TAGs: society

Ho Chi Minh City aims to finish metro in 2020

30/01/2019 08:51

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. 

HCM City to open book street on Tet holiday

22/01/2019 15:15

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.

Deputy PM orders efforts to reduce traffic accidents during Tet

20/01/2019 12:37

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.

Campaign helps promote humanitarian aid

16/01/2019 10:30

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.

Rice seedlings to be sent to Laos after disasters

08/01/2019 09:05

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. 

Outstanding donors for child care activities in 2018 honoured

07/01/2019 16:29

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.

Photo contest raises awareness of environmental protection

27/12/2018 15:48

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”.