The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) and the Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) have agreed to further their mutual support when there are natural disasters or catastrophes through humanitarian aid.
Hanoi faces a shortage of high school teachers that can teach in English, requiring universities to train more students adept at the language to meet demand.
An exhibition titled “Hoang Sa, Truong Sa belong to Vietnam – Historical evidence” opened in the mountainous district of Lang Chanh, the north central province of Thanh Hoa, on March 17.
The central province of Nghe An has set a goal of having 225 communes and three districts recognised as new-style rural areas by 2020.
The opening session of the Women’s leadership forum was organized on December 12 in Hanoi with the participation of female leaders from various countries, including Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam.
It is estimated that about a fifth of the city’s population will benefit from the program.
The Prime Minister has approved investment policy for a health cooperation programme with the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the fiscal year 2018-2019.
Vietnam is one of the countries with the lowest level of travel security risk, according to the US Department of State.
Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Tri Ha Sy Dong has asked localities across the province to finish compensation for victims of the 2016 sea environmental incident in January 2018.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh launched the Year of Traffic Safety 2018 during a ceremony in Hanoi on January 3.
Buildings in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City with more than 30 percent of funding sourced from the state budget capital, non-budget state capital and loans from State-invested businesses must use 100 percent non-baked building materials.
The Labour Federation of southern Dong Nai province will offer 500 free coach tickets, worth 1.2 million VND (52.8 USD) each, for poor migrant workers to go back home for the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.
A forest of trees covering several hundred hectares at the foot of Hoanh Son Mountain in central Ha Tinh Province has come back to life, thanks to the efforts of one man.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) plans to launch a communication campaign to promote the non-use of plastic bags as a prelude to its sea turtle conservation programme on Ly Son Island in 2018.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on December 25 made a field trip to the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang to inspect preparedness for Typhoon Tembin, forecasted to hit Vietnam’s mainland in the evening the same day.
The Vietnam Register (VR) said it will stop granting safety certificates to diesel cars that fail to meet European emission standard 4 or higher beginning on January 1.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to impose a ban on the sale of all types of soft drinks at schools across the country.
PSNews – In recent days, a strong cold wave has led to a record low temperature in Northern provinces, causing health problems to people and killing cattle.
Organisations and individuals at the third Xuan noi đao xa (Spring in the Far Island) programme held in HCM City on December 17 donated more than VND15 billion (US$660,000) to support island residents and soldiers who are protecting the country’s sovereignty in the East Sea.
PSNews - The Vietnam Railway officially put the automatic ticket gates into operation in order to improve customer service and ensure security, order and safety at the stations.