Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has handed 89 relief packages, each worth 3 million VND (129 USD), to needy students in the Red River Delta province of Thai Binh.
President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Nguyen Dinh Khang on September 4 called on the World Federation of Trade Union (WFTU) to continue its companionship along with its development.
A total of 41 fishermen have been rescued following their fishing boat sinking in the waters off of the Truong Sa archipelago, otherwise known as the Spratly islands, according to border guard forces in Quang Nam province.
As many as 179 scholarships totally worth more than 2 billion VND (about 86,140 USD) have been presented to disadvantaged students in the Central Highlands and the south-central provinces of Ninh Thuan and Khanh Hoa.
The Mekong Delta, the country’s rice granary, will see summer – autumn rice output increase by 150,000 tonnes this year, the Plant Cultivation Department has estimated.
PSNews – According to the Da Nang Tourism Department, the city welcomed 157,326 visitors during the National Day holiday (September 2).
A total of 57 people were killed on the roads during the National Day holidays, according to traffic officials.
A flower offering ceremony has been held at the President Ho Chi Minh Monument in Havana, Cuba on the occasion of the 50-year implementation of President Ho Chi Minh’s Testament.
As many as 50,066 people, including 1,462 foreigners, paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi during the National Day holiday which lasts from August 31 to September 2.
The Hanoi University of Science and Technology has begun enrolling students in the AI program to meet demand.
PSNews - The Ho Chi Minh Museum coordinated with the Provincial Department of Culture and Sports of Thua Thien – Hue to organize an exhibition on 50-year implementation of Uncle Ho’s Testament on August 30.
Two traffickers were arrested for carrying 20,000 meth pills by border guard and anti-drug police forces in the northern border province of Dien Bien on August 30.
Ho Chi Minh City plans to spend hundreds of billions of VND on building more than 100 reservoirs to store rainwater and control flooding by 2020 under a flood-control programme.
Typhoon Podul is forecast to strengthen before moving west and making landfall in the central provinces of Nghe An and Quang Binh by noon on August 30, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
PSNews - The Department of Fire Prevention, Fighting and Rescue under the Ministry of Public Security on August 27 in collaborationed with Thanh Hoa province’s authorities and Nghi Son Petrochemical Refinery held a fire prevention fighting and rescue drill in response to blaze and chemical incidents.
In response to the widespread floods that wreaked havoc in many parts of Vietnam in early August, the European Union is providing €100,000 EUR (about 2,65billion Vietnam Dong) in humanitarian aid funding to assist the most affected communities.
During his visit to Quang Tri province, US Ambassador Daniel J. Kritenbrink visited a Peace Trees Vietnam unexploded ordnance (UXO) clearance site, visited Truong Son National Cemetery, and visited Hien Luong Bridge.
PSNews – Various documents featuring the Vietnam -Soviet Union relations during the first Indochina War and the 1954 Geneva Conference have been collected and compiled in a book, which will be released on August 28.
U.S. Ambassador Daniel J. Kritenbrink said Quang Tri provided an excellent environment for bringing key stakeholders together to develop and refine the CMRS process.
Drivers of "xe om" – or motorbike taxis – carrying passengers and goods and drivers of non-motorised vehicles will have to register with authorised agencies, according to a new draft regulation on the management and use of non-motorised vehicles and motorcycles in the capital city of Hanoi.