The National Traffic Safety Committee and the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) held a second forum on women and traffic safety in the central city of Da Nang on October 16.
A 600 million VND (25,983 USD) project has launched Khmer script and vocational training classes for 183 Khmer ethnic people aged between 15 and 60 in Co Do district in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
Thirty-two educators and government officials from seven countries in Southeast Asia are participating in a capacity-building workshop on fostering global citizenship for sustainable communities in Southeast Asia that opened on in HCM City on October 15.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked for the first stage of construction at Long Thanh international airport in the southern province of Dong Nai to be launched in the first quarter of 2021.
An event funded by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam to raise awareness of climate change has been held for students from the Central Construction University in the central province of Phu Yen.
A Hanoi hospital has become the country's first to do away with radiographic films and switch to storing the data digitally.
The restoration and reinforcement of disaster management protocols have been among the top priorities of the government, which has this year focused on the promotion of disaster management and prevention awareness at schools and hospitals.
The amount of marine debris generated in Thailand has dropped to 21,700-32,600 tons annually, after the initial success of a project to increase the reuse and recycling of materials by 25 percent. Plastic bags remain the largest proportion of marine debris found in the environment.
The Royal Barge Procession will taker place on October 24 as part of the Royal Coronation Ceremonies 2019. The Public Relations Department has held a seminar for members of the media to ensure the accuracy of information.
The Mekong Delta is subsiding at an alarming rate, and if the situation continues without effective solutions, the livelihoods of tens of millions of people will be threatened, especially those in coastal areas, heard a recent workshop.
The ninth global symposium on Whitmore disease opened in Hanoi on October 16, attracting over 100 scientists from 26 countries.
One in every three Vietnamese children under the age of five is either malnourished or overweight as a result of poor diets and a food system that is failing them, heard a ceremony in Hanoi on October 16 to release the UNICEF’s State of the World’s Children 2019 report.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to assign the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City as the state agency to implement a project building an expressway linking the southern economic hub with Moc Bai in the southern province of Tay Ninh.
Vietnam ranked 79th out of the 141 countries in law compliance cost index this year, referred to as B1 index, up 17 places from 2018, said the Ministry of Justice on October 16.
VOV.VN - The Ly Thai To Monument Flower Garden in Hanoi is planning to play host to the Mottainai Programme 2019 on December 8, with the aim of raising funds to support child victims of traffic accidents.
VOV.VN -Border guard joined efforts with police forces in Quang Binh province to bust a large-scale drug-trafficking ring operating out of Laos, arresting two suspects and seizing a large quantity of drugs in the process.
A string of important IT events will be held in the central coastal city of Da Nang from October 21-24, helping promote cooperation among Vietnamese and foreign IT firms, the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) said on October 16.
The cabinet of economic ministers earlier this week approved 18 tourism stimulation measures which, the government is confident to attract the targeted 39.8 million tourists.
Initial test results show that the levels of styrene in the contaminated water were 1.3 - 3.6 times higher than normal, which can potentially negatively affect people’s health.
Chulalongkorn University has joined the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, the Pollution Control Department and 7 educational institutes from Japan, to establish a marine debris research center to indentify effects of microplastic contamination in the environment.