General News

  • Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh had a meeting with representatives from the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) and 120 businesses which support victims in Hanoi on January 9. The official...

    Monday, 16th January, 2017
  • Bomb removal group PeaceTrees has safely removed the bomb found in Quang Tri Province. Road construction workers in the central province of Quang Tri found a bomb of around 270 kilograms (615 lbs) on January 11. The...

    Monday, 16th January, 2017
  • The Military Command of the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai has safely defused a 60kg bomb in Tran Yen district on Jan 11. The bomb, believed to be from the French colonial time, was discovered on January 7...

    Monday, 16th January, 2017
  • Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged the northeastern mountainous province of Cao Bang to become one of models for the country in overcoming difficulties, particularly in reducing poverty, during a local working...

    Monday, 16th January, 2017
  • President Tran Dai Quang on January 15 visited and handed over 100 Lunar New Year (Tet) gift packages to welfare policy beneficiaries, poor households and dioxin victims in Nam Dan district in the central province of...

    Monday, 16th January, 2017
  • Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs hosted a meeting in Hanoi on January 11 to review what it did last year and devise plan of activities for this year. The Committee has allocated more than VND7 trillion to upgrade...

    Monday, 16th January, 2017
  • Minister-Chairman of the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs Do Van Chien has asked localities to reduce the proportion of poor households in the ethnic minority and mountainous regions by 3%-4% per year from now to...

    Monday, 16th January, 2017
  • The Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang in 2016 strived to implement ethnic policies effectively, improving living conditions and social affairs for local ethnic groups, especially Khmer people. With a budget of 300...

    Monday, 16th January, 2017
  • Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has launched a project on saving energy which is part of the programs receiving financial support from the World Bank since 2011. The programs, which received funding from the...

    Monday, 16th January, 2017
  • Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed with state utility Vietnam Electricity (EVN), the country’s sole power distributor, to allocate Japan’s official development assistance (ODA) for a hydropower...

    Monday, 16th January, 2017