The HCM City Department of Transport aims to have 75 percent of the new buses running on clean fuel by the end of 2020.
The Mekong Delta is one of the richest parts of Vietnam, leading the country in rice, shrimp and other agricultural products.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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).
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.
Vietnam is so appealing to many foreigners that they end up becoming long-term expats and consider it a second home.
After years of suffering, the residents could not take the stink any more.
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
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.
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.
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.