The Party organisation, soldiers, and people of Ninh Binh have always been proud of late President Tran Dai Quang, an exemplary figure from the northern province, said Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Nguyen Thi Thanh.
At 3pm on September 23, a large fire broke out at a broom factory in a residential area on Vuon Lai road, An Phu Dong ward, district 12 in HCM City.
The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) in Ho Chi Minh City held a ceremony on September 23 to pay homage to President Tran Dai Quang, who passed away on September 21 at the age of 62.
Lam Dong province’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has temporarily suspended all adventure tour activities at the Datanla Waterfall in Da lat city following the death of a tourist from the Republic of Korea on September 22.
A ceremony has taken place in Fukuroi, Shizuoka, Japan to mark the 100th year since the day Phan Boi Chau, a Vietnamese nationalist figure, built a memorial stele for doctor Asaba Sakitaro who had given him great support when he was in Japan.
A proposal to build a north-south axial road in HCM City running through districts 4, 7 and Nha Be through a public-private-partnership (PPP) has been approved by the municipal People’s Committee.
The capacity of fire rescue and prevention services in provinces and cities should be considered among criteria to assess local competitiveness, said Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
Two bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of a fire that gutted buildings near the Hanoi pediatrics hospital on September 17.
The Ukraine-Vietnam Centre for Education Cooperation and Scientific Research has been set up at the Odessa National Polytechnic University of Ukraine (ONPU) under the leadership of Dr. Nguyen Thi Khanh Tien, a lecturer of the ONPU Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics.
The Lawrence S. Ting Memorial Fund and Phu My Hung Development Corporation on September 22 presented nearly 8.5 billion VND (365,500 USD) worth of scholarships to 371 students in Ho Chi Minh City and a number of charity and study encouragement organisations.
Vietnam is paying more and more attention to institutionalising gender equality and women empowerment, said Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh at a plenary session of the second Eurasian Women’s Forum in Saint Petersburg of Russia on September 20.
Vietnam has actively implemented the Montreal Protocol and measures to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to preserve the ozone layer, earning international recognition, said Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Le Cong Thanh.
“A soulful Vietnam” – a Vietnamese tourism promotion event - was held in Washington D.C., the US, the Southeast Asian country’s fifth largest tourism market, on September 19.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue held a ceremony on September 20 to confer the noble State-given title of “Heroic Vietnamese Mother” to 21 women whose husbands and children laid down their lives in the struggle for national liberation and protection.
Vietnam’s Office of Government and the World Bank on September 20 signed a Partnership Framework to express their intent to collaborate in the modernization and strengthening of government effectiveness, transparency, and accountability.
In the context of the EU Climate Diplomacy Week between 24 - 30 September, the Delegation of the European Union in Vietnam, in collaboration with the Embassies of European Union Member States, will host a series of activities aimed to raise public awareness on the urgent need, addressing climate change.
PSNews – The 13th International Exhibition on Products and Supplies for Medical, Pharmaceutical, Hospital and Rehabilitation (Pharmed and Healthcare Vietnam 2018) was opened at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center, Ho Chi Minh City on September 19, attracting 600 booths from 25 countries.
Dai Bi pagoda was inaugurated in Simontornya city, Hungary on September 19, becoming the first Vietnamese pagoda recognised by the Hungarian government.
The freshly-ended Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organisation (ASOCIO) Smart City Summit 2018 was expected to help Hanoi choose suitable measures and steps to improve living conditions for its residents and promote the city’s growth and socio-economic development, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.
The 35th ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA) Board Meeting wrapped up on September 19, after two days of working, in Nha Trang city, in the central province of Khanh Hoa.