Localities, the army and agencies are making asserted efforts to help people in flood-hit areas to overcome the consequences of floods.
Over 2.2 million pupils and students from 24,419 schools and Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union branches joined a smart traffic contest on the Internet which was launched on October 14th last year, the contest organising committee announced on August 6th.
More than 300 scientists from around the world convened in Da Nang for a scientific conference on nuclear technology that kicked off in the city on August 5.
The Association of Agent Orange/Dioxin (AO) Victims in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho held a meeting on August 4 to mark the day for AO victims (August 10).
Environmentalists discussed the environmental situation of and challenges to the nation’s land and water during a workshop held in Hue city of central Thua Thien-Hue province on August 4.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on August 5th received the vessel HAYATO at the Hong Ha Shipbuilding Factory in Hai Phong City. This is one of three non-refundable assistance packages from the Japanese Government.
Promoting the central role of the community in climate change adaptation continues to be a key measure to cope with the issue in a prompt, proactive and flexible manner, stated a leading official in the fields.
Floods triggered by downpours over the last weekend (August 1-2) killed another six and injured six others in northern provinces, raising the casualty to 23, according to the National Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and Control (NSCDPC)’s office.
The Prime Minister has agreed to authorise the Ministry of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs to submit to the State President on presents for some groups of revolutionary contributors on the occasion of the 70th year of August Revolution (August 19th) and the National Day (September 2nd).
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has adopted a clean water supply project in Cu Chi district, in which over VND4.3 trillion will be disbursed by the Saigon Water Company until 2019 to provide clean water to all of the residents in this outlying district.
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has agreed with a plan to give national grid access to Tran Island in Co To district and Cai Chien Island in Hai Ha district in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
The Vietnam Fisheries Trade Union (VFTU) has raised its voice condemning Chinese ships’ recent attacks on Vietnamese fishing vessels and fishermen.
Lashing rains and floods battering several northern provinces in the past few days have left another seven dead and wounded, the Office of the National Steering Committee on Disaster Prevention and Control on August 2.
With the theme "Listening to children’s saying", the 4th National Children’s Forum 2015 will take place on August 5th-8th in Hanoi with the participation of the 192 children aged 10-16 from 30 provinces and cities nationwide.
The Vietnam Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS (VNP+) on August 2nd present gifts to 200 children infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS in difficult circumstance.
As the Day for Agent Orange victims approaches (August 10th), the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) Central Committee has recently given presents and production loans for the victims in the southern province of Tay Ninh.
Nearly 8,000 people on August 2nd joined a walk in support of Agent Orange victims organized in Ho Chi Minh city by the Vietnam Association of Victims of AO/Dioxin (VAVA) as part of the activities to mark the Day for AO victims (August 10th).