Education is pivotal, Faust tells Vietnamese students

Education is pivotal, Faust tells Vietnamese students

VOV.VN -More than 100 students, teachers, and administrators from Fulbright University Vietnam, gathered to hear from Harvard President Drew Faust, one of America’s strongest advocates for getting a college education.

HCM City Tourism Day 2017 kicks off

HCM City Tourism Day 2017 kicks off

The HCM City Department of Tourism kicked off the city’s Tourism Day 2017 at Le Van Tam Park, District 1 on March 23, gathering 80 travel agencies, hotels, restaurants and hospitality colleges from across the country.

Four central cities join One Planet City Challenge

Four central cities join One Planet City Challenge

Four cities in Vietnam – Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An and Dong Ha – have agreed to enter World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF)’s One Planet City Challenge programme to show how cities can be a hub for creativity, ambition and innovation in dealing with climate change.

WIPO pledges to help Vietnam boost IP right enforcement

WIPO pledges to help Vietnam boost IP right enforcement

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) is committed to supporting Vietnam in implementing IP–related activities, WIPO Director General Francis Gurry told the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) on March 23.

AIA appoints David Beckham as its Global Ambassador

AIA appoints David Beckham as its Global Ambassador

VOV.VN -AIA Group Limited, the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group, announced on March 23 the signing of a multi-year agreement with David Beckham, under which he will become the Company’s Global Ambassador.

UNICEF helps Ninh Thuan mitigate disaster risks

UNICEF helps Ninh Thuan mitigate disaster risks

A consultation conference was held in the central province of Ninh Thuan on March 22, focusing on measures to enhance cooperation between the locality and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in fighting and adapting to natural disasters targeting children.

Humid, unstable weather makes kids sick

Humid, unstable weather makes kids sick

Fluctuating temperatures, combined with drizzle and high humidity, have created conditions for an unseasonal influx of pediatric diseases, doctors said.

Da Nang tops Vietnam ICT Index for another year

Da Nang tops Vietnam ICT Index for another year

Da Nang city continues to top the Vietnam ICT Index 2016, the rankings on the readiness for information and communications technology development and application, which was revealed on March 22.

Cat Bi air traffic control inspected

Cat Bi air traffic control inspected

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam on March 21 night decided to inspect operations at the air traffic control station in Hai Phong city’s Cat Bi International Airport.

HCM City to open street vendor areas

HCM City to open street vendor areas

HCM City plans to open special street-food areas in District 1 as part of a pilot programme to move vendors to designated pavements, among other plans to improve the livability of the city.