Over VND 3 bln mobilized for Agent Orange/Dioxin victims

Updated at 15:24:44 12/19/2018 (Views: 3)

BTO- In 2018, the provincial Association of Agent orange/Dioxin victims has actively deployed many campaigns and activities, with the mobilization of more than VND 3 billion for the fund in support of its members, exceeding 23.6% of the year’s plan.

  • Power supply programme to cover rural, mountainous, island areas

    Updated at 15:00:45 12/18/2018 (Views: 5)

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued Decision 1740/QD-TTg approving a target programme for power supply in rural, mountainous and island regions in the 2016-2020 period.

  • Vietnam’s first aircraft engine parts factory inaugurated

    Updated at 15:21:54 12/13/2018 (Views: 22)

    Vietnam’s first aircraft engine parts factory, Hanwha Aero Engines, was inaugurated at the Hoa Lac High-tech Park in Hanoi, on December 6.

  • Kien Giang announces list of violating fishing vessels

    Updated at 15:08:11 12/11/2018 (Views: 25)

    The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the southern province of Kien Giang has announced the list of 25 fishing vessels and owners violating the efforts to fight illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing (IUU) as required by the European Commission. 

  • ADB helps Vietnam improve health care in disadvantaged areas

    Updated at 10:39:37 12/11/2018 (Views: 19)

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved 100.6 million USD in financing to support the Vietnamese Government’s reform effort to improve health service delivery and the quality of health care providers, especially in poor, border areas.

  • Rural tourism targets community benefits

    Updated at 10:31:39 12/07/2018 (Views: 23)

    To promote rural tourism, it is necessary to pay attention to community benefits and cultural and environmental protection, said Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.

  • Symposium held to mark 70th World Human Rights Day

    Updated at 10:28:21 12/07/2018 (Views: 18)

    After more than 30 years of renewal, Vietnam has made various efforts and gained achievements acknowledged by the international community in protecting and promoting human rights, heard a symposium held in Hoa Binh province on December 6 to mark 70th World Human Rights Day (December 10).

  • Phan Thiet: Nearly VND 3.6bln in support of disabled and orphan children

    Updated at 11:07:08 12/05/2018 (Views: 19)

    BTO – In the spirit of “Do as you would be done by”, the Association of Sponsoring people with Disabilities and Orphans of Phan Thiet city has presented financial supports totaling nearly VND 3.6 billion to disabled children and orphans in the locality in 2018. The total backing came from donations of benefactors, agencies and units.

  • Binh Thuan to launch crime control on peak season of Lunar New Year 2019

    Updated at 10:37:58 12/04/2018 (Views: 28)

    BTO – It is forecasted that the political security, social order and safety in the whole province may face a lot of complicated developments and challenges, especially before, during and after Tet holiday 2019.

  • National volunteer festival 2018 launched

    Updated at 13:54:19 12/03/2018 (Views: 34)

    The National Volunteer Day 2018 was organised in Hanoi on December 1 in response to International Volunteer Day (December 5).

  • Vietnam acts to eliminate hunger by 2025

    Updated at 10:52:26 11/30/2018 (Views: 23)

    Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has called on all ministries, sectors, international organisations, domestic and foreign businesses, experts, and volunteers to join hands in working towards a Vietnam free of hunger by 2025.

  • Over 19,000 donors register to donate organs to save the needed

    Updated at 09:22:41 11/30/2018 (Views: 21)

    The Vietnam National Coordinating Centre for Human Organ Transplantation (VNHOT) has received registration from over 19,300 people who are willing to donate their organs after death to save the needy.

  • Efforts towards child drowning prevention record hopeful results

    Updated at 14:30:03 11/28/2018 (Views: 27)

    A conference took place in Hanoi on November 27 to review the outcomes of a nationwide programme on safe swimming and drowning prevention for children for 2016-2020.

  • Hundreds of young people clean up Doi Duong Beach

    Updated at 15:18:05 11/27/2018 (Views: 53)

    BTO- The Phat Quang Youtnh Association in Ho Chi Minh city along with nearly 400 members of  Brothers Associations from Nha Trang, Vung Tau, Da Lat, Dong Nai, Binh Duong, Ho Chi Minh City and Phan Thiet City lately gathered in Phan Thiet to collect garbage at Doi Duong beach.

  • Quang Ninh promotes travelling through Van Don airport

    Updated at 09:39:05 11/27/2018 (Views: 24)

    The northeastern province of Quang Ninh is considering reduction in transportation costs for buses from Van Don International Airport to the centre of Ha Long city.

