General News

  • The Eighth French Book Exhibition opened in Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi on Oct 27 as part of activities to mark 100th anniversary of French Literature. The event which will end on Nov 2 features more than 7,000 new books on language,...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • Vietnamese students who want to go to South Korea to study will have to hold Korean language certificate TOPIK from 2010, state media reported, citing a South Korea institute. The announcement was made by South Korea National Institute for...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • The European Union (EU) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) have cooperated with Vietnam Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) to open a vocational training course to standardize local teachers. During the two-...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • A joint venture between Civil Engineering Construction and Investment JSC 579 and Duc Manh Joint Stock Company will build a dormitory worth VND110 billion ($6.16 million) in Vietnam’s central city of Danang. Covering an area of 25,000 square...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • South Korea Exchange Bank (KEB) granted 90 scholarships valued at over VND300 million ($16,790) to outstanding students in Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi on Oct 29. Students from Hanoi National Economics University, Hanoi National University,...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • Japan will offer a non-refundable aid of nearly $96,000 to Vietnam’s central province of Thua Thien-Hue to build a primary school in Phu Hau ward. An agreement on the issue was signed between Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Mitsuo Sakaba and...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • Vietnam attaches importance to education cooperation with Russia as part of efforts to expand the bilateral comprehensive ties in the future, President Nguyen Minh Triet told a Russian university rector in Hanoi Thursday.
    “This is a good...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • The Vietnam Food Association (VRA) confirmed Tuesday that local companies have so far signed contracts to export six million tons of rice for 2009, state media reported. The association said the high contracted volume is thanks to rising demand...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Sakaba Mitsuo and Minister of Finance Vu Van Ninh on October 29 exchanged diplomatic notes in which Japan will fund JPY360 million, or $4 million for a project to ensure food security for poor Vietnamese farmers....

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • Vietnam may lose 2 million of hectares of rice paddy from climate change if the country does not take measures to cope, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dao Xuan Hoc said at a meeting in Hanoi on October 28.
    Hoc said...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009