An overall plan is being built to boost socio-economic development in ethnic minority-inhabited, mountainous and particularly disadvantaged areas.
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.
The Red Journey blood donation campaign 2019 has received over 85,000 units of blood via 265 locations, the organising board told a conference reviewing its result in Hanoi on July 27.
The 2019 Vietnam international water and environment exhibition (Vietwater) opened in Hanoi on July 24 with the participation of more than 200 exhibitors from 30 countries and territories.
The Road No 9 Singing Festival is being held in the central province of Quang Tri from July 20-26 with the aim of paying tribute to fallen soldiers.
An African swine fever (ASF) outbreak has been reported in Lien Hiep commune, Duc Trong district in the central highland province of Lam Dong, according to Nguyen Van Chau, deputy director of the provincial department of Agriculture and Rural Development, on June 25.
PSNews - The Fund for Prevention and Control of Tobacco Harms under the Ministry of Health and the Vietnam Fine Arts Association organized the award ceremony of the painting contest on prevention and fight against harmful effects of cigarettes.
The Hanoi People’s Committee recently issued a plan on building a ‘Hanoi - creative city’ dossier to apply to join the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Creative Cities Network.
The African swine fever (ASF) in pigs has appeared in 55 out of 63 provinces and centrally run cities in the country, forcing the cull of 2.5 million pigs, or 7.5 percent of the total pig stocks, it was reported at a conference on fighting the disease and restoring the pig farming industry on June 13.
The eight-member Vietnamese team brought home five gold medals from the 2019 Asia-Pacific Mathematical Olympiad for Primary Schools (APMOPS 2019), ranked only after host Singapore.
PSNews - A farmer family in Son Nguyen commune, Son Hoa District, Phu Yen, opened a private library called “Nang mai” (early sunlight) to offer good books to local people.
The People’s Committee of central Quang Ngai province has sought 233 billion VND (10 million USD) from the Government for undertaking urgent works to prevent coastal erosion.
Head coach of the national men’s football team Park Hang-seo met with more than 1,000 students in Viet Tri city of the northern province of Phu Tho on May 9.
Delegates at a seminar in Hanoi on April 21 discussed the need to connect higher education institutions with businesses in training high-quality agricultural workforce.
Three men of the Republic of Korea (RoK) have been arrested for running an online gambling ring worth about 8.6 billion KRW (7.3 million USD).
The central province of Quang Tri had cleared more than 9,100 ha of land contaminated with unexploded ordnance (UXO) as of mid-April, helping ensure safety for residents and promoting socio-economic development.
Thirty two scholarships were presented to impoverished students who have excellent academic performances at the Hue University in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on April 16.
Qualified helmets have been presented to 10,000 students across Hanoi under a programme organised by the Vietnam Grand Prix company, aiming to convey traffic safety messages to the young.
The Ho Chi Minh City Border Guard and the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) chapter in Ho Chi Minh City on April 12-15 handed over four clean water facilities to the border guard forces and residents in the border areas of the Central Highlands provinces of Kon Tum, Gia Lai, Dak Nong and Dak Lak.
As much as 25.7 billion VND (1.11 million USD) was raised in support of the disabled and orphans nationwide during the 16th music programme “One heart – One world” in Hanoi on April 14.