General News

  • A ceremony was held on November 9 to mark the successful joint projects to remediate dioxin at the Danang Airport. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon Jr. and Deputy Chief of the General...

    Monday, 13th November, 2017
  • The Department of Cooperatives and Rural Development under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) recently held a policy dialogue in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang to support poor households...

    Monday, 13th November, 2017
  • The governmental credit program has assisted nearly 4.5 million poor households to escape poverty line during 15-year operation, reported the State Bank of Vietnam at a seminar in Hanoi yesterday. At the seminar...

    Monday, 13th November, 2017
  • The ethnic Thai in Nghe An belong to an old branch of the original Thai people settled in the mountains of northern Vietnam. With the help of Japanese advice, some villagers are now turning to home-stay tourism to...

    Monday, 13th November, 2017
  • The cap sac (maturity ritual) of the Dao ethnic group may be recognized by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage. Associate Professor Bui Hoai Son, deputy director of the Vietnam Institute of Culture and Art Studies...

    Monday, 13th November, 2017
  • As universities become financially independent, ethnic minority students enrolled in special majors may suffer tuition fee increases when their instituions impose fee levels higher than the Government’s ceiling. As...

    Monday, 13th November, 2017
  • Australia will invest AUD33.7 million ($25.6 million) through the new Aus4Equality program, focusing on Son La and Lao Cai provinces in the north-west of Vietnam. The new initiative to support women’s economic...

    Monday, 13th November, 2017
  • The Russian and Japanese governments have sent their donations to Vietnamese victims in the south-central region hit by storm Damrey, aiming to help them cope with its consequences, state media reported. Russian...

    Monday, 13th November, 2017
  • The U.S. government will provide an aid package of more than $1 million for emergency assistance and longer-term disaster risk reduction in Vietnam, said the U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink on...

    Monday, 13th November, 2017
  • South Korea will provide an aid package of $1 million to support people affected by the recent typhoon Damrey in Vietnam, South Korea’s Ministry of  Foreign Affairs announced on November 10. South Korea’s...

    Monday, 13th November, 2017