Society

Fishermen to benefit from medical knowledge

A Vietnamese professor has pointed out the benefits of teaching medical knowledge to fishermen, describing this as an effective way of protecting their health, since they have to work at sea for several consecutive months in a harsh environment.
Society

Hanoi officials visit Hanoi-named submarine

Politburo member and Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Pham Quang Nghi and other officials of the capital visited officers and sailors of Brigade 189 and those on the Hanoi submarine at the Cam Ranh port in coastal Khanh Hoa province on January 9.
Society

First Kilo submarine arrives in Vietnam

Heavy lift vessel Rolldock Sea , carrying the first Kilo submarine Russia is building for Vietnam , arrived at the Cam Ranh port in central Khanh Hoa province, after a one-and-a half month voyage from St Petersburg .
Foreign ships collide off Vung Tau coast Society

Foreign ships collide off Vung Tau coast

A collision between two foreign cargo ships occurred on the night of November 7 about two kilometres off the southern coastal city of Vung Tau. No causalities have been reported.
French patrol ship visits Vietnam Politics

French patrol ship visits Vietnam

The French Gowind-class offshore patrol vessel, L’Adroit, commanded by naval lieutenant colonel Luc Regnier with a crew of 53, docked at the port of Hai Phong to start a six-day visit to the northern city of Hai Phong and other localities.
Politics

Thai naval ship visits HCM City

A Thai naval ship with a crew of 40 officers and 87 sailors on board docked Ho Chi Minh City’s port on May 17, beginning a five-day visit to Vietnam.
Society

Vietnam rescues nine distressed sailors at sea

Nine foreign sailors were rescued by two Vietnamese fishing vessels 118 nautical miles off southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province at 7 am on November 21, said the National Committee for Search and Rescue Office.