Students choose high school exams for university admissions

Students choose high school exams for university admissions

More than 859,800 candidates have completed registration for the national high school examination, with nearly 75% opting for university admission via high school exam results, according to the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET).

Gaur shooters in Dong Nai sent to jail

Gaur shooters in Dong Nai sent to jail

The People’s Court of Vinh Cuu district, the southern province of Dong Nai, gave imprisonment sentences to shooters of a gaur in a provincial sanctuary during a trial on April 25.

Vietnam unveils shortlisted designs of APEC 2017 uniform

Vietnam unveils shortlisted designs of APEC 2017 uniform

Two designs have been shortlisted to become the official uniform that leaders from 21 Pacific Rim economies will wear for their traditional group photo at the 2017 APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Vietnam.

Workshop seeks solutions to air pollution

Workshop seeks solutions to air pollution

The Office of the National Assembly (NA) and the Hanns Seidel Foundation of Germany co-organised a workshop in Hanoi on April 25 to seek solutions to air pollution.

Vietnam, Russia enhance communication cooperation

Vietnam, Russia enhance communication cooperation

Deputy Director General of the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) Nguyen Hoai Duong greeted a delegation from the Ministry of Communication and Mass Media of Russia led by its Deputy Minister Alexey Volin in Hanoi on April 25.

Aid for tourism service providers affected by Formosa incident

Aid for tourism service providers affected by Formosa incident

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) announced on April 24 it had sent a document guiding the provision of financial aid for those who supplied tourism services and were affected by the marine environment incident in Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Hue provinces.

About 12 mln Vietnamese suffer from hypertension

About 12 mln Vietnamese suffer from hypertension

Approximately 12 million Vietnamese adults, or about one of every 5 people, suffer from high blood pressure, said Deputy Director of the General Department of Preventive Medicine Truong Dinh Bac on April 25.

Hoang Sa, Truong Sa exhibitions held in Nghe An, An Giang

Hoang Sa, Truong Sa exhibitions held in Nghe An, An Giang

Historical and legal proofs affirming Vietnam’s ownership of Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos are being showcased at an exhibition that opened in Thanh Chuong district, the central province of Nghe An on April 25.

Action month for work safety, hygiene begins on May 1

Action month for work safety, hygiene begins on May 1

A month to promote workplace safety and hygiene, the first of its kind, will begin on May 1, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs revealed at a press conference in Hanoi on April 24.

HCM City: Police bust large drug ring

HCM City: Police bust large drug ring

The Ho Chi Minh City police have arrested two members of a drug trading racket while seizing 4.2 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine, 292 ecstasy pills, two guns and VND1 billion (US$44,000).

Hungary supports construction of hospital in Can Tho

Hungary supports construction of hospital in Can Tho

Tombor Balint, Political Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, had a working session with leaders of Can Tho on April 24 to review a joint project on building a new oncology hospital in the Mekong Delta city.