New heatwave to hit northern and central regions Environment

New heatwave to hit northern and central regions

A new severe heatwave is forecast to hit the northern and central regions in the next few days with temperatures reaching up to 40 degrees Celsius, according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
Nearly 20,000 Vietnamese register for organ donation Health

Nearly 20,000 Vietnamese register for organ donation

Nearly 20,000 people have registered to donor their organs after death so far, a surge compared with that of five years ago, heard an international conference on human organ transplant coordination held by the National Coordinating Centree for Human Organ Transplants in Hanoi on March 18.
Cold spell hits northern, central regions Environment

Cold spell hits northern, central regions

Another cold front arrived earlier on December 11, plunging the northern region into the coldest days so far this winter and bringing rainfall to central Vietnam after disastrous downpours over the weekend.
Talent contest kicks off for students in Ho Chi Minh City Society

Talent contest kicks off for students in Ho Chi Minh City

The student association of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH) under the Vietnam National University-HCM City in collaboration with 60 universities and colleges in the city kicked off “The Greatest Show” programme on October 25.
Vietnam still in need of tissue, organ donation Health

Vietnam still in need of tissue, organ donation

The number of people registered for tissue and organ donation has remained very small and fails to meet the nation’s demand for organ transplants, said Nguyen Hoang Phuc, Deputy Director of the National Coordinating Centre for Human Organ Transplantation.
Court upholds sentences against anti-State instigators Society

Court upholds sentences against anti-State instigators

The High-Level People’s Court in Hanoi on July 10 maintained prison sentences handed down on three men on the charge of conducting propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam by the first instance court.
Seven-year-old donates cornea, thousands touched Society

Seven-year-old donates cornea, thousands touched

Nguyen Hai An, 7, from Hanoi’s Nam Tu Liem district, took her last breath on February 22. But before she passed away in her K Hospital sickbed, she and her mother agreed that she would give her cornea to people who could use it.
Cold snap hits northern region ahead of Tet Environment

Cold snap hits northern region ahead of Tet

A cold wave which hit the northern region on January 28 has lowered temperatures in the northern and northern central localities down to around 10 degrees Celsius. The cold snap is expected to last for the next 10 days.