General News

  • More than 5 decades after the U.S. army sprayed Agent Orange/dioxin in Vietnam, the legacy of the defoliant remains. The Vietnamese Party and State have adopted policies and measures to address the long-term...

    Monday, 12th August, 2019
  • Roughly VND945 billion ($40.8 million) was raised for the charity program “Joining hands for the poor" in 2018 by 261 kind-hearted businesses, units and individuals nationwide. By the end of July this year, the Fund...

    Monday, 12th August, 2019
  • Using Facebook and other social media platforms to sell products is nothing new among urban communities. But now ethnic women in remote mountainous areas of northern Bac Kan province are following suit. Three months...

    Monday, 12th August, 2019
  • The World Bank (WB) and the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), the country’s central bank, on August 2 signed an agreement worth $4.2 million in non-refundable aid provided by the Japanese government to launch a taxation...

    Monday, 12th August, 2019
  • Japan will further support Vietnam in infrastructure and natural disaster prevention and control, Japanese experts said at a recent workshop in Hanoi. The workshop on construction technologies to develop...

    Monday, 12th August, 2019
  • The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the World Bank on August 7 launched a knowledge-sharing program to assist policymakers in Vietnam with developing new models of elderly care services as Vietnam’s...

    Monday, 12th August, 2019
  • The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will finance $43.5 million for a project on developing infrastructure in response to climate change in ethnic regions in Vietnam’s central province of Quang Tri, state media reported....

    Monday, 12th August, 2019
  • Vietnam has recorded 125,000 dengue fever cases including 15 deaths since the beginning of this year, local media reported, citing the latest report from the Ministry of Health to the Government Office. Notably, from...

    Monday, 12th August, 2019
  • Vietnam recorded 46 deaths due to rabies in the first seven months of this year, 30 of which were in the northern region, according to the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE), under the Ministry of...

    Monday, 12th August, 2019
  • Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi recorded 248 dengue fever cases, including many cases of rare dengue virus serotype 4, in the first week of August, state media reported. The city recorded 1,850 dengue fever cases in...

    Monday, 12th August, 2019