The Czech-Vietnam Association (CVA) on December 9 convened its 21st congress in Prague, the Czech Republic, to review 20 years of operation.
The Regional Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre No. 3 on December 9 took a foreign sailor seriously injured on board a Panama-flagged cargo ship off Vietnam’s territorial waters to hospital for treatment.
Philippine authorities have exhumed a cadaver that was supposed to be the body of Pham Minh Tuan, captain of ship Royal 16 who was kidnapped in the Philippines on November 11, 2016.
Customs officers in the Chinese Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region have confiscated 368.5 kg of ivory, which were trafficked from Africa into the country via its border with Vietnam.
Ho Chi Minh City has approved the extension of the city’s first metro route, which links Ben Thanh Market with Suoi Tien Theme Park in District 9, to the neighbouring provinces of Binh Duong and Dong Nai.
An educational cooperation agreement between Vietnam and Ireland will have a significant impact on the quality of Vietnam’s education system and a positive effect for its economy, said Mark Ashwill, Managing Director of Capstone Vietnam – a human resource development company.
The 11th National Congress of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) for the 2017-2022 tenure opened in Hanoi on December 10 with the participation of nearly 1,000 young people.
VOV.VN - Every year, natural disasters and epidemics have caused great losses for the Vietnamese agricultural sector and farmers, accounting for 1.5% of the national GDP. As a result, agricultural insurance has become an urgent need.
VOV.VN - Climate change and increasing greenhouse gas emission are challenging Mekong Delta provinces’ sustainable growth. In order to increase their resistance and ability to mitigate the impact of climate change, local provinces are promoting the Green Growth Strategy.
Doctors at the Cardiovascular Centre under the Hanoi-based E General Hospital have applied 3D technology in successful cardiovascular endoscopic surgery for a patient suffering from atrial septal defect (ASD).
VOV.VN - During her first visit to Vietnam, World Bank Vice President for Sustainable Development, Laura Tuck has reaffirmed the World Bank Group’s continued support for Vietnam as the country addresses the challenges of rapid urbanization and the impacts of climate change.
The central province of Thua Thien - Hue has decided to allocate 32.6 billion VND (1.44 million USD) to preserve and develop garden houses in 2017-2020, heard a conference to review two years of the province’s resolution on garden houses protection.
The Investigation Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security has decided to start legal proceedings against Dinh Manh Thang, Director of the Petro Song Da Trading and Investment JSC for his alleged links to serious violations in PVC.
Wearing helmets and driving slowly are among effective measures to ensure traffic safety for children, heard a ceremony to launch Go home safely campaign in Hanoi on December 9, which aims to call for the community’s actions to ensure traffic safety for children.
As many as 1,500 Cao Dai dignitaries nationwide met in the congress for 2017-2022 tenure of the Cao Dai Tay Ninh Church in the southwestern province of Tay Ninh from December 6-9.
Six Tibetan bears were successfully rescued from a farm in Thuan An township of the southern province of Binh Duong by the Animals Asia on December 8.
The Ministry of Health’s General Office for Population Family Planning held a meeting to launch the National Action Month on Population on December 9.
VOV.VN - Statistics provided by the General Directorate of Vocational Training indicate that 70% of vocational trainees have found jobs immediately after graduation.
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has signed a decision to suspend Nguyen Quoc Khanh, former President and CEO of the PetroVietnam (PVN) from his work as a member of the Office of the National Steering Committee on Power Development.
Vietnam and its neighboring countries in the Mekong region have formed an agreement to eliminate malaria by 2030, amid concerns that the mosquito-borne disease has developed a resistance to drugs.