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2019 Vietwater exhibition opens in Hanoi

25/07/2019 09:42

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.

African swine fever outbreak detected in Lam Dong

25/06/2019 20:22

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.

Winners for anti-smoking painting contest announced

16/06/2019 20:31

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.

Hanoi builds dossier to join UNESCO Creative Cities Network

13/06/2019 23:06

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.

Nearly 2.5 million pigs culled due to African swine fever

13/06/2019 21:01

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. 

Quang Tri on its way to be free of UXO impact in 2025

17/04/2019 21:28

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.

Clean water facilities presented to Central Highlands provinces

15/04/2019 21:09

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.