To date, Vietnam has nearly 1,900 establishments getting Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practices (VietGAP) certificates with a total area of 81,500 hectares.
The Vietnam Register (VR) has asked its branches nationwide to increase technical safety examinations of vehicles, particularly container trucks, coaches and tractor trailers, as part of measures to improve traffic safety.
The Delegate of German Industry and Commerce in Vietnam (GIC/AHK Vietnam) held a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on January 15 to share Germany’s experience in using energy effectively and managing energy in industries.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport expects to start construction on 70 transport projects this year.
Fireworks will light up the Hanoi sky to welcome the Lunar New Year, which falls on February 5 this year, at 30 display venues.
Bonuses for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) at most companies nationwide are worth one month’s salary on average, which is around 6.3 million VND (271.68 USD), or 11.4 percent higher than 2018.
VOV.VN - With the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival fast approaching, people have begun flocking to purchase Do Quyen flowers to decorate their homes.
Representatives of Mekong Delta localities, central departments, and agencies, as well as scientists gathered at a conference in the city of Can Tho on January 15 to discuss the potential impacts of the Pak Lay hydropower project in Laos, especially to Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region.
A walk along Huong river was inaugurated and put into use in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on January 15.
Vietnam has called for help from Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Cambodia to search for 10 fishermen who have been missing since December 2018.
The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) held a grand ceremony at its headquarters in Hanoi on January 15 to receive noble orders granted by the State of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
The People’s Court of Hanoi has decided to open the first-instance trial on January 28 for two former Deputy Ministers of Public Security who were prosecuted with the charge of “showing irresponsibility, causing serious consequences” in line with Article 285 of the 1999 Criminal Code.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh had a meeting with press agencies of Vietnam in Hanoi on January 15, expressing appreciation for their contributions to the success of the external work last year.
The Road-Railway Traffic Police Division (PC08) under the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Police on January 15 launched a breath-testing campaign on drivers in 24 districts of the city.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc presented 100 Tet gifts to policy beneficiaries and disadvantaged ethnic minority people in Nui village, Tam Thang commune, Cu Jut district during his working visit to the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong on January 15.
More than 2.3 million needy people have received aid totalling over 3.8 trillion VND (163.3 million USD) over the last 11 years under a campaign that promotes each organisation and individual’s committed support for one disadvantaged people.
VOV.VN - With just three weeks to go before the start of the Lunar New Year holiday, apricot gardeners in Ho Chi Minh City’s Thu Duc District have been busy putting the final touches on their flowers so they bloom just in time to celebrate Tet.
VOV.VN - Ethnic people in the mountainous Lai Chau province have beaten the recent effects of flooding, stabilised their lives, and are currently busy preparing for the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
VOV.VN - A missing crew member was rescued at sea on January 14. The man was in a capsized barge that had been carrying bricks and was left at sea for nearly two days in the waters off of the Ong Doi cape in Phu Quoc island in the southern province of Kien Giang.
VOV.VN -Border guards in An Giang province have thwarted two smuggling rings. Forces seized a total of 2,000 packs of cigarettes and 1.5 tonnes of sugar from Cambodia.