General News

  • Measures to resolve the lingering consequences of unexploded ordnances (UXO) and toxic chemicals left by wars throughout the country were discussed at a dialogue held by the Standing Office of the National Steering...

    Monday, 30th December, 2019
  • As many as 142,000 households, equal to 636,538 people, in six provinces in Vietnam’s central and Central Highlands regions have benefited from a poverty reduction project financed by the World Bank (WB) with a total...

    Monday, 30th December, 2019
  • With the new year approaching, ethnic minority people in Muong Nhe District, Dien Bien Province have gotten a spark of joy and been connected to the national power grid. Local people are busy preparing for the coming...

    Monday, 30th December, 2019
  • Vietnam is seeking support from the World Bank (WB) to develop the power sector, which may require about $10 billion a year, a government leader said. Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung made the...

    Monday, 30th December, 2019
  • Vietnam will not likely eliminate HIV/AIDS pandemic by 2020 without the whole society’s efforts, due to various challenges, said Mr. Nguyen Hoang Long, director of the Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC...

    Monday, 30th December, 2019
  • Vietnam is ranked fourth in the Western Pacific region in the number of pollution-linked deaths, the local newswire VnExpress reported, citing the Pollution and Health Metrics Report by the Global Alliance on Health...

    Monday, 30th December, 2019
  • As many as 25 out of 63 provinces and cities in Vietnam have managed to eliminate malaria by the end of 2019, said Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Thanh Duong, director of the National Institute of Malariology Parasitology and...

    Monday, 30th December, 2019
  • Vietnam's Ministry of Health has announced there are no new mutations of influenza viruses or drug-resistant strains in Vietnam. The ministry has not recorded any abnormal infection so far, it said. The ministry made...

    Monday, 30th December, 2019
  • The Mekong Delta may experience sooner and even more serious droughts and saltwater intrusion in the 2019 – 2020 dry season, compared to the situation in 2016 when historic saline intrusion was recorded, an official...

    Monday, 30th December, 2019
  • The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Forest Protection Department Zone 4, under Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), are running a training course on combating ivory and wildlife...

    Monday, 30th December, 2019