PM orders intensifying diphtheria control efforts

PM orders intensifying diphtheria control efforts

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 8 sent a telegram to cities and provinces nationwide, requesting them to mobilise all resources to stamp out diphtheria, a contagious disease which has spread quickly in the community.

Winners of Vietnam Ancestral Global Day Contest honoured

Winners of Vietnam Ancestral Global Day Contest honoured

A virtual ceremony to honour winners of the Vietnam Ancestral Global Day Contest 2020 was held on July 7 night connecting Hanoi with 10 locations around the world, including Hung Kings' Temple in Phu Tho province and those in Malaysia, Taiwan, the UAE, Germany, Slovakia, the US, Canada, Australia, and Nigeria.

Hoa Hao Buddhism marks 81st founding anniversary

Hoa Hao Buddhism marks 81st founding anniversary

The Hoa Hao Buddhist Sangha’s Central Executive Committee held a ceremony in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on July 8 to mark the sect’s 81st founding anniversary, attended by Buddhists from 18 cities and provinces nationwide.

Illegal Chinese fugitive tests negative for COVID-19 in HCM City

Illegal Chinese fugitive tests negative for COVID-19 in HCM City

VOV.VN - A Chinese national who was discovered attempting to illegally enter Ho Chi Minh City from Cambodia has subsequently tested negative for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Ho Chi Minh City Centre for Disease Control and Prevention said on July 8.

Airport runway repairs cause congestion nightmare

Airport runway repairs cause congestion nightmare

VOV.VN - The cost repairing the runways at the nation’s two largest international airports, Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat, has led to a severe backlog occurring in terms of the flight schedule of both aviation hubs with many flights forced to be canceled, according to reports by representatives of various airlines.

Foreign NGOs join hands to help Quang Binh clear UXO

Foreign NGOs join hands to help Quang Binh clear UXO

Three foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are carrying out projects in Quang Binh to help the central province, which is heavily polluted with unexploded ordnance (UXO), detect and clear cluster munitions and other explosives from now to 2022.

UNESCO recognizes Vietnam’s third Global Geopark

UNESCO recognizes Vietnam’s third Global Geopark

VOV.VN - The Programme and External Relations Commission (PX) of the 209th UNESCO Executive Board on July 7 approved the Global Geoparks Council’s proposal to recognize Vietnam’s Dak Nong Geopark as a Global Geopark, the third of its kind in the country

Vietnam goes 82 consecutive days with no locally-infected cases

Vietnam goes 82 consecutive days with no locally-infected cases

VOV.VN - No further cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were recorded in the country on July 7, marking the 82nd consecutive day of no fresh community cases, with the total number of infections rising to 369 following the discovery of 14 positive individuals returning from Bangladesh the previous day, according to the Ministry of Health.

Information sector contributes significantly to COVID-19 fight

Information sector contributes significantly to COVID-19 fight

Telecom service providers sent over 15 billion text messages regarding COVID-19 control and prevention during the first half of 2020 and received donations via text for victims of the pandemic totalling VND152 billion (US$6.58 million).

UNESCO experts laud status of Cao Bang global geopark

UNESCO experts laud status of Cao Bang global geopark

A delegation of UNESCO experts held a working session with northern Cao Bang province’s authorities on July 6 to review a survey result on the status of Non Nuoc Cao Bang UNESCO Global Geopark since its operation two years ago.

Ten get Golden Globe Awards for tech excellence

Ten get Golden Globe Awards for tech excellence

Ten young talents who have the most outstanding research projects or solutions in science and technology were presented with the Golden Globe Awards 2019 at a ceremony in Hanoi on July 6.

Vietnam to go digital or lose out: Deputy PM Dam

Vietnam to go digital or lose out: Deputy PM Dam

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam highlighted the role of digital transformation when he met with leaders from the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and the Vietnam Computer Association, as well as members of the IT community, at a recent seminar.