Officers of the Ministry of National Defence on October 17 held a working session with a delegation of US congressmen on the settlement of war consequences in Vietnam.
Singaporean businesses want to cooperate with their Vietnamese counterparts in digital technology to serve industrial development in each country, said President of the Singapore Manufacturing Federation Douglas Foo.
The central coastal province of Quang Nam has finished preparations for APEC 2017, heard a press conference held in the locality on October 17.
More than 24,000 train tickets out of 72,000 bookings made online for the Tet period (Lunar New Year holiday) were sold on the first day of sales on October 15 in HCM City.
The Embassy of Vietnam in the Netherlands has organised a course to teach Vietnamese language to overseas Vietnamese in the Netherlands.
First Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) Central Committee Le Quoc Phong met with President of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) Nicolas Papademetriou in Sochi, Russia, on October 16.
Sluggish Internet connectivity caused by problems with cross-sea cable systems has become a regular annoyance in Vietnam, and users are running out of patience.
The Central Highlands province of Kon Tum will launch a project to aid the socio-economic development of households in ethnic and mountainous areas in the locality in 2017-2020.
The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) reported that the bank has provided loans to over 31.8 million poor households and policy beneficiaries since 2002.
Chau Thi Thu Nga, former Chairwoman and General Director of the Land and Housing Construction and Investment JSC (Housing Group), was sentenced to life imprisonment for swindling to appropriate assets at a two-week trial that concluded on October 16.
The northern mountainous province of Yen Bai has mobilised over 4,000 people, including army soldiers, police, militias and local residents, in search for missing people after a severe flash flood swept through the province on October 11.
The phone rings all day inside the small room at 35 Tran Phu street in Hanoi’s Ba Dinh district.
The closure segment of a temporary floating bridge over the Ka Long border river was installed on October 16, connecting northern Quang Ninh’s Mong Cai city and Dongxing city of China.
The Prime Minister on October 16 decided to allocate nearly 29,000 tonnes of rice from national reserves for the central province of Nghe An, which has suffered serious losses due to natural disasters.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has hailed credit for implementing social policies as a sound policy of the Party and State that contributes to social development and creates a momentum for sustainable poverty reduction.
Total damage caused by prolonged downpours and floods in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh has exceeded VND800 billion (US$35.2 million), according to the province’s steering board for disaster prevention, search and rescue.
The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF)’s Central Committee has called for all organisations, agencies and community join hands in supporting people suffering from recent floods in northern and central localities.
Some 72 people have been killed as of 21:00 on October 15 in widespread floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in the central region and northern mountainous provinces.
The Culture and Nature Reserve of southern Dong Nai province will work with investors to build a wildlife safari inside the reserve in Ma Da commune, Vinh Cuu district.
The Ulatech Joint Stock Company launched a car-hailing app for smartphones called “ULA” in the central city of Da Nang on October 14.