General News

  • Vietnam has recorded 57,880 cases of dengue fever since the beginning of the year, including three deaths, representing a 3.3 fold rise in comparison with the same period last year. According to a report released by...

    Monday, 20th May, 2019
  • Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi on May 16 hosted an international dialogue on primary healthcare in the Southeast Asian country in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0), state media reported. The event was co-...

    Monday, 20th May, 2019
  • Cuba wants to have a Cuban doctors program with Vietnam and send its medical staff to work in the Southeast Asian country, said Deputy Minister of Health Marcia Cobas Riuz. Deputy Minister Riuz made the proposal at a...

    Monday, 20th May, 2019
  • Facing water shortages, farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Tien Giang have grown corn on nearly 2,000ha of rice fields for the 2018-19 winter-spring crop. Farmers have harvested 2.6 tons of corn per ha...

    Monday, 20th May, 2019
  • The Vietnam Rivers Network (VRN) and the club of former National Assembly deputies held a seminar in Hanoi on May 16 to look into the status quo of pollution on Vietnam’s rivers and seek solutions to the issue....

    Monday, 20th May, 2019
  • Farmers in Ninh Thuan Province, which has the largest number of cattle and sheep and goats in the country, are struggling to find natural food for their animals since prolonged hot weather has parched their pastures....

    Monday, 20th May, 2019
  • The lax management on water resources and climate change may cause losses equal to 6% of its gross domestic product (GDP) to Vietnam by 2035, World Bank (WB) Country Director Ousmane Dione said. Mr. Dione made the...

    Monday, 20th May, 2019
  • The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a ceremony in the northern port city of Haiphong on May 14 to launch the first-ever National Week for Natural Disaster Preparedness and Control. The week has been...

    Monday, 20th May, 2019
  • The UK wants to strengthen the cooperation with Vietnam in responding to climate change, said Mr. Nick Bridge, UK Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative for Climate Change. Mr. Bridge, who is on a visit to Hanoi,...

    Monday, 20th May, 2019
  • Experts discussed measures to promote a sustainable and effective waste management service in Southeast Asian suburban and urban areas in a conference in Hanoi on May 15. The conference 'Solid waste management in peri...

    Monday, 20th May, 2019