National Olympic Committee designs plan for 2021 Culture - Sports

National Olympic Committee designs plan for 2021

The Vietnam National Olympic Committee will organise various community and high-performance sport activities and prepare for the 31st SEA Games and the 11th ASEAN Para Games as well as important international sport Olympics in 2021, heard a meeting of the standing board of the committee on January 20.
Records broken at Vietnam Jungle Marathon Culture - Sports

Records broken at Vietnam Jungle Marathon

Records tumbled at the Vietnam Jungle Marathon (VJM) over the weekend as all distances from 10km to 70km saw new course records broken by Vietnam-based runners thanks to the event being held during cooler weather in October.
Severe floods hit central localities Environment

Severe floods hit central localities

Rising flood level in Ben Hai, Hieu, Thach Han and O Lau rivers in the central province of Quang Tri killed one locals and affected 39,700 households as of October 11 morning, reported the provincial Steering Committee for National Disaster Prevention and Control.
Cambodia localities suffer from flooding World

Cambodia localities suffer from flooding

Torrential rains left by storm Noul has caused severe flooding in a number of localities in Cambodia and forced local authorities to issue emergency state to limit travelling as water level in rivers continues to rise.
HCM City's summer volunteer youth campaign enters final day  Society

HCM City's summer volunteer youth campaign enters final day

The summer volunteer youth campaign 2020 of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) of HCM City entered its final day on August 16 with various activities for children in 24 districts and wards at a cost of nearly 1 billion VND (43,400 USD).
Time for tourism to revive remains unsure Travel

Time for tourism to revive remains unsure

COVID-19 pandemic has been a “black shadow” covering the whole world, causing fear and drowning tourism into gloomy situation. Amidst the complicated developments of the pandemic, tourism has little hope for fast recovery.
Vietnam looks to tackle injury, accidents Society

Vietnam looks to tackle injury, accidents

As many as 3,600 injuries are reported every day in Vietnam, killing about 90 people, said Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Truong Son at a national scientific conference on injury prevention in Hanoi on November 12.
Vietnamese bamboo straws adorn world drinks Business

Vietnamese bamboo straws adorn world drinks

People are turning against plastic straws, and a 32-year-old man has come up with a reusable bamboo alternative for the once ubiquitous and popular item that has become a symbol of throw-away culture.
River turns swimming class Society

River turns swimming class

Drowning among children is a huge concern in many countries. To reduce the risk, Nghe Hai commune, Cua Lo district, Nghe An province has opened swimming classes for children on Lam Giang river.
 Four drown in Binh Thuan sea Society

Four drown in Binh Thuan sea

Four tourists drowned to their death and two others are still missing when swimming in the sea in Dat Lanh tourism site in La Gi town, the central province of Binh Thuan, on August 10.
Forum gives children a voice in child-related issues Society

Forum gives children a voice in child-related issues

Ninety children of 19 ethnic minority groups in Dien Bien province gathered at the Children’s Forum jointly held by the provincial People’s Committee, the World Vision Vietnam and the Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation in the northern mountainous locality on July 31.