US$300 million to build three hi-quality university urban areas

US$300 million to build three hi-quality university urban areas

NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to borrow approximately US$300 million in ODA loans, from international financial institutions, in order to invest in developing three hi-quality university urban areas in three regions across the country.  (23 hours ago)

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Vietnam Red Cross Society appreciated for humanitarian initiatives

  Nov 22, 2017
NDO - The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) has been appreciated by Vietnamese people from all walks of life thanks to its humanitarian initiatives which have provided material and spiritual support for the community, particularly those in living in difficulties and in places being affected by climate change. 

Vietnam students bring home IOAA prizes

  Nov 22, 2017
NDO – Four Vietnam students from the Hanoi-Amsterdam High School for the Gifted have brought home four prizes from the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA) 2017 held in Thailand from November 12 to 21. 

Winners of press contest on Vietnam’s international integration honoured

  Nov 22, 2017
NDO – A ceremony was held in Hanoi on November 21 to honour winners of the national press contest themed ‘Vietnam – the process of international integration’. 

Prime Minister meets veterans of Ho Chi Minh Sea Trail

  Nov 22, 2017
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a meeting with a delegation of veterans who served on the Ho Chi Minh Sea Trail during the resistance war against the Americans. 

Gaps remain in gender equality for ethnic minority women

  Nov 22, 2017
NDO – Ethnic minority (EM) women and girls, numbering at an estimated 6.7 million people, are still a vulnerable group facing discrimination and dual inequality both in terms of ethnicity and gender derived from their environment. Therefore, the goal of ensuring gender equality for EM women and girls remains challenging. 

Vietnam, ROK seek to strengthen strategic cooperative partnership

  Nov 21, 2017
NDO – The third Korea-Vietnam Forum for the Future took place in Hanoi on November 21 under the theme of deepening the Vietnam-Republic of Korea (ROK) strategic cooperation partnership, as part of activities to celebrate the 25th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations.  

Deputy PM Hue extols Buddhists’ contributions to Vietnam’s development

  Nov 21, 2017
NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has underlined significant contributions of the Vietnamese Buddhists to the cause of national construction and defence in his remarks at the Congress of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha on November 21. 

Activities nationwide to tribute to teachers on Teachers’ Day

  Nov 21, 2017
NDO – Various activities have been held across the nation to pay tribute to teachers and educational staff on the occasion of Vietnamese Teachers’ Day, which falls on November 20. 

First Vietnamese university recognised with AUN-QA standards

  Nov 21, 2017
NDO – The University of Science, under the Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU), has become the first Vietnamese university to meet with the ASEAN University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) standards. 

Hanoi seeks to develop integrated ticketing system for public transport

  Nov 21, 2017
NDO - The Hanoi government has approved an adjusted project funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to develop an integrated ticketing system for the capital city’s public transport network. 

PM congratulates teachers and artist on Vietnamese Teachers’ Day

  Nov 20, 2017
NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited and congratulated teachers and intellectuals who have made great contributions to the country's education and training on Vietnamese Teachers’ Day, on November 20.  

Vietnam adopts resolution on Mekong Delta’s climate-resilient development

  Nov 20, 2017
NDO - The government has issued a resolution on the Mekong River Delta’s sustainable and climate-resilient development, as the region suffers from the serious impacts of climate change and excessive human activity. 

Vietnamese pilot killed in UK mid-air collision

  Nov 19, 2017
NDO/VNA - A Vietnamese pilot was killed in a mid-air crash between his helicopter and another aircraft in the United Kingdom on November 17.  

Hanoi's budget revenue rises 15.8% against 2016

  Nov 19, 2017
NDO - Hanoi has posted a total budget revenue of nearly VND208 trillion (US$9.15 billion) since the beginning of this year, equivalent to 101.4% of the year's estimate and up 15.8% over the same period in 2016.