The Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Sangha held a music gala named “Lua thieng bat diet” (Eternal sacred fire) on May 27 as part of the activities to celebrate Lord Buddha’s 2,562nd birthday.
Victoria Elizabeth Ho from the UK has provided a financial aid package of EUR25,000 for Thua Thien - Hue province to help develop its traditional craft products.
Visitors to the Spratly Islands are often welcomed by the calming colour of green trees.
Most Venerable Thich Duc Thien, Vice President and General Secretary of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, was awarded with Padma Shri – the fourth highest civilian award of India – at a ceremony in Hanoi on May 27.
Vietnam has abundant labour resources but many enterprises in the country say they cannot recruit a sufficient number of skilled workers, and as a result, cannot expand production activities.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs launched the 2018 action month for children, themed “For children’s safe and healthy living”, in the northern province of Phu Tho on May 27.
On May 27th, the official opening of the Cao Lanh Bridge and its inter-connecting roads was held, directly benefiting more than 5 million people in the Mekong Delta region through improved access to markets and services in Vietnam.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has launched a communication campaign to cut the use of plastic bags on Ly Son island, as a prelude to its sea turtle conservation programme on the island.
Vietnam's health ministry has proposed an advertisement ban on beer in an attempt to cut consumption in one of the world's heaviest drinking populations.
A new summer camp called “A Creative Summer–A Soul Summer Arts Experience” is going to take place in Ho Chi Minh City on July 2-20 to awaken the artistic potential of children.
A Vietnamese-Korean bilingual book on late General Vo Nguyen Giap made its debut in Hanoi on May 25 before it will be introduced to readers in the Republic of Korea (RoK) afterwards.
Another medical centre will be built on Phan Vinh island in the island district of Truong Sa, the central province of Khanh Hoa, said Director of the Military Hospital 175 Maj. Gen Nguyen Hong Son on May 25.
The supervision group of the Hanoi People’s Council has asked the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment to work with the city’s authorities in order to reclaim long-delayed projects which violate the current Land Law.
A bus carrying 41 former overseas Vietnamese (OVs) in Thailand and Laos skidded and overturned in Packsan town, Laos’ central province of Bolykhamsay, on May 23 morning, injuring 14 people.
Ho Chi Minh City is calling for investment in waterway and seaport projects.
More than 116 trillion VND (5.11 billion USD) is needed to build Long Thanh airport and upgrade Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports for the 2018-2021 period, with a vision to 2025, according to the State-owned Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) investment plan.
The Logo Vietnam 2018 exhibition has opened for the first time in Hanoi.
The basic salary applied to civil servants, public employees and the armed forces will rise from VND1.3 million to VND1.39 million per month as of July 1, 2018, according to Decree No.72/2018/NĐ-CP recently issued by the Government.
Head of Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation Truong Thi Mai visited Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue, Supreme Patriarch of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), at Vien Minh pagoda in Quang Lang commune in Hanoi’s Phu Xuyen district on May 21.
Under the pressure of a rapidly aging population and dwindling social welfare funds, Vietnam is planning to raise the existing retirement ages for both men and women to mitigate the economic impacts of these issues.