  • Storm Usagi devastates central, southern localities

    Updated at 14:44:20 11/26/2018 (Views: 51)

    The largest economic hub in southern Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh City suffered from widespread floods and one person was killed when a tree uprooted in the city as part of consequences of Storm Usagi.

  • Phu Quy Express passenger ship ready for first journey in early December

    Updated at 14:33:55 11/26/2018 (Views: 66)

    BTO- The Phu Quy Express ship will be put into service to transport passengers between Phan Thiet city and Phu Quy island district and vice versa from early next month.

  • Vietnam's largest speedboat launched in Hai Phong

    Updated at 08:54:29 11/23/2018 (Views: 26)

    Con Dao Express 36, the largest speedboat of its kind in Vietnam, was successfully launched by Company 189, under the Ministry of Defence and Phu Quoc Express JSC, at the Dinh Vu seaport, Hai Phong, on November 22.

  • Tropical depression may grow into storm, hit East Sea

    Updated at 08:46:17 11/22/2018 (Views: 32)

    A tropical depression developed in the central region of the Philippines may intensify into a storm and enter the East Sea on November 22.

  • Binh Thuan launches 2018’s action month to promote gender equality

    Updated at 15:19:51 11/20/2018 (Views: 71)

    BTO-The launching ceremony of action month for gender equality promotion to prevent violence against women and children was held in Ham Tan district on November 16.

  • Bao Viet presents VND 300 mln of scholarships to poor students in Binh Thuan

    Updated at 14:55:53 11/15/2018 (Views: 74)

    BTO- Bao Viet Insurance Company lately granted scholarships worth totally VND 300 million to poor students of Binh Thuan province in the occasion of Vietnamese Teachers’ Day on November 20.

  • Dong Nai to hand over land for Long Thanh airport

    Updated at 15:03:16 11/14/2018 (Views: 87)

    The southern province of Dong Nai has decided to hand over 1,165 hectares of land for the first construction phase of Long Thanh International Airport in early 2019.

  • North-South express railway to cost over US$58.7 billion

    Updated at 09:01:03 11/14/2018 (Views: 41)

    Vietnam’s first express railway running from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City will cost around US$58.7 billion, according to a pre-feasibility report announced at the Ministry of Transport’s meeting on November 12.

  • Vietnam takes part in Startupper of the Year Challenge for first time

    Updated at 10:10:55 11/08/2018 (Views: 44)

    Vietnam is selected to be one of the first Asian nations to kick-start the second edition of the Startupper of the Year Challenge held by Total Group and several other sponsors.

  • First Hanoi forum on climate change response

    Updated at 10:04:07 11/08/2018 (Views: 43)

    A Hanoi forum on climate change consequences will be held in the capital city of Vietnam from November 8-11 by the Vietnam National University-Hanoi (VNU) and the Korean Foundation for Advanced Studies (KFAS).

  • Da Nang says no to single-use plastic products

    Updated at 15:22:07 11/06/2018 (Views: 96)

    Da Nang has launched a campaign to call on the community to ‘Say No’ to single-use plastic products to deal with pollution and waste treatment costs.

  • Cheese, yoghurt, seed milk introduced in school milk programme

    Updated at 10:29:59 11/05/2018 (Views: 40)

    The Vietnam Dairy Association has asked the Government and ministries to introduce new dairy products for the school milk programme aside from fresh milk to ensure adequate nutrition and a diversified diet for children.

  • E-visa scheme to be extended by two years

    Updated at 10:37:46 10/31/2018 (Views: 54)

    The Vietnamese government has approved a two-year extension of the pilot e-visa issuance programme for foreigners visiting the country. Visitors to Cu Chi Underground Tunnels in HCM City’s Cu Chi District.-Photo courtersy of Zing.vn

  • Camping festival to converge volunteers

    Updated at 10:22:18 10/30/2018 (Views: 61)

    BTO- The Vietnam Youth Federation-Binh Thuan branch lately organized a camping festival for volunteers to get together and honor typical volunteers, donators.

  • Vietnam Airlines launches Da Nang-Osaka route

    Updated at 14:58:19 10/29/2018 (Views: 118)

    The first flight of the national-flag carrier Vietnam Airlines from the central city of Da Nang to Japan’s Osaka city was launched on October 28.

  • Yutu storm to hit South China Sea (East Sea)

    Updated at 09:24:36 10/29/2018 (Views: 53)

    Super typhoon Yutu, with wind speeds up to 200km per hour, was heading for the East Sea (South China Sea ) on Saturday morning, the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting reported.