General News

  • A single unexploded bomb has been detected in the garden of a local resident in Son Thuy commune, A Luoi district, Thua Thien-Hue province. A resident named Hoang Thai informed the military that he had found an...

    Tuesday, 16th April, 2019
  • Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP), one of the two social policy banks under the government, offered preferential loans worth VND19.1 trillion ($819.74 million) to 567,000 poor households, near-poor households,...

    Tuesday, 16th April, 2019
  • The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho plans to spend VND200 billion ($8.6 million) on a vocational training and job creation programme for ethnic minorities this year. With more than VND90 billion ($3.9 million) from local...

    Tuesday, 16th April, 2019
  • Around 100 policies and documents related to ethnic minority groups in the Mekong Delta have been implemented to develop essential infrastructure and production, reduce poverty and improve the living standards of...

    Tuesday, 16th April, 2019
  • The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will help Vietnam’s southern metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City build medical facilities under public-private partnership (PPP) format, following an agreement signed between...

    Tuesday, 16th April, 2019
  • The World Bank (WB) will help Ho Chi Minh City develop roof-tile solar power by inspecting the potential for the installation of the roof-tile in buildings, local media reported. The information was released at a...

    Tuesday, 16th April, 2019
  • Switzerland-headquartered ABB will support Vietnam’s central city of Danang to become a smart city in 2020, according to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed on April 10. Under the MoU, ABB will help Danang City...

    Tuesday, 16th April, 2019
  • The World Bank (WB) commits to helping Vietnam deploy social welfare initiatives in the 2021-2030 period, said WB Acting Country Director Achim Fock, at a workshop in Hanoi on April 10 on the strategies for the social...

    Tuesday, 16th April, 2019
  • A report, done by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) Fair Wear Foundation and Care International, has incorrect information about female laborers in Vietnam’s apparel sector, said Mr. Nguyen Manh Cuong, head of the...

    Tuesday, 16th April, 2019
  • The Ho Chi Minh City-based Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion’s blood bank has become the first one in Vietnam to receive a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification from the European Union (EU-GMP),...

    Tuesday, 16th April, 2019