New compensation regulations issued

New compensation regulations issued

Aquaculture farmers directly affected by natural disasters and epidemics will receive compensation ​worth up to VND60 million (US$2,600) per hectare, according to Decree No 2 issued by the Government last week.

Tet gifts offered to impoverished people nationwide

Tet gifts offered to impoverished people nationwide

As many as 500 gifts, worth 250 million VND (11,000 USD) sourced from Vingroup’s Thien Tam Fund were presented to needy people and families in the northern port city of Hai Phong on January 16.

Feedback sought on Long Thanh Airport design

Feedback sought on Long Thanh Airport design

The Aviation Airport Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) is collecting feedback from the local community in HCM City regarding the architectural plan of Long Thanh International Airport’s passenger terminal from January 12 to 23, 2017.

HCM City prevents diseases through GIS

HCM City prevents diseases through GIS

Ho Chi Minh City has decided to promote its geographic information system (GIS), to prevent infectious diseases, said Le Hong Nga, Deputy Director of the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre.

Deputy PM urges radical changes in vocational training

Deputy PM urges radical changes in vocational training

Vocational training needs radical and substantive changes, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at a conference held by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) in Ho Chi Minh City on January 16.

Mountainous children presented with Tet cakes

Mountainous children presented with Tet cakes

A charitable programme has been held to bring a warm traditional lunar new year (Tet) festival to mountainous children. At the event, participants wrapped square cakes, to give to disadvantaged children.

Fire destroys furniture store in Hanoi

Fire destroys furniture store in Hanoi

VOV.VN - A fire that burned ‘hot and fast’ has destroyed a furniture store located at No. 913 De La Thanh Street in the Ba Dinh District of Hanoi.