Aid for tourism service providers affected by Formosa incident

Aid for tourism service providers affected by Formosa incident

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) announced on April 24 it had sent a document guiding the provision of financial aid for those who supplied tourism services and were affected by the marine environment incident in Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Hue provinces.

About 12 mln Vietnamese suffer from hypertension

About 12 mln Vietnamese suffer from hypertension

Approximately 12 million Vietnamese adults, or about one of every 5 people, suffer from high blood pressure, said Deputy Director of the General Department of Preventive Medicine Truong Dinh Bac on April 25.

Hoang Sa, Truong Sa exhibitions held in Nghe An, An Giang

Hoang Sa, Truong Sa exhibitions held in Nghe An, An Giang

Historical and legal proofs affirming Vietnam’s ownership of Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos are being showcased at an exhibition that opened in Thanh Chuong district, the central province of Nghe An on April 25.

Action month for work safety, hygiene begins on May 1

Action month for work safety, hygiene begins on May 1

A month to promote workplace safety and hygiene, the first of its kind, will begin on May 1, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs revealed at a press conference in Hanoi on April 24.

HCM City: Police bust large drug ring

HCM City: Police bust large drug ring

The Ho Chi Minh City police have arrested two members of a drug trading racket while seizing 4.2 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine, 292 ecstasy pills, two guns and VND1 billion (US$44,000).

Hungary supports construction of hospital in Can Tho

Hungary supports construction of hospital in Can Tho

Tombor Balint, Political Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, had a working session with leaders of Can Tho on April 24 to review a joint project on building a new oncology hospital in the Mekong Delta city.

Thai Nguyen, RoK organisation sign cooperation deal

Thai Nguyen, RoK organisation sign cooperation deal

Authorities of the northern province of Thai Nguyen inked a cooperation deal on agriculture and rural area development with the Saeumaul Globalisation Foundation from the Republic of Korea (RoK) on April 24.

UXO victim works to educate in Vietnam

UXO victim works to educate in Vietnam

A young man from central Vietnam who lost three of his limbs and vision to unexploded ordnance left from the US war in Vietnam when he was ten years old is now actively working to protect others from the same fate.

Deputy PM urged central localities to complete compensation to locals

Deputy PM urged central localities to complete compensation to locals

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has urged the four central coastal localities affected by the recent environmental incident to thoroughly complete compensation by June 30 this year, thus moving to support their livelihood and recover maritime environment.

River eats up houses in An Giang

River eats up houses in An Giang

Fourteen houses and two house floors in My Hoi Dong Commune, Cho Moi district, the Mekong Delta province of An Giang fell into the Hau River due to riverbank erosion on April 22.