Vietnamese authorities are working hard to verify information related to a pirate attack on a Vietnamese vessel in the Philippines’ waters that killed one, thus applying measures to protect Vietnamese citizens.
The coastguard of the Philippines on February 20 reported that pirates in southern Philippine waters killed one crewman of a Vietnamese vessel and abducted seven on the evening of February 19.
Vietnam’s Nguyen Tat Thanh University and Yeungjin University of the Republic of Korea (RoK) have coordinated to open a training course designed to meet requirements of Samsung Vietnam Company.
The central city of Da Nang, which will host APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in November 2017, has worked to promote the event and the beauty of its landscapes and people.
The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union’s chapter in Russia developed well in 2016, Le Anh Duy, Secretary of the chapter said at a meeting in Moscow on February 19.
All boats and floating houses should be removed from the West Lake in Hanoi by February 20, local authorities have confirmed.
The Hanoi People’s Procuracy has proposed a death sentence for Giang Kim Dat, a former official at a subsidiary of Vietnam’s Ship Building Industry Corporation, or Vinashin, a state-owned shipbuilding giant.
The Ministry of Transport has instructed the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam to adjust the plan for Dien Bien Airport from 2017-2020, with a view to 2030, to submit for approval in June 2017.
The National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) collected more than 9,300 units of blood from donors on February 18 in Hanoi.
Police from the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien caught red-handed two men trafficking heroin from Laos to Vietnam on February 19.
Vietnam is ranked 37th among 45 countries in the latest Intellectual Property (IP) Index report compiled by the US Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Centre.
Ho Chi Minh City authorities plan to relocate some of the city’s wholesale and retail markets to ease traffic congestion and ensure safety for residents.
US digital media and multimedia giant Thoughtful Media Advertising Co Ltd opened an office in Vietnam on February 16.
The Office of Vietnam’s Honorary Consul in the Italian city of Turin held a gathering on February 17 on the occasion of Vietnam’s traditional Lunar New Year.
The investigative police under the Ministry of Public Security has begun criminal proceedings against five people, including four former State officials, for embezzlement in the criminal case at PVC.
The Prime Minister has asked the Ministry of Construction to clarify six problems which are of great public concern.
The 10th Xuan Hong (Red Spring) Festival was launched at the National Convention Centre in Hanoi on February 18.
A project to use foreign teachers for teaching English at schools will be implemented at primary and junior and senior high schools in the northern province of Bac Giang in the 2016-2017 academic year.