Rural development adapts to natural disasters

Rural development adapts to natural disasters

NDO - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), in co-ordination with six mountainous Northern provinces, organised a workshop in Hanoi on May 16 to discuss effective rural development using a results-based approach. (May 17, 2018)

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Centre for Vietnam Studies inaugurated in India

  May 16, 2018
NDO/VNA – India’s Institute of Social Sciences inaugurated its Centre for Vietnam Studies on May 15 in New Delhi. 

Agriculture minister asks for reduction of toxic pesticides

  May 16, 2018
NDO - Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong said that Vietnam is currently using approximately 100,000 tonnes of pesticides per year, noting that the abuse of pesticides causes harm to farmers themselves as well as the community.  

Exhibitions to mark President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday held nationwide

  May 16, 2018
NDO - Various activities are being held throughout Vietnam to celebrate the 128th birth anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh, the founder of modern Vietnam.  

Vietnam to be self-sufficient in seasonal influenza vaccine by 2019

  May 16, 2018
NDO – The successful production of a new influenza vaccine by the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) could open up a new prospect to become self-sufficient in seasonal influenza vaccines in Vietnam, an expert has said. 

Exhibition honours exemplary models

  May 15, 2018
NDO - An exhibition entitled ‘Simple and Noble Examples’ opened at the Ho Chi Minh Museum in Hanoi on May 15. 

HCM City commends nearly 400 exemplary citizens

  May 15, 2018
NDO - The Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee held a ceremony on May 15 to honour 397 outstanding individuals and collectives who have made significant achievements in the movement to learn and follow President Ho Chi Minh's moral examples in the 2017-2018 period.  

Australia offers training to promote gender equality initiatives in Vietnam

  May 15, 2018
NDO – Mid-level managers from several key Vietnamese ministries and agencies have been offered the opportunity to participate in a short-term course within the Australian Government scholarship programme to promote gender equality initiatives in Vietnam. 

Vietnam’s northern, central provinces hit by heat wave

  May 15, 2018
NDO - The first heat wave of 2018, with highest temperatures recorded at 35-37C, is spreading to provinces and cities in the northern and central regions, the national weather service has stated.  

UNFPA cuts ties with Vietnamese rocker over sexual harassment allegations

  May 15, 2018
NDO – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Vietnam has announced that it has cut its partnership with singer Pham Anh Khoa, following the recent allegations of sexual harassment against the popular rocker.  

Work begins on flyover at Nguyen Van Linh intersection in Hai Phong

  May 15, 2018
NDO – The northern port city of Hai Phong kick started the construction of a flyover at the Nguyen Van Linh intersection on May 14.  

Appeal court upholds jail sentence for Dinh La Thang

  May 15, 2018
NDO - The High-Level Court in Hanoi has upheld a 13-year sentence for Dinh La Thang, who was charged with the deliberate violation of state regulations on economic regulations while chairman of the state oil company PVN.  

President praises natural disaster prevention and rescue forces

  May 14, 2018
NDO – President Tran Dai Quang warmly praised the prevention and rescue forces who have embraced hardships and made every effort in natural calamity prevention and control over the past year. 

Social insurance reform for sustainable development

  May 14, 2018
NDO - Social insurance is considered as the main pillar of the social welfare system and one of the most important social achievements of mankind since the early 20th century. To achieve this "position", social insurance policy itself and the implementation of social insurance policies must make appropriate adjustments to adapt to the real situation. 

Outstanding young workers honoured for innovative solutions in production

  May 14, 2018
NDO – Sixty-five young workers with innovative solutions in production and outstanding work results have been honoured with the 9th Outstanding Young Workers’ Award 2018.