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UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova to visit VN

(VNF) - UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova is scheduled to make an official visit to Viet Nam from August 24-27 with an aim to foster cooperation with the Southeast Asian country, Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said at a press conference on Thursday.

Bac Giang invests 1.5 trillion VND in hi-tech agriculture

The northern province of Bac Giang plans to invest 1.5 trillion VND (66 million USD) to develop high-technology agriculture areas to promote the locality’s strong products such as vegetables, flower, mushroom, tea, lychee, citrus, chicken and pigs.

Teacher and retention recruitment crisis

Despite the order to cut staff, state schools still face teacher redundancy problems as decisions are made by the departments of internal affairs instead of the education sector.

Hanoi, HCM City focus on stamping out dengue fever

The capital city of Hanoi has been taking efforts to stamp out the dengue fever outbreak which has plagued the city in recent months, with nearly 15,400 cases reported in 12 districts so far this year.

COPION, LS Corporation upgrade primary school in Dong Nai

(VNF) - The Dong Nai Union of Friendship Organisations cooperated with COPION (COoperation & Participation In Overseas NGOs) and South Korea’s LS Corporation on Augsut 14 held a groundbreaking ceremony starting the upgrade project for Thua Duc 1 Primary School, Cam My district in Dong Nai province,

My Son Sanctuary to host sculpture park

The central province plans to build a sculpture park in the My Son Sanctuary to honour people for their contributions to preserving and restoring its cultural heritages, earning them the UNESCO recognition.

Beaches: Top travel picks for National Day holiday

Travel firms have reported an increasing number of tour bookings for the upcoming three-day holiday for National Day, starting September 2nd, with beach trips receiving the highest number of bookings.