Winners for anti-smoking painting contest announced

16/06/2019 20:31

PSNews - The Fund for Prevention and Control of Tobacco Harms under the Ministry of Health and the Vietnam Fine Arts Association organized the award ceremony of the painting contest on prevention and fight against harmful effects of cigarettes.

Conference reviews goals achieved in ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community

14/06/2019 20:45

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) held a conference in the central city of Da Nang on June 14 to review Project 161 on goals achieved in the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community till 2025, and the community’s activities in the central region. 

Hanoi builds dossier to join UNESCO Creative Cities Network

13/06/2019 23:06

The Hanoi People’s Committee recently issued a plan on building a ‘Hanoi - creative city’ dossier to apply to join the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Creative Cities Network.

Nearly 2.5 million pigs culled due to African swine fever

13/06/2019 21:01

The African swine fever (ASF) in pigs has appeared in 55 out of 63 provinces and centrally run cities in the country, forcing the cull of 2.5 million pigs, or 7.5 percent of the total pig stocks, it was reported at a conference on fighting the disease and restoring the pig farming industry on June 13. 

New research busts the myths about comprehensive sexuality education

12/06/2019 20:04

PSNews - Comprehensive sexuality education is an essential part of a good quality education that improves reproductive health and contributes to gender equality, argues Facing the Facts, a new policy paper by the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report at UNESCO that seeks to dispel social and political resistance to sexuality education in many countries.

WB supports Vietnam in strengthening urban planning

12/06/2019 18:16

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved a $194.36 million credit to help four secondary cities in Vietnam build critically-needed municipal infrastructure and strengthen urban planning.

Co To cleans the environment

10/06/2019 20:31

The number of visitors to Co To island, Quang Ninh province has increased, putting great pressure on the environment. Co To district has implemented measures to protect the sea and island environment to ensure sustainable tourism development.

Da Nang takes action in response to sea clean-up campaign

08/06/2019 22:07

Over 200 youth union members from the Da Nang Youth Federation and young people in the central coastal city of Da Nang gathered along the beaches on Nguyen Tat Thanh street, Thanh Khe district, on June 8 in response to the “Let’s clean up the sea” campaign.

Event to honour 100 outstanding blood donors

06/06/2019 17:45

One hundred outstanding Vietnamese blood donors will be honoured in a series of events in Hanoi and Phu Tho Province from Tuesday to Thursday to celebrate World Blood Donor Day (June 14).


ASEAN, Japan see many potentials for cooperation

06/06/2019 10:21

PSNews - According to the initiative of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the 45th anniversary of ASEAN-Japan, Vietnam and Japan will co-organize activities in celebration of the ASEAN-Japan Day in Vietnam in 2019. The symposium themed “ASEAN-Japan Cooperation for Prosperity” which took place on June 4 in Hanoi is the first important activity to realize this initiative.