General News

  • Bomb disposal experts safely detonated a 340kg (750 pound) bomb in Quang Tri Province on June 5 after scrap metal collectors had partially dismantled it. The M17 bomb, containing 175 kilograms of explosives, was found...

    Monday, 10th June, 2019
  • In his late 20s, Ho Van Thang decided to launch his first business growing the species of chili pepper his family has treasured for centuries on the western mountain of Quang Tri province. The idea came to the Van...

    Monday, 10th June, 2019
  • The World Bank (WB) has helped some Vietnamese power firms access more foreign capital after supporting the firms in acquiring Issuer Default Rating (IDR) from Fitch Ratings, said Mr. Franz Gerner, the WB’s lead...

    Monday, 10th June, 2019
  • As many as 500,000 people with health insurance aged 40 and above in Hanoi have received free screenings for bowel and gastrointestinal cancer since March 2017, according to the municipal Health Department. The...

    Monday, 10th June, 2019
  • Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the establishment of a national committee on tuberculosis (TB) eradication, state media reported. Headed by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, the committee is...

    Monday, 10th June, 2019
  • Vietnam’s Vicoland Group., JSC and South Korea’s Cha Bio Group will join hands in building a hospital with an estimated cost of $250 million in the central city of Danang, which will specialize in treating cancer and...

    Monday, 10th June, 2019
  • More than 3,000 children under 16 years old in the central province of Nghe An received free examinations for congenital heart disease under the program “Trai tim cho em” (Healthy heart operation) held at Nghe An...

    Monday, 10th June, 2019
  • An international exhibition on water supply and sewerage (Vietwater 2019) is slated to be held at the International Exhibition Centre in Hanoi from June 24-26. The exhibition was announced at a recent press conference...

    Monday, 10th June, 2019
  • Vietnam has played a major role in addressing marine rubbish, said Ms. Nancy Wallace, director of the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s Marine Debris Program. The NOAA official...

    Monday, 10th June, 2019
  • Vietnam has gradually stabilized the situation of importing scraps and reduced the amount of residual scrap at seaports after a time of massive imports of these products, local media reported. According to data from...

    Monday, 10th June, 2019