VNA provides more support for AO victims Society

VNA provides more support for AO victims

The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has organised a wide range of charity activities in support for Agent Orange/dioxin victims nationwide on the occasion of the Agent Orange Day, which falls on August 10.
Society

Storm claims 10 lives in northern Vietnam

Ten people died and four others were injured when Storm Chanthu hit the mountainous northern part of Vietnamon the weekend, said the initial report of the Flood and Storm Control Steering Committee on July 25.
Society

School exam results out

This year's high-school graduation rate is almost exactly the same as last year's, an educational official said as HCM City announced the results on June 16.
Business

Challenge Fund contributes to poverty reduction

The Vietnam Challenge Fund (VNCF) has effectively assisted the development of small and medium-sized enterprises as well as hunger eradication and poverty reduction in disadvantaged areas.]

At the conference to review the two-year operation of the fund in Hanoi on June 4, President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Nguyen Tien Loc praised it as a creative project.
Society

Over 2,300 poor labourers sent to work abroad

Around 2,300 rural labourers have been sent to work abroad after over one year of implementing the Prime Minister’s decision on boosting labour exports in poor districts, according to the Overseas Labour Management Department (OLMD).
Business

Science-technology transfer to Northwest urged

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong has urged relevant ministries and agencies to enhance research capacity and transfer of scientific-technological application to develop agriculture and rural economy in the northwestern region.
Society

Intellectual rights law ‘crucial' for competition

The effective protection of intellectual property (IP) rights would encourage innovation, healthy competition and development in Vietnam , experts said at a two-day seminar entitled "Intellectual Property Rights and Vietnam 's Deep Integration into the World Economy".
Politics

Nation remembers Hung Kings

A national-level commemoration of the first rulers of Vietnam – the Hung Kings – will be organised during ten days this month in the northern province of Phu Tho and two days in other provinces and cities throughout the country.
Society

Sentences for six saboteurs upheld

The Court of Appeals under the Supreme People’s Court has upheld prison sentences handed down on six defendants by the lower court on charges of "propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam".