HCM City to pilot ’smart schools’ Society

HCM City to pilot ’smart schools’

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training has sought approval from the People’s Committee for piloting a “smart schools” programme based extensively on IT use in management and communication between schools and students’ families.
NA, VFF leaders present Tet gifts to needy people Society

NA, VFF leaders present Tet gifts to needy people

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan presented gifts to children with cancer under treatment at the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion in Hanoi on February 5 as Tet (traditional Vietnamese New Year) holiday is approaching.
Districts to manage parks in HCM City Society

Districts to manage parks in HCM City

Next year, districts will be responsible for managing parks and trees, and the HCM City People’s Committee will invite competitive bids from the districts to explain how they'd maintain green spaces.
Diarrhoea high in children without vaccine Health

Diarrhoea high in children without vaccine

From 2015 to July 2017, Pasteur Institute collected 2,220 samples from diarrhoea patients aged under five for rotavirus tests. The results showed more than 45 percent of samples were positive.
Drivers hurt in Grab, Uber, taxi price war Business

Drivers hurt in Grab, Uber, taxi price war

Price competition between traditional taxis and ride hailing companies like Grab and Uber has become fierce, but it is mostly the drivers on both sides who are suffering the biggest losses.
Vietnam faces severe sand shortage Business

Vietnam faces severe sand shortage

Poor planning and management of sand mining has led to a stunning but unsurprising warning: Vietnam is very likely to run out of sand in less than 15 years.
Paper factory pollution under scrutiny Environment

Paper factory pollution under scrutiny

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources has ordered the Vietnam Environment Administration to collaborate with Hau Giang province to investigate media reports about environmental pollution caused by Vietnam Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Limited after its waste treatment plant developed problems.
Provincial hospitals improve cardiac treatment Health

Provincial hospitals improve cardiac treatment

The training provided by leading central-level hospitals in HCM City has helped doctors at provincial facilities apply latest techniques and advances to treat heart patients, reducing the need for emergency transfers.