(VOV) -A Spanish-funded project on sustainable tourism development in Vietnam’s highland regions has been a great success, a conference was told in Hanoi on May 21.
World Heritage sites in Vietnam’s central region have been introduced to the world through the offering of a travel book called My Son Sanctuary World Heritage Site and flyers on international flights of the Republic of Korea’s Asiana Airlines.
(VOV) -A Japanese-funded project on strengthening Vietnam’s water environment management capacity has proved efficient, contributing to the country’s environmental protection.
(VOV) -The new Thua Thien-Hue General Hospital was official opened on May 18 in the Phong Dien district of the central province.
(VOV) -The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) held a seminar in HCM City on May 15 discussing better water resource management.
(VOV) - Japan is the biggest ODA donor to Vietnam in general and to its healthcare sector in particular.
Vietnam is one of the 12 countries having the highest rate of tuberculosis (TB) patients in the world, with about 100,000 new cases detected a year.
(VOV) - Harvard University’s Asia Centre held a workshop on Vietnam’s Nguyen Dynasty themed “Nguyen Vietnam 1558-1885, Domestic Issues” on May 11-12.
(VOV) -The remains of 29 volunteer Vietnamese soldiers and experts, killed on battlefield in Laos, were reburied at the central Thua Thien-Hue province’s martyrs’ cemetery on May 9.
(VOV) - The Vietnamese hearing-impaired artist group “Noi Den” (Destination) will perform for the first time at the German Pfalzbau Theatre in Ludwigshafen in mid-May.
As many as 20 hospitals in the Central region on May 3 signed pledges to join the campaign “Save Lives: Clean Your Hands” in response to the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s annual drive to reduce bacterial contamination caused by poor hand hygiene.
(VOV) - At the end of 2012, Finland had invested in 8 projects in Vietnam worth over US$336 million, ranking it 26th among foreign investors in the country.
(VOV) - A display of 100 Finnish posters produced since the beginning of the 20thcentury opened in Hue city on April 29 to mark the 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Finland and Vietnam.
Banyan Tree Group of Singapore on April 27 put into service the integrated resort complex of Laguna Lang Co located in Lang Co town, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.
(VOV) - The 2013 Hue Traditional Craft Festival themed “Honouring Artisans and Craft Villages” opened in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on April 27.