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.
A friendship exchange with Lao, Thai and Myanmar students pursuing education in the northern port city of Hai Phong was held in the locality on April 11.
Around 100 policies and documents related to ethnic minority groups in the Mekong Delta have been implemented to develop essential infrastructure and production, reduce poverty and improve the living standards of local residents.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has extended best wishes to Khmer Theravada Buddhist dignitaries and followers in the Mekong Delta provinces of Vinh Long and Tra Vinh on the occasion of the Chol Chnam Thmay, the traditional New Year Festival of the Khmer people in the south.
Artworks by children with autism have gone on display at an exhibition to mark the World Autism Awareness Day (April 2).
Vietnam will complete the five-year target of the National Target Programme on New-Style Rural Area Building by the end of the second quarter of 2019, with at least half of all communes completing all criteria of the programme.
Ho Chi Minh City announced on April 1 that its average population growth rate during 2009-2019 is 2.15 percent per annum, which means the city has an addition of 170,000 people each year, equivalent to the population of a small district in the southern hub.
“Thang Ba bien gioi” (The border in March) – a program to support needy local residents in border areas – was held in Hong Ngu district of the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap on March 31.
By taking various measures, Ho Chi Minh City aims to save 1.5 – 2 percent of commercial electricity output each year as from 2019.
The annual Olympic Run Day for Public Health and the 46th Ha Noi Moi Newspaper Run for peace were launched simultaneously at a ceremony in Hanoi on March 24.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and other senior leaders cut the ribbon to kick off the National Press Festival 2019 in Hanoi on March 15.
Ten winners of the Outstanding Vietnamese Young Faces Award 2018, an annual national award to honour young people at home and abroad who have excelled in various categories, have been announced.
The Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long is carrying out a program to give children with disabilities better access to community-based protection, care and education services during 2019-2025.
A project to build more than 430 houses resilient to storms and floods for needy households in coastal areas of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue will be carried out from 2019 to 2020.
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.