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Scholarship fund for ethnic minority children honoured
A ceremony was held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 15th to mark the 20th anniversary of a fund that provides scholarships to school children of ethnic minority groups, with the participation of Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh.
Outstanding scientific researches honoured with Tran Dai Nghia Award
15:34 18/05/2019
Four outstanding scientific researches with high applicability were honoured with the Tran Dai Nghia Award by the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) at a ceremony in Hanoi on May 17th.
1 in 7 babies worldwide born with a low birthweight
17:28 17/05/2019
(CPV) - More than 20 million babies were born with a low birthweight (less than 2500g; 5.5 pounds) in 2015 - around one in seven of all births worldwide, according to the latest research undertaken by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UNICEF, and the World Health Organization (WHO), published in The Lancet Global Health journal.
Vietnamese students win two silvers at 2019 Asian Physics Olympiad
16:41 13/05/2019
According to the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnamese students won two silvers, five bronzes and one certificate of merit at the 20th Asian Physics Olympiad in Australia from May 5th to 13th.
Exhibition on Hoang Sa, Truong Sa archipelagos opens in Thai Nguyen
10:35 11/05/2019
An exhibition was opened in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on May 10th, giving visitors an insight into the historical and legal evidence proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.
Meeting puts education and President Ho Chi Minh’s testament as top issues
17:18 08/05/2019
The current issues of education and training; and the historic significance and the immortal value of President Ho Chi Minh’s testament as well as the outstanding achievements after 50 years of the testament implementation were discussed during an online meeting on May 8th.
Nearly 800 experts and scientists attend FIG Working Week in Vietnam
16:43 07/05/2019
Almost 800 experts and scientists attended the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) Working Week 2019, themed “Geospatial information for a smarter life and environmental resilience” in Hanoi on April 23rd.
Central Highlands localities urged to use efficient irrigation systems
10:55 29/04/2019
The Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) provinces should speed up the use of efficient irrigation technologies to mitigate the effects of droughts and water shortages, Nguyen Van Tinh, General Director of the Directorate of Water Resources, has said.
French agency helps Hue in wastewater treatment project
10:15 28/04/2019
The Service public de l’assainissement francilien (SIAAP) of France will support Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien Hue, in a project to improve hydraulic system in Ngu Ha river and research on sludge treatment.
Over 20 million children worldwide missed out on measles vaccine annually in past 8 years
16:17 26/04/2019
(CPV) - An estimated 169 million children missed out on the first dose of the measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017, or 21.1 million children a year on average, UNICEF said on April 25th 2019.