Vietnamese firm offers aid to Lao dam-collapse victims

Updated at 14:09:35 10/18/2018 (Views: 14)

Representatives from the branch of Indo Tran Logistics Corporation of Vietnam in Laos on October 17 handed over 12,300 USD to Laos’s Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare to support Lao people affected by the July dam collapse in Attapeu.

  • Festival converges youth from ethnic minorities, religious areas

    Updated at 14:08:39 10/18/2018 (Views: 18)

    BTO- A special program entitled “Festive day for youth from ethnic minorities and religious areas” lately took place in Phan Thiet city with the participation of over 100 young representatives from 10 districts/city/town.

  • First waste-to-energy plant in Can Tho begins trial operation

    Updated at 09:24:47 10/16/2018 (Views: 18)

    The first waste-to-energy plant in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho began trial operation on October 15.

  • Over 102,000 Vietnamese sent to work abroad in nine months

    Updated at 15:33:25 10/15/2018 (Views: 20)

    Vietnam sent more than 102,000 labourers to work abroad in the first nine months of this year, according to the Vietnam Labour Export Association.

  • VN’s swimmer honoured at Asian Para Games closing ceremony

    Updated at 10:27:36 10/15/2018 (Views: 22)

    Vietnamese swimmer Vo Thanh Tung was among outstanding athletes honoured at the closing ceremony of the 2018 Asian Para Games, which took place in Jakarta, Indonesia, on October 13 evening.

  • Various activities to mark Vietnamese Women's Day

    Updated at 10:52:02 10/12/2018 (Views: 21)

    Various activities will be held across the nation in the upcoming days to celebrate the 88th anniversary of the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) and Vietnam Women's Day (October 20).

  • Trade unions’ role in promoting female workers’ rights promoted

    Updated at 10:56:52 10/10/2018 (Views: 28)

    Trade unions at all levels have played an important role in protecting rights of female and unofficial workers, experts said at an ongoing regional conference held in Ho Chi Minh City.

  • Leaders pay visits Cham community on Kate festival 2018

    Updated at 14:30:22 10/09/2018 (Views: 37)

    BTO- On the ocassion of the Kate festival 2018leaders of the provincial Party Committee, People’s Committee and Vietnam Fatherland front paid visits to Tuy Phong and Bac Binh districts to offer gifts and congratulations to people and dignitaries of the Cham Balamon on their traditional festival.

  • Rare sea turtle released back to the ocean

    Updated at 14:29:38 10/09/2018 (Views: 42)

    BTO- A rare hawk’s bill sea turtle was released to the sea by the provincial Department of Fishery on October 7.

  • Pre-COP24 workshop discusses nationally determined contributions

    Updated at 11:21:00 10/04/2018 (Views: 26)

    Vietnam needs a comprehensive approach to turn challenges into opportunities and promote effective cooperation between the relevant ministries and agencies in climate change response, heard a workshop in Hanoi on October 3.

  • Measures to tackle with beach erosion along Ham Tien’s resort center

    Updated at 10:49:32 10/04/2018 (Views: 39)

    BTO- Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s committee Nguyen Duc Hoa has recently ordered the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to investigate and give specific guidelines to the construction of embankments for the coastal areas so that it do not obscure the sea view.

  • Quang Ninh province to build Van Don-Mong Cai expressway

    Updated at 09:42:51 10/04/2018 (Views: 24)

    The north-eastern province of Quang Ninh has signed a contract to build the Van Don-Mong Cai Expressway at a total cost of over VND11 trillion (US$473 million) under a public-private partnership.

  • Train tickets for Tet being sold from Saigon railway station

    Updated at 14:41:43 10/03/2018 (Views: 53)

    Saigon railway station started selling train tickets for the upcoming Lunar New Year 2019 on the first day of October. On the first selling day, nearly 60,000 seats were booked.

  • Vietnam welcomes 11.6 million foreign tourists in nine months

    Updated at 10:13:30 10/01/2018 (Views: 24)

    The number of international tourist arrivals to Vietnam in the third quarter of this year increased 14.9 percent against the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

  • Hanoi to add more double-decker bus routes

    Updated at 10:23:47 09/28/2018 (Views: 32)

    Vietnamtourism- Hanoi Joint Stock Company is expected to launch a second double-decker bus route named “City tour Thang Long – Hanoi”, on October 10.

  • Over 800 children get free-of-charge screening of cardiac disease

    Updated at 15:24:55 09/25/2018 (Views: 63)

    BTO – The provincial Fund for Sponsoring Children (FSC) in coordination with Tam Duc Heart Hospital (Ho Chi Minh city), and  Screening Program of VinaCapital Foundation Organization to observe a free-of-charge heart check-ups for more than 800 children at Chi Cong 3 primary school (Chi Cong commune, Tuy Phong district) and Passionate School (Phu Trinh ward, Phan Thiet city).

