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.
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.