The country is expected to welcome its 100 millionth citizen before 2030.
A VND5.3trn (USD233m) flyover is expected to be completed in 2020, boosting the local economy and dealing with the capital's congestion.
Authorities of Hanoi held a meeting on October 8 to honour the 10 outstanding citizens of the capital city in 2017 and 790 role models in all aspects of life.
The Terry Fox Run 2017, which aims to raise funds for cancer patients, will take place on Tan Trao street, Phu My Hung urban zone, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City on November 5th.
Organiser of the programme "Pride of Vietnamese Farmers" officially declared the list of 63 outstanding Vietnamese farmers of 2017 on Thursday.
A project, entitled “Gender-sensitive community-based disaster risk management project in ethnic minority areas of North-West Vietnam,” has helped to improve people’s resilience to natural disasters.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the investment plan of a project to carry out policies and programmes to prevent and respond to gender-based violence, domestic violence and handle the issue of prostitution, using evidence and a human right-based approach.
Natural disasters in the first nine months of 2017 left 169 people dead or missing, while causing damages estimated at nearly VND21.5 trillion (US$946 million), according to the latest statistics from the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
The Health Ministry and General Office for Population- Family Planning have launched an online photo competition on the role of senior citizens in response to International Day for Old Persons (October 1) and the Action Month for the Vietnamese Elderly.
Japan has provided US$727,400 to two grassroots social projects in central Việt Nam: optical coherence tomography (OCT) equipment for the Huế Eye Hospital and a mine clearance project, managed by the Mines Advisory Group (MAG) in the central province of Quảng Bình.
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has called on the joint efforts of the entire community to provide the best for children and create healthier environments in which children can live, study and play.
Ambassador Tran Thi Hoang Mai, head of the Vietnamese Permanent Delegation to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), presented her credentials to UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova at the organisation’s headquarter in Paris, France, on September 28.
Vietnam pledges to strengthen its coordination with the United Nations (UN) in order to implement the declaration on the UN global action plan to end human trafficking.
The Seeds of Hope project, which promotes sustainable professional integration for young Vietnamese in the fields of residential and industrial electricity and automotive maintenance, was officially launched in Ho Chi Minh City on September 27.
"Journalist" is a sacred, precious and respectable profession. In the last 92 years, Vietnam has been so proud to have a revolutionary and humanistic journalism, contributed by generations of virtuous, responsible and devoted journalists.
(VNF) - This October, nearly 300 children with cleft lips/ palates in Hanoi, Nghe An and HCM.City will be provided with free surgery, thank to the nonprofit, medical service, organisation Operation Smile (OS),
The Mekong Delta, home to more than 17 million people and Việt Nam’s most important agricultural region, is facing existential threats due to climate change. Việt Nam News spoke to Hermen Borst, deputy Delta commissioner of the Netherlands’ Delta Programme, on the sidelines of an international conference held in Cần Thơ on Sept 26-27 on sustainable and climate-resilient development of the Mekong Delta. Bồ Xuân Hiệp reports.