International Youth Day celebrated in Hanoi

International Youth Day celebrated in Hanoi

NDO – Over 500 young people and representatives from ministries, sectors and international organisations gathered at a ceremony in Hanoi, on August 11, to mark the International Youth Day (August 12), under the theme “Youth Empowerment for the Country’s Development”.  (Aug 11, 2017)

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Clean water to be provided to all households Ho Chi Minh City

  Aug 10, 2017
NDO - The Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco) will be financed with VND3.65 trillion (US$160.6 million) to implement 11 projects that are expected to supply clean water to all households in Ho Chi Minh City. 

Deputy PM urges national contributors to be role models

  Aug 10, 2017
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has suggested that national contributors from Dong Nai province should promote their revolutionary tradition to act as good models for locals to follow, contributing to local socio-economic development and building a prosperous country. 

Court pronounces sentences in Dong Tam land case

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO/VNA - The People’s Court of outlying My Duc district of Hanoi, on August 8, announced the sentences at the first instance trial on law violations regarding land management in the district’s Dong Tam commune.  

Nutritious food products delivered to mothers, children in flood areas

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO/VNA – A delegation from the National Nutrition Institute, under the Ministry of Health (MoH), on August 9 visited and supported mothers and children in flood-hit localities, in the mountainous northern provinces of Son La and Yen Bai, with nutritious food products. 

Hung Yen police smash illegal drug-making facility

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO/VNA – Police in the northern province of Hung Yen and authorised agencies, on August 9, busted a ring producing and trading substances used in the production of drugs. 

NA Vice Chairman concerned with capital shortages for transport projects

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO - Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Phung Quoc Hien expressed his concern regarding a lack of funds for transport projects in the 2016-2020 period, at a working session with the Ministry of Transport, in Hanoi on August 8. 

Kind-hearted people honoured for their support for AO victims

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO - A total of 120 individuals have been awarded with certificates of merit for their kind-hearted work in supporting and caring for the victims of Agent Orange/ Dioxin across the country, at a meeting held in Hanoi on August 8. 

Project helps people to access high-quality medical services

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO – The project to support the health system in the north east and Red River Delta regions (the Norred project), which has been implemented since 2013, will be continued until 2019 across 13 provinces. 

Robotic surgery carried out on liver cancer for the first time

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO – A patient with liver cancer has undergone surgery performed by doctors at Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Dan Hospital to fully remove his liver’s two left lobes with the help of the latest generation of robotic surgery. 

Funds raised to support flood-hit northern localities

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Party Central Committee’s Office on August 8 raised VND421 million (US$18,519) to support locals in northern mountainous localities that have been hit by torrential rains and floods.  

Vietnam strengthens expert exchanges in UN peacekeeping

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO – The Vietnam Peacekeeping Centre (VPC) under the Ministry of National Defence of Vietnam organised on August 8 an expert exchange to make final planning on level-2 field hospital equipment practical training. 

Joint efforts made to support flood victims

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO – The recent floods and landslides in the northern mountainous provinces in early August have caused great damage to people’s lives and their property. Together with local authorities, organisations and individuals from all over the country is actively joining hands to support victims who have been affected by these natural disasters in order to help them stabilise their lives. 

Temporary detention order issued for Trinh Xuan Thanh

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security on August 7 said that it has issued a temporary detention order for Trinh Xuan Thanh, former Chairman of the PetroVietnam Construction Corporation (PVC).  

Leaders visit flood victims in mountainous northern region

  Aug 07, 2017
NDO – Continuing with the working programme in Son La, a delegation from the National Assembly (NA) led by its Deputy Chairman Do Ba Ty, together with the Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung and local leaders, visited and encouraged flood victims in Nam Pam commune, Muong La district, those suffered most from the historic floods in early August.