From 12th to 17th December, 2017, Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam will launch a series of events under the theme “Danish week - Sustainable City Solutions” in Hanoi and HCM city.
The National External Information Service Awards 2017 have been launched, calling for entries in seven different categories including print media, radio broadcast, television broadcast, electronic media, press photo, landscape photo and book.
The Vietnamese economy continues to show steady growth momentum, contributing to poverty reduction, especially in rural and isolated areas. As of September 30, 2017, there were nearly 31.9 million disadvantaged households and policy beneficiaries being provided with preferential loans. This result was noted by many National Assembly (NA) deputies as being one of the highlights and pillars of Vietnam's poverty reduction policy.
Vietnam now has more than 50 million internet users after 20 years of internet development in the country, accounting for 54 percent of the population of the country, higher than the average rate of the world. As a result, Vietnam is now among Asia’s nations and territories with high rates of internet users.
$4 million comes following devastation from Typhoon Damrey.
From November 25th, Plan International Vietnam has put up messages about the prevention of gender-based violence on five buses at route 103, 10, 10B, 96 as well as 11 bus ticket vendors and bus interchanges in Hanoi.
(VNF) - On 27 November in Hanoi, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in cooperation with the Embassy of Finland organized the launching ceremony of the Forest Resource Monitoring System (FRMIS).
The capital city’s Hoan Kiem Lake is being dredged and cleaned from now to the end of the year, according to the Hanoi Sewerage and Drainage Company Ltd.
Two “book cities” will open in HCM City’s District 5 and 10, providing millions of books and thousands of stationery items, according to Phương Nam Cultural Joint-Stock Corporation (PNC), the investor in the project.
The first-ever river bus route stretching from Bach Dang station in District 1 to Linh Dong station in Thu Duc district, Ho Chi Minh City was officially put into operation on November 25 after 6 years of preparation.
On November 25th, at the Ly Thai To statue square, the Department of Civil Architecture of the National University of Civil Engineering in collaboration with ActionAid Vietnam (AAV) and Aid for social protection program Foundation Vietnam (AFV) together held an awarding ceremony for the design competition entitled “Creativity for Space in 2017”. The 2017 theme “Public WC” will help realise the policy on the use of toilets in public places that should have been recommended.
(VNF) - Forty photos portraying red-shanked doucs taken by Đà Nẵng-based freelance photographer Le Phuoc Chin are on display at the HCM City Book Pedestrian Street.
Youngsters are considered as an asset to the country's prosperity, however, the Vietnamese youth are facing a range of challenges in many aspects, such as employment, education and reproductive and sexual healthcare, according to a new report released on November 22.
The amount is nearly equal to Vietnam’s GDP per capita
(VNF) - 26 per cent of Vietnamese ethnic-minority get married at prematured age, the number was reported in the conference assessing the social, economic landscape of ethnic minorities in 2015 from the aspect of genders on November 21.
‘If we had not been brave enough to open the door, we would have felt guilty now for obstructing the country’s development.’
Ho Chi Minh city’s first river bus route, from Bach Dang in District 1 to Linh Dong in Thu Duc district, will offer services free of charge for 10 days to encourage people to choose the new public transport type.