The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang will allocate more than VND32 billion (US$1.4 million) to reinforce the Go Cong sea dike to protect coastal agricultural land and residential areas in 2017.
The Department of Preventive Medicine has instructed health officials in provinces and cities nationwide to cooperate with education departments to strengthen cleanliness at schools to prevent outbreaks of hand, foot and mouth disease and dengue fever.
The third open mathematics festival was launched on August 13 at the Hanoi University of Technology by the Vietnam Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics.
Vietnamese students finished third with two silver and seven bronze medals in the final of the World Mathematics Olympiad (WMO) held in Tianjin, China from August 11-12.
VOV.VN - Floods triggered by torrential rains in Hoang Lien National Park on the afternoon of August 12 swept away three local people, said Vu Hung Dung, chair of Sapa District People’s Committee in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.
Heavy rain is forecast to drench Vietnam's northern mountains over the next four days due to a low pressure system and a tropical cyclone in the Gulf of Tonkin, the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting said on August 13.
Many Vietnamese undergraduates who are short on money have resorted to regularly donating their platelets for a few extra pennies to put them through college.
Continuous rainfall has brought about myriad difficulties for road constructions across Ho Chi Minh City.
A warehouse in Saigon's backpacker area burnt to the ground in the early hours of August 13 morning. No casualties were reported but the warehouse was consumed by the fire.
The central province of Quang Nam plans to restore a 80ha forest as habitat for a herd of gray-shanked douc langurs living in Dong Co village, Tam My Tay commune.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Laos and other agencies of Vietnam in the country have raised a fund worth US$2,300 in support of flood victims in the homeland.
The Vietnam Narcotics Investigations Department (C47) under the Ministry of Public Policy said it had coordinated with relevant forces to uncover an inter-provincial drug transporting ring, seizing 150 packs of heroin.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has served 46 million domestic travelers and received 7.2 million foreign visitors over the past 7 months with a focus on the key tourism markets such as Northeast Asia, Western Europe, and Southeast Asia.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese students won 4 gold and 1 silver medal at the 48th International Physics Olympiad this year. Nguyen The Quynh, a 12th grader from Vo Nguyen Giap Gifted High School in Quang Binh province won a gold medal for the second time.
VOV.VN - Quang Ninh provincial authorities have imposed a fishing ban in the core area of Ha Long Bay after investigations of fishing activities in Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay. The province has launched a campaign to protect local marine resources.
Ho Chi Minh City’s transport department has announced a plan to chop down more trees, this time to give way to heavy traffic near Tan Son Nhat Airport.
The Hanoi transport department has published a list of streets and thoroughfares which taxis will be prohibited from entering during rush hours starting this month.
VOV.VN - The peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower is coming tomorrow morning, August 13 during the hours of 1am to 3am, say astronomers at the Academy of Science and Technology.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to hire foreign consultants to consider the expansion of the Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh City without limitation in land use planning.
Free heart disease screenings were given to poor children under 16 years old in northern Thai Binh province on August 12 as part of a charity project “Trai tim cho em” (Operation Healthy Heart).