'Red Sunday' campaign expected to collect 35,000 units of blood

'Red Sunday' campaign expected to collect 35,000 units of blood

NDO - This year's 'Red Sunday' blood donation campaign with the participation of 31 provinces and cities nationwide is anticipated to collect an estimated 35,000 units of blood to solve the blood shortage during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday. (Jan 17, 2018)

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  Jan 20, 2018
NDO - Politburo member and permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh hosted a reception in Hanoi, on January 20, for 70 outstanding chairpersons of grassroots trade unions from across the country who have been honoured by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL).  

Vietnam Lawyers Association urged to improve its activities

  Jan 19, 2018
NDO - The Vietnam Lawyers Association (VLA) needs to renovate its operational methods to improve the efficiency of its activities in 2018 and the subsequent years. 

Health sector facilitates universal healthcare coverage in 2018: minister

  Jan 19, 2018
NDO – The health sector is implementing a range of core tasks in 2018 towards universal healthcare coverage as set by the sixth plenum of the 12th Party Central Committee, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has stated.  

France strengthens support to Vietnam against HIV/AIDS and hepatitis

  Jan 19, 2018
NDO – The Vietnamese Ministry of Health (MOH) and the French National Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis (ANRS) have reached a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their cooperation in the field of scientific research and medicine to combat HIV/AIDS and hepatitis in Vietnam. 

Adjustments to Mekong Delta region master plan approved

  Jan 18, 2018
NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has approved a number of adjustments to the development master plan for the Mekong Delta region until 2020, with a vision to 2050.  

Vietnam, UK intensify cooperation in occupational education

  Jan 17, 2018
NDO/VNA – The UK Embassy in Vietnam, in collaboration with the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training, held a seminar on the two countries’ cooperation in occupational skills concerning education and training on January 17 in Hanoi.  

US$2.5 million project launched to prevent violence against women

  Jan 17, 2018
NDO – A new project concerning the construction of a model that will respond to violence against women and girls in Vietnam was launched in Hanoi on January 16. 

VWU urged to promote welfare policy for women

  Jan 17, 2018
NDO – The Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) should promptly grasp and introduce new policies and laws, especially those related to the welfare of Vietnamese women in order to help them improve their lives.  

Vietnamese – German centre of medical research launched in Hanoi

  Jan 17, 2018
NDO – The Vietnamese – German Centre of Excellence in Medical Research (VGCare), a joint project between the 108 Military Central Hospital (Vietnam) and the University of Tübingen (Germany), was officially put into operation in Hanoi on January 16.  

Vietnam invests US$2 million to build border market with Cambodia

  Jan 16, 2018
NDO – Work began on a model border market along the Vietnam-Cambodia shared border on January 16. 

Vietnam, France shake hands in combating corruption

  Jan 16, 2018
NDO/VNA – The Government Inspectorate of Vietnam and the French Anti-Corruption Agency signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation on preventing and fighting corruption in Hanoi on January 15. 

HCM City continues Belt Road 3 project with ADB loan

  Jan 15, 2018
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City will use a US$278 million loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the fourth phase of Belt Road 3 project extending from National Highway No.22 to Ben Luc district in Long An province. 

Winners of contest on Vietnam-Lao relationship history honoured

  Jan 13, 2018
NDO – The General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People's Army held a ceremony in Hanoi on January 12 to honour the winners of the contest on exploring the history of the special Vietnam – Laos ties.  

Vietnam labour confederation urged to promote workers' role

  Jan 12, 2018
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has urged the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) to promote the role of the working class to prepare to ride the fourth industrial revolution.