Australia helps Vietnam enhance quality of online education

Australia helps Vietnam enhance quality of online education

NDO – Representatives from the Australian Government, in collaboration with the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training, held a seminar in Hanoi on March 16 to discuss measures to enhance the quality of online education in Vietnam.  (Mar 16, 2017)

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Requiem held in Czech Republic for Truong Sa, Hoang Sa martyrs

  Mar 15, 2017
NDO/VNA—The Vietnamese community in Prague, the Czech Republic, gathered on March 14 at a requiem dedicated to those who laid down their lives to safeguard the homeland’s sovereignty over seas and islands.  

Vietnam, RoK discuss new energy and energy storage technologies

  Mar 14, 2017
NDO - The Vietnam Energy Association (VEA) in co-ordination with the Energy Storage Systems Development Association from the Republic of Korea (RoK) held an international conference themed ‘New technologies for power supplies - power grids, renewable energy and energy storage systems’ in Hanoi on March 14.  

City to have Vietnam’s largest square at Thu Thiem Centre

  Mar 14, 2017
NDO—With an area of over 20ha, Thu Thiem Central Square in the Thu Thiem New Urban Area in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 2 is planned to be the largest public space in Vietnam. 

Women’s economic empowerment – strong commitment of Vietnam: minister

  Mar 14, 2017
NDO/VNA – “Economic empowerment for women is a strong commitment and one of the priorities of the Vietnamese Government,” Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung said in a speech at the General Discussion during the 61st Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women on March 13. 

USAID supports Vietnam in fighting wildlife smuggling

  Mar 13, 2017
NDO/VNA—The United States Agency of International Development will provide non-refundable aid of US$10 million for Vietnam to tackle wildlife smuggling from 2017 to 2021. 

Former Japanese PM presents wheelchairs to Vietnamese people with disabilities

  Mar 13, 2017
NDO/VNA – Former Japanese Prime Minister Hatoyama Yukio and the Japanese Friendship Association (JFA) presented 60 wheelchairs to disabled Vietnamese children and Agent Orange victims at a ceremony in Hanoi on March 12.  

Deputy PM Dam urges facilitation of primary healthcare for all

  Mar 13, 2017
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has stressed that the most important thing in health management and treatment is not the formation of electronic records but ensuring that all citizens receive primary medical check-ups, consultations and treatment, especially the disadvantaged and those who have never received medical examination. 

Mekong Delta Francophone Day held in Can Tho

  Mar 12, 2017
NDO/VNA – The 20th Francophone Day of the Mekong Delta was held in Can Tho city on March 11-12 in celebration of the International Francophonie Day (March 20).  

National pharmaceutical trading centre launched

  Mar 12, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Health launched a national pharmaceutical trading centre at a ceremony in Hanoi on March 10.  

First food safety management board set up

  Mar 12, 2017
NDO - The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee on March 11 announced the Prime Minister's decision to establish the Food Safety Management Board of Ho Chi Minh City, making the city the first locality in the country to pilot food safety management run by a sole agency.  

PM requests increased inspection of alcohol products

  Mar 11, 2017
NDO/VNA—The Prime Minister has asked for intensifying the management of liquor products and stringently handling violations of food safety relating to the products following a series of alcohol poisoning cases in the country.  

Health Minister gets Oxford’s visiting professor title

  Mar 11, 2017
NDO/VNA—Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has been conferred the title of visiting professor by the University of Oxford for a second term, from 2016 to 2021.  

Outstanding Youth Faces Award 2016 winners named

  Mar 11, 2017
NDO/VNA—The ten winners of the Vietnam Outstanding Youth Faces Award 2016 were named on March 10 following a meeting of the organizers, the Ho Chi Minh Youth Union’s Central Committee and the Fund for Vietnam’s Young Talents.  

Aviation activities not affected by cyber attacks on airport websites

  Mar 10, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) on March 10 confirmed that several recent cyber attacks targeting the websites of some airports in Vietnam did not affect aviation activities or the operation of the airports.