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Code of conduct discussed to prevent sexual harassment at workplace

08:55 | 01/25/2015

Experts were invited to give recommendations on a draft code of conduct designed to prevent sexual harassment at workplaces at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on January 23.

ADB funds US$165 million for Vietnam’s education, infrastructure

08:59 | 01/24/2015

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has provided Vietnam with two loans totalling US$165 million to improve secondary education for ethnic minority students in the country’s poorest areas, and upgrade rural infrastructure in six central provinces.

AFC praises striker Abass Dieng of Binh Duong squad

17:31 | 01/23/2015

(VOV) - Official website of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on January 22 ran an article highlighting the glorious victory of striker Abass Cheikh Dieng of Becamex Binh Duong team.

Record set for Vietnam’s biggest coal monolith

14:51 | 01/23/2015

An Antraxit coal monolith currently displayed at the Museum of northern Quang Ninh province has been recognised by the Vietnam Book of Records (Vietkings) as the largest of its kind in Vietnam.

Seven golds for Vietnam at world pencak silat championship

18:16 | 01/18/2015

(VOV) - Vietnam came second with 7 gold, 7 silver and 5 bronze medals at the World Pencak Silat Championship in Thailand from January 10-16.

Cypress celebrates Vietnam Cultural Week

12:21 | 01/16/2015

(VOV) - A host of Vietnamese celebrities are planning to descend upon Cyprus to celebrate Vietnam cultural week commemorating the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Vietnam-Cyprus (1975-2015) diplomatic ties.

EC ends anti-subsidy probe into Vietnam fibre

12:00 | 01/15/2015

The European Commission (EC) has ended an anti-subsidy investigation into polyester staple fibre (PSF) imported from three countries, including Vietnam, which is expected to boost fibre exports to Europe.

President examines conservation of Hoa Lu ancient capital

08:53 | 01/15/2015

President Truong Tan Sang was informed about the latest efforts to preserve and restore Hoa Lu ancient capital, a historical and cultural site of great value in the northern province of Ninh Binh, during a working session with local authorities on January 14.

CNN spotlights Vietnamese architect

17:52 | 01/14/2015

(VOV) -The US Cable News Network CNN has introduced Vietnamese well-known architect Vo Trong Nghia’ works on its January’s episode ‘Ones to Watch’.

Vietnam launches Zero Hunger Challenge

13:20 | 01/14/2015

(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, with the collaboration and support of the United Nations, has launched a national Zero Hunger Challenge, a major initiative to eradicate hunger in the country by 2025.

Twelve artefacts gain new status

12:13 | 01/14/2015

The Prime Minister just signed a decision to bestow the title of "national treasure" to 12 objects of unique national heritage. Here's the rundown of the newly recognised treasure.

Environment minister thanks the media

09:18 | 01/14/2015

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Nguyen Minh Quang has expressed his appreciation for the role of the media, which actively worked alongside the ministry to popularise information during 2014.

More women in management is good for business

17:29 | 01/13/2015

(VOV) - New ILO study shows that Vietnam ranks 76th out of 108 countries in proportion of women managers at 23 %.

Rural sanitation improves through CHOBA programme

15:28 | 01/13/2015

The People’s Committee of the southern province of Dong Thap held a workshop on January 12 to evaluate the implementation of the Community Hygiene Output-Based Aid (CHOBA) Programme in the locality.

Vietnam, Japan partner in aerospace technology

15:19 | 01/13/2015

The signing of a joint statement expanding the partnership between the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) in 2014 has opened the door to new long-term cooperative efforts in outer space technology between Vietnam and Japan.