WIPO Director General vows support for Vietnam

WIPO Director General vows support for Vietnam

Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Francis Gurry vowed to keep assisting Vietnam in intellectual property field at a meeting with Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien in Hanoi on March 22.

Vietnam, Cambodia sign MoU on labour cooperation

Vietnam, Cambodia sign MoU on labour cooperation

Vietnam’s Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training of Cambodia signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on labour cooperation in Hanoi on March 22.

VUFO hopes to strengthen ties with Argentine cultural institute

VUFO hopes to strengthen ties with Argentine cultural institute

Vice President and Secretary General of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Don Tuan Phong has affirmed that the union pays great attention to partnership with the Institute of Argentine-Vietnamese Culture (ICAV) and hopes to further promote the ties.

Hoa Binh: Nine sentenced to death for drug trafficking

Hoa Binh: Nine sentenced to death for drug trafficking

The People’s Court of northern mountainous Hoa Binh province has sentenced nine out of 23 drug smugglers to death on charges of “illegally trafficking drugs, illegally possessing military weapons and not denouncing crimes”.

Dak Nong: Rice delivered to over 8,500 needy students

Dak Nong: Rice delivered to over 8,500 needy students

More than 8,500 disadvantaged students in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong will receive over 500 tonnes of rice in the second academic semester this year as decided by the provincial People’s Committee.

Ben Tre launches Japanese water education programme

Ben Tre launches Japanese water education programme

VOV.VN - On March 22, the Japanese water education programme “Mizuiku – I love clean water” was launched in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre with the aim of educating children on the role of water on the planet.

Bird flu continues to flare up in Vietnam

Bird flu continues to flare up in Vietnam

VOV.VN - The outbreak of avian flu that decimated farmed and wild birds around the globe and in Vietnam in 2016 doesn't show signs of letting up in 2017.

HCM City to build Natural History Museum

HCM City to build Natural History Museum

Vietnam’s first natural history museum will be built in HCM City on an area of 23.9 hectares inside the Historical and Cultural Park in District 9.