General News

  • Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Mitsuo Sakaba has recently presented medical equipment worth $75,000 from the Japanese government to a group of volunteer doctors of the Vietnam Red Cross. The equipment included ultrasound machines, cardiac...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • Vietnam’s Ministry of Health has praised non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for making practical contributions to public healthcare in Vietnam. Health Minister Nguyen Quoc Trieu gave the praise at the ministry’s first-ever meeting with...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • The European Union (EU) and the U.K. non-governmental organization (NGO) of Marie Stopes International granted EUR2.45 million ($3.6 million) for a project to help improve reproductive health for poor rural communities in Vietnam and Cambodia....

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • Seventy two students and a teacher of a secondary school in Vietnam’s northern port city of Haiphong were hospitalized between Oct 27-28 because of gas choking. The city health authorities confirmed that the students fainted en mass at classes in...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • Duy Xuyen District Water Drainage and Supply Enterprise kicked off the construction a VND4 billion ($224,000) clean water supply system in the central province of Quang Nam’s Nam Phuoc Township yesterday, Oct. 29. Water for Life Fund of the...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • South Korea’s Ministry of Environment and Vietnam’s southern province of Tien Giang authorities have recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to support an environmental sanitation project in My Tho City. The project, which costs $133....

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • The government of Germany will fund EUR18 million ($26.5 million) for environmental projects in Vietnam, the German Embassy in Hanoi said. German Ambassador to Vietnam, Rolf Schulze, notified the aid to Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Planning and...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • Vietnam’s central city of Danang and Japan’s Kitakyushu University will work on a project to clean dioxin-contaminated land at Danang Airport, the Quan Doi Nhan Dan newspaper reported Thursday.
    Under the project, a dioxin-contaminated land...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • Viglacera Corp. started building a VND23 billion ($1.3 million) wastewater treatment station at Yen Phong industrial park (IP) in the northern province of Bac Ninh yesterday, October 28. This is the second wastewater treatment station at the IPs...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • Officials from the Vietnamese government and the Japan International Cooperation Agency met with ten polluters in the northern provinces of Thai Nguyen and Bac Kan Oct. 29 to discuss a plan to manage the water environment of the Cau river basin....

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009