General News

  • In Hanoi, today July 9, agreement signing ceremony on cooperation building 2010 “Canon friendship school chain” was held between representatives from Canon Vietnam Co., Ltd, Phu Tho, Lang Son and Bac Ninh provinces. Implementing since 2007, the...

    Friday, 16th July, 2010
  • The Finance Ministry provided as many as 40,000 tons of rice in aid relief to poverty-stricken households throughout the country in the first half of this year. The rice was taken from the national reserve, which has so far stockpiled more than...

    Friday, 16th July, 2010
  • Vietnam’s central province of Phu Yen has started the construction of a reservoir worth VND101 billion from g-bond, for ethnic minority people in Dong Xuan district, the Nong Thon Ngay Nay newspaper reported July 6. The reservoir of 4.5 cubic...

    Wednesday, 14th July, 2010
  • A batch of 80 computers and 10 printers has been provided for Vietnam’s northern mountainous province of Bac Kan on July 7, helping the poor province get access to the Internet. The batch is part of a programme, PCs for Life, launched by the...

    Wednesday, 14th July, 2010
  • As many as 5,000 ethnic people including ? ?u, Pu Péo, Si La, R? M?m, C?ng, Braau, B? Y, M?ng, and C? Lao in northeastern provinces will benefit from a project to develop education for ethnic people by the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET...

    Wednesday, 14th July, 2010
  • Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister-Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem Jul 7conferred with the independent United Nations expert on minorities, Gay McDougall, who is on a ten-day visit to the Southeast Asian country beginning from July 5.  At the...

    Wednesday, 14th July, 2010
  • The World Bank (WB) has pledged to finance $185 million for six Vietnamese development funds, aiming to support their financial capacity in investing in urban infrastructure projects.  The funds are Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong, Dong...

    Wednesday, 14th July, 2010
  • Foreign donors granted a total of $6.8 million in aid to Ho Chi Minh City in the first six months of this year, Nguyen Thi My Tien, General Secretary of the city’s Union of Friendship Organizations, said at a meeting on July 8. Of the total, 60%...

    Wednesday, 14th July, 2010
  • The World Bank (WB) has provided $180 million in loans to help Vietnam build the Vietnam-Germany University (VGU) in Ho Chi Minh City. Covering a site of 45 hectares, 40 km from HCM City, the German-standard university will be built at a cost of...

    Wednesday, 14th July, 2010
  • Vietnam needs about 20,000 health workers for HIV/AIDS prevention by 2020, including doctors, pharmacists, consultants, nursing workers. The figure was released at a conference on training human resources for the anti-HIV/AIDS work in Hanoi July...

    Wednesday, 14th July, 2010