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Ho Chi Minh city honours excellent workers and engineers
Ten engineers and workers who have made excellent achievements at work were honored with the Ton Duc Thang Award by the Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee during a ceremony held on August 20th.
Vietnamese doctors offer free cancer screening for Lao women
21:19 17/08/2017
About 500 Lao women are being screened for breast and cervical cancers free of charge at the Mother and Child Hospital in Vientiane by 21 health workers from Vietnam National Cancer Hospital (K hospital), Vietnam National Cancer Institute, on August 15th - 17th.
Ho Chi Minh city launches centre on hi-tech education development research
15:52 17/08/2017
In 2020, Ho Chi Minh city will inaugurate the centre on hi-tech education development research, aiming to accelerate educational renewal and create conditions for the application of high technology in education.
Poor families in flood affected regions assisted with 1,000 cows
15:42 17/08/2017
The central province of Quang Binh will assist poor families who suffered damages from floods in 2016 and those in areas regularly reporting natural disasters with 1,000 cows, in order to help them expand production, increase income and escape poverty sustainably.
100% of Central Highlands communes have access to national grid
21:04 15/08/2017
So far 100% of communes and 99.29% of villages in the Central Highlands have been connected with the national power grid, with 98.2% of households having used power safely, the Central Highlands Steering Committee has reported.
Ho Chi Minh city to put river bus into operation
18:46 14/08/2017
Ho Chi Minh city’s first river bus route, running 11 kilometers through districts 1 and 2, Binh Thanh and Thu Duc districts, will officially begin operation in late August, with the expected ticket of VND15,000 each turn.
Over 2,600 heritage trees recognised since 2010
10:36 13/08/2017
More than 2,600 trees of over 100 fauna species in 52 province and cities have been recognised as heritage trees of Vietnam since the title recognition was initiated in 2010.
Dak Nong offers free books for poor ethnic students
10:36 13/08/2017
More than 30,200 poor ethnic minority students in the Central Highland province of Dak Nong have been given free textbooks for the 2017-2018 school year.
Thai Binh: Poor children get free heart checkups in two-day event
10:36 13/08/2017
Free heart disease screenings were given to poor children under 16 years old in northern Thai Binh province on August 12th as part of a charity project “Trai tim cho em” (Operation Healthy Heart).
Cattle foot-and-mouth disease put under control
10:35 13/08/2017
The cattle foot-and-mouth disease type A has been put under control in the country with only one hotbed left in Ia Sal Commune, Ayum Pa Town in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai as of August 11th, according to the Department of Animal Health.