News in Brief: May 26, 2019

The Border Guard Command of Vietnam’s Tay Ninh province presented 1,000 litre of petrol for the police forces of Cambodia’s Tbong Khmum province to serve the patrol of the shared border areas between the two provinces.

The National Traffic Safety, the Ministry of Education and Training and Egroup held an award ceremony in Da Nang on May 25 for a school traffic contest designed for high school students with the aim of raising students’ awareness of traffic safety.

A ceremony was held on May 25 to mark the 10th anniversary of Cu Lao Cham-Hoi An recognised by UNESCO as the world biosphere reserve and 20th anniversary of Hoi An and My Son recognised by UNESCO as the world cultural heritage.

250 children aged 8-16 from three mountainous provinces of Hoa Binh, Cao Bang and Bac Kan have completed a 3-year film production project funded by ChildFund Australia which reflected social issues through the perspective of children.

Politburo member, Minister of Defence, General Ngo Xuan Lich visited and worked with the Vietnam Helicopter Corporation (Corps 18) under the Ministry of Defence on May 25 while asking the Corps to enhance its business efficiency aligned with fulfilling its defence tasks.

News in Brief: May 25, 2019

Vietnamese people living in the Czech Republic brought renowned Vietnamese songs to a festival of ethnic minority groups which was held in Ustecky province on May 24.

On May 24, Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group officially established Viettel High Technology Industries Corporation with the goal of leading in the process of "Make in Vietnam", bringing technology products to international market.

Budget airline Jetstar Pacific has announced the opening of two new air routes connecting Da Nang with Phu Quoc and Thanh Hoa on May 24 and May 25, respectively.

A football tournament for press agencies in the Mekong River Delta kicked off in the city of Can Tho on May 25 to celebrate the upcoming anniversary of Vietnamese Press Day on June 21.

The border guards of Lang Son province cooperated with the Military Hospital of Traditional Medicine to provide free healthcare check-ups and medicine for revolutionary contributors and the underprivileged in Tu Mich commune of Loc Binh district on May 25.

The authorities in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum held a ceremony on May 25 to rebury the remains of 14 Vietnamese voluntary soldiers and experts who sacrificed their lives to serve in Laos and Cambodia.

News in Brief: May 24, 2019

The Su That (Truth) National Political Publishing House will help Laos choose 10-15 books on Party and political system building, laws, and the socio-economic development issues of Vietnam to translate into Lao language under an agreement signed between the two sides in Da Nang on May 23.

A week-long trade fair showcasing rural industrial products of provinces and cities in North Vietnam was jointly held by Hai Phong authorities and the Ministry of Industry and Trade on May 23, with the aim of promoting the use of Vietnamese goods.

The Ho Chi Minh City Culture – Literature and Arts Publishing House and Green Horizon JSC have released the “Sai Gon – Gin vang giu ngoc” book which is designed to promote the images, cultural values, and heritages of Saigon and the Southern region.

The Hanoi team won 18 golds, 11 silvers, and 6 bronze to become the winner of the National Youth Athletics Championship 2019, which concluded in An Giang province on May 23, after 5 days of competition.

An international workshop on mobile money was held by the Ministry of Information and Communication in Hanoi on May 23 in a bid to enhance the country’s financial inclusion and support its digital transition.

News in Brief: May 23, 2019

A total of 13 individuals and eight collectives were presented with the Vu A Dinh Award 2019 at a ceremony in Hanoi on May 22. The annual award is dedicated to honouring contributors to ethnic minority communities.

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on May 22 announced that it will operate a direct route connecting Hanoi and Dong Hoi city (Quang Binh province) with a frequency of one flight per day, starting from June 1, aiming to meet the increasing demand for traveling during the summer.

Vietnam won the bronze medal at the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Women’s U15 Championship, which wrapped up on May 21 in Chonburi, Thailand. Vietnam beat the Philippines 1-0 in the third-place match thanks to forward Tran Nhat Lan’s 36th-minute goal.

The birth circumstance and publication process of President Ho Chi Minh’s Testament, as well as the document’s historical values and its orientation to the Vietnamese revolution, were clarified during a seminar held at the Ho Chi Minh Complex in the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on May 22.