General News

  • Vietnam's Deputy Minister of National Defense Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh has suggested Japanese agencies coordinate with Vietnam’s National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war Unexploded Ordnance...

    Monday, 19th August, 2019
  • Over 900 Vietnam War grenades were detonated Wednesday in the central province of Quang Tri by the Mines Advisory Group (MAG). The grenades were among 1,414 unexploded ordnances (UXOs) found in two munition bunkers on...

    Monday, 19th August, 2019
  • Many farmers in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh have escaped poverty by adapting to climate change and shifting from rice to maize or peanut cultivation as well as the breeding of goats and aquatic species....

    Monday, 19th August, 2019
  • Women from ethnic minority groups still face limited access to beneficial development policies, a conference in Hanoi heard on August 12. The workshop was held to discuss challenges and solutions to promote the...

    Monday, 19th August, 2019
  • The International Finance Corporation (IFC), an investment arm of the World Bank Group, plans to help Vietnam in developing transmission line system and energy sector, IFC’s CEO Philippe Le Houérou said at a meeting...

    Monday, 19th August, 2019
  • The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has dispatched a delegation to Vietnam to help the country re-calculate the size of gross domestic product (GDP) at the invitation of the government-run General Statistics Office...

    Monday, 19th August, 2019
  • The medical fees at public hospitals in Vietnam will increase from August 20 in line with the basic monthly wage hike from VND1.39 million to VND1.49 million ($59.6-$63.9), per the Ministry of Health’s Circulars 13/...

    Monday, 19th August, 2019
  • A Vietnamese university lecturer in Ho Chi Minh City has invented a gel for healing wounds without sutures, which is about to enter human trials after successfully testing it on pigs, the local VOV World newswire...

    Monday, 19th August, 2019
  • The number of dengue fever cases has continued to rise throughout Vietnam in recent weeks as the epidemic is predicted to undergo a number of complicated developments in the near future, according to the Ministry of...

    Monday, 19th August, 2019
  • The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Tien Giang has earmarked VND348 billion ($14.95 million) this year for developing its rural water supply network. Around VND236 billion will come from its coffers and the rest...

    Monday, 19th August, 2019