PSNews – The Ministry of Education and Training on October 19 organized a ceremony to honor high school students, who had won prizes and medals at regional and international Olympiads and science and technology competitions in 2018.
The Australian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City organised the Women in Vietnam Conference in the city on October 16 as an activity to mark the Vietnamese Women’s Day (October 20).
The southwestern province of Tay Ninh and five Cambodian provinces of Tbong Khmum, Kampong Cham, Siem Reap, Banteay Meanchey and Oddar Meanchey will enhance cooperation in the search for remains of Vietnamese volunteers who died on battlefields in Cambodia during wartime.
The National Target Programme on New-style Rural Area Building for 2018 has achieved its set targets three months earlier than planned, said Nguyen Minh Tien, head of the programme’s Central Coordination Office.
Officials of the central province of Quang Binh and the Lao province of Savannakhet on October 12 agreed to promote cooperation in trade, investment, and tourism, as well as to work closely in educating the two countries’ peoples on their bilateral friendship and special solidarity.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment launched a campaign on October 12, calling for joint efforts in plastic waste prevention nationwide, in response to the 2018 “Make the world cleaner” campaign.
The 4th Vietnam - Japan culture and trade exchange will be held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho from November 2-4, according to Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Truong Quang Hoai Nam.
A decision to implement a programme to reduce traffic congestion and accidents by 2020 has been signed by Tran Vinh Tuyen, Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee.
More than 10,000 people joined the Fun Run for Charity, 18th edition held by British Business Group Vietnam (BBGV), in District 7 in Ho Chi Minh City on September 30.
There are four Vietnamese citizens among passengers aboard a plane of Papua New Guinea’s Air Niugini that missed the runway on September 28, according to the Vietnamese Embassy in Indonesia.
While the proportion of the national economy driven by cash transactions remains immense, experts believe that there will be a major shift toward using cashless payments in the coming time with drastic measures taken by the Government.
Losses caused by traffic accidents in Vietnam amount to 50 trillion VND (over 2.12 billion USD) each year, equivalent to 30 percent of budget spending on education, or 1. 5 million people going without income for the whole year.
The British Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City on September 27 launched a motorbike safety campaign themed “#KnowSafetyNoAccidents.”
Some 50,000 apartments will soon be available for Vietnamese workers at industrial clusters at a starting price of 150 million VND (6,400 USD) apiece, according to the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL).
The Party organisation, soldiers, and people of Ninh Binh have always been proud of late President Tran Dai Quang, an exemplary figure from the northern province, said Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Nguyen Thi Thanh.
Lam Dong province’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has temporarily suspended all adventure tour activities at the Datanla Waterfall in Da lat city following the death of a tourist from the Republic of Korea on September 22.
“A soulful Vietnam” – a Vietnamese tourism promotion event - was held in Washington D.C., the US, the Southeast Asian country’s fifth largest tourism market, on September 19.
Despite great efforts taken by Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities to fight flooding, many flood-control projects have been delayed by administrative procedures.
The central province of Quang Tri on September 15 inaugurated the Fidel Park to mark 45 years since Cuban leader Fidel Castro’s visit to the liberated region in southern Vietnam in 1973.
The capital city of Hanoi is eyeing fees on personal vehicles entering the city centre in an attempt to curb worsening traffic and pollution.