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Vietnam scraps planned parenthood in revised population policy

The country is expected to welcome its 100 millionth citizen before 2030.

  • New flyover to deal with Hanoi congestion

    New flyover to deal with Hanoi congestion

    Public: 10/9/2017 4:36:04 PM

    A VND5.3trn (USD233m) flyover is expected to be completed in 2020, boosting the local economy and dealing with the capital's congestion.

  • Hanoi honours 10 exemplary citizens in 2017

    Hanoi honours 10 exemplary citizens in 2017

    Public: 10/9/2017 8:30:13 AM

    Authorities of Hanoi held a meeting on October 8 to honour the 10 outstanding citizens of the capital city in 2017 and 790 role models in all aspects of life.

  • HCM City run to support cancer patients next month

    HCM City run to support cancer patients next month

    Public: 10/6/2017 8:05:33 PM

    The Terry Fox Run 2017, which aims to raise funds for cancer patients, will take place on Tan Trao street, Phu My Hung urban zone, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City on November 5th.

  • Names of 63 outstanding farmers of 2017 announced

    Names of 63 outstanding farmers of 2017 announced

    Public: 10/6/2017 8:45:56 AM

    Organiser of the programme "Pride of Vietnamese Farmers" officially declared the list of 63 outstanding Vietnamese farmers of 2017 on Thursday.

  • Project improves people’s resilience to natural disasters

    Project improves people’s resilience to natural disasters

    Public: 10/5/2017 7:59:55 PM

    A project, entitled “Gender-sensitive community-based disaster risk management project in ethnic minority areas of North-West Vietnam,” has helped to improve people’s resilience to natural disasters.

  • Vietnam promotes fight against domestic violence

    Vietnam promotes fight against domestic violence

    Public: 10/5/2017 9:07:19 AM

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the investment plan of a project to carry out policies and programmes to prevent and respond to gender-based violence, domestic violence and handle the issue of prostitution, using evidence and a human right-based approach.

  • Natural disasters cause losses of nearly VND21.5 trillion in nine months

    Natural disasters cause losses of nearly VND21.5 trillion in nine months

    Public: 10/3/2017 3:44:44 PM

    Natural disasters in the first nine months of 2017 left 169 people dead or missing, while causing damages estimated at nearly VND21.5 trillion (US$946 million), according to the latest statistics from the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.

  • First photo contest on elderly people launched

    First photo contest on elderly people launched

    Public: 10/3/2017 3:21:06 PM

    The Health Ministry and General Office for Population- Family Planning have launched an online photo competition on the role of senior citizens in response to International Day for Old Persons (October 1) and the Action Month for the Vietnamese Elderly.

  • Japan provides aid to VN grassroots projects

    Japan provides aid to VN grassroots projects

    Public: 10/2/2017 2:35:16 PM

    Japan has provided US$727,400 to two grassroots social projects in central Việt Nam: optical coherence tomography (OCT) equipment for the Huế Eye Hospital and a mine clearance project, managed by the Mines Advisory Group (MAG) in the central province of Quảng Bình.

  • NA Chairwoman calls on joint efforts to provide the best for children

    NA Chairwoman calls on joint efforts to provide the best for children

    Public: 10/2/2017 2:02:59 PM

    National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has called on the joint efforts of the entire community to provide the best for children and create healthier environments in which children can live, study and play.

  • Vietnam’s first female ambassador at UNESCO presents her credentials

    Vietnam’s first female ambassador at UNESCO presents her credentials

    Public: 9/29/2017 11:34:25 PM

    Ambassador Tran Thi Hoang Mai, head of the Vietnamese Permanent Delegation to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), presented her credentials to UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova at the organisation’s headquarter in Paris, France, on September 28.

  • Vietnam joins international efforts to end human trafficking

    Vietnam joins international efforts to end human trafficking

    Public: 9/29/2017 11:25:12 PM

    Vietnam pledges to strengthen its coordination with the United Nations (UN) in order to implement the declaration on the UN global action plan to end human trafficking.

  • Project promotes job opportunities for youths in Ho Chi Minh City

    Project promotes job opportunities for youths in Ho Chi Minh City

    Public: 9/29/2017 12:30:55 PM

    The Seeds of Hope project, which promotes sustainable professional integration for young Vietnamese in the fields of residential and industrial electricity and automotive maintenance, was officially launched in Ho Chi Minh City on September 27.

  • VN modern journalism: 7 principles  in professional skills and ethics

    VN modern journalism: 7 principles in professional skills and ethics

    Public: 9/29/2017 11:05:54 AM

    "Journalist" is a sacred, precious and respectable profession. In the last 92 years, Vietnam has been so proud to have a revolutionary and humanistic journalism, contributed by generations of virtuous, responsible and devoted journalists.

  • Nearly 300 children with cleft lips and palates to receive free operations in October

    Nearly 300 children with cleft lips and palates to receive free operations in October

    Public: 9/28/2017 12:58:09 PM

    (VNF) - This October, nearly 300 children with cleft lips/ palates in Hanoi, Nghe An and HCM.City will be provided with free surgery, thank to the nonprofit, medical service, organisation Operation Smile (OS),

  • Mekong Delta prepares for large-scale transformation to ensure future

    Mekong Delta prepares for large-scale transformation to ensure future

    Public: 9/28/2017 10:54:55 AM

    The Mekong Delta, home to more than 17 million people and Việt Nam’s most important agricultural region, is facing existential threats due to climate change. Việt Nam News spoke to Hermen Borst, deputy Delta commissioner of the Netherlands’ Delta Programme, on the sidelines of an international conference held in Cần Thơ on Sept 26-27 on sustainable and climate-resilient development of the Mekong Delta. Bồ Xuân Hiệp reports.

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