A campaign to respond to the Earth Hour was launched in Hanoi on March 10, sending the message “saving energy, protecting earth”.
Vietnam may have a large pool of manual workers, but not enough it seems to cope with growing demand.
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.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport expects to start construction on 70 transport projects this year.
More than 2.3 million needy people have received aid totalling over 3.8 trillion VND (163.3 million USD) over the last 11 years under a campaign that promotes each organisation and individual’s committed support for one disadvantaged people.
The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City plans to spend some 800 billion VND (34.5 million USD) on gifts to policy beneficiaries and impoverished households in the city as the Lunar New Year (Tet) 2019 nears.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has asked the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to supply 300 tonnes of rice seedlings from the national reserve as a relief aid to help Lao people restore production in the post-natural disaster time.
The health sector aims to have over 95 percent of under-one-year-old children nationwide fully vaccinated in the expanded national immunization programme by 2020, heard a conference in Hanoi on January 7.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, who is also Chairwoman of the National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) Sponsorship Council, held a meeting in Hanoi on January 6 with outstanding donors who had great contributions to activities for children in 2018.
Ho Chi Minh City’s police have discovered an illegal surrogacy network.
Flower growers are busy preparing for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) festival, which will begin on February 5.
A photo exhibition on 320 years of Sai Gon – Ho Chi Minh City development opened at the city’s Nguyen Hue pedestrian street on December 28.
The Centre of Hands-on Action and Networking for Growth and Environment (CHANGE) is joining hands with the 350.org, a non-profit organisation, in organizing a photography contest titled “Portray Air, Expose Pollution”.