Enhancing safety and capacity are the top priorities for the railway sector as it receives a much-needed package of 7 trillion VND (around 308 million USD) from the State budget.
Northern coastal provinces are bracing for storm Bebinca, the fourth to hit the East Sea this year, as the storm is forecast to land in the northern coastline from the Hai Phong city to Nghe An province.
The People’s Court of the southwestern province of Tay Ninh sentenced two people to life imprisonment for trafficking over 2.9 kg of Methamphetamine from Cambodia to Vietnam at their first instance trial on August 14.
The Military Regional English Language Schools (RELS) Conference, held by Vietnam’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) and the Australian Department of Defence, opened in Hanoi on August 14.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently approved a project to develop sustainable and smart cities for 2018-2025 with a vision to 2030.
PSNews – Recently, Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Van Cong had a meeting with leaders of Quang Ninh province on the progress of the project of Hai Phong – Ha Long expressway.
PSNews – The Ho Chi Minh City authorities held a conference on August 11 to announce the Government’s Resolution No.80/2018 on the city’s adjusted land-use master plan to 2020 and the land-use plan in last phase of the period 2016-2020.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong on August 13 urged all cities and provinces in the south-central coastal region to accelerate action programmes to implement the Law on Fisheries and address the “yellow card” warning of the EC on Vietnamese seafood over illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
The programme to raise funds for the benefit of flood victims through sending SMS has received 21,490 responses, each with a value of 20,000 VND (0.9 USD), according to the Vietnam Red Cross Association.
The water levels in the Mekong River’s upstream are increasing, the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting said on August 11.
The Tay Ninh Power Company has splashed out 175 billion VND (7.7 million USD) on the upgrade and repair of 45 electricity grid works in key economic zones, as well as rural and border areas.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 10 attended the inauguration of the FPT University and Software Park Complex (first phase) in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has assigned Can Tho University (CTU) the task of being named among the top universities in Asia by 2020, or by 2025 at the latest, and among the top 1,000 globally.
A delegation of Japanese medical doctors led by Director of Juntendo Hospital Atsushi Amano on August 9 worked with leading officials of the Military Hospital 175 under Vietnam’s Ministry of Defence to transfer surgical techniques.
The Association of Agent Orange/dioxin Victims in Can Tho city on August 7 presented gifts to dioxin victims and their families on the occasion of the 57th anniversary of the Day for AO/dioxin Victims (August 10)
The Red Cross Societies of Vietnam’s Lao Cai province and China’s Yunnan province signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in implementing friendship and humanitarian programmes, marking a new development step in the two sides’ relations.
More than 380 exhibitors from 11 countries and territories will showcase their products at an International Packaging and Printing Industry Exhibition (Vietnam Print Pack Foodtech 2018), which is set to take place in Ho Chi Minh City from August 29 to September 1.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded bomb and mine consequence recovery efforts over the past years while chairing a meeting of the National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-War Unexploded Ordnance and Toxic Chemical Consequences (Steering Committee 701) in Hanoi on August 7.
Heavy rains and floods have damaged at least 11 houses in Luc Yen district in the northern province of Yen Bai on August 7.
PSNews - After the success of “The Quintessence of Tonkin” (Tinh hoa Bac Bo), many other outdoor visual art projects will be developed, and the latest is the show "Hello Ha Long."