Nearly 30% of communes recognised as new rural areas

Nearly 30% of communes recognised as new rural areas

NDO - 2,656 or 29.76% of total communes throughout Vietnam have been certified to meet criteria of a new rural area, up 3.3% compared with the end of 2016.  (Apr 25, 2017)

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Vietnam shares joy with Laos over Bul Pi May festival in Geneva

  Apr 23, 2017
NDO/VNA - Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, Head of Vietnam’s permanent delegation to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation and other international organisations in Geneva, congratulated Lao Ambassador Khan-Inh Khitchadeth on the occasion of the traditional Bul Pi May New Year festival, in Geneva on April 21.  

Ho Chi Minh City plans 5 new reservoirs for water supply

  Apr 22, 2017
NDO/VNA - The Sai Gon Water Corporation (Sawaco) has asked the Ho Chi Minh City authority to build five reservoirs in the next eight years to ensure clean water supply for residents.  

Hanoi leader holds dialogue with Dong Tam commune’s residents

  Apr 22, 2017
NDO/VNA – Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee, Nguyen Duc Chung, held a dialogue with local residents in Dong Tam commune in the city’s My Duc district on April 22.  

PM Phuc holds dialogue with workers in central region

  Apr 22, 2017
NDO – Issues related to support conditions and policies for labourers were clarified by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a dialogue held which drew the attendance of more than 2,000 workers in the central key economic region in Da Nang City on April 22. 

National Architecture Awards presented

  Apr 22, 2017
NDO - An awards ceremony for the 2017 National Architecture Awards was held in the central city of Da Nang on April 21.  

Vietnam moves up 30 places in globalisation index ranking

  Apr 22, 2017
NDO – Vietnam climbed 30 places to rank 89th in the latest KOF index of globalisation ranking released by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland, on April 20.  

HCM City to open 62 petrol stations on waterways

  Apr 22, 2017
NDO/VNA – Of the 407 petrol stations to be opened in Ho Chi Minh City between now and 2030, 62 of them will be on boats on local waterways.  

Ho Chi Minh City helps Vientiane fight crime

  Apr 21, 2017
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City police have handed over professional equipment to Vientiane police to help enhance the capability of the Lao capital’s forces in fighting crime.  

President urges consonance between culture and development

  Apr 21, 2017
NDO - President Tran Dai Quang has said it is necessary for local governments to ensure harmony between socio-economic development and promoting ethnic culture. 

More than 300 students compete in National Physics Olympiad

  Apr 21, 2017
NDO – The 20th National Physics Olympiad officially kicked off on April 20 at Tan Trao University in Tuyen Quang province, attracting the participation of more than 300 students across the country. 

Nearly 860,000 candidates registered for national high school exam

  Apr 21, 2017
NDO – Registration for the 2017 high school graduation and college entrance exams has drawn to a close after 20 days, with nearly 860,000 students registered, the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) announced on April 20. 

Construction of Ca Pass tunnel project nears completion

  Apr 20, 2017
NDO/ VNA – Deo Ca Investment Joint Stock Company on April 20 launched a drive to accelerate the construction of the tunnel road running under Ca Pass and linking the two central provinces of Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa. 

Photobook chronicling former President’s State visits abroad published

  Apr 20, 2017
NDO – A bilingual photobook chronicling the diplomatic activities abroad of former President Truong Tan Sang by photojournalist Gian Thanh Son was launched at a ceremony held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 19. 

Vietnamese consumers willing to pay more for safe foods: survey

  Apr 20, 2017
NDO - About four out of five Vietnamese consumers are willing to spend more on foods produced from materials that are labelled safe and environmentally friendly, according to a survey conducted by Nielsen Vietnam.