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2/19/2019 10:07:21 AM

HCM City targets 75 percent of buses with clean fuel by 2020

The HCM City Department of Transport aims to have 75 percent of the new buses running on clean fuel by the end of 2020.

  • Shortage of workers in Mekong Delta provinces

    Shortage of workers in Mekong Delta provinces

    Public: 2/5/2019 11:01:01 PM

    The Mekong Delta is one of the richest parts of Vietnam, leading the country in rice, shrimp and other agricultural products.

  • Clean vegetable project launched in Son La

    Clean vegetable project launched in Son La

    Public: 2/3/2019 8:11:26 PM

    The first agriculture project under the GREAT Program, a pilot on the development of a VietGAP vegetable value chain, was launched recently in Van Ho District, Son La Province.

  • Disadvantaged people supported to enjoy Tet holiday

    Disadvantaged people supported to enjoy Tet holiday

    Public: 2/1/2019 4:28:15 PM

    Ministries and localities nationwide have been implementing various programmes to help people from disadvantaged backgrounds enjoy the Lunar New Year, the biggest and most important holiday in Vietnam.

  • Reburial service for remains of fallen soldiers held in Kien Giang

    Reburial service for remains of fallen soldiers held in Kien Giang

    Public: 2/1/2019 4:24:36 PM

    A memorial and reburial ceremony for 39 sets of remains of Vietnamese fallen soldiers was held on February 1 in the southern province of Kien Giang.

  • Disadvantaged people assisted to return home for Tet

    Disadvantaged people assisted to return home for Tet

    Public: 2/1/2019 4:21:56 PM

    Businesses, industrial zones and hospitals nationwide have been getting into the Tet (Lunar New Year) spirit and providing free transport to allow workers and patients travel home to spend the holiday with their families.

  • HCM City ensures transport for people returning home for Lunar New Year

    HCM City ensures transport for people returning home for Lunar New Year

    Public: 1/31/2019 9:57:39 PM

    Transport units at coach stations and airports as well as train stations in Ho Chi Minh City are busy meeting passenger demand for travel before and after the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.

  • Increasing living quality for Vietnamese youths

    Increasing living quality for Vietnamese youths

    Public: 1/31/2019 12:50:52 AM

    For the last 12 years, non-profit organisation VinaCapital Foundation (VCF)’s operations aim at increasing living quality for youths across Vietnam through healthcare and educational opportunities.

  • Poor families in central provinces receive support ahead of Tet

    Poor families in central provinces receive support ahead of Tet

    Public: 1/30/2019 10:21:57 AM

    Poor people in central provinces of Quang Tri and Quang Nam, and the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong received aid ahead of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

  • Officials of Cambodian provinces pay pre-Tet visit to Tay Ninh

    Officials of Cambodian provinces pay pre-Tet visit to Tay Ninh

    Public: 1/30/2019 10:16:59 AM

    Officials from some Cambodian provinces offered greetings to authorities and people of southern Tay Ninh province during a visit on January 29 ahead of Vietnam’s traditional Lunar New Year festival (Tet).

  • VND 6.3 billion in assistance for impoverished ethnic children, families

    VND 6.3 billion in assistance for impoverished ethnic children, families

    Public: 1/28/2019 11:21:50 PM

    Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, head of the Central Steering Committee for 2016-2020 National Target Programmes, recently approved the use of VND 6.3 billion (USD 272,000) to support disadvantaged ethnic children and households.

  • Many foreigners stay long-term in Vietnam

    Many foreigners stay long-term in Vietnam

    Public: 1/28/2019 4:21:08 PM

    Vietnam is so appealing to many foreigners that they end up becoming long-term expats and consider it a second home.

  • Waste is a burning problem, but burning’s no solution

    Waste is a burning problem, but burning’s no solution

    Public: 1/28/2019 4:01:27 PM

    After years of suffering, the residents could not take the stink any more.

  • Explosive girl power in Vietnam

    Explosive girl power in Vietnam

    Public: 1/28/2019 3:47:21 PM

    In Vietnam the aid organisation Norwegian People’s Aid clears the land of explosives after the Vietnam War. The organization has established their very first all-female team of local Vietnamese women. They are willing to take up the risk of the job f

  • Life after leprosy in Vietnam

    Life after leprosy in Vietnam

    Public: 1/25/2019 3:13:06 PM

    Tran Huu Hoa was scared, desperate and on the verge of suicide after his leprosy diagnosis in 1958, fearing he would never work or marry in an age when lepers were completely shunned from Vietnamese society.

  • USD 80,000 for children’s healthcare in central province

    USD 80,000 for children’s healthcare in central province

    Public: 1/25/2019 8:42:05 AM

    ExxonMobil has pledged USD 80,000 to help improve children’s healthcare in central Vietnam, contributing USD 50,000 to The VinaCapital Foundation’s Survive to Thrive program and USD 30,000 to Operation Smile Vietnam.

  • Vietnam launches satellite to enhance response to disasters

    Vietnam launches satellite to enhance response to disasters

    Public: 1/24/2019 2:57:49 PM

    A new Earth observation satellite developed by Viet Nam which aims to enhance the country’s ability to respond to natural disasters and climate change was launched into space on 18 January 2019.

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