Work starts on Vietnamese-funded school in Laos

Work starts on Vietnamese-funded school in Laos

NDO/VNA – Work began on the construction of a high school, a gift from General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong, in Laos’ Bolykhamxay province on December 13. (Dec 13, 2017)

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Can Tho - Phung Hiep BOT toll station reduces fees

  Dec 12, 2017
NDO - The Ministry of Transport has agreed to reduce fees collected at the Can Tho - Phung Hiep Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) toll station in Can Tho city. 

Vietnam's first public hospital meets Westgard Sigma testing standards

  Dec 11, 2017
NDO – The Testing Unit of the Oncology Centre - Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City has been recognised with the award of Six Sigma certification under the US Westgard Sigma Verification of Performance (VP) Programme. 

Test run of Cat Linh-Ha Dong railway delayed until next September

  Dec 11, 2017
NDO/VNA – The test run of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway project, the first of its kind in Hanoi, has been delayed until September 2, 2018, after it missed a test scheduled for October. 

HCM City approves metro line extension to Dong Nai, Binh Duong

  Dec 11, 2017
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City has approved the extension of the city’s first metro route, linking Ben Thanh Market with Suoi Tien Theme Park in District 9, to the neighbouring provinces of Binh Duong and Dong Nai. 

Kinh Mon recognised as new rural district in Hai Duong province

  Dec 11, 2017
NDO – The Hai Duong Provincial People’s Committee held a ceremony on December 10 to receive the Prime Minister’s certificate of recognition for Kinh Mon district as a new rural district in Hai Duong province. 

Ho Chi Minh City greatly appreciates support of World Bank

  Dec 10, 2017
NDO/VNA - Ho Chi Minh City greatly appreciates the World Bank’s (WB) support and considers it an important partner of the city, said a local official.  

Half marathon in support of ending bear farms

  Dec 10, 2017
NDO/VNA - The 11th annual Hanoi Half Marathon returned to the capital city on December 10 with the topical theme “Run for Bears – End Bear Farming,” attracting hundreds of runners from 43 countries.  

Former PVSD chairman arrested as corruption crackdown widens

  Dec 10, 2017
NDO - Dinh Manh Thang, a former chairman of Petro Song Da Trading and Investment JSC (PVSD) was arrested on November 9 as the crackdown on corruption at the state-owned National Oil and Gas Group (PVN) widens.  

Cao Dai Tay Ninh Church holds congress for 2017-2022 tenure

  Dec 09, 2017
NDO/VNA – As many as 1,500 Cao Dai dignitaries nationwide met in the congress for 2017-2022 tenure of the Cao Dai Tay Ninh Church, in the southwestern province of Tay Ninh, from December 6-9.  

Campaign launched to raise awareness on food safety

  Dec 09, 2017
NDO – A communication campaign namely "Million signatures for food safety" was launched by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) in Hanoi on December 9, aimed at creating a profound change in the perception of producers, consumers and the whole society about food safety.  

National Action Month on Population 2017 launched

  Dec 09, 2017
NDO – The 2017 National Action Month on Population and the Vietnam Population Day (December 26) were launched by the Ministry of Health (MOH), in collaboration with the Hanoi People's Committee, on December 9, with the target of screening for early diagnosis of prenatal and neonatal diseases to improving the quality of the population.  

EU supports improving herbal value chain in Vietnam

  Dec 09, 2017
NDO – A project on improving the governance in the herbal value chain was launched in the mountainous northern province of Yen Bai on December 8, with the target of promoting the contribution of social organisations to the improved management capacity in the value chain of medicinal plants in Vietnam.  

Dinh La Thang arrested for alleged economic mismanagement at PVN

  Dec 08, 2017
NDO - Dinh La Thang, a former Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Commitee, has been arrested for alleged economic management while chairman of the State-owned National Oil and Gas Group (PVN).  

Deputy PM calls for improved HIV/AIDS, drug and prostitution prevention

  Dec 08, 2017
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has praised the efforts made by the central agencies and local authorities in the fight against HIV/AIDS drug and prostitution over 2017, while urging for the facilitation of the work in the coming year.