A workshop took place in the central province of Quang Nam on February 27 to kick-start a Japanese-funded project on raising the capacity of students and coastal residents to minimise disaster risks.
Kindergartens will be banned from teaching foreign languages, according to a Ministry of Education and Training document sent to all the provinces recently.
(VOV) - Hong Kong Special Administrative region authorities have banned the import of salted duck eggs from the Vietnamese provinces of Nam Dinh, Quang Ngai, Tay Ninh, Khanh Hoa, Ca Mau and Kon Tum due to growing concern about an H5N1 avian influenza outbreak.
The northern mountainous border province of Lao Cai declared an outbreak of A/H5N1 avian influenza in its Bao Thang district on February 15.
(VOV) - The Ministry of Industry and Trade has issued a decree banning the importation of used cars, carriers, special purpose vehicles and ambulances over five years old effective from February 20.
Son Doong in the central province of Quang Binh is well-known as the world’s largest cave. Discovered in 2009, it is now one of the hottest spots in Vietnam and the nation’s most expensive tours.
People usually flock to a unique market in Nam Dinh province’s Vu Ban District at midnight on the 7th and 8th days of the first lunar month to wish for a prosperous and lucky new year.
Unfavorable weather conditions and a high demand for poultry products during spring festivals are putting Vietnam at high risk of bird flu viruses, warns the animal health department.
During the Nha Trang Sea Festival held last June in coastal Khanh Hoa Province, Bai Choi games attracted crowds of both Vietnamese and foreigners.
(VOV) - Russia’s Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (VPSS) has decided to halt importing Tra fish and other aquatic products from 7 Vietnamese businesses as of January 31, 2014.
(VOV) - Differences between concerned parties have cast a shadow on a peace conference on Syria (the Geneva II conference) due to open in Montreux, Switzerland, on January 22.
(VOV) -Soldiers garrisoned on islands across the country are celebrating a festive Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
(VOV) - Ho Chi Minh City’s Independence Palace, Nha Tho Duc Ba (the Immaculate Conception Cathedral Basilica) and Nha Rong Wharf are renowned for both their historic significance and iconic architecture.
The revised Land Law, which will come into force on July 1, 2014, will help improve transparency in land management and use, said National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
After failing to grow by double-digits in 2013, the insurance market is expected to grow modestly this year, on the back of an economic recovery and stock market gains.