Vietnam has so far this year recorded 35 earthquakes measuring 2.5-4.5 on the Richter scale, according the Earthquake and Tsunami Warning Centre under the Institute of Geophysics.
The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee signed a memorandum of understanding on the cooperation programme during 2018-2023 with Russia’s Civic Chamber and the All-Russia People’s Front in Moscow on September 21.
President Tran Dai Quang has sent a letter of congratulations to Vietnamese children at home and abroad on the occasion of the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on September 24.
An online exhibition of archived documents highlighting the history of Vietnam-Japan relations was launched on September 20 as part of activities to celebrate the 45-year ties between the two countries.
Hanoi capital city will include the two local heritage sites – the Thang Long imperial citadel and the Co Loa citadel relic – in the curriculum of local schools.
The 35th ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA) Board Meeting wrapped up on September 19, after two days of working, in Nha Trang city, in the central province of Khanh Hoa.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued Instruction No.27 on intensifying the management over the import and use of scrap as material for production.
Ship 015-Tran Hung Dao of the Vietnam Navy will participate in an ASEAN-China Maritime Drill at China’s Zhanjiang naval base from October 21-28, the Quan doi Nhan dan (People’s Army) newspaper reported.
The Department of Tourism of Hanoi has called on locals and tourists to vote for the city as the world’s leading city destination in 2018 as part of the World Travel Awards.
The central province of Quang Tri on September 15 inaugurated the Fidel Park to mark 45 years since Cuban leader Fidel Castro’s visit to the liberated region in southern Vietnam in 1973.
The authorities of Ha Long city in Quang Ninh province, home to the UNESCO World Heritage site Ha Long Bay, have imposed a fishing ban in the area in a move to protect fishery resources and promote the value of the natural wonder.
The Pacific Angel (PAC ANGEL), a joint regional humanitarian assistance and disaster relief engagement funded by the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, has returned to the central province of Quang Nam.
Super Typhoon Mangkhut is forecast to hit the northern mainland of Vietnam on September 17 and 18, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHF).
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the International Organisation for Migration held a workshop in Hanoi on September 11 to review policies and legal regulations on assistance for returnee victims of trafficking.
Experience in operating local administrative apparatus in Vietnam and Japan has been shared at a seminar held in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on September 10-11.
The National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF) on September 10 announced that a tropical low-pressure is forming in the eastern territorial waters of Taiwan (China).
The central province of Thanh Hoa raised a fund of more than VND 5 billion (USD 215,000) from individuals and organisations at a ceremony held on September 7 to support flood-hit locals, helping them overcome difficulties and stabilise their lives.