Vietnam sent more than 140,000 workers to work abroad in 2018, up 7 percent against the previous year, according to the Department of Overseas Labour Management under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of External Relations convened a conference on December 24 to review its performance in 2018 and chalk out tasks for the next year.
A ceremony was held in Hanoi on December 18 to see off 14 freshly-graduated doctors of the Hanoi Medical University (HMU) to work in Vietnam’s mountainous and remote areas.
PSNews - 500 gratitude houses, worth some 25 billion VND, were presented to policy families in the five Central provinces, of Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa.
Over the past years, Vietnam’s agricultural sector has reaped marked achievements, helping ensure national food security.
After more than 30 years of renewal, Vietnam has made various efforts and gained achievements acknowledged by the international community in protecting and promoting human rights, heard a symposium held in Hoa Binh province on December 6 to mark 70th World Human Rights Day (December 10).
More than 24,000 people took part in the 22nd Terry Fox Run (TFR) in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City on November 18 to raise funds for cancer patients in Vietnam.
The Vietnam Association for the Protection of Children’s Rights (VACR) will hold its third congress in Hanoi on November 17-18.
In Vietnam, electronic waste is collected through unofficial channels by scrap dealers or unregistered units, which provide waste to craft villages for recycling.
The first Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Buddhist Leaders’ Conference was held in the Lao capital city of Vientiane on November 12, aiming to promote the development of Buddhism in the countries as well as regional exchange in the religion.
In a bid to create a healthy networking atmosphere in the country, the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has completed a code of conduct on social networks for internet service providers and users, said Minister Nguyen Manh Hung.
A ceremony will be held on November 24 in Cao Bang city to receive a certificate from UNESCO recognising Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark the northern border province of Cao Bang as a global geopark by the UNESCO, a heard at a press conference in Hanoi on November 6.
Vietnam will finish installing monitoring devices on nearly 3,000 offshore fishing boats in early 2019, a move to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, according to the Directorate of Fisheries.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a national project designed to give children with disabilities better access to community-based protection, care and education services from 2018 – 2025.
Hanoi’s population had spiralled out of control with the capital’s total number of residents already exceeding the target set for 2030, according to a report by the National Assembly.
The Ho Chi Minh City Study Encouragement Association on October 28 granted scholarships worth (77,400 USD) to more than 500 students.
The southern province of Binh Duong has become the first and only one in Vietnam to be named a Smart21 community for 2019 by the New York-based Intelligent Community Forum (ICF).
Participants at a meeting in Hanoi on October 21 discussed gender-related issues and the media’s awareness in this regard, highlighting the role of the press in addressing gender inequality.
Vietnam was among the 25 countries and international organisations that participated in the 18th International Meeting on Early and Preschool Education in the city of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico from October 18 – 20.
The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade held a gala in Hanoi on October 21 to review the “Vietnamese Goods Identification – Proud of Vietnamese Goods” programme.