HCM City presents books to overseas Vietnamese in Saint Petersburg

HCM City presents books to overseas Vietnamese in Saint Petersburg

NDO –A delegation from Ho Chi Minh City led by Permanent Deputy Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Tran Luu Quang presented more than 300 titles of books to the overseas Vietnamese community in Saint Petersburg on May 24 (local time). (20 hours ago)

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Programme nurtures student’s love for country’s sea and islands

  May 23, 2019 16:56:10
NDO – Nearly 400 students joined a programme entitled ‘Students towards the country’s sea and islands’, which was launched in Con Dao district, Ba Ria – Vung Tau province, on May 23 by the Vietnam Student’s Association. 

National Steering Committee on IUU Fishing Prevention set up

  May 23, 2019 16:41:11
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the establishment of the National Steering Committee on Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing Prevention and Control. 

Promoting gender equality in ethnic minority and mountainous areas

  May 23, 2019 16:20:39
NDO – A workshop on Mainstreaming Gender in the Socio-economic development Plan in ethnic minority and mountainous areas, and geographical areas with extremely difficult socio-economic conditions, for the 2021-2025 period, with a vision to 2030, was held in the central city of Da Nang on May 23. 

Prime Minister calls for joint effort to successfully fulfil set targets for 2019

  May 22, 2019 13:02:16
NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent a letter of encouragement to leaders of ministries, sectors, localities and agencies, calling on them to raise a high sense of responsibility and promote creativity, activeness, and determination to successfully realise the targets and tasks set for 2019. 

World Bank study sheds light on socio-economic development drivers of Vietnam’s ethnic groups

  May 21, 2019 16:15:05
NDO - Physical and economic connectivity, market linkages, and labour market mobility are among the top drivers distinguishing the best-performing ethnic groups from the rest, according to a new study by the World Bank. 

Power saving needed as sweltering heat drives consumption

  May 21, 2019 16:11:14
NDO - Boiling temperatures of up to 40 degrees Celsius swept Vietnam’s northern and central regions over the past few days, causing a spike in power consumption. 

Vietnamese citizenship granted to 38 locals in Kon Tum

  May 21, 2019 16:02:04
NDO – The Ministry of Justice, in coordination with the Kon Tum provincial People's Committee, presented the decision of the State President to grant Vietnamese citizenship to 17 locals in Dak Glei district on May 21. 

Japan’s medals to be presented to Vietnamese citizens

  May 21, 2019 12:30:00
NDO – The Japanese Government will present Japan’s Orders to two Vietnamese citizens. 

Prime Minister issues Directive on sustainable development

  May 20, 2019 21:18:51
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc signed Directive No. 13/CT-TTg on sustainable development on May 20, asserting that sustainable development is a consistent policy of the Party and State of Vietnam. 

The IFAD imprint in the northernmost province of Ha Giang

  May 20, 2019 14:44:42
NDO - Ha Giang is a poor rural province located in the northernmost of Vietnam. From 1998 to date, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has funded more than US$45 million for the Province to implement two projects and 1 programme. The selection to support a poor and purely agricultural province is followed the IFAD investment strategy. Objectives and activities of programmes and projects are suited with actual conditions in each period; which is a great motivation for Ha Giang in economic development, hunger elimination, poverty reduction, capacity building and intellectual development. 

Programme encourages young doctors to work towards a healthy Vietnam

  May 20, 2019 11:14:09
NDO – A programme entitled ‘Young doctors follow Uncle Ho’s teachings to volunteer for community’s health’ was launched in Hanoi on May 19 by the Vietnam Youth Federation and the Vietnam Young Doctors’ Association. 

Activities mark President Ho Chi Minh's birthday

  May 20, 2019 10:59:38
NDO – An array of activities were held over the recent days, both nationwide and overseas, to celebrate the 129th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19, 1890-2019).  

Swimming lessons key to stop children drowning

  May 20, 2019 10:44:07
NDO/VNA – Vietnam had been taking measures to teach children how to swim in recent years, but more than 2,000 children still died from drowning annually. 

President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday marked abroad

  May 20, 2019 10:39:32
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese communities abroad have commemorated President Ho Chi Minh on the occasion of his 129th birthday (May 19) with a series of activities.