Vietnam Time
6/19/2018 9:05:05 AM

Project helps improve food security for women in rural areas

Reducing food shortages and malnutrition in the northern provinces of Lao Cai, Lai Chau and Ha Giang is the main goal of a project sponsored by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) of Canada.

  • UNICEF: Fathers are one of the best, yet most underutilised child development resources

    UNICEF: Fathers are one of the best, yet most underutilised child development resources

    Public: 6/15/2018 11:51:06 AM

    As Father’s Day is celebrated across nearly 90 countries this month, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Vietnam on June 14th launched a parenting website, bringing fathers together to share their parenthood experiences.

  • Winners of National External Information Service Awards 2017 honoured

    Winners of National External Information Service Awards 2017 honoured

    Public: 6/15/2018 8:59:49 AM

    As many as 67 media works winning the National External Information Service Awards 2017 were honoured at an award ceremony in Hanoi on June 14th.

  • Hanoi Int’l Marathon 2019 to help promote capital city

    Hanoi Int’l Marathon 2019 to help promote capital city

    Public: 6/15/2018 12:14:27 AM

    The first ever Hanoi International Marathon will take place on April 14th next year, its organising board announced during a press conference in the capital city on June 14th.

  • Annual blood-donation campaign targets 30,000 units of blood

    Annual blood-donation campaign targets 30,000 units of blood

    Public: 6/14/2018 8:32:37 AM

    At least 30,000 units of blood are expected to be collected from volunteers at 26 provinces and cities in the country via an annual blood-donation campaign called Hành Trình Đỏ (Red Journey) 2018.

  • More than 100 works win 12th National Press Awards

    More than 100 works win 12th National Press Awards

    Public: 6/13/2018 5:07:23 PM

    As many as 105 media works winning the 12th National Press Awards 2017 will be honoured at an award ceremony in Hanoi on June 21st, the Vietnam Revolutionary Journalism Day.

  • USAID-funded project helps minimise plastic waste in Thua Thien-Hue

    USAID-funded project helps minimise plastic waste in Thua Thien-Hue

    Public: 6/13/2018 11:27:45 AM

    The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided a non-refundable assistance package worth USD 53,858 for the central province of Thua Thien-Hue to implement a project to recycle urban waste.

  • Lam Dong: More Asian black bears in captivity released

    Lam Dong: More Asian black bears in captivity released

    Public: 6/13/2018 11:18:25 AM

    Authorities have consecutively rescued two Asian black bears in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong within a week, according to the Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV).

  • Binh Thuan ensures safety for tourism activities

    Binh Thuan ensures safety for tourism activities

    Public: 6/13/2018 11:08:01 AM

    The People’s Committee of the central coastal province of Binh Thuan has instructed relevant agencies and localities to ensure security, order and safety for tourists in the province, said a local official.

  • Portal of youth innovation ideas launched

    Portal of youth innovation ideas launched

    Public: 6/12/2018 4:25:14 PM

    The Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) held a ceremony in Hanoi on June 11th to launch a portal of creative ideas by Vietnamese youths and a competition on innovation ideas for administrative reform.

  • Activities mark 70 years of patriotic emulation appeal

    Activities mark 70 years of patriotic emulation appeal

    Public: 6/12/2018 3:38:18 PM

    A number of activities have been held across the country to mark the 70th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh’s call for patriotic emulation (June 11th, 1948 – 2018).

  • Binh Thuan settles disturbances caused by extremists

    Binh Thuan settles disturbances caused by extremists

    Public: 6/11/2018 3:26:45 PM

    Peace has returned to the streets and traffic has resumed smoothly in Phan Thiet city in the south central province of Binh Thuan in the morning of June 11th after authorised forces worked all night to disperse incited crowds around the headquarters of the provincial People’s Committee.

  • RoK supports Quang Tri with social welfare programmes

    RoK supports Quang Tri with social welfare programmes

    Public: 6/10/2018 5:01:01 PM

    The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s medical organisation for peace (Medipeace) has sponsored over USD 1 million for the central province of Quang Tri to support children with disabilities to access rehabilitation and improve their lives in 2018-2020.

  • Tra Vinh spends USD 88,000 per year for Khmer language teaching

    Tra Vinh spends USD 88,000 per year for Khmer language teaching

    Public: 6/10/2018 9:09:37 AM

    The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh has spent over VND 2 billion (USD 88,000) each year to support the teaching and studying of the language of the Khmer ethnic minority group in 134 Khmer pagodas across the locality in the 2010-2017 period.

  • Conference seeks to improve Hanoi’s air quality

    Conference seeks to improve Hanoi’s air quality

    Public: 6/9/2018 4:23:12 PM

    The Live & Learn organization and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) jointly held a conference in Hanoi on June 7 aiming to share solutions and mobilize actions to improve air quality in Hanoi.

  • HCM City opens new children’s hotlines

    HCM City opens new children’s hotlines

    Public: 6/8/2018 9:42:02 PM

    Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Home Affairs has outlined a new policy on the prevention and handling of child abuse cases which includes new hotlines for victims and their families.

  • Fishing boat sinks, 31 crew members on board successfully rescued

    Fishing boat sinks, 31 crew members on board successfully rescued

    Public: 6/8/2018 8:45:50 PM

    A fishing crew of 31 were successfully rescued on the morning of June 8 after their boat sank at sea, approximately one nautical mile northeast of An Bang Island in the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago on June 7th.

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