Society

HCM City falls short on entertainment

Entertainment and recreational facilities for children in HCM City are unable to meet the increasing and diverse demands of children because they are hampered by funding and personnel shortages, officials say.

With the current situation, it was difficult to develop infrastructure and equipment for facilities catering to 1.7 million city children as well as 2.4 million teenagers, not to mention 600,000 disabled children, Nguyen Thanh Rum, director of the city's Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism said at seminar held by the city People's Council last week.
Prime Minister meets voters in Hai Phong Politics

Prime Minister meets voters in Hai Phong

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met voters of Kien Thuy district in the northern port city of Hai Phong on Oct. 18, to listen to their opinions and aspirations prior to the eighth session of the 12 th National Assembly.
Society

OV in France to help boost Vietnam’s tourism

More than 150 overseas Vietnamese (OV) delegates from 14 French cities and provinces gathered at a meeting in Paris on Sept. 8 to discuss solutions to develop Vietnam’s tourism sector.
Politics

Iranian Deputy FM pays visit to Vietnam

Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Ali Fatollahi has attended a political consultation meeting between the foreign ministries of Iran and Vietnam during his three-day visit to Vietnam from June 17.
Society

Red River region’s young people honour Uncle Ho

A festival for exceptional young people from the movement to “follow Uncle Ho’s advice” in the Red River Delta will be held in Hanoi from May 7-9, said the Secretary of Hanoi’s Youth Union, Ngo Duy Hieu.