Con Dao National Park in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has been working hard to conserve sea turtles for years, becoming an ideal nesting destination for the rare species in Vietnam.
The Department of Maternal and Child Health under the Ministry of Health (MoH) held a workshop in the central city of Da Nang on March 19 to launch a national action plan on the eradication of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, hepatitis B and syphilis in the 2018-2030 period.
VOVThe Hanoi People’s Committee, in collaboration with the World Bank, held a Consultation Workshop on Public Transport Development Strategy for Sustainable Urban Mobility in Hanoi on March 18.
A set of statistical indicators on sustainable development in Vietnam was announced at a conference in Hanoi on March 19.
VOV.VN -A deadly fire ripped through a hotel complex consisting of the main hotel, a bar, and a karaoke restaurant, on March 18, leaving one person dead.
VOV.VN -Large numbers of worried parents from Bac Ninh province flocked to Hanoi on March 19. The parents were bringing their children to a specialised hospital to undergo tests for tapeworm.
VOV.VN - Hanoi has found itself under a blanket of heavy fog for the past three days. This has caused many difficulties for local people as they go about their daily lives and traffic in the city.
Foreign and Vietnamese lecturers and postgraduates will conduct research about landslides, river pollution, climate-change adaptation, transnational marriages and Khmer migration as part of the Summer School & Field Trip 2019 from March 18-31 in the Mekong Delta.
Various activities are being held by the Embassy of Vietnam in Mozambique to promote Vietnam and the Francophone community, during the Week of the French Language in the country from March 10-22.
A strategy to develop tourism in the Mekong Delta adapted to climate change is being built, aiming to fully tap local potential.
Overlapping and ineffective co-ordination between ministries and agencies has been blamed for poor solid waste management in Vietnam’s rural areas.
Nearly 20,000 people have registered to donor their organs after death so far, a surge compared with that of five years ago, heard an international conference on human organ transplant coordination held by the National Coordinating Centre for Human Organ Transplants in Hanoi on March 18.
The High-Level People’s Court in Ho Chi Minh City on March 18 upheld imprisonment penalties given to five defendants for “attempting to overthrow the people’s administration”.
Ambassador Nguyen Tam Chien, President of the Vietnam-US Society hosted a reception in Hanoi on March 18 for a delegation from the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the US (VFW), who are on a Vietnam visit from March 15-23.
Five more people were prosecuted on March 17 and 18 for suspected violations of regulations on the management and use of public capital causing losses and wastefulness and violations of regulations on land management as police have expanded the investigation into Phan Van Anh Vu-related case.
VOV.VN - A Denmark-financed occupational safety and health (OSH) training project participated by Vietnamese representatives has spread fruitful outcomes and spillover effects to the OSH work in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - The National Press Festival 2019, themed “Renovated, creative, responsible Vietnamese press in the interests of the nation and the people”, has reflected Vietnamese journalists’ efforts to serve the interests of the nation and the people.
VOV.VN - The Cau Ngu festival, an annual festival where fisherman pray for a good haul of fish from their catch, took place in Cua Be village, Vinh Truong district, in the south-central coastal province of Khanh Hoa between March 16 to 18.
Facing the huge pressure of waste treatment, Ho Chi Minh City has been strongly inviting investment into waste-to-electricity technology so as to protect the environment and boost energy efficiency.
More talented and experienced doctors are leaving public hospitals to work in private facilities, raising concerns of a shortage of key doctors in the public sector.