  • Thousands of gifts come to children on Mid Autumn festival

    Updated at 16:48:54 09/24/2018 (Views: 67)

    BTO –The Ho Chi Minh Communist youth union branches of the provincial departments of Public Security, Planning & Investment in partnership with Phan Hoa commune lately brought 500 mid-autumn gift boxes to kindergarteners in Phan Hoa commune-Bac Binh district.

  • Another 9 companies in Binh Thuan get approval for hiring foreign employees

    Updated at 16:45:30 09/24/2018 (Views: 62)

     BTO-Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee lately signed a decision to give a nod to 9 enterprisesin the provinceto recruit and use19 foreign workers.

  • Work on North-South Expressway to begin next year

    Updated at 13:58:11 09/19/2018 (Views: 61)

    Construction of the eastern section of the North-South Expressway will start next year, and is scheduled to finish by 2021, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) announced on September 17.

  • Vietjet ticket offer sees prices start at VND 0

    Updated at 13:50:39 09/19/2018 (Views: 58)

    The budget airline Vietjet Air is offering 2.6 million tickets on both domestic and international flights at prices starting from VND 0 on three super-promotional days from September 19 to

  • Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company brings light to poor patients

    Updated at 15:30:41 09/17/2018 (Views: 69)

    BTO- A charity program, named “Bringing Light to Poor Patients 2018” was observed within 2 days from September 15-16 in Binh Thuan province.

  • Nationwide Volunteer Saturday campaign launched in Binh Thuan

    Updated at 10:20:45 09/17/2018 (Views: 84)

    BTO – As many as 500 Youth Youth Union members and local people attended the nationwide Volunteer Saturday campaign in response to “Clean up the World 2018” campaign on September 15th morning in Tuy Phong district, Binh Thuan province.

  • Deputy PM calls for no laxity as Super Typhoon Mangkhut heads to Vietnam

    Updated at 13:46:04 09/15/2018 (Views: 60)

    Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung has urged the local authorities not to slacken their preparations as Super Typhoon Mangkhut remains a powerful storm despite losing some of its strength as it made its way to the East Sea.

  • Binh Thuan braces for flood prevention as Ham Thuan dam discharges water

    Updated at 15:39:02 09/14/2018 (Views: 85)

    BTO – To actively prevent flood and landslide in the downstream areas of La Nga River in the districts of Ham Thuan Bac, Tanh Linh and Duc Tinh and minimize damage to the locals, Vice chairman of the provincial People’s committee Nguyen Duc Hoa signed documents to urge relevant localities to brace for floods.

  • Barijat forecast to weaken as Mangkhut heads to East Sea

    Updated at 15:42:25 09/13/2018 (Views: 64)

    Tropical Storm Barijat is projected to weaken into a tropical depression as it approaches the Vietnamese coast, while Super Typhoon Mangkhut is expected to hit Vietnam next week.

  • Binh Thuan: Jobs generated for over 2,200 people in August

    Updated at 15:03:43 09/13/2018 (Views: 67)

    BTO- 2,280 people got jobs in August, reported department of Labour, Invalids & Social Affairs, bringing the total newly-employed labourers of the province in the year’s 8 months to 16,730, accounting for 69.71% of the whole year’s plan.

  • PM Phuc sends sympathy to Japan over quake devastation

    Updated at 15:12:12 09/12/2018 (Views: 58)

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 11 sent his sympathy to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe over the human and property losses caused by a major earthquake and subsequent landslide in Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture on September 6.

  • Binh Thuan welcomed up to 4 million turns of visitors in 2018’s 8 months

    Updated at 15:10:33 09/12/2018 (Views: 94)

    BTO-Binh Thuan welcomed 4.020 million turns of tourists in the first 8 months of 2018, reported department of Culture, Sports & Tourism, a year-on-year increase of 11.4%, accounting for 69.92% of the year’s plan.

  • Sea turtles released to the natural environment

    Updated at 15:09:45 09/10/2018 (Views: 85)

    BTO- On September 10th morning, the authorities of Phu Quy island district released a sea turtle to the natural environment.

  • VND 300 milion in support of “Great House of Solidarity” on Spratly island

    Updated at 09:44:13 09/09/2018 (Views: 45)

    BTO – The People’s Committee of Binh Thuan province has lately backed VND 300 million for the construction of “Vietnam’s great house of solidarity” on Truong Sa (Spratly island). The amount is disbursed  from the provincial backup budget for 2018.

  • Vietnamese citizens advised to stay calm after Jebi hits Japan

    Updated at 14:35:33 09/06/2018 (Views: 74)

    Vietnamese citizens in the areas affected by Typhoon Jebi have been advised to remain calm and strictly follow the instructions of the local authorities, as the strongest storm to hit Japan in 25 years has killed at least 11 people and left a trail of destruction to infrastructure.