Vietnam wants further assistance, deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has said he wants the World Health Organisation to continue assisting Vietnam and other countries and territories in the Western Pacific region to improve the quality of health care services for the people.

Vietnam supports Thai flood victims

The Vietnamese Government approved an aid package worth 100,000 USD to help Thailand overcome the consequences of the worst floods over the recent five decades.

Geoparks provide jobs for locals

Local communities have an important role to play in the management and development of geoparks, said experts at the second Asia-Pacific Geoparks Network Symposium held in Hanoi on July 18.

Landmines kill more than 10,500 in six central provinces

Since the Vietnam war ended in 1975, bombs, landmines, and other unexploded ordnance has caused 10,529 deaths and 12,231 injuries and today they still remain, scattered across 35 percent of the land in six central provinces, according to a project jointly carried out by Vietnamese and American agencies.