About 90 percent of graduates from the Vietnam- Germany University (VGU) have found jobs, while 40 percent of its graduates and postgraduates were offered scholarships by the university, enterprises and other organisations, said VGU Principal Ha Thuc Vien.
Many young Vietnamese intellectuals working in various fields in Switzerland shared their knowledge and gave suggestions on how to boost national development at a forum held in Geneva on April 22.
VOV.VN - Residents of Hanoi are now utilizing power generated from their own trash, thanks to a landfill waste-to-energy joint venture between the city and NEDO, one of the largest public research and development management organizations in Japan.
A Vietnamese woman has spent 69 days cycling from north to south so as to collect rubbish as a way to spread environmental awareness.
VOV.VN - Heavy rains caused chaos in Ho Chi Minh City on the morning of April 24 as many streets were in serve traffic congestion.
Though BKAV (Bach Khoa Anti-virus Center) did not succeed with its BPhone, Viettel plans to develop a ‘made-in-Vietnam’ smartphone, targeting the high-end market with a selling price of over US$1,000, according to Tinhte.vn, a leading hi-tech forum.
The economic and anti-corruption police force said it has issued decisions on the arrest and prosecution of Nguyen Thi Kim Xuyen, former Deputy Director General of Dong A Bank on the charges of appropriating assets and intentionally violating State regulations on economic management.
The National Assembly’s Standing Committee will ask the National Assembly to consider the deputy title of Vo Kim Cu given his wrongdoings in the Formosa marine environmental incident, said NA Secretary General Nguyen Hanh Phuc on April 22.
Hundreds of overseas Vietnamese (OVs) in Malaysia on April 22 gathered at the Vietnamese Embassy to commemorate Hung Kings (10th of third lunar month) and to celebrate Reunification Day (April 30).
The north central coastal province of Thanh Hoa recently held a ceremony to mark the 110th anniversary of Sam Son seaside tourism.
The People’s Committee of southwestern Tay Ninh province has decided to suspend the mining of sand in the Dau Tieng Reservoir and its processing and trade from April 24 to begin an investigation into the activity.
Ho Chi Minh City plans to increase the number of compressed natural gas (CNG) – powered buses with a view of running 841 CNG buses on 39 routes by the end of this year.
Over the past few years, a group of veterinary engineers and volunteers have been devoted to the rescue and care of animals, particularly the endangered red-shanked doucs, found on Son Tra Peninsula in the central Vietnamese city of Danang
Several experts in Ho Chi Minh City have blamed motorbikes for causing congestion and proposed plans to ban motorbikes in the city.
A large section of riverbank in the southern Vietnamese province of An Giang subsided on April 22, sinking some 16 houses in the process, with the cause attributed to sand mining.
Le Van Hong, a member of the H’Mong minority in Krong Bong district of the Central Highland province of Dak Lak, had decided to send his two sons, aged 10 and 15, to work for a garment factory in the south.
Two parliamentarians from the Party of European Socialists namely Eric Andrieu and Marc Tarabella have announced that they will request the establishment of a commission of inquiry on the US chemical group Monsanto.
From June, 1,900 medical services will have new price ceilings, which means the rate for many services will rise two- or three-fold, as per a recent health ministry circular.
The Embassy of Vietnam in Ukraine hosted a workshop on improving the quality of Vietnamese language education for the Vietnamese community in Ukraine on April 21.
The Vietnam Journalists Association (VJA) on April 22 officially launched its portal at the sites: www://hoinhabaovietnam.vn, www://nhabaovn.vn and www://chandungnhabao.vn.