The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs said there are no Vietnamese citizens recorded among victims of the January 12 gas-leak blast in Paris.
The blood donation campaign “Red Sunday” was held at 70 places in various localities nationwide on January 13, aiming to collect about 50,000 blood units.
Many activities have been organised nationwide to support disadvantaged people and policy beneficiaries on the threshold of the upcoming lunar New Year (Tet) holidays which fall in early February.
A programme called “Nurturing seeds of friendship” has proved effective in supporting Cambodian students studying in Vietnam, both materially and spiritually.
People with disabilities account for 2 percent of Vietnam’s population from the age of two upwards, equaling approximately 6.2 million people, according to a national survey released on January 11.
A rare turtle was released back into the ocean in the south-central coastal province of Phu Yen on January 11 by the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Xuan Thinh Border Post.
The Vietnam-Japan joint committee on waste management will map out a cooperation plan to build policies towards effective, sustainable management and treatment of solid waste in Vietnam.
The Hanoi People’s Court pronounced the death penalty for two defendants charged with the illegal transportation of drugs at the first instance trial on January 10.
The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City plans to spend some 800 billion VND (34.5 million USD) on gifts to policy beneficiaries and impoverished households in the city as the Lunar New Year (Tet) 2019 nears.
The border demarcation and marker planting force in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong will examine the last section for demarcation along the borderline it shares with Cambodia this year.
The Vietnamese Consulate General in Hong Kong (China) is joining hands with local competent authorities to look for two missing Vietnamese sailors, and identify one deceased in the oil tanker blaze in Hong Kong’s southern waters on January 8.
As Tet (or Lunar New Year) festival draws closer, ornamental plant growers in Hanoi have received a raft of orders for pomelo, peach blossom, and kumquat trees. Ornamental vases come in all shapes and sizes, meeting the varied demands of consumers.
One Vietnamese sailor has died and two others are still missing after the Vietnamese oil tanker Aulac Fortune caught fire off the coast of Hong Kong on January 8, reported the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Ho Chi Minh City’s food safety management board collected nearly 17 billion VND fine in 2018, showing food safety is still a concerned problem in the biggest Vietnam’s city.
Four former executives of Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical JSC (BSR) will be brought to trial on January 21 for the charge of “abusing position and power to appropriate assets”, according to the Hanoi People’s Court.
PSNews - The ceremony saw the participation of nearly 200 officers and soldiers who are about to leave for the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and over 130 reporters and journalists of media agencies nationwide.
PSNews - Hanoi has been under a net of fog on January 7, creating rare mystical spaces surrounding the city.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has asked the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to supply 300 tonnes of rice seedlings from the national reserve as a relief aid to help Lao people restore production in the post-natural disaster time.
The health sector aims to have over 95 percent of under-one-year-old children nationwide fully vaccinated in the expanded national immunization programme by 2020, heard a conference in Hanoi on January 7.
Vietnam sets a target of having 60-62 percent of its labourers trained by the end of 2019, of whom 24-25 percent will be granted certificates.