Tree planting, an annual practice in Lunar New Year (Tet) festival initiated by President Ho Chi Minh, took place in various localities nationwide on February 11, the seventh day of the first lunar month.
The blood donation campaign “Red Sunday” was held at 70 places in various localities nationwide on January 13, aiming to collect about 50,000 blood units.
Incense offering and candle lighting have been held across Vietnam to commemorate fallen soldiers on the occasion of the 71st Vietnam War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27, 1947).
With the rapid spread of dengue fever nationwide recently, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien yesterday requested hospitals be selective of inpatients and not to let them share beds.
Thousands of young people nationwide are leaving home to join the army for their military service in late February.
An action month on food safety was launched on April 15 in various localities across the country, focusing on producing, trading and using safe food and preventing liquor poisoning.
As of March 16, the military-run telecom group Viettel had set up nearly 18,000 4G base transceiver stations (BTSs), bringing the technology to 704 districts in 63 provinces and cities.