Over the last two decades, the scenes of Japanese volunteers working across the countries have become familiar to Vietnamese people. They are contributing to deepening friendly ties between the two countries.
The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations and the municipal chapter of the Vietnam-Hungary Friendship Association (VHFA) held a gathering on August 20 to celebrate the National Day of Hungary (August 20) and the 20th founding anniversary of the chapter.
Experts gathered at a workshop in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on August 19 to seek ways to reduce food losses and waste, and ensure a sustainable APEC food system.
The APEC Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC)’s Joint Regulatory Advisory Committee (JRAC) on Electrical and Electronic Equipment convened its 22nd meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on August 20.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VA) on August 19 inaugurated a new school for pupils in the mountainous commune of Thuong Hoa, Minh Hoa district, the central province of Quang Binh.
The first river bus route of Ho Chi Minh city will be put into operation on August 21 with one-way tickets priced at VND15,000 (US$68 cents), said a representative from the HCM City Department of Transport.
Hanoi has decided to ban taxis and cars from a number of streets during rush hour as part of the city's latest efforts to tackle traffic congestion.
VOV.VN - 87-year-old Duong Van Ngo has worked as a public letter writer for 27 years at the Saigon Central Post Office in Ho Chi Minh City.
VOV.VN - Vietnam is celebrating the 72nd anniversary of the August Revolution with scores of events.
As many as 120 officials from member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum are gathering at the fourth APEC Pathfinder Dialogue in Ho Chi Minh City on August 19-20 to discuss measures to strengthen the fight against illicit trade and corruption.
Hanoi’s young people began a series of voluntary activities as part of the “Green Summer” campaign in the Lao capital city of Vientiane on August 18.
The High-Level People’s Court in Hanoi on August 18 upheld death sentences on former General Director of the Vinashin Ocean Shipping Co. Ltd. (Vinashinlines) Tran Van Liem and former acting head of Vinashinlines’ sales department Giang Kim Dat.
President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man on August 19 visited and presented gifts to people affected by floods in Muong La district in the northern mountainous province of Son La.
The core of early essential newborn care is the First Embrace – immediate and thorough drying after birth followed by skin-to-skin contact, appropriately timed clamping and cutting of the umbilical cord and exclusive breastfeeding.
A 50km long electric fence has been put into operation on a trial basis to prevent wild elephants from wandering into residential areas in the southern province of Dong Nai, according to the provincial Forest Protection Sub-Department.
A Ministry of Health’s project has helped improve medical services in six central north provinces, particularly at district-level hospitals, heard a conference in Hanoi on August 18 to review the project.
Viettel, the military-run network operator, is offering up to 99% discounts on international roaming services for subscribers to celebrate the ongoing SEA Games 29 in Malaysia.
For the last few years, an increasing number of students in Hai Ninh commune in central Quang Binh province’s Quang Ninh district have dropped out of school to help their parents with fishing at sea.
Energy production from solid waste in urban areas is forecast to increase by between 10-16% in Vietnam, heard a workshop in Hanoi on August 18.
VOV.VN - Star-gazers will now have the chance to view eclipses and meteor showers in all their glory, reports Vnexpress Online.