The amount of solid waste in Vietnam has kept surging with more complicated components as a result of increasing population and human activities, according to a report released.
The Vietnamese Government has made great efforts in completing the legal system and organising law enforcement to provide the best conditions for the poor and vulnerable groups to engage in political, socio-economic and cultural activities.
Two Vietnamese agencies on December 13 received the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) President Award 2018 for their contributions to Vietnam’s development through international cooperation.
VOV.VN - At least two people were killed and one injured in a massive explosion that broke out in a shipyard in No 18 Dao Tri road, Phu Nhuan ward, district 7, HCM City on the morning of December 14.
VOV.VN - Due to the impact of strong cold air mass, there will be torrential rain in the central region from Quang Tri to Khanh Hoa province, according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
The National Institute of Haematology - Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) held a ceremony in Hanoi on December 13 to present the “Giot hong” (Red Drops) Award and meet leaders and managers of units organising blood donation events in 2018.
International judicial cooperation in criminal asset recovery was the main topic of a workshop held in Hanoi on December 13.
The remains of 30 Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts who laid down their lives during wartime in Laos, were repatriated from Oudomxay province in northern Laos on December 13.
The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang allocated nearly VND504 billion (US$21.72 million) for disaster prevention in 2018 to ensure production and people’s livelihoods for stable local socio-economic development.
The Standing Board of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee (VFFCC) has sent a message of sympathy to authorities and people affected by floods in Quang Tri, Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai and Binh Dinh provinces and Da Nang city.
The Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmers’ Union (VFU) re-elected Thao Xuan Sung as Chairman of the union for the 2018-2023 tenure at its first meeting on December 12.
A workshop took place in Hanoi on December 13 to seek ways to expand learning clubs promoting childcare in the first 1,000 days which, according to the UNICEF, is important to children’s future health and development.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has issued a directive on the launch of a tree planting festival on the occasion of the upcoming lunar New Year holiday to commemorate late President Ho Chi Minh.
The Ministry of Education and Training, the Foreign Ministry and the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) held the Asia-Europe Conference on Life-Long Learning and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Hanoi on December 13.
VOV.VN - Foreign investors are concerned about the statutory social insurance contributions Vietnam has set for foreign workers and their employers.
The Vietnamese Embassy in France has confirmed that there is no Vietnamese citizen killed or injured in a gun attack at a Christmas market in Strasbourg, one of the busiest cities of France on December 11.
A ceremony was held in Hanoi on December 12 to mark the 30th anniversary of bilateral cooperation in searching for US soldiers missing in action (MIA) in the war in Vietnam.
Vietnam has to date completed 87 social housing projects with some 28,800 apartments for workers at industrial parks (IPs), meeting just 28% of the demand, according to the Ministry of Construction.
The 7th National Congress of the Vietnam Farmers’ Union (VFU) has elected a new Central Committee for the 7th tenure (2018-2023) with 119 members.
VOV.VN - The bitterly cold weather and rain has made traffic congestion in Hanoi and the northern region even worse, especially at peak hours.