Universities continue to gain autonomy

Universities continue to gain autonomy

NDO –Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam emphasised that Vietnam will continue to give autonomy to public universities after the pilot project on the autonomy of universities is completed in the next two months.  (Oct 21, 2017)

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Petrol price falls slightly

  Oct 21, 2017
NDO/VNA - The prices of RON 92 petrol and bio-fuel E5 fell by VND 124 and VND 97 per litre, respectively, as from 4:55 pm on October 20.  

Writers urged to foster national solidarity

  Oct 21, 2017
NDO/VNA – President of the Vietnam Writers’ Association (VWA) ,Huu Thinh, has called on Vietnamese writers, both at home and abroad, to use the power of literature to strengthen national solidarity.  

Vietnam People’s Army newspaper launches Lao and Khmer editions

  Oct 20, 2017
NDO - The Lao and Khmer online editions of the Vietnamese People’s Army Newspaper were launched on October 20, which is expected to further strengthen the relationship between Vietnam and the two neighbouring countries of Laos and Cambodia. 

Vietnamese embassy in Cambodia launches donation campaign to help flood victims

  Oct 20, 2017
NDO – The Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia launched a donation campaign in the Vietnamese communities in the host country, on October 20, to assist the flood victims in Vietnam in overcoming the consequences of the recent natural disasters and floods 

Deputy PM Dam tours clean vegetable farming zone in Hung Yen province

  Oct 20, 2017
NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam called for further efforts in expanding safe vegetable growing models while visiting a clean vegetable farming zone in Yen My district, in the northern province of Hung Yen. 

ASEAN scholarship granted to 12 Vietnamese students

  Oct 19, 2017
NDO – The Singapore Embassy in Hanoi organised a ceremony on October 18 to present an ASEAN Scholarship to 12 Vietnamese high school students aged between 14 and 16. 

Vietnam’s youth active in Sochi

  Oct 19, 2017
NDO/VNA – First Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) Central Committee Le Quoc Phong met with the Chairman of the Young Guard of United Russia Denis Davidov in Sochi, Russia on October 18. 

Legislative leaders pay fact-finding trip to flood-hit Hoa Binh, Yen Bai

  Oct 19, 2017
NDO/VNA – National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong on October 18 paid a fact-finding trip to Da Bac district in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh where she inspected the settlement of consequences caused by recent downpours and floods.  

Five Vietnamese universities listed in QS Asia rankings

  Oct 18, 2017
NDO – Five Vietnamese universities have been listed in Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia University Rankings, which is an annual ranking which provides an insight into the region's 400 leading institutions. 

First four Vietnamese universities receive HCERES certificates

  Oct 18, 2017
NDO/VNA - Four Vietnamese universities have been recognised for the first time by France’s High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (HCERES) for meeting the international standards. 

Can Tho, An Giang present gifts to the poor in Cambodia

  Oct 18, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) committees of the Mekong Delta province of An Giang and Can Tho city partnered with the General Association of Vietnamese Cambodians in Cambodia to present gifts to poor Vietnamese and Cambodian nationals affected by the recent floods. 

Vietnam, US work on settlement of war aftermath

  Oct 18, 2017
NDO/VNA – Officers of the Ministry of National Defence held a working session with a delegation of US congressmen on the settlement of the consequences of war in Vietnam, on October 17. 

Vietnam Women Award honours 18 units, individuals

  Oct 18, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) Central Committee on October 17 presented the Vietnam Women Award 2017 to eight units and 10 individuals with outstanding contributions to social development. 

In Vietnam, taking ownership to escape poverty

  Oct 17, 2017
NDO - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has emphasised that listening to the views of the people living in poverty and acting together with them is a way of making poverty reduction sustainable on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Below is Nguyen Thi Tinh’s story on how she escaped poverty with the help of the UNDP and its partners.