The Vietnamese Ministry of Construction and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) co-hosted a conference in Hanoi on June 22nd to update on the implementation of a Korean-funded technical assistance project on planning green cities in Vietnam.
The southernmost Ca Mau Province People’s Committee has ordered local authorities to protect people and property from natural disasters by inspecting dykes and solving erosion and flooding incidents as soon as possible.
A new record for summer power consumption was made, peaking nearly 711 million kWh on June 22nd, according to the Electricity National Load Dispatch Centre (EVN NLDC).
The “Value Chains Idea Contest” (VCIC) was launched in Hanoi on June 22nd with the aim of supporting ethnic minority communities in Vietnam.
Experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) have recommended imposing a special consumption tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) in Vietnam, as the drinks are causing negative health consequences for Vietnamese people.
From January 1, 2018, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) expanded paid paternity leave to up to 16 weeks for its staff. This new policy aims to contribute to the early development of children, as well as to recognise the equal role played by fathers and mothers in the early moments of the life of a child.
(VNF) - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) tackling forest degradation challenge was recently signed by USAID, Thua Thien Hue’s Forest Owners’ Sustainable Development Association (FOSDA) and a Vietnamese furniture manufacturer, Scansia Pacific company.
(VNF) - The USAID Saving Species project is inviting interested organizations to propose activities that need to be implemented from October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019.
A group of young people in Ho Chi Minh City has begun a project to set up 1,001 libraries for children in remote areas.
Today Vietnam marks its 93rd Revolutionary Press Day (June 21). The media has covered the national cause of independence, construction, and defense, contributed to Vietnam’s foreign policy, supported a peaceful, stable environment, and defended national sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Hanoi will expand the use of iParking at an additional 140 parking lots across the city by July 1st, according to Ngo Manh Tuan, Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Transport.
The European Union (EU) and European countries have been carrying out a number of climate change adaptation and sustainable development projects in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam.
An array of cultural activities will be held in the framework of the Vietnam Family Festival on June 22nd to mark the National Family Day (June 28th), according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Conference on Climate Action to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals - Ways Forward took place in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on June 19th.
There should be a tripartite mechanism involving the government, trade unions and employers in the administration of labourers working abroad.
Japanese prosecutors have demanded a death penalty for Yasumasa Shibuya, a Japanese man who has been accused of murdering a 9-year-old Vietnamese girl in Chiba prefecture on March 24th last year.
Activities under the trans-nation Red Journey blood donation campaign are being held across localities, aiming to attract attention to the humanitarian movement from the public.