General News

  • More than 500 Vietnamese and foreign leading experts and professors took part in the 3rd national conference on lung diseases in Ho Chi Minh City on Nov. 26. During the event, the experts discussed one hundred research works on tuberculosis and...

    Monday, 30th November, 2009
  • As many as 1,000 young people and workers in the central highland province of Dak Lak attended a meeting on Nov. 29 to support the National HIV/AIDS Action Month and World AIDS Day (Dec. 1). They pledged to actively join in the fight against HIV/...

    Monday, 30th November, 2009
  • As many as 1,000 young people and workers in the central highland province of Dak Lak attended a meeting on Nov. 29 to support the National HIV/AIDS Action Month and World AIDS Day (Dec. 1). They pledged to actively join in the fight against HIV/...

    Monday, 30th November, 2009
  • Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi authorities have approved VND104 billion ($5.8 million) for the new safe vegetable project in Dan Phuong district, state media reported. The Agricultural Development and Investment Company Limited (HADICO) will...

    Monday, 30th November, 2009
  • The Vietnamese government said on its website that it has set a target to supply clean water to dwellers of all urban areas across the country by 2025 with an average volume of 120 liters of clean water per person a day. The Southeast Asian...

    Monday, 30th November, 2009
  • Vietnam’s Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long started to implement three projects costing VND142 billion ($7.7 million) to supply clean water for urban dwellers on Nov. 26. Of the total, the French Development Agency (AFD) has funded VND95 billion...

    Monday, 30th November, 2009
  • Vietnam will need VND700 trillion ($40 billion) to cope with climate change, the Thoi bao Kinh te newspaper reported, citing Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dao Xuan Hoc. Deputy Minister Hoc announced the estimate at a...

    Monday, 30th November, 2009
  • The Belgian government has granted EUR4 million to a project to help improve Vietnam’s assessment and management of water resources. The project costs EUR4.4 million, the Thanh Nien newspaper reported Tuesday. The Vietnamese Ministry of Natural...

    Monday, 30th November, 2009
  • Vietnam’s central highlands province of Lam Dong has stopped 28 forestation projects with a combined area of 3,000 hectares because they failed to meet the requirements, the Sai gon Giai phong newspaper reported Wednesday. Local authorities said...

    Monday, 30th November, 2009
  • Thanh Cong Garment Trading and Investment JSC, or TCM will spend an additional VND3.4 billion ($190,000) to upgrade its wastewater and exhaust fumes treatment system, the company said in a statement. The garment firm will use the money to buy...

    Monday, 30th November, 2009