HCM City to begin 5G rollout next month Sci-Tech

HCM City to begin 5G rollout next month

The Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT)’s branch in Ho Chi Minh City has proposed to pilot the fifth generation (5G) technology from September 2019 to May 2020.
Dong Nai pilots programme to give pre-schoolers sex education Society

Dong Nai pilots programme to give pre-schoolers sex education

The People’s Committee of the southern province of Dong Nai on July 9 held a working session with the Institute of Researching Educational Sciences (IRES) on piloting a sex education programme for children from 3-5 years old to prevent sexual abuse against them.
Vietnam to manage coffee quality through new database Business

Vietnam to manage coffee quality through new database

A database of coffee areas would be used as a digital tool to assist partners in managing coffee plantations and quality in Vietnam, participants heard at a workshop held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and Global Coffee Platform (GCP) in Hanoi on May 23.
Public bicycle sharing system fails to meet demand Society

Public bicycle sharing system fails to meet demand

Ho Chi Minh City was one of five large cities in the country asked to pilot public bicycle sharing in its inner areas under the Prime Minister’s requirement in 2014, but the pilot programme has failed to meet demand.
Phu My grey sedge weaving craft needs preserving Society

Phu My grey sedge weaving craft needs preserving

Khmer people’s grey sedge waving in Kien Giang is an age-old craft. Local authorities have launched a project to preserve sedge fields to ensure a sufficient supply of materials for local craftsmen.
Vietnamese labourers to work in Russia Society

Vietnamese labourers to work in Russia

Representatives of Vietnam’s labour sector met with Russian partners last week to kick off the first round of negotiations for sending Vietnamese labourers to work in Russia.
More measles cases reported in HCM City Health

More measles cases reported in HCM City

Parents have delayed taking their nine-month-old children to healthcare facilities for measles vaccinations because of insufficient counselling from hospitals and doctors at vaccination centres.
Alternative care given to orphaned children in Thai Nguyen Society

Alternative care given to orphaned children in Thai Nguyen

Vulnerable and orphaned children in the northern province of Thai Nguyen will receive family care under the Care for Children project introduced in the locality on December 13 by the Department of Child Affairs under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids,\ and Social Affairs (MoLISA).