Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has requested country leaders to heighten their focus on preventing Vietnamese fishermen from illegally harvesting seafood in foreign waters.
Around 30,000 farmers across nine provinces in the country will get support from Google over the next three years to learn to use the internet for their work.
Bóng rỗi, a dance and singing art form performed at mother goddess worship rituals in southern Việt Nam, should be preserved, experts said at a conference on the arts held in Đồng Nai Province on May 22-23.
Local people’s committees and Hồ Chí Minh Community youth unions nationwide are organising volunteer campaigns for young people from May 31 to August 31.
Vietnamese residents aged 16 to 35 are encouraged to compete in the Bông Lúa Vàng (Golden Rice), a national amateur traditional music contest launched by Voice of HCM City People (VOH).
Prices of sand for construction continue to increase in HCM City, following authorities’ orders to strictly monitor sand mining sites for illegal activity.
Drowning is still one of the leading causes of mortality among children in Việt Nam, despite efforts to deal with the problem. Concern is re-surfacing ahead of the coming summer months.
The HCM City Market Management on Tuesday discovered 70 tonnes of smuggled sugar in Bình Tân District.
HCM City’s Trần Hữu Trang Theatre will stage a series of new cải lương (reformed drama) shows to reopen its art centre, the Hưng Đạo Cải Lương Centre, after three years of renovation.
Rising sea levels have exacerbated saline intrusion and coastal erosion in Việt Nam, but farmers can make the best out of a bad situation by shifting from agriculture to aquaculture, raising brackish water shrimp.