General News

  • Around 40,000 locally-infected cases of HIV in Vietnam are unaware of their disease conditions, said Assoc. Prof.-Dr. Nguyen Hoang Long, head of the Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control, under the Ministry of...

    Monday, 31st August, 2020
  • With a growing population, increasing demand for water and the negative impacts of climate change, Vietnam faces major challenges in ensuring water security. (Vietnam Plus)

    Monday, 31st August, 2020
  • Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered tighter management over reuse, recycling, treatment, and reduction of plastic waste, local media reported. The government’s agencies have to devise plans on waste...

    Monday, 31st August, 2020
  • Vietnamese Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha and Japanese Minister of the Environment Koizumi Shinjiro on August 25 signed to extend the bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on...

    Monday, 31st August, 2020
  • It may cost Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region between $4.7 billion and $6.7 billion to give smart responses to climate change in 2021-2025, The Leader newswire cited the World Bank (WB) as estimating. The region is...

    Monday, 31st August, 2020
  • Vietnam’s Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) will work with relevant ministries, the government, and the National Assembly on the proposal of reducing or exempting tuition fees for high schools per the...

    Monday, 31st August, 2020
  • Vietnam plans to streamline the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET), by reducing 10% of public non-business units and 10% of staff under state payroll in each phase, according to the Prime Minister’s recently-...

    Monday, 31st August, 2020
  • A mobile bomb and mine clearance team from PeaceTrees Vietnam safely handled a 227 kg bomb left over from the war in Luong Le village, Tan Hop commune, in Huong Hoa district, central Quang Tri province. Discovered by...

    Monday, 24th August, 2020
  • The Directorate of Vocational Education and Training under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the Republic of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) signed a memorandum of understanding (...

    Monday, 24th August, 2020
  • A “Rice ATM” using artificial intelligence (AI) technology was set up in Da Nang on August 18 to help those facing difficulties due to social distancing measures amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in the central city...

    Monday, 24th August, 2020