The Hanoi People’s Committee has predicted ten risks that could result in disasters including those related to fire, pollution, transport, health and nuclear power plants.
Vietnam's health ministry has proposed an advertisement ban on beer in an attempt to cut consumption in one of the world's heaviest drinking populations.
The Standard Chartered Bank (Vietnam) Limited has raised more than USD 74,000 from the “Cycling for tomorrow light” programme for its eye care programme entitled “Light is belief.”
The Vietnamese Government on May 25th presented three cars and three sets of computers worth nearly USD 300,000 to the Solidarity Front for the Development of Cambodia Motherland.
A keel laying ceremony was held on Thursday (May 24th) in the northeastern port city of Hai Phoong to mark the building of Vietnam’s first submarine search and rescue ship.
Anyone in Hanoi craving fresh, juicy strawberries from the Central Highlands city of Da Lat shall have to pay for at least 35 per cent more than usual. But the extra money doesn’t go to farmers, but pays for costly transportation.
One day Nguyễn Ngọc Hiếu woke up to complete darkness. The many strange noises and the perpetual darkness would terrify him.
A campaign to tackle HIV was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on May 24th.
UNESCO’s Global Report 2018 “Reshaping cultural policies: Advancing creativity for development” was launched in Hanoi on May 23, recognising the outcomes of the promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions.
The National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC), in collaboration with the Honda Vietnam Company, will present 20,000 helmets to students across the country in 2018.
Among the individuals praised for their contribution in encouraging people to read during the Book Month (April) this year, nun Thich Nu Quang Phat is a familiar name. She has been known for inspiring hundreds of school students in the northern province of Thai Binh to read books at a library she set up at Thien Phuc Pagoda, where she acts as the head nun. Le Huong chats with her about her passion.
This riverside area in Can Tho City has been eroded thrice in the past month.
On a recent sunny day, Phan Thi Kim Ngan, 53, wore an old palm-leaf conical hat, as she removed the cover of a barrel containing traditional fish sauce in her garden in Con Son commune in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has asked the Health Ministry to work with departments and localities to improve workers’ health by establishing a network of hospitals and medical stations near industrial zones.
Flood prevention works in HCM City between 2016 and 2020 are estimated to cost more than VNĐ96.3 trillion (US$4.2 billion), according to its Steering Centre of the Urban Flood Control Programme.
Thousands of foreign tourists visited the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum on May 19th -20th on the 128th birthday anniversary of late President Ho Chi Minh (May 19th).
Every Wednesday and Friday morning, a group of local policemen offer free breakfast to disadvantaged patients at Thu Duc District Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.