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4/23/2018 2:08:01 PM

Foreign media laud Vietnam’s economic achievements

A number of foreign press outlets have published articles lauding Vietnam’s economic achievements.

  • Vietnam and the plastic pollution challenge

    Vietnam and the plastic pollution challenge

    Public: 4/22/2018 6:14:04 PM

    (VNF) - Earth Day 2018, themed "End Plastic Pollution" reminds us of the challenge facing our globe today.

  • UXO victim protects others from post-war threats

    UXO victim protects others from post-war threats

    Public: 4/22/2018 3:35:35 PM

    (VNF) – 17 years ago, cluster bombs left by the war took away Ho Van Lai’s limbs and vision. Nowadays, he is working to protect people, particularly children, from being harmed by unexploded ordnance (UXO).

  • Over 45 per cent of Vietnamese men smoke

    Over 45 per cent of Vietnamese men smoke

    Public: 4/20/2018 10:06:03 AM

    More than 45 per cent of Vietnamese men smoke tobacco, as heard at an anti-smoking conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 19th.

  • Da Nang hosts consultation on gender violence against people with disabilities

    Da Nang hosts consultation on gender violence against people with disabilities

    Public: 4/20/2018 9:02:27 AM

    Gender-based violence against people with disabilities (PWDs) was the main topic of the first consultation on the issue held in the central coastal city of Da Nang on April 19th.

  • Green growth - sustainable business solution amidst climate change

    Green growth - sustainable business solution amidst climate change

    Public: 4/20/2018 8:43:45 AM

    Green growth is a sustainable business solution amidst climate change at present, experts commented during a workshop organized by the Ho Chi Minh City chapter of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) on April 19.

  • 35 winners of National Book Awards honored

    35 winners of National Book Awards honored

    Public: 4/20/2018 8:17:41 AM

    Twenty-two good books and thirteen nice books were honoured in the first National Book Awards 2018 at a ceremony at the National Library in Hanoi on April 19th.

  • Eight more mobile libraries for remote areas

    Eight more mobile libraries for remote areas

    Public: 4/19/2018 9:47:12 AM

    People in remote areas will benefit from better access to English and Vietnamese books and online and multimedia facilities, as the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism granted mobile libraries to eight provinces on April 18th.

  • Norwegian People's Aid, Quang Tri sign agreement to continue UXO survey and clearance

    Norwegian People's Aid, Quang Tri sign agreement to continue UXO survey and clearance

    Public: 4/18/2018 4:33:05 PM

    Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) in Vietnam and Quang Tri Province People’s Committee on April 18th, signed a Memorandum of Agreement on the continued implementation of Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) Survey and Clearance Program at Project RENEW – Restoring the Environment and Neutralising the Effects of the War – in the period of 2018-2022.

  • Tourism could support people with disabilities: experts

    Tourism could support people with disabilities: experts

    Public: 4/18/2018 10:41:10 AM

    Among the solutions offered to promote product consumption and create jobs for people with disabilities (PWDs), the idea of PWDs engaging in tourism is highly feasible, experts have said.

  • Herbalist saves elephants in Central Highland

    Herbalist saves elephants in Central Highland

    Public: 4/17/2018 4:46:46 PM

    In Lak Commune in the Central Highlands province of Đắk Lắk, elephant doctor Dang Dang Long is fighting a desperate battle to not only keep overworked beasts alive, but to provide the right conditions for them to mate so that they do not die out.

  • PM okays French firm’s plan to expand Tan Son Nhat airport

    PM okays French firm’s plan to expand Tan Son Nhat airport

    Public: 4/17/2018 4:05:36 PM

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed with the proposal of the French consultant company ADP-I to build a new passenger terminal south of Tan Son Nhat aiport in Ho Chi Minh City as part of the airport expansion plan.

  • American Center celebrates 20 years

    American Center celebrates 20 years

    Public: 4/17/2018 1:45:01 PM

    Center highlights its impact in helping Vietnamese people improve their English skills, create businesses, and gain skills for educational and career advancement.

  • MoH proposes restricting hours of alcohol sale

    MoH proposes restricting hours of alcohol sale

    Public: 4/17/2018 10:08:51 AM

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) is discussing regulations to restrict the number of hours to sell alcohol.

  • Vietnam Red Cross, Women’s Union sign joint agreement

    Vietnam Red Cross, Women’s Union sign joint agreement

    Public: 4/17/2018 10:08:43 AM

    Vietnam Red Cross Society (VNRC) and Vietnam Women’s Union will work together in social and humanitarian activities from 2018 to 2022 under the framework of a joint agreement signed in Hanoi on April 16th.

  • Vietnam hands over remains of American MIA

    Vietnam hands over remains of American MIA

    Public: 4/17/2018 9:51:06 AM

    A ceremony to repatriate remains of US servicemen missing in action during the war in Vietnam took place at Da Nang international airport on April 15, according to the Foreign Ministry.

  • HN adds classes for Golden Goat influx

    HN adds classes for Golden Goat influx

    Public: 4/16/2018 2:05:43 PM

    High schools in Hà Nội are expected to enroll 85,800 students in the 10th grade this school year, an increase of 19,500 students compared to the previous year.

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