Solid waste needs better treatment

Solid waste needs better treatment

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.

Vietnam pays heed to legal aid for the poor

Vietnam pays heed to legal aid for the poor

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.

Vietnamese agencies honoured with JICA President Award

Vietnamese agencies honoured with JICA President Award

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.

Two killed in explosion at shipyard in HCM City

Two killed in explosion at shipyard in HCM City

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.

Award honours blood donation organisers

Award honours blood donation organisers

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.

Vietnamese soldier remains return home from Laos

Vietnamese soldier remains return home from Laos

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.

VFF extends sympathies to flood victims in central region

VFF extends sympathies to flood victims in central region

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.

“Learning clubs” optimise childcare in first 1,000 days

"Learning clubs" optimise childcare in first 1,000 days

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.

Tree planting festival on lunar New Year occasion launched

Tree planting festival on lunar New Year occasion launched

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.

Asia-Europe conference on life-long learning opens in Hanoi

Asia-Europe conference on life-long learning opens in Hanoi

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.

Social housing meets 28% of workers’ demand

Social housing meets 28% of workers’ demand

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.