World Bank provides US$80 million to improve Thai Nguyen’s urban infrastructure

World Bank provides US$80 million to improve Thai Nguyen’s urban infrastructure

NDO - The World Bank has approved a loan worth US$80 million to improve the quality of key urban infrastructure in Vietnam’s northeastern city of Thai Nguyen. (6 hours ago)

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Conference reviews Korean-funded green city planning project

  Jun 23, 2018 12:09:50
NDO/VNA - The Vietnamese Ministry of Construction and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) co-hosted a conference in Hanoi on June 22 to update on the implementation of a Korean-funded technical assistance project on planning green cities in Vietnam. 

Red Journey: 1,500 blood units collected in HCM City

  Jun 22, 2018 22:16:00
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City collected a total of 1,500 blood units on June 22 as part of a nationwide blood donation campaign “Hanh Trinh Do” (Red Journey).  

Deputy PM requests open tender for North-South expressway project

  Jun 22, 2018 17:45:00
NDO - Construction of the North-South expressway must be put out to tender in order to select the most appropriate investors, while ensuring the efficiency and progress of the project, said Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.  

Family and juvenile court launched in Dong Thap

  Jun 22, 2018 17:20:44
NDO – A Family and Juvenile Court was launched in the southern province of Dong Thap on June 22, making it the second province in Vietnam to have a specialised court for children.  

Caricature contest on anti-corruption launched

  Jun 22, 2018 17:17:53
NDO - A caricature contest on the theme of anti-corruption was launched on June 22 by the Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition (DFPE) under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.  

WHO recommends Vietnam excises special tax on sugary beverages

  Jun 22, 2018 16:25:05
NDO – Experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) have recommended imposing a special consumption tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) in Vietnam, as the drinks are causing negative health consequences for Vietnamese people. 

Vietnam offers 5,000 tonnes of rice to Cuba

  Jun 22, 2018 13:17:42
NDO – The Vietnam General Department of State Reserves (GDSR), in coordination with the Cuban Embassy in Vietnam, organised a ceremony in Hai Phong city on June 21, to present 5,000 tonnes of rice and gifts to the people of Cuba. 

Former petroleum executives prosecuted for trade fraud

  Jun 22, 2018 11:43:36
NDO/VNA – The Investigation Police Bureau for Economic Management Order Offences (C46) began procedures against four people accused of abusing their positions and power to appropriate assets in three petroleum companies under the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) on June 21.  

Nhan Dan reporter wins top prize at 12th National Press Awards 2017

  Jun 22, 2018 11:40:09
NDO/VNA – A series of articles on the Trinh Xuan Thanh case by Nhan Dan reporter Nguyen Van Bac (Bac Van) won first prize at the 12th National Press Awards 2017 which was announced at a ceremony in Hanoi on June 21 on the occasion of the Vietnam’s Revolutionary Press Day. 

Enterprises’ initiatives encouraged to facilitate prevention of alcohol abuse

  Jun 21, 2018 17:10:08
NDO – The active participation of beverage enterprises in a range of social campaigns to limit the harmful effects of alcohol abuse have recorded positive results, helping to raise public awareness on the issue and curb traffic accidents. 

Enhancing weather and natural disaster forecast capacity

  Jun 21, 2018 16:52:43
NDO - Over the past few years, in order to serve the forecast and early warning of natural disasters, the Party, State and Government have paid great attention to investing in various infrastructures for natural disaster prevention and control. 

Vietnam, Manpower cooperate in human resource development

  Jun 21, 2018 11:48:58
NDO - The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) and the provider of strategic workforce solutions, Manpower, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on June 20, on their continued cooperation in developing Vietnam's human resource market in the 2018-2021 period. 

Stamps set on sea and islands to be issued every two years

  Jun 21, 2018 11:23:35
NDO - The Ministry of Information and Communications has decided to issue a special stamp set on Vietnamese sea and islands every two years starting from 2018. 

Vietnam sends nearly 60,000 workers abroad in first half of 2018

  Jun 20, 2018 16:35:41
NDO – It is estimated that Vietnam sent approximately 60,000 workers abroad in the first six month of this year, according to Nguyen Gia Liem, deputy director of the Department of Overseas Labour under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.