Infrastructure upgrades benefit city residents Society

Infrastructure upgrades benefit city residents

More than 7.5 million people in four cities, Nam Dinh, Hai Phong, Can Tho and Ho Chi Minh City, have been the direct and indirect beneficiaries of the Vietnam Urban Upgrading Project, which was carried out over the past 10 years.
Society

HCM City provides assistance for migrant children

Children of disadvantaged migrants in four Ho Chi Minh City districts with high migrant populations will receive educational and health assistance under a project run by the HCM City Children Welfare Association.
Society

Da Nang to build more storm-resistant shelters

As many as 105 disadvantaged households in eights wards and communes in central Da Nang city are to receive assistance to build storm-resistant shelters between 2014 and 2017, a local conference heard on October 11.
Hoi An’s Mid-Autumn Festival attracts tourists Culture - Sports

Hoi An’s Mid-Autumn Festival attracts tourists

The World Heritage site and ancient town of Hoi An is organising numerous activities in celebration of this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival, including sport competitions and musical performances, in order to promote the heritage site’s cultural and historical value for tourists.
Business

Lack of access keeps Phu Quoc seaport idle

Authorities in Kien Giang province are reluctant to take over Phu Quoc island's An Thoi International Seaport even though the Vietnam Maritime Administration is planning to hand it over.
Quality of reproductive healthcare improved Health

Quality of reproductive healthcare improved

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will continue to support the Vietnamese Government implement its plan on reproductive healthcare during the period 2012-2016, said its representative Bruce Campbell.
Society

Swiss project fosters community development

Officials of 25 wards and communes in the Red River Delta city of Nam Dinh on Jan. 5 joined a training course designed to improve their skills in outlining socio-economic development plans in 2012.
Party chief hails Hanoi’s election preparations Politics

Party chief hails Hanoi’s election preparations

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has commended Hanoi on its active and prompt preparations for the elections to the 13th National Assembly and the People’s Council for the 2011-2016 period scheduled for May 22.