Pilot project sends doctors to poor districts

Pilot project sends doctors to poor districts

As many as 78 young doctors have been recruited for a pilot project on sending doctors to disadvantaged areas including mountainous and border areas and islands as of June, the Health Ministry said at a press conference in Hanoi on June 22.

Writing contest on Vietnam-Russia friendship launched

Writing contest on Vietnam-Russia friendship launched

VOV.VN - The Vietnam-Russia Friendship Association under the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations has launched a writing contest on Vietnam-Russia friendship marking the 100th anniversary of Russia’s October Revolution (November 7, 1917).

12-alarm fire guts warehouse in northern Vietnam

12-alarm fire guts warehouse in northern Vietnam

VOV.VN - Dozens of firefighters battled smoke and flames for more than three hours overnight Thursday (June 22) at a warehouse in the Noi Bai Industrial Park in the outskirts of the capital city of Hanoi.

Vietnam hosts UN staff officer training course

Vietnam hosts UN staff officer training course

A training course on UN peacekeeping for staff officers funded by the Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) opened at the Vietnam Peacekeeping Centre in suburban Thach That district, Hanoi on June 21.

Government offers support to projects in Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park

Government offers support to projects in Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park

The Government has issued a decree defining special mechanisms and policies for the Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park in Hanoi, including a 10% corporate income tax in 30 years for new projects with an investment from VND4 trillion (US$176 million).

University told to better serve as Vietnam-Germany link

University told to better serve as Vietnam-Germany link

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited the Vietnamese-German University (VGU), based in Thu Dau Mot city of the southern province of Binh Duong, on June 22, asking it to better serve as a bridge linking the two countries.

‘Smart City’ forum gets under way in HCM City

‘Smart City’ forum gets under way in HCM City

VOV.VN - Nguyen Duc Nghia, vice president of the Vietnam National University delivered the opening speech at a smart city forum that opened today (June 22) in Ho Chi Minh City, according to a report by the Vietnam News Agency.

National press awards in pictures

National press awards in pictures

VOV.VN - The 11th National Press Awards ceremony was held on June 21 in Hanoi to mark the 92nd anniversary of Vietnam Revolutionary Press Day.

Over 866,000 students take National High School Exam

Over 866,000 students take National High School Exam

Over 866,000 students across the country gathered at 2,364 testing locations on June 21 afternoon to complete all registering procedures for the three-day National High School Exam, the most important exam students spend 12 years preparing for.

HCM City eyes share of Asian medical tourism pie

HCM City eyes share of Asian medical tourism pie

With a growing number of medical tourists who combine travel with medical care coming to HCM City in recent years, lucrative medical tourism needs concerted efforts by various official agencies and travel firms to realise its huge potential, experts have said.