Tien Giang spends big to reinforce Go Cong sea dike

Tien Giang spends big to reinforce Go Cong sea dike

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.

Schools urged to take preventive measures against diseases

Schools urged to take preventive measures against diseases

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.

Open mathematics festival launched in Hanoi

Open mathematics festival launched in Hanoi

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.

Flashflood kills three in Lao Cai

Flashflood kills three in Lao Cai

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.

Police bust inter-provincial drug transporting ring

Police bust inter-provincial drug transporting ring

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.

Sustaining Vietnam’s tourism growth

Sustaining Vietnam’s tourism growth

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.

Protecting Ha Long Bay’s aqua resources

Protecting Ha Long Bay’s aqua resources

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.