HCM City draws up master plan on solid waste Environment

HCM City draws up master plan on solid waste

HCM City is drawing up a master plan on solid waste management and treatment for the next five years, aiming to have 100 percent of its domestic solid waste to be collected and treated and at least 80 percent of solid household waste classified at source.
Vietnam fighting illegal, unreported, unregulated fishing Videos

Vietnam fighting illegal, unreported, unregulated fishing

Removing the European Commission’s illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing “yellow card” is no easy task and cannot be done overnight, but the Vietnamese business community and associations are still determined to succeed, not only to meet the commission’s requirements but also for the sake of sustainable fisheries development.
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Tourism app helps promote Vietnam’s image to international visitors

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has officially kick-started a mobile app named “Du lich Viet Nam an toan” (Safe travel in Vietnam) in a bid to support travelers in searching information on safe destinations and interacting with tourism service providers.
Three Binh Dinh fishermen adrift at sea saved Society

Three Binh Dinh fishermen adrift at sea saved

China’s Hong Kong cargo ship FORTUNEIRS rescued three fishermen on board BD 97469 TS fishing boat on October 29, which went missing on two days earlier while attempting to return to the mainland to avoid storm Molave.
Storm Molave causes damages in central region Society

Storm Molave causes damages in central region

As of 6 am on October 29, Storm Molave caused two deaths, left 55 people missing, injured 28 people and damaged 2,527 houses in central Vietnam, reported the Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Forces rush to search for storm victims Society

Forces rush to search for storm victims

Nguyen Van Tien, Deputy Chief of the Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, on October 29 asked cities and provinces affected by Storm Molave to continue following instructions on disaster response.
Minister directs coping with storm, flooding in central region Society

Minister directs coping with storm, flooding in central region

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has asked ministries, agencies and localities to seriously follow directions of the Secretariat, Prime Minister and head of the Central Steering Committee on Disaster Prevention and Control on response to the eighth storm and overcoming consequences of flooding in the central region.
Vietnam a shining light in HIV/AIDS treatment Society

Vietnam a shining light in HIV/AIDS treatment

As one of four countries, alongside Germany, Switzerland and the UK, with the best HIV/AIDS treatment in the world, Vietnam has a rate of HIV-infected people receiving antiretroviral (ARV) treatment with a viral load below the inhibitory threshold reaching 96 percent, contributing to reducing HIV infection in the community, a health official has said.
Severe penalties handed down to terrorists Society

Severe penalties handed down to terrorists

The People’s Court of HCM City on September 22 handed down severe sentences to 20 criminals, most of whom are members of the reactionary organisation “Trieu dai Viet” (Viet Dynasty), found guilty of “terrorism to oppose the people’s administration” and “illegally manufacturing, storing and trading explosives”.
Bac Ninh ensures quality of mid Autumn festival goods Videos

Bac Ninh ensures quality of mid Autumn festival goods

To better control the production and sale of goods during the upcoming Mid Autumn Festival, the Market Surveillance Department in Bac Ninh province has increased its inspection efforts since the beginning of September and bolstered measures to prevent the appearance of counterfeit products and ensure food safety.
Vietnam’s 30-year tireless fight against HIV/AIDS Health

Vietnam’s 30-year tireless fight against HIV/AIDS

With 30 years of experience in dealing with HIV/AIDS, together with the country’s numerous international-recognised initiatives and achievements in the field, Vietnam is striving to put an end to AIDS by 2030.