Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hailed the significance of tree planting to the nation when attending a ceremony to launch a tree planting festival in Bac Hong commune, Hanoi’s Dong Anh district, on February 18.
The northern province of Tuyen Quang held a ceremony on February 13 to launch 2019 emulation drive and announce the Prime Minister’s Decision recognizing Na Hang – Lam Binh Nature Reserve as a special national tourist site.
Standing Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly of Vietnam Tong Thi Phong made a pre-Tet visit to authorities and ethnic minority people in Van Ho district, the northern mountainous province of Son La, on January 24.
The number of young Vietnamese people aged from 16-30 is estimated at 23.3 million in 2018, accounting for 24.6 percent of the country’s population, down 0.6 percent against the previous year.
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.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on August 6 presented gifts of the National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) to policy beneficiaries, families of Agent Orange/Dioxin victims and poor children in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre.
Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) on July 27 offered 1 billion VND (43,000 USD) to help Lao people overcome difficulties and stabilise their lives after the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam.
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.
At the age of 24, Khang A Tua, an ethnic Mong minority, has become one of 54 first students of the Fulbright University Vietnam (FUV).
The Philippines Airlines (PAL) direct route linking Hanoi and Manila, scheduled to be launched on April 1, will help enhance ties between Vietnam and the Philippines.
The Ho Chi Minh City Urban Railway Management Board (MAUR) will work with contractors, consulting firms and others to speed up the city’s first metro route between Ben Thanh and Suoi Tien, a recent meeting heard.
The Border Guard of the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau has presented 166 scholarships worth a total of 500 million VND (21,500 USD) to poor students in the province’s border localities.
Nearly 100,000 books will be put on show at the annual book street festival in downtown Ho Chi Minh City from February 2-8 in celebration of the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday 2019.
Vietnam needed to improve its legal framework on child labor, especially regulations on minors working in informal sectors, experts recommended.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has urged the National Committee for Traffic Safety along with the Ministries of Transport and Public Security to exert all efforts to reduce traffic accidents during the Lunar New Year holiday (Tet) which lasts from February 2-10 this year.
Close to 6.7 million poor households and policy beneficiaries gained access to preferential loans worth over 62 trillion VND (2.66 billion USD) in 2018.