A Vietnam-UK educational investment and cooperation forum held in London on January 22 was successful beyond expectations with the signing of 23 memoranda of understanding.
The Border Guard of the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau has presented 166 scholarships worth a total of 500 million VND (21,500 USD) to poor students in the province’s border localities.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met with representatives of writers and artists on January 22 on the occasion of the Lunar New Year.
The People’s Court of the central province of Khanh Hoa sentenced Phan Van Binh to 14 years in prison for “attempting to overthrow the people’s administration” at a first-instance trial on January 22.
Overseas Vietnamese in China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region gathered to welcome Lunar New Year (Tet) at a celebration held by the Vietnamese Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau on January 20.
Nearly 100,000 books will be put on show at the annual book street festival in downtown Ho Chi Minh City from February 2-8 in celebration of the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday 2019.
The Government’s mechanism to calculate the compensation rate for residents whose land it takes for public purposes is "detached" from the market value instead of relying on it, leading to prolonged opposition and grievances from those affected.
A lorry, plated 29C-71953, crashed into a delegation from the Kim Luong communal chapter of the Vietnam Fatherland Front in the northern province of Hai Duong on January 21, leaving seven dead at the site.
The Hanoi People’s Court on January 21 opened a first-instance trial for four former executives of Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical JSC (BSR) on the charges of “abusing position and power to appropriate assets” under Article 355, the 2015 Penal Code.
PSNews – Canadian Ambassador to Vietnam Deborah Paul on last Wednesday visited and presented 2 classrooms with rehabilitation equipment to the Danang city’s support center for Agent Orange/dioxin victims.
Police on January 20 launched criminal proceedings against Dinh La Thang, former Chairman of the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam), for his suspected violations regarding the Petrochemical and Bio-Fuel JSC – a subsidiary of this group.
The Federation of Labour of Ho Chi Minh City on January 19 handed free coach tickets and gifts to over 4,000 poor workers in industrial and export-processing zones in the city on the occasion of the coming traditional lunar New Year.
Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh visited and presented gifts to policy beneficiaries in Tuyen Quang city, the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang on January 20.
Launching the 2019 National Volunteer Year, the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union on January 18 and 19 sent a delegation to border posts located along the borderline in the southwestern province of An Giang.
Lao Defence Minister Gen. Chansamone Chanyalath received former volunteer soldiers and advisors of Vietnam in Vientiane on January 19, saying that his country never forgets the enormous support and sacrifice that they gave to its revolutionary cause.
Vietnam needed to improve its legal framework on child labor, especially regulations on minors working in informal sectors, experts recommended.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has urged the National Committee for Traffic Safety along with the Ministries of Transport and Public Security to exert all efforts to reduce traffic accidents during the Lunar New Year holiday (Tet) which lasts from February 2-10 this year.
The Vietnam National Space Centre (VNSC) has received several objects from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) for exhibition at the country’s space museum.
Close to 6.7 million poor households and policy beneficiaries gained access to preferential loans worth over 62 trillion VND (2.66 billion USD) in 2018.
U.S. Chargé d’Affaires ad interim to Vietnam, Caryn McClelland, on January 18 spoke at the American Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Hanoi celebrating the 25th anniversary of President Clinton’s lifting of the U.S. trade embargo against Vietnam.