The Fund for the Poor of Hanoi received over 7.2 billion VND (309,600 USD) from organisations and individuals at a ceremony held in the capital city Hanoi on October 15 to launch the Month for the Poor.
Deputy Minister of Public Security, Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Van Thanh has won the silver prize of Best Practices Awards Programme of the Energy Smart Communities Initiative (ESCI) under the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum.
VOV.VN - Local market management forces have joined with police in Binh Dinh province to catch and detain smugglers trying to transport 17.6 kg of suspected elephant tusks.
VOV.VN - On the morning of October 15, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc cut the ribbon to mark the opening of the Hoang Van Thu bridge across the Cam river in the northern port city of Hai Phong.
An exhibition highlighting Vietnamese women’s role in the national defence and development opened at the Vietnam Military History Museum in Hanoi on October 15.
VOV.VN - Embassies of five ASEAN member states in Madrid, Spain joined together to participate in celebrations for ASEAN Family Day on October 13 which brought approximately 150 embassy staff, family members and ASEAN community representatives together.
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Representative in Vietnam Albert Lieberg called for urgent actions to end hunger and malnutrition at a meeting in Hanoi on October 14 on the occasion of World Food Day (October 16).
“Abominable” – a fiction movie debuted in theaters in Vietnam in October 4 – has been withdrawn from cinemas nationwide due to containing China’s groundless nine-dash line which covers Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelagoes.
Vietnamese developer BRG Group and Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation have officially announced their US$4.2 billion smart city project on the outskirts of Hanoi.
A new PwC global survey shows that the majority of workers want to learn new skills to improve their employability in the digital era. But what can companies do to help? Dinh Thi Quynh Van, general director of PwC Vietnam, offers some suggestions.
A new service, now available on Grab’s app, allows customers to look at schedules and book tickets from the ride-hailing giant’s partner bus operators.
Despite it being peak earnings time, many GrabBike drivers are refusing to pick up or drop night-time passengers in deserted areas.
Nearly 1,000 overseas Vietnamese (OVs) in Japan participated in a football tournament aiming to help the Vietnamese community overcome the consequences of Typhoon Hagibis, which recently wreaked havoc in the country.
The High-level People’s Court in Hanoi on October 14 increased the penalty imposed on one of the four defendants charged with “abusing position and power to appropriate assets” at the State-run Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin).
A delegation of Vietnam led by Director of Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism Bui Ta Hoang Vu attended a conference on tourism development of five cities of Mekong countries, which took place in Vientiane capital city of Laos on October 14.
The 2020 Year of ASEAN Identity Logo Design Competition for ASEAN Youths has been launched by the ASEAN Secretariat and the ASEAN-German Cooperation.
VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City’s first smart library, spanning a total area of 1,000 square metres, recently opened to students at Tran Dai Nghia high school in the southern city for the 2019- 2020 academic year.
VOV.VN - Medipeace, the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s medical organisation for peace, has recently presented medical equipment to be used in eight rehabilitation rooms for disabled children in several communes throughout the central province of Quang Tri.
Nguyen Thanh Long, deputy head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education, introduced Vietnam’s achievements in preschool education, at the 19th International Meeting on Early and Preschool Education in Mexico’s Monterrey city from October 9-13.
A 10,000 USD project funded by Pacific Environment (PE) to minimize domestic solid waste has kicked off in Duc Pho district, the central province of Quang Ngai.