Vietnam enters world top four in flight safety

Vietnam enters world top four in flight safety

NDO/VNA – With 734,000 safe flights in 2016, Vietnam was listed among four global winners of the HIS Jane’s ATC Award of the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO). (5 hours ago)

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New achievements in Vietnam’s historical research announced

  12 hours ago
NDO—A meeting was held in Hanoi on February 22 by the Party Central Committee (PCC)’s Commission for Communication and Education to announe new achievements in Vietnam’s historical research. 

Japanese cherry trees planted in Bac Ninh

  Feb 22, 2017
NDO/ VNA – As many as 100 Japanese cherry trees were planted in Nguyen Van Cu Park, Bac Ninh city of the northern province of Bac Ninh on February 22. 

Czech promoters of Vietnamese culture honoured

  Feb 22, 2017
NDO/ VNA - The "For the Cause of Culture, Sports and Tourism" medal was awarded to two Czech politicians at a ceremony held at the Vietnam Embassy in the Czech Republic on February 22. 

Deputy PM Dam urges for revamping school physical education

  Feb 22, 2017
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has stressed the need to further promote physical education and sporting in schools, saying that it is an important part of the textbook innovation programme. 

WB funds Green-Clean-Beautiful City Programme in Can Tho

  Feb 22, 2017
NDO - The World Bank will provide Can Tho with US$500,000 to implement the Green-Clean-Beautiful City Programme which is the fourth component under the Mekong Delta Region Urban Upgrading Project-Can Tho city sub-project. 

APEC experts debate disaster risk financing, insurance policies

  Feb 21, 2017
NDO/VNA—More than 100 delegates from 21 APEC member economies, APEC financial officials, and experts from a number of international financial organisations attended a seminar on disaster risk financing and insurance policies in Nha Trang in the south central province of Khanh Hoa on February 21.  

Vietnam shares experience in nuclear medicine applications

  Feb 20, 2017
NDO—Vietnam’s experience in nuclear medicine applications has been shared at an international conference on the application of nuclear medicine in diagnosis and treatment. 

First train for Cat Linh-Ha Dong railway handed over

  Feb 20, 2017
NDO - The first train imported from China for the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway route in Hanoi has been transported to Hanoi, according to General Director of Railway Project Management Unit Le Kim Thanh. 

Khanh Hoa introduces landscapes, culture during APEC meetings

  Feb 20, 2017
NDO/VNA – The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa is holding several activities to introduce the beauty of its landscapes and people to international delegates to the APEC First Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM 1) in Nha Trang city from February 18 – March 3. 

PM Phuc commemorates President Ho Chi Minh in Nghe An province

  Feb 19, 2017
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc offered incense to President Ho Chi Minh on February 19 in the late president’s home commune of Kim Lien in Nam Dan district of Nghe An province. 

First mobile banking for the poor launched

  Feb 18, 2017
NDO/VNA - The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) has launched a mobile banking service designed to improve the access of disadvantaged people.  

Tens of thousands participate in Vietnam’s largest blood donation festival

  Feb 18, 2017
NDO—The Xuan Hong (Pink Spring) Festival—the biggest national-scale blood donation campaign—was kick-started at the National Convention Centre in Hanoi on February 18, gathering tens of thousands people coming to donate their blood in support of patients in need.  

Household poverty in northwest region falls 3.4% in 2016

  Feb 18, 2017
NDO/VNA—The northwest region of Vietnam recorded stable socio-economic development in 2016 with the household poverty rate dropping by 3.4% from the previous year. 

Blood donation drive expected to receive over 1.5 million blood units

  Feb 18, 2017
NDO—The National Steering Committee for Voluntary Blood Donation Campaigns in coordination with the National Steering Committee for Health Cheek-Ups and Treatment Programmes held a meeting on February 17 to summarize humanitarian voluntary blood donation and healthcare drives in 2016.