Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights Politics

Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights

A Vietnamese delegation led by Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy has been active in discussions on social development, the advancement of women, children’s rights, drug control and crime prevention during a meeting of the UN Third Committee which is underway in New York.
Da Nang struggles with water shortage Environment

Da Nang struggles with water shortage

Although locals in the central city of Da Nang are now having water supply in a rotary fashion, they still face the risk of a relapse of water shortage as the salinity in input water for Cau Do waterwork – one of the major water plants of the city – has increased sharply.
Rivers shoulder burden of waste Environment

Rivers shoulder burden of waste

The water quality in many river basins across the country are facing problems, and in some places, it has been seriously polluted, according to the 2018 national environment report.
Swimming campaign to be launched to prevent drowning Society

Swimming campaign to be launched to prevent drowning

A campaign to encourage the community to practice swimming for drowning prevention will be launched on May 19 at the culture, information and sports centre of Hanoi’s Long Bien district, according to the organising board.
Vietnam, Denmark issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Denmark issue joint statement

On the occasion of the official visit to Denmark by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc from October 19-20 at the invitation of Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, the two sides issued a joint statement.
Quang Tri develops mangrove forests Environment

Quang Tri develops mangrove forests

The central province of Quang Tri is focusing on protecting and developing coastal and estuary mangrove forests in order to safeguard dykes, production land, and residential areas amid negative impacts of climate change.
Conference reviews rural clean water supply Society

Conference reviews rural clean water supply

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the People’s Committee of northern Bac Ninh province held a conference on September 21 to review clean water management and set future orientations.