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Better awareness of women’s political participation needed: Minister
It is necessary to further promote public awareness of women’s empowerment, especially their political participation, although the percentage of women in Vietnam’s parliament is currently higher than the global average, said a minister.
Mekong sub-region countries share experience in agricultural extension
12:48 12/09/2019
The fifth meeting of the Mekong Extension Learning Alliance (MELA) opened in Vietnam’s central city of Da Nang on September 11th, within the framework of ASEAN cooperation in agricultural training and extension.
Vietnam Red Cross Society aids flood victims in Quang Tri
11:19 09/09/2019
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) Central Committee on September 8th presented aid packages to families in the central province of Quang Tri, who were affected by heavy rains and flooding from September 2nd to 5th.
RoK naval ships visit Da Nang city
10:15 08/09/2019
Destroyer Moon Mu The Great and fast combat support ship ROKS Hwacheon of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Navy docked at Tien Sa port on September 7th, beginning their three-day visit to the central coastal city of Da Nang.
PM approves rice aid for flood-hit residents
10:14 08/09/2019
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to provide 2,000 tonnes of rice from the national reserve as food aid to residents in the central provinces of Quang Binh and Ha Tinh who suffered from serious flooding.
Honda Vietnam to present over 176,000 helmets to Hanoi school children
10:59 06/09/2019
Honda Vietnam will present more than 176,000 helmets to first graders in Hanoi during the 2019-2020 academic year, the company’s representative said when presenting helmets to students at the Tran Quoc Toan primary school in Hanoi on September 5th.
Vietnam to have 2,000MW of rooftop solar power capacity in 2020
10:06 01/09/2019
Vietnam's total rooftop solar power capacity is expected to reach around 2,000 MW by the end of 2020, according to Vietnam Electricity (EVN).
HCM city: Thousands walk for AO victims, people with disabilities
09:20 11/08/2019
More than 5,000 volunteers of the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VNRC) as well as local residents participated in a fundraising walk for Agent Organge (AO)/Dioxin victims and impoverished people with disabilities in Ho Chi Minh City on August 10th.
Minister underlines urgent need to improve labour productivity
10:51 08/08/2019
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung has stressed the urgent significance of improving labour productivity in promoting growth, overcoming the middle-income trap, avoiding falling behind and narrowing down development gap with other countries.
Over 650 Buddhist monks, followers register for blood, organ donation
16:39 05/08/2019
More than 500 Buddhist monks, nuns and followers registered for blood donation while 150 people put their names on the list of organ donors at a festival in Hanoi on August 4th.