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.
The central province of Quang Nam on March 23 kicked off the construction of a wastewater recycling plant in the Tam Thang industrial park in Tam Ky city.
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh has asked the government for VND76 billion (over US$3.3 million) in financial support to help the province cope with drought and saline intrusion in the dry season in 2017.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) aims to give vocational training to 5.5 million rural labourers in the 2016-2020 period, with 1.4 million to be trained in agriculture and the remaining in other occupations.
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 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.
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.
VOV.VN - Investigators are searching for the cause of a massive fire at a 5-storey commercial down cleaning and manufacturer in Can Tho.
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.
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.
The Sai Gon Water Corporation (Sawaco) has submitted a funding proposal to build underground water tanks that will replace seven unused water towers in HCM City.
Fluctuating temperatures, combined with drizzle and high humidity, have created conditions for an unseasonal influx of pediatric diseases, doctors said.
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.
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 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.
The south central province of Ninh Thuan on March 22 kicked off a Belgian-funded project on improving the river basin management capacity in the context of climate change (PIM).
On March 22 Generali Vietnam Life Insurance LLC launched the first comprehensive 2-in-1 insurance plan in the Vietnamese market.
Two flights were unable to contact air traffic controllers at an airport in northern Vietnam earlier this month after it was discovered that the first command was asleep and his assistant was absent, the country’s aviation watchdog confirmed on March 21.
Vietnam has detained two bloggers over the past week following an investigation that found they had spread "propaganda against the Socialist Republic of Vietnam".
The source claimed that Ri Ji-Hyon, a 33-year-old from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) suspect in the Kim murder, had tricked Doan Thi Huong, the Vietnamese suspect, into committing the crime.