/2017 09:08

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.

Unabated climate change would reverse the hard earned development in Asia

16/07/2017 20:15

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.

Hanoi faces floods as lakes filled in

15/07/2017 21:10

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.

More epidemics break out in 2017 summer

15/07/2017 11:04

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.