Northern, central regions braced for latest heat wave

Northern, central regions braced for latest heat wave

VOV.VN - Northern and central regions of Vietnam are going through a spell of hot weather in early autumn with temperatures rising to between 35-36 degrees Celsius, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

One dies, one injured in Thai Nguyen shooting

One dies, one injured in Thai Nguyen shooting

VOV.VN - A person was shot dead in the head and another was injured while driving a motorbike on a road in Thai Nguyen province, northern Vietnam, according to local police.

COVID-19: Five new imported cases, one more fatality

COVID-19: Five new imported cases, one more fatality

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s total novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases amounted to 1,034 after five further fresh cases were confirmed, while another coronavirus patient in the central province of Quang Ngai died of COVID-19 and other underlying health problems, the Ministry of Health reported on August 26 afternoon.

Hanoi schools to hold streamlined school-year opening ceremony

Hanoi schools to hold streamlined school-year opening ceremony

The Department of Education and Training of Hanoi has required local schools to hold short and solemn opening ceremonies for the new school year to both create a jubilant atmosphere for students and ensure observance of epidemic control measures.

Vietnam’s top 10 ICT Companies 2020 programme launched

Vietnam’s top 10 ICT Companies 2020 programme launched

VOV.VN - The Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) launched an online scheme to select the nation’s top 10 Information and Communication Technology Companies this year in Hanoi on August 26.

COVID-19 death toll rises to 28 as Quang Nam patient dies

COVID-19 death toll rises to 28 as Quang Nam patient dies

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health announced on August 26 the death of a 36-year-old man who had been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the central province of Quang Nam, taking the national fatality count to 28.

Second aid package for those hit by COVID-19 proposed

Second aid package for those hit by COVID-19 proposed

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs said on August 25 that it has sent a proposal to the Ministry of Planning and Investment seeking the second aid package for businesses and workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deputy PM calls for improved aviation safety

Deputy PM calls for improved aviation safety

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has called for all stakeholders to make a greater effort in addressing incidents that threaten aviation security and safety.

Vietnam, Japan beef up environmental cooperation

Vietnam, Japan beef up environmental cooperation

Climate change mitigation and adaptation, marine waste management, environmentally sustainable cities, and air and water pollution are among cooperation areas targeted by Vietnam and Japan in the time ahead.

USTDA, HCM City to partner on smart cities project

USTDA, HCM City to partner on smart cities project

VOV.VN - The US Trade and Development Agency announced on August 25 it will provide funding for technical assistance to fundamentally transform the wayHo Chi Minh City manages its daily operations through advanced data analytics.