Binh Thuan: Court upholds sentences for three rioters

Binh Thuan: Court upholds sentences for three rioters

The People’s Court of the central province of Binh Thuan on July 17 upheld jail sentences of the first-instance trial for three people involved in social order disturbances in Hoa Minh commune and Song Luy bridge on June 10, 2018.

Seminar talks national action programme on plastics in Vietnam

Seminar talks national action programme on plastics in Vietnam

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) and the World Economic Forum (WEF) held a meeting in Hanoi on July 17 to discuss the launch of a national action programme on plastics for Vietnam.

HCM City, UK partner in building smart urban

HCM City, UK partner in building smart urban

Ian Gibbons, Consul General of the UK in Ho Chi Minh City, and representatives of the City, on July 17 signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in carrying out projects to support the building of HCM City as a smart urban area.

Vietnam naval ship visits Russia

Vietnam naval ship visits Russia

Vietnam’s frigate 016 - Quang Trung on July 17 set sail from Cam Ranh international port for Vladivostok city to visit Russia and join a fleet review on the occasion of the 323rd anniversary of the Russian Navy.

PM asks for acceleration of non-stop toll collection implementation

PM asks for acceleration of non-stop toll collection implementation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued an official dispatch asking for the speeding up of the implementation of automated non-stop toll collection on all build-operation-transfer (BOT) highways across the country with a deadline of end of the year.

Agriculture ministry asked to ensure food supply in year-end

Agriculture ministry asked to ensure food supply in year-end

The Government has urged the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) to mobilise resources and engage the whole political system and community to prevent the spread of African swine fever, restructure the animal breeding sector and ensure foodstuff supply for year-end occasion.

Vietnam ranks 52nd globally on sustainable development

Vietnam ranks 52nd globally on sustainable development

Vietnam is ranked 52nd out of 162 countries and territories in terms of sustainable development, according to a new report by German’s Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network of the United Nations.

Vietnam-India friendship, exchange programmes promoted

Vietnam-India friendship, exchange programmes promoted

President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) Nguyen Phuong Nga received a delegation from the Indian Society for Cultural Cooperation and Friendship (ISCUF) led by its Vice President Das Saktidhar, in Hanoi on July 16.