VOV.VN - On February 27, Voice of Vietnam (VOV) officially launched the health and food safety channel on FM 89 MHz in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam and Public Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
The northern province of Quang Ninh aims to have additional 11 communes meeting all new-style rural area criteria in 2017.
VOV.VN - Telecom operators are still scrambling to eliminate the impact on internet connectivity in Vietnam from damage to several undersea submarine cables following a breakdown in early January 2017.
A campaign raising donations for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims through SMS was launched on February 27 and will last until April 28.
The People’s Court of Hanoi on February 27 opened the first instance hearing for former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ocean Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Ocean Bank) Ha Van Tham and other former executives of the bank for serious violations of State laws.
HCM City’s Department of Education and Training is seeking help from overseas Vietnamese educators who can set up training models that meet international standards and provide capital to build schools and buy teaching aids.
VOV.VN - Police made one of the largest drug busts in the history of organized drug trafficking in the province of Thanh Hoa, authorities said on February 26.
A workshop was held in Hanoi on February 26 to launch a Vietnam encyclopedia.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc advised the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang to promote forestry economy and make it a national model in the field while working with provincial authorities on February 26.
Hundreds of Vietnamese people living and working in Switzerland came together at a meeting in Geneva on February 25.
VOV.VN -Universities nationwide are going to hold the preliminary rounds of Robocon Vietnam 2017 on March 1-20 to shortlist 6 teams for the qualifying round scheduled to take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on April 1-5.
Hundred metres of land along rivers and coastlines have been destroyed by unusually strong winds and waves, combined with rising tides in the southernmost province of Ca Mau.
The Hanoi People’s Committee has approved a pilot programme that will utilise software and automation technology to manage public parking zones in the city.
The national immunisation programme will give supplemental vaccinations against Japanese encephalitis to children between six and 15 years old, who did not receive the vaccine, or are not sure about their vaccination schedule previously, in districts facing high risks of the disease.
Vietnam’s hosting of APEC 2017, with the convergence of both leading and emerging economies, plays a significant role in reaffirming its dynamic socio-economic development as well as active participation in regional and international forums.
The Vietnamese Doctors’ Association in Cambodia was established at a ceremony in celebration of Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27) in Phnom Penh on February 26.
VOV.VN - The 2030 Business Club will present more than VND1 billion worth of 500 bikes and 1,500 gifts including school materials and confectionary to disadvantaged children in Chau Thanh and Ben Cau districts, Tay Ninh province.
The Vietnamese Embassy in India participated in a charity bazaar in New Delhi on February 26 with other embassies based in the capital city.
Sidewalks along a major hospital in Ho Chi Minh City have been equipped with a complicated system of barricades, an effort originally meant to reclaim space from vendors for pedestrians but now turning out to create immense difficulty for the latter.
Polish tourist and his Vietnamese guide died during a climbing accident in the resort town of Da Lat this week.