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  • The price of rhino horn plummets in Vietnam

    The price of rhino horn plummets in Vietnam

    Public: 9/30/2016 2:17:14 PM

    Rhino horn prices in Vietnam have plummeted in recent years, which campaigners against the consumption of endangered wildlife products have championed as signs that their efforts are working.

  • Vietnam ranks third at ASEAN Skills Competition

    Vietnam ranks third at ASEAN Skills Competition

    Public: 9/30/2016 10:17:33 AM

    Vietnam won 10 gold, five silver and four bronze medals to rank third at the 11th ASEAN Skills Competition (ASC) that wrapped up in Malaysia on September 28th.

  • Clay workshop to raise awareness on Vietnam elephants

    Clay workshop to raise awareness on Vietnam elephants

    Public: 9/29/2016 9:33:49 AM

    A clay and sculpture workshop entitled “Tao ra voi – Cuu roi voi” (Make an Elephant – Save an Elephant), created and organized by Bulgarian artist George Burchett, has been held from September 26th to 30th at Heritage Space, My Dinh 2 Ward, Tu Liem District, Hanoi.

  • Contest to make public facilities accessible to persons with disabilities

    Contest to make public facilities accessible to persons with disabilities

    Public: 9/27/2016 11:18:13 AM

    The Disability Research and Capacity Development Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on September 24th launched a contest for students to design and upgrade public facilities to make them more usable for people with disabilities.

  • Vietnam cuts demand for rhino horn

    Vietnam cuts demand for rhino horn

    Public: 9/26/2016 11:37:51 AM

    Vietnam has succeeded in cutting the demand for rhino horn, with a reduction of 38 per cent over the past three years, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan told a gathering of 182 states at a conference in South Africa on September 25th.

  • Free water for needy people

    Free water for needy people

    Public: 9/22/2016 3:08:01 PM

    A total of 300 Karofi Nano Silver 7 stage standard water purifiers, equivalent to 75 million liters of fresh water, were given to people living in areas where water sources are seriously polluted, especially in the Northern region.

  • Photos of Vietnam in 80s captured by foreign journalist

    Photos of Vietnam in 80s captured by foreign journalist

    Public: 9/21/2016 10:05:57 AM

    Photos capture Vietnamese people and their lives between 1981 and 1988 when Michel Blanchard worked in Vietnam and photos from times he returned to Vietnam.

  • Quang Nam hosts “Clean up the World” campaign

    Quang Nam hosts “Clean up the World” campaign

    Public: 9/16/2016 3:32:01 PM

    The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment chooses the theme of the campaign in Vietnam as “Taking action for a green, sustainable urban environment.”

  • Colourful mid-autumn traditional toys at Hang Ma street

    Colourful mid-autumn traditional toys at Hang Ma street

    Public: 9/15/2016 11:20:04 AM

    When mid-autumn comes, Hang Ma street in Hanoi Old Quarter becomes more attractive with both children and adults.

  • US Ambassador visits AO victims on moon festival

    US Ambassador visits AO victims on moon festival

    Public: 9/14/2016 11:42:17 AM

    On the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival, US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius on September 13th visited and handed over gifts to children affected by Agent Orange (AO) dioxin at the Vietnam Friendship Village, Hoai Duc district, Hanoi.

  • Hanoi Old Quarter during 1990s through photos of Japanese Ambassador

    Hanoi Old Quarter during 1990s through photos of Japanese Ambassador

    Public: 9/13/2016 11:17:07 AM

    In 1994, young man Fukada Hiroshima with camera in his hand wandered around Hanoi to record every moment of “36 streets”. Now he is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan in Vietnam.

  • The Vietnamese app using artificial intelligence to improve English speaking skills

    The Vietnamese app using artificial intelligence to improve English speaking skills

    Public: 9/13/2016 9:42:31 AM

    A mobile application for English pronunciation co-developed by two Vietnamese women took home first prize at the 2016 Launch Startup Competition in Texas promoting innovation in learning.

  • Honeywell Educators at Space Academy 2017 open for applications

    Honeywell Educators at Space Academy 2017 open for applications

    Public: 9/12/2016 4:45:54 PM

    Teachers of mathematics and science around the world, including Vietnam, are invited to apply for the 2017 Honeywell Educators at Space Academy (HESA), an all-expense paid, weeklong professional development programme sponsored by Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and its employees at the US Space & Rocket Centre (USSRC) in Huntsville, Alabama.

  • Full-moon festivals for poor children in central region

    Full-moon festivals for poor children in central region

    Public: 9/12/2016 2:44:42 PM

    A programme themed ‘Happy Mid-Autumn with children in central coastal provinces’ was held in Dong Hoi city, the central coastal province of Quang Binh on September 10th.

  • Northern mountainous province to pilot night market

    Northern mountainous province to pilot night market

    Public: 9/12/2016 2:41:51 PM

    Sa Pa district, in the northwestern mountainous province of Lao Cai, has finalized a plan organizing a pilot night market with the purpose of creating a highlight to attract tourists, reported Vnexpress News.

  • FAO honours Vietnamese farmer

    FAO honours Vietnamese farmer

    Public: 9/8/2016 11:18:40 AM

    The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Vietnam and the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific will present the Model Farmer Award to Pham Thi Huan for her outstanding agricultural production achievements in the context of increasing climate change challenges.

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