More than 24,000 people took part in the 22nd Terry Fox Run (TFR) in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City on November 18 to raise funds for cancer patients in Vietnam.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on November 18 attended a ceremony to mark the Vietnamese Teachers’ Day (November 20) at the Finance Academy in Hanoi, urging the establishment to base itself on the Party’s advocates and State’s policies on finance to work out curricula suitable to the new context.
PSNews – Over 800 athletes, including many police officers of Vietnam and Japan, participated in the “Kizuna Ekiden 2018 – Run for Traffic Safety”, a running competition taking place on November 18 in Hanoi.
PSNews - A wastewater treatment plant, built by aids from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), was officially inaugurated on November 16 in the central coastal province of Quang Nam.
PSNews - An award ceremony of the 13th Press Award for the Cause of Great National Unity 2017- 2018 was held in Hanoi by the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee on November 16 in Hanoi, to honor 76 press and media pieces, including four from Public Security Newspaper.
According to statistics, the city discards about 7,000 tonnes of waste every day, of which construction sites account for about 25%. Waste collection in Hanoi remains a major problem for authorities and sanitation companies.
The National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF) on November 16 announced that a low-pressure system will form over the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in the next few days and is likely to strengthen into a tropical depression.
The central city of Da Nang will speed up the construction of key water plants – the Cau Do, Hoa Trung and Hoa Lien – in order to supply 250,000 cubic metres of clean water each day by 2019-2020.
PSNews - Vietnam’s real estate giant Vingroup started the construction of VinUni in VinCity Ocean Park in Hanoi's Gia Lam district on November 14.
Police of Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Binh district said they have arrested a Cambodian for illegally buying and possessing synthetic drugs.
Former General Director of State-run telecom firm Mobifone Cao Duy Hai and an incumbent Deputy General Director of the company Pham Thi Phuong Anh have been arrested in connection with violations of rules on public investment capital at the firm.
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Nguyen Phu Trong joined a great national unity festival with locals in his residential area in Nguyen Du ward, Hai Ba Trung district, Hanoi on November 14.
The number of Vietnamese students in the United States has increased consistently for 17 straight years, according to the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) annual “Open Doors” Report.
In addition to trade and investment opportunities, the participation in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will offer Vietnam a chance to modernise its labour laws and industrial relations system, thus creating sustainable jobs and bringing practical benefits to workers.
PSNews – The Cao Bang Provincial People's Committee has proposed to build Dong Dang (Lang Son Province) - Tra Linh (Cao Bang Province) Expressway in the form of Public–Private Partnership (PPP) with total investment of nearly 21,000 billion VND.
A fire broke out at a house in Hung My commune, Cai Nuoc district, Ca Mau province on November 13, killing an 11-year old girl, according to the Cai Nuoc district People’s Committee.
The Vietnam Association for the Protection of Children’s Rights (VACR) will hold its third congress in Hanoi on November 17-18.
PSNews – From November 15 to December 25, the authority of Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province in collaboration with local functional forces will carry out a general inspection of tourist cruise ships operating in Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay.
PSNews – According to the recent Rankings of the Best Global Universities for Physics announced by the US News& World Report, the Vietnam National University (VNU) in Hanoi is the only university in Vietnam that has been listed. It was ranked 502nd globally in Physics.
In Vietnam, electronic waste is collected through unofficial channels by scrap dealers or unregistered units, which provide waste to craft villages for recycling.