President receives Overseas Vietnamese, Buddhists from Thailand

President receives Overseas Vietnamese, Buddhists from Thailand

NDO—President Tran Dai Quang hosted a reception at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on March 27 for a delegation of overseas Vietnamese and the Buddhist An Nam Tong sect from Thailand. (Mar 27, 2017)

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National vaccination management system launched

  Mar 24, 2017
NDO/ VNA – A national vaccination information management system was launched on March 24 in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.  

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  Mar 24, 2017
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Japanese diplomat honoured for boosting Hanoi-Japan ties

  Mar 24, 2017
NDO/ VNA - Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung on March 23 awarded “For the cause of Hanoi” title to Fukushima Yosuke, First Secretary of the Japanese Embassy to Vietnam.  

Youth Union anniversary celebrated in Da Nang

  Mar 24, 2017
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Ministries target vocational training for 5.5 million rural workers

  Mar 23, 2017
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Ninh Thuan kicks off Belgium funded project on water resource management

  Mar 23, 2017
NDO—Ninh Thuan authorities on March 22 launched a project “Strengthening River Basin Management Capacity through Participatory Irrigation Management in Relation to Climate Change” (PIM) in the presence of Belgian Ambassador to Vietnam Jehanne Roccas.  

Two arrested for anti-State Facebook use

  Mar 23, 2017
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Hanoi Party chief pledges most favourable conditions for youth

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NA Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty inspects Ca Mau fishing port

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Innovation, a driving force for sustainable development

  Mar 22, 2017
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Regional conference discusses food security

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NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs jointly held a regional conference on food security in Hanoi on March 22.  

Vietnam-Cambodia ink MoU on labour cooperation

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO - Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of Vietnam (MoLISA) Dao Ngoc Dung and Minister of Labour and Vocational Training of Cambodia Ith Samheng held a meeting in Hanoi on March 22 and signed a Memorandum of Understanding in relation to the field of labour.  

ADB-funded project helps improve medical human resources in Vietnam

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NDO – The Ministry of Health (MOH) in cooperation with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) held a conference in Hanoi on March 22 to examine the implementation of a programme on human resources development for Vietnam’s medical sector during 2011-2016.