Tet gifts from the Ministry of National Defense and the navy as well as specialties from around the country are being delivered to personnel at offshore economic, scientific, and technical service stations, known as DK1 platforms, and in Con Dao island district.
Preparations for the press centre for the 13th National Party Congress have been basically completed, according to Le Manh Hung, deputy head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has called on the community to continue upholding and expanding the fine tradition of mutual support of the Vietnamese community so as to ease the difficulties facing the poor and victims of calamities.
The smoking rate among men in many provinces and cities last year fell compared to 2017 as a result of agencies’ efforts to implement tobacco harm-prevention programs, Dr Phan Thi Hai, deputy head of the Tobacco Harm Prevention Fund, said at a conference held in HCM City last week.
PSNews –Vietnam Airlines recently returned a diamond ring to the right owner, a lady, who was on a flight from Ho Chi Minh City to the capital city of Hanoi three days before.
PSNews – The Criminal Investigation Agency of the Ho Chi Minh Municipal Police Department on January 12 proposed to prosecute Tat Thanh Cang, former Standing Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, for violating regulations on managing and using State property, causing big losses.
The National Steering Committee for Voluntary Blood Donation has set a goal to collect over 1.5 million blood units in 2021, with 99 percent of which donated by volunteers, according to Le Gia Tien, Director of the committee's Standing Office.
The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) handed over COVID-19 personal protective equipment meant to support the elderly to the Social Protection Department under the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs in Hanoi on January 14.
A 37-year-old man has been arrested in the central province of Ha Tinh for transporting eight kilograms of ketamine and three kilograms of methamphetamine, the provincial border guard said on January 14.
Animal protection organization Humane Society International has launched an emotional commercial for air travelers of Vietnam Airlines in the hope of reducing demand for rhino horn in Vietnam which will help to ultimately end the poaching of rhinos in Africa.
Amid difficulties caused by diseases and natural disasters, social and health insurance policies, Vietnam’s major social security policies, have been effectively implemented, said an official at a conference held on January 14.
While the lives of people in ethnic minority and mountainous areas have improved over the years, efforts must be made to preserve their unique cultural identities, a top lawmaker has said.
The HCM City Department of Transport has asked the municipal People's Committee to approve five new subsidized electric-bus routes that will be operated by Vingroup and run on a pilot basis for 24 months.
PSNews - Recently, the Ministry of Transport instructed the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) to stop licensing flights from countries and territories where new COVID-19 variant is reported.
The Foreign Ministry is coordinating with ministries, sectors, localities and relevant agencies to study and build plans to repatriate Vietnamese citizens who really need to return to the country, according to the ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang
Fifty years ago the US stopped spraying Agent Orange (AO) through Vietnam, however, people still suffer from severe hereditary defects to this day, wrote a recent article published by German daily newspaper Frankfurter Rundschau (FR).
PSNews - According to the Vietnam Military Medical Academy, the highest dose (75mcg) of Nanocovax COVID-19 vaccine , developed by Vietnam, was given to three volunteers in Hanoi on January 12 as part of the first stage of human trials.
PSNews - The Ministry of Transport on January 12 held an inauguration ceremony to officially put into exploitation the Lo Te – Rach Soi expressway running from Van Cong Bridge in Can Tho City to Kien Giang Province’s Rach Gia City.
The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) chapters at all levels must well perform their duties in holding consultations to select and nominate candidates for the election of deputies to the National Assembly and all-level People’s Councils in the 2021-2026 tenure, said President of the VFF Central Committee Tran Thanh Man.
A large number of flowering plants and ornamental trees will be added to public spaces around Hanoi as the capital gears up for the 13th National Party Congress, according to Vo Nguyen Phong, Director of the municipal Department of Construction.