President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum reopens from August 16

President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum reopens from August 16

NDO/VNA – The President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi will reopen for visitors from August 16 after the temporary closure for annual maintenance and renovation in 2018, according to the mausoleum’s Management Board.  (Aug 08, 2018 20:51:50)

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US$240 million funded to upgrade Mekong River delta’s urban areas

  Aug 10, 2018 12:01:11
NDO – A seminar was held in Vinh Long province on August 9 to launch the World Bank-funded project for the upgrading of Mekong River Delta urban areas.  

VND15 trillion for urgent transport projects

  Aug 08, 2018 02:58:25
NDO/VNA – A budget of VND15 trillion (US$645 million) will be spent on 14 urgent transport projects during the 2016-2020 period under the Standing Committee of 14th National Assembly’s Resolution No.566/NQ-UBTVQG14.  

PM chairs first session of UXO settlement committee, meets with AO victims’ association

  Aug 07, 2018 14:49:01
NDO – The National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) and Toxic Chemical Consequences (Committee 701) held its first session, in Hanoi, on August 7, under the chair of its head, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. 

Total of 21 days for 2019 public holidays announced

  Aug 07, 2018 11:29:54
NDO – The total number of public holidays next year is set at 21 days, announced the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs on August 6. 

Vice President presents gifts to disadvantaged families, children

  Aug 06, 2018 21:50:26
NDO/VNA – Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on August 6 presented gifts of the National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) to policy beneficiaries, families of Agent Orange/Dioxin victims and poor children in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre.  

No Vietnamese reported to be present in quake-hit Lombok island

  Aug 06, 2018 21:44:53
NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese Embassy in Indonesia said that there was no information on any Vietnamese national present at the site in Indonesia’s tourist island of Lombok which was struck by a 7-magnitude earthquake on August 5.  

Sci-tech programme for new-style rural areas construction reviewed

  Aug 06, 2018 17:42:28
NDO - A national conference was held in the northern province of Vinh Phuc on August 6, to review the scientific and technological programme on the construction of new style rural areas for the 2011-2015 period and to deploy the tasks for the 2016-2020 period. 

Creating a healthy environment for children a strategic task: PM

  Aug 06, 2018 17:36:39
NDO – Caring for and creating a healthy living environment for children is a strategic task towards sustainable long-term national development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said. 

Vietnamese Embassy in Indonesia alerts citizens to earthquake

  Aug 06, 2018 16:24:26
NDO - The Embassy of Vietnam in Jakarta has issued a notice to Vietnamese citizens after a powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the island of Lombok in Indonesia at 6:46PM on August 5. 

Former Russian military experts hailed for supporting Vietnam

  Aug 06, 2018 11:35:56
NDO – A get-together was held in Moscow, Russia, on August 5, gathering former Russian military experts who helped Vietnam during the past resistance wars. 

ICISE marks 10 years since first Rencontres du Vietnam in Quy Nhon

  Aug 06, 2018 10:22:11
NDO - A meeting was held on August 5 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the first Rencontres du Vietnam programme that took place at the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE) in the central city of Quy Nhon. 

City: Over 5,000 walk for AO victims, people with disabilities

  Aug 05, 2018 17:11:11
NDO/VNA - A charity walk was held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 5 with the participation of more than 5,000 people to raise funds for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims and people with disabilities. 

Localities strengthen efforts to cope with floods and landslides

  Aug 05, 2018 14:42:47
NDO - Localities in the northern regions are strengthening their efforts to deal with the consecutive floods and landslides caused by heavy downpours in recent days.  

Summer camp for Vietnamese, Lao, and Cambodian kids wraps up

  Aug 04, 2018 17:58:35
NDO/VNA - A five-day summer camp in Ho Chi Minh City for children from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia closed on August 4, spotlighting the solidarity of the three countries’ kids.