General News

  • Viglacera Corp. started building a VND23 billion ($1.3 million) wastewater treatment station at Yen Phong industrial park (IP) in the northern province of Bac Ninh yesterday, October 28. This is the second wastewater treatment station at the IPs...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • Officials from the Vietnamese government and the Japan International Cooperation Agency met with ten polluters in the northern provinces of Thai Nguyen and Bac Kan Oct. 29 to discuss a plan to manage the water environment of the Cau river basin....

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • Binh Duong Environment - Water Drainage and Supply Co. has operated a VND28 billion ($1.6 million) wastewater treatment plant, the most modern of its kind in southern Vietnam, state media reported Thursday. This is part of the Finland-funded EUR6...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • Seventeen Vietnamese secondary students have won ASEAN scholarships to study four years in selected schools in Singapore.Of the 17 recipients, 14 came from Hanoi and three from Ho Chi Minh City, the Vietnam News Agency said, giving no details...

    Tuesday, 3rd November, 2009
  • 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