PSNews – The authorities of the central beach city of Da Nang will soon place 7 bamboo garbage bins in the shape of giant goby fish along the beach of Son Tra Peninsula with the aim of minimizing plastic waste in the environment.
The 10th Vietnam – India People’s Friendship Festival opened in the northern province of Ninh Binh on August 13, attracting the attention of over 30 delegates from India.
A mass wedding was held on August 12 in Ho Chi Minh City for 41 couples with disabilities.
A Senegalese man was arrested at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City for trafficking nearly 1.6 kg of cocaine he had swallowed, the customs office at the airport announced on August 12.
As part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities, Kyocera Corporation hosted its 4th Cultural Exchange Tour to Japan for Vietnamese Children from July 30 to August 5.
The tank team of the Vietnam People’s Army beat Tajikistan, Myanmar and Uganda, ranking first in the semi-final round of Group 2 of the “Tank biathlon” event on August 11 at the ongoing Army Games 2019 in Russia.
British police are investigating the case of a Vietnamese girl who reportedly went missing in the shopping district of York city, the UK, on August 6.
The Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) held an art exchange programme in Hanoi on August 10 with the theme “You are not left alone”.
Heavy and prolonged rains have claimed five lives and caused economic losses totaling 135 billion VND (over 5.8 million USD) in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong, according to the provincial Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention, Search and Rescue.
Vietnam won a gold, three silver and three bronze medals as well as an honourable mention at the 13th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA), which took place in Hungary from August 2 – 10.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has announced that it had an additional 16 flights between Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City and Phu Quoc, and Hanoi/HCM City/Cam Ranh and Shanghai (China) to transport passengers affected by bad weather.
PSNews - The National Coordination Center for Organ Transplantation coordinated with Hue Central Hospital to hold a ceremony to announce the establishment of the Center for Organ Transplantation of Hue Central Hospital and launch a movement of donating tissues and organs.
PSNews - Dr. Kubo Jun, Technical Advisor to the Japan Trade and Environment Promotion Organization, bathed and washed his face in the To Lich River on August 8.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has called for stronger efforts from the domestic IT enterprise community to promote digital transformation in Vietnam.
The police of Song Ma district and Chieng Khoong commune in the northern mountainous province of Son La on August 7 arrested a local man for storing 11 bricks of alleged heroin and using drug.
PSNews – The Ky Son District Police Station in the central province of Nghe An on August 6 helped a lost little boy find his family.
Vietnam won two champion cups, four gold and five silver medals at the recent 2019 International Mathematics Competition (IMC) in South Africa, entering top 5 of the competition.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc launched the national labour productivity movement during a conference held in Hanoi on August 7.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the World Bank (WB) on August 7 jointly launched a knowledge-sharing programme to assist policymakers in Vietnam with developing new models of care services for the elderly as Vietnam’s population is aging at a pace faster than any of its regional peers.
It will take some time for the people in Sa Na village, Na Meo commune, Quan Son district, Thanh Hoa, to stabilize their life after floods swept the village.