General News

  • The Australian government is investing in a EUR1 million project to study the impact and produce responses to climate change in Vietnam. 
    Allaster Cox, the Australian Ambassador to Vietnam, made the announcement at the first Mekong...

    Tuesday, 17th November, 2009
  • Ho Chi Minh City will be one of the 11 major cities in south Asia and Southeast Asia to be hardest hit by climate change, said a World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) report. The report was presented at the first Mekong Delta Climate Change Forum...

    Tuesday, 17th November, 2009
  • Vinh Long Education Development and Investment Joint Stock Company will build a school worth VND256 billion ($14.3 million) in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long. Located in Long Phuoc commune, Long Ho district, the school will offer...

    Tuesday, 17th November, 2009
  • Vietnam’s Ministry of Education and Training sent 900 post-graduate students abroad for further training under the agreements signed with foreign nations in the first ten months of this year. Of the figure, 330 officials attended doctorate...

    Tuesday, 17th November, 2009
  • ACE Life Vietnam and British University Vietnam granted 463 scholarships worth ($161,555) to Vietnamese excellent poor students on Nov 11. The move aimed to help local students to cover daily increasing expenses and continue their higher...

    Tuesday, 17th November, 2009
  • Twelve Vietnamese students are participating in the Japan-ASEAN Student Conference in the northeastern Japanese prefecture of Miyagi from Nov. 14-17. The ASEAN and Japanese students will hold talks and then submit to their governments...

    Tuesday, 17th November, 2009
  • The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Vietnam presented the ‘Green Office’ certificates to the British Embassy in Hanoi, the British Consulate General and the Department for International Development Vietnam (DFID Vietnam) on Nov. 2. The three British...

    Wednesday, 11th November, 2009
  • Hanoi authorities have approved AIC Company to build a $31 million waste recycling plant in Soc Son District’s Nam Son Commune, state media reported, citing an AIC company official Thursday. Equipped with the world’s advanced technologies, the...

    Wednesday, 11th November, 2009
  • Typhoon Mirinae has killed 116 people and injured 125 others as of Nov. 7. Initial total losses are estimated to reach nearly VND5,000 billion. The National Steering Board for Storm and Flood Prevention and Control has said that Mirinae has...

    Wednesday, 11th November, 2009
  • French professor Odon Vallet has presented 14 scholarships worth EUR5,000 each to outstanding Vietnamese students in France. The students are studying in the faculty of technology at big universities and the National Institute of Applied Sciences...

    Wednesday, 11th November, 2009