General News

  • Excavation workers have stumbled upon a 344kg live bomb at a construction site in a residential area in Vietnam’s central province of Quang Tri’s Huong Hoa District. The workers immediately informed concerned agencies...

    Monday, 17th July, 2017
  • The material and spiritual lives of residents in the northern province of Phu Tho, especially those from ethnic minorities, have improved in recent years thanks to efforts from local authorities to reduce poverty. Phu...

    Monday, 17th July, 2017
  • Hanoi People’s Committee and Fatherland Front Committee of Hanoi has recently granted Cooperation Program 168/CTrPH-UBND-MTTQ on sustainable poverty reduction, new-style rural area and civilized urban construction....

    Monday, 17th July, 2017
  • The musical instruments of Vietnam’s ethnic minority groups are on the verge of disappearing. Most of the artisans who make them are old. But some of them are working hard to teach younger generations to make and play...

    Monday, 17th July, 2017
  • Thirty six needy ethnic minority households in Bu Dop district, the southern province of Binh Phuoc, have been given breeding cows, helping them improve their livelihood. The 36 cows, worth VND720 million ($31,650),...

    Monday, 17th July, 2017
  • Concerns about losing Thai ethnic culture have motivated Ca Van Chung, Deputy Head of the Science and Technology Center in Son La province, to apply new technology in the preservation work. The use of computers in...

    Monday, 17th July, 2017
  • The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) met with leaders of southern Dong Nai province on July 10 to work on the progress of Japan-funded water supply and drainage projects. Phase I of the Nhon Trach water...

    Monday, 17th July, 2017
  • Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has adopted a project on improving the resilience of vulnerable coastal communities to climate change-related impacts. Funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) via the United...

    Monday, 17th July, 2017
  • Public hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City will increase fees for non-insured patients by 30% on average starting on August 1, state media reported, citing the municipal Department of Health. The hike is mostly for medical...

    Monday, 17th July, 2017
  • Vietnam’s Ministry of Health has been taking drastic measures to prevent and control the alarming spread of dangerous infectious disease cases in the country, state media reported. According to a report from the...

    Monday, 17th July, 2017