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.
When operational, the Long Thanh International Airport will receive planes flying 1,000 kilometers and more.
Former Russian military experts who worked in Vietnam during the war met at the 49th traditional gathering in Moscow on August 4.
Five people have died and 14 remain missing as storm Wipha brought torrential rains and strong wind to northern and north central localities for several days from August 1.
PSNews - The 16th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad for primary schools' students will take place from November 26 to December 1 in Vietnam's Hanoi.
Twelve outstanding Vietnamese teenagers on August 4 concluded their friendship trip to Japan, which was organised by the Japanese-based conglomerate Kyocera Group.
More than 294,000 customers of the power sector suffered blackouts as power went out in northern localities of Quang Ninh, Hai Phong, Bac Giang, Hung Yen and Hanoi on August 3 due to storm Wipha, which landed in Quang Ninh on August 2 evening.
Vietnam Railway (VNR) has issued several preventative solutions in response to the increasing number of train accidents, with 27 train accidents left 17 people dead and 23 others injured in July 2019 alone.
Enterprises in Hanoi have implemented many concrete and practical action programmes to prevent the use of plastic bags and disposable plastic products in response to the city’s joint efforts to fight plastic waste in industrial production and consumer distribution.
The central city of Da Nang ranked fourth amongst the 63 cities and provinces nationwide in the national public administration reform ranking, scoring 83.7 points, the municipal People’s Committee announced on July 31.
An overall plan is being built to boost socio-economic development in ethnic minority-inhabited, mountainous and particularly disadvantaged areas.
The British Embassy in Vietnam launched a campaign to raise public awareness on the danger of human trafficking in Hanoi on July 30 on the occasion of World Day against Trafficking in Persons (July 30).
Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Transport has proposed investing 250 billion VND (10.8 million USD) to build 34 automatic toll booths to prevent traffic congestion during peak hours in the city center.
Torrential rains on a large scale struck the northwestern province of Dien Bien on the morning of July 30, posing severe risks of flashfloods, landslides, and massive flooding occurring in localities throughout the region.
PSNews - Vice Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Thi Nghia stated that the Ministry of Education and Training suggested not using balloons at upcoming new academic year opening ceremonies of nationwide schools.
The central province of Phu Yen began construction on the second stage of the first solar-powered public lighting system for Tuy Hoa city’s walking street, which will make it the first urban area in central Vietnam lit by renewable energy.
The Prime Minister recently signed Decision No.933/QD-TTg on carrying out a disciplinary measure of warning against Deputy Minister of Finance Huynh Quang Hai.
Under the direction of the Ministry of Public Security (MPS), the Department of Cyber Security in coordination with relevant specialized offices and units under the Municipal Police Department of Hai Phong attacked a Chinese-invested residential quarter and arrested a large number of Chinese nationals suspected of operating the online gambling network in the Northern port city of Hai Phong.
Buddhist followers’ engagement in national sustainable development was highlighted at a symposium in Hanoi on July 28.