Ninth congress of the military unions opens

Ninth congress of the military unions opens

NDO - The first session of the 9th Congress of the People’s Army’s Trade Unions officially opened in Hanoi on May 24.  (May 24, 2018)

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14 former OVs injured in bus accident in Laos

  May 23, 2018
NDO/VNA – A bus carrying 41 former overseas Vietnamese (OVs) in Thailand and Laos skidded and overturned in Packsan town, Laos’ central province of Bolykhamsay, on May 23 morning, injuring 14 people. 

Programme launched to ensure water safety for children

  May 22, 2018
NDO – The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) launched a national campaign on May 22 in the effort to prevent drowning accidents among children under the theme ‘Ensure water safety for children’. 

Party official congratulates VBS on Lord Buddha’s birthday

  May 22, 2018
NDO/VNA - Head of the Central Commission for Mass Mobilisation Truong Thi Mai congratulated Buddhists on Lord Buddha’s 2562nd birthday while visiting the Executive Council of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha (VBS) at Quan Su Temple in Hanoi on May 22. 

Eight countries attend International Children's Festival VTV 2018

  May 22, 2018
NDO – The third International Children Festival VTV2018, taking place at Vinpearl Land, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa from May 29 to June 3, will attract the participation of eight countries. 

Intel ISEF 2018: Vietnamese students’ antibiotic research wins third award

  May 22, 2018
NDO - A third award has been presented to two Vietnamese students from the Tran Phu Gifted High School for their research on antibiotics at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2018 held in the United States.  

Over 2.1 million students learn about valuable animals through postage stamps

  May 22, 2018
NDO – Over 2.1 million entries from students nationwide, aged eight to 15, have been sent into a contest themed “Learning about rare and valuable animals through postage stamps”, after nearly five months since the launch. 

President Ho Chi Minh’s 128th birthday marked in India

  May 22, 2018
NDO/VNA – A meeting was held at the Nehru Memorial Museum in New Delhi on May 21 to mark the 128th birth anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19). 

Quang Ninh corrects information on Ha Long Bay cruise ship

  May 22, 2018
NDO - The People's Committee of Quang Ninh province provided their feedback on information that an Australian tourist complained about the inferior quality of a cruise ship at Ha Long Bay, on May 21. 

Basic salary for public employees to increase as of July 1

  May 22, 2018
NDO - The basic salary applied to civil servants, public employees and the armed forces will rise from VND1.3 million to VND1.39 million per month as of July 1, 2018, according to Decree No.72/2018/NĐ-CP recently issued by the Government. 

Forty nine fishermen distressed at sea rescued

  May 22, 2018
NDO – Forty nine fishermen on board the distressed boat QNa 90749, from the central province of Quang Nam, were taken to the mainland safe and sound on March 21.  

Deputy PM calls for strict control over medicine sales

  May 22, 2018
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked the health sector to thoroughly manage the sale of medicines across the country, through using links to electronic medical records software, electronic prescriptions, hospital management and medical insurance payments to ensure benefits for patients. 

Party official visits Buddhist monk on Lord Buddha’s birthday

  May 21, 2018
NDO/VNA - Head of the Central Commission for Mass Mobilisation Truong Thi Mai visited Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue, Supreme Patriarch of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha (VBS), at Vien Minh Temple in Hanoi’s Phu Xuyen district on May 21. 

Vietnam wins big prizes at Asia-Pacific Informatics Olympiad

  May 21, 2018
NDO – Seven Vietnamese students won one gold, four silver and two bronze medals at the 2018 Asia-Pacific Informatics Olympiad (APIO), an online programming competition hosted by Hong Kong (China) on May 13, the Ministry of Education and Training announced on May 21. 

Joining hands for a society safe from natural disasters

  May 21, 2018
NDO – A meeting was held in Hanoi on May 20 in response to Vietnam’s Natural Disaster Prevention and Control Day (May 22), with the theme “Joining Hands for a Society Safe from Natural Disasters”.