Due to his love for books, Hoang Quy Binh, a student from the Hanoi University of Technology, launched a D Free Book project, a “triple-zero” library: no fee, no deposit, no limit for lending period.
A number of senior architects have objected to plans to build sewer system into Kim Ngưu River, one of the most polluted in the city.
On October 13, Mottainai Run will be held in walking street, Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi to raise fund for poor children and orphans who are affected by traffic accidents.
More efforts and investment are needed to eliminate the risk of rabies in the country, said Dr Phạm Văn Đông, Director General of the Department of Animal Health on Friday at a meeting marking World Rabies Day with the theme "Rabies: Share the message, Save a Life".
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has sent a dispatch to heads of ministries, sectors as well as central agencies, organizations, provinces and centrally-run cities on the suspension of entertainment activities during the two-day national mourning for former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Do Muoi on October 6-7.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs plans to submit a report to the municipal People’s Committee on the best ways to protect children and help them live in a safe, healthy and inclusive environment.
The north-eastern province of Quang Ninh has signed a contract to build the Van Don-Mong Cai Expressway at a total cost of over VND11 trillion (USD 473 million) under a public-private partnership.
The Advanced International JSC (AIC Group) of Vietnam has won the “World’s Best Smart National Concept and Model” award at the Global Smart Cities Contest 2018.
Supporting people in deep-lying and remote areas is a humanistic policy undertaken by the Party and State, which has been supported by various organisations, individuals and enterprises.
The National Assembly's Committee for Culture, Education, Youth, Adolescent and Children, the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs and the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union together with Plan International Vietnam held a press conference on October 2 to announce the Girls’ Forum 2018.
The Border Guard High Command of the northern mountainous province of Son La held a conference in Moc Chau on October 1 to review the implementation of the plan to combat drug-related crimes in border areas of Moc Chau and Van Ho districts.
A third terminal, T3, which can handle 20 million passengers a year, will raise the total capacity of Tan Son Nhat Airport to 50 million, under a detailed plan unveiled by the Ministry of Transport on October 1.
Policy makers and experts gathered at a talk show themed “Responding to the Ageing Population in Vietnam: The Way Forward” held in Hanoi on October 1 to discuss measures in response to population ageing in Vietnam.
On September 29 and 30, Heartbeat Vietnam, a programme of VinaCapital Foundation, and the doctors from the Tam Duc Heart Hospital organised a mobile outreach clinic for more than 1,000 children under 18 years old in Hong Ngu Town and Lap Vo District of Dong Thao province.
Vietnam has been forecasted to see 2-3 tropical storms from now to the year-end which would mostly happen in the central and southern regions.
The first group of 30 Vietnamese military doctors will travel to South Sudan on October 1 to take over a field hospital run by the United Kingdom, whose personnel are about to withdraw.
The Hanoi Book Festival will take place on October 3-7, highlighting modern reading culture.