Concerted effort needed to employ disabled workers
Authorities at all levels need to work together with the whole society to provide vocational training and create jobs for people with disabilities, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) Nguyen Trong Dam has urged.
Grocery store blaze
Nearly 100 firefighters were mobilised to stamp out a fire that broke out at a grocery store in District 6 of HCM City yesterday, killing two people.
State agencies needed to review existing legislation to make suitable changes to Government policies towards the blind and offer them better support, said Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan on Wednesday.
HCM City should provide financial and other support to private kindergartens too, city officials said at a meeting on Wednesday.
Viet Nam is consistently monitoring the Ukrainian crisis and is concerned about the complicated developments in the country's eastern provinces, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh stated yesterday at the regular press briefing.
Despite the Government's push to develop wind power, Viet Nam has only three plants that use this alternative source of energy, as the country lacks experts in the field and prices remain low.
The Bach Mai General Hospital will provide free check-up consultations and treatment to newly asthmatic patients on April 26, to mark Global Asthma Day (May 1).
Two primary school students drowned in a fishing lake in Quang Nam Province's Binh Duong commune in Thang Binh district on Wednesday.
Twenty one animals belonging to 11 endangered wildlife species were rescued in the first quarter, according to the Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station in HCM City.
Viet Nam sent nearly 23,300 guest workers abroad during the first quarter of the year, according to the latest report released by the Department of Overseas Labour.
The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang is striving to preserve its trade villages to elevate tourism as a major driver of its economy.
Australian students to study in Viet Nam

More than 300 Australian students will come to Viet Nam during the next 12 months to earn credit towards their Australian academic qualifications through clinical placements, short-term research projects and semester-based exchanges.

Strange disease identified as hepatitis
Strange disease identified as hepatitis

A strange disease that has affected 45 residents in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum's Ia Chiem and Dak Nang communes since May this year has been identified as hepatitis A, according to the provincial Health Department.

New companies outnumber old in HCMC

More than 20,000 new companies opened in HCM City in the first nine months of the year, with the city's support policies have seen thousands of businesses resume operations.


Mekong summit calls for greater riparian co-operation Mekong summit calls for greater riparian co-operation

Mekong River riparian countries have improved co-operation since the first Mekong River Commission (MRC) summit held in Thailand four years ago, a senior Vietnamese official has said.

Viet Nam attempts to hold back deadly measles strain Viet Nam attempts to hold back deadly measles strain

The head of Viet Nam's General Department of Preventive Medicine, Tran Dac Phu, announced on Tuesday that the department would work to contain the outbreak of measles over the coming months.

Da Nang plans a greener future Da Nang plans a greener future

The central city of Da Nang will have a face-lift as it becomes a green city following the Prime Minister's decision on the city's adjusted master urban plan for 2030 and 2050.

Delta households face water shortage Delta households face water shortage

More than 377,000 people in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta face a fresh water shortage because of saline water intrusion in the area, according to the National Centre for Rural Clean Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation.

Ha Noi to host National Shooting Cup 1    Ha Noi to host National Shooting Cup

The National Shooting Cup is scheduled to take place in the Ha Noi-based National Sports Training Centre from April 16 to 24.