Fighting nCoV like fighting enemy: PM Society

Fighting nCoV like fighting enemy: PM

In the face of complex developments of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV), Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired an urgent meeting with officials of relevant ministries and sectors in Hanoi on January 27 to discuss countermeasures.
Dialogue looks into post-war bomb, mine recovery measures Society

Dialogue looks into post-war bomb, mine recovery measures

Measures to resolve the lingering consequences of unexploded ordnances (UXO) and toxic chemicals left by wars throughout the country were discussed at a dialogue held by the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war UXO and Toxic Chemical Consequences (Office 701) on December 25.
Association promotes livelihood support for bomb and mine victims Society

Association promotes livelihood support for bomb and mine victims

More models on education, vocational training, employment and resettlement support, and community integration will be carried out in areas contaminated with unexploded ordnance (UXO) as part of efforts to create sustainable livelihoods for Vietnamese victims of bombs and mines.
Vietnam, Indonesia fortify bilateral cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Indonesia fortify bilateral cooperation

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks with visiting Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi in Hanoi on December 23, during which both sides agreed to enhance all-round cooperation in the time ahead.
Festival raises public awareness of clean air in Hanoi Environment

Festival raises public awareness of clean air in Hanoi

The Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID) organised the 2019 Vietnam Clean Air Festival in Hanoi on December 21, aiming to raise public awareness of the situation, cause and impact of air pollution as well as solutions to the important issue.
VN to join Microsoft's network security protection programme Sci-Tech

VN to join Microsoft's network security protection programme

With increasing use of technology, Vietnam is facing risks in terms of cybersecurity, threatening national security, said Nguyen Minh Chinh, Director General of the Cyber Security and High-tech Crime Prevention Department under the Ministry of Public Security.
Thailand: TV stations join no single-use plastic bags campaign World

Thailand: TV stations join no single-use plastic bags campaign

The Department of Environmental Quality Promotion (DEQP) of Thailand has signed an agreement with eight TV stations to discourage the availability of single-use plastic bags by censoring scenes showing the bags in programmes, while major shops and stores will officially discontinue offering these bags from January 1.