The World Bank (WB) has said that Vietnam loses about US$780 million per year (equivalent to 1.3% GDP) due to poor sanitation.
Vietnam has reiterated its commitment to ensuring and promoting human rights at the 25th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UN HCR) in Geneva, Switzerland.
The building of new-style rural areas is now a vital strategy for the Mekong Delta’s sustainable development as the region is currently developing in an unstable and inefficient manner.
The 15th Fun Cup 2014 - Windsurf Amateur Slalom Race wrapped up in Phan Thiet city, the central province of Binh Thuan on February 15 after two days of heated competition.
(VOV) - A February 15 order from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has launched construction on a longer than 5.4 km cross-sea bridge in Haiphong city.
(VOV) - A cross-sea bridge will get off the ground in Haiphong port city on February 15, and it will be the longest bridge of its kind in Vietnam and one of the longest in Southeast Asia once completed.
(VOV) - Vietnam’s efforts to strengthen comprehensive strategic partnership will offer good opportunities for the country to broaden its relations with other nations in various fields, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
Vietnam's athletes spent 365 days working hard in 2013 and had many successful achievements to show for their efforts. Now, a new season has arrived as they seek even more records and victories.
(VOV) - A HCM City People’s Court on January 27 sentenced Huynh Thi Huyen Nhu, a former VietinBank worker, to life imprisonment charged with embezzling VND4 trillion and falsifying documents.
State President Truong Tan Sang has praised overseas Vietnamese (OVs) throughout the world for their significant contributions to socio-economic development and charitable activities in the homeland.
(VOV) -Radio the Voice of Vietnam’s (VOV) annual Lunar New Year (Tet) gathering has heard the broadcaster effectively connects the overseas Vietnamese (OV) community and their homeland.
(VOV) - The Vietnam Fatherland Front’s (VFF) Central Committee held a January 23 get-together for 50 outstanding overseas Vietnamese representatives returning home ahead of the Lunar New Year Festival (Tet).
The first-ever museum on Vietnam’s traditional dress, Ao Dai, opened to visitors in Ho Chi Minh City on January 22.
(VOV) - Vietnam needs approximately US$8.3 billion to provide adequate drainage services for estimated 36 million people in urban areas by 2025, said Le Duy Hung, senior urban management expert.
Thanh Ngoan has been passionate about Cheo operas since she was a child. Today, she impresses audiences with her dramatic singing voice and devotion to the ancient art.