General News

  • A 200-kilogram wartime bomb was detected in Ky Phong commune, Ky Anh district in Vietnam’s central province of Ha Tinh when people dredged the Bai Sao dam for irrigation. The bomb is 1.6 m long, 25 cm in diameter, located under the Bai Sao dam at a...
    Monday, 27th June, 2022
  • Thanks to funding provided by Irish Aid, RENEW has continued our risk education outreach since 2015 without interruption, providing safety messages on the lingering risks of bombs and mines to adults and children in Quang Tri Province. Since 2022,...
    Monday, 27th June, 2022
  • The Netherlands pledges to support Vietnam in transforming agriculture by developing sustainable value chains in aquaculture, saline agriculture, vegetables, and sustainable livestock, said Netherlands’ Ambassador to Vietnam Elsbeth Akkerman. The...
    Monday, 27th June, 2022
  • On May 21, Vietnam’s central Quang Tri province announced its herb development scheme funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), state media reported. The scheme, costing VND52 billion ($2.24 million), is part of the...
    Monday, 27th June, 2022
  • On June 21, the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and the Urban Development Agency under Vietnam’s Ministry of Construction inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on collaboration on sustainable urban development in Vietnam....
    Monday, 27th June, 2022
  • The World Bank (WB) has maintained a close cooperation with Vietnam and will continue supporting the Southeast Asian nation in agro-rural area-farmer sector via various programs, WB Vietnam Country Director Carolyn Turk said in an interview with the...
    Monday, 27th June, 2022
  • A large-scale study has highlighted the "triple burden" of child malnutrition in four Southeast Asian countries, namely Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand, local media reported. After studying 14,000 children aged six months to 12 years in...
    Monday, 27th June, 2022
  • Around 8%-29% of Vietnamese adolescents have mental health problems while the mental health and psychosocial care services are still lacking, said UNICEF Vietnam’s Deputy Representative Lesley Miller at a meeting with Vietnam’s Ministry of Education...
    Monday, 27th June, 2022
  • On June 23, the Vietnamese Ministry of Health and the United Nations Development (UNDP) held a conference to review the key results of the phase-2 grassroots telemedicine project and map out orientations in the future, local media reported. The...
    Monday, 27th June, 2022
  • Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh urged agencies to cope with the lacks of medicines and medical equipment across the country at a meeting on June 23. After listening to representatives of ministries, PM Chinh pointed out that the main...
    Monday, 27th June, 2022