PM orders halt to golf course construction at Tan Son Nhat airport

PM orders halt to golf course construction at Tan Son Nhat airport

NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered the Ministry of National Defence to halt all construction works related to auxiliary infrastructure for a golf course in the vicinity of Tan Son Nhat International Airport, including a golf school, villas and luxury apartments. (Jun 18, 2017)

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Press award on children launched

  Jun 16, 2017
NDO – The Vietnam Association for the Protection of Children’s Rights (VAPCR) and the Vietnam Journalists Association (VJA) jointly launched the press award on children in Vietnam for the first time, in Hanoi on June 16. 

First river bus route in HCM City to operate in July

  Jun 16, 2017
NDO – Next month Ho Chi Minh City will put into operation its first river bus services (Bach Dang-Linh Dong route), while a second route will be operational from early 2018, aimed at promoting local waterway transportation and reducing pressure on the city’s roads. 

Vietnam ensures green growth, safe labour migration

  Jun 15, 2017
NDO/VNA – Vietnam attaches a lot of significance to green growth, safe labour migration and sustainable development, contributing to achieving economic development and sustainable employment goals. 

Child patients with complicated congenital heart disease saved

  Jun 15, 2017
NDO – Born prematurely at 37 weeks, weighing only 1.7 kg and having a rare combination of congenital heart diseases, infant Nguyen Trong P. has been saved by doctors at the Children's Cardiology Centre (under the Vietnam National Hospital of Pediatrics). 

President Ho Chi Minh’s homecoming visit remembered in Nghe An province

  Jun 15, 2017
NDO - A ceremony was held on June 14, in the central province of Nghe An, to mark the 60th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh’s first homecoming visit, following decades of devoting his life to the revolutionary cause. 

Hoa Binh Hydropower Plant recognised as project of national security

  Jun 15, 2017
NDO - The Hoa Binh Hydropower Plant, located in the northern province of Hoa Binh, was recognised as an important project with relation to national security, according to the Government Decision signed on January 20, 2017. 

More storms and tropical depressions forecasted to form in the East Sea

  Jun 15, 2017
NDO - Due to the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phenomenon, about 13-15 storms and tropical depressions are forecasted to arrive in the East Sea this year, according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting. 

Programme honours outstanding voluntary blood donors

  Jun 15, 2017
NDO – A programme was held, in Hanoi on June 14, to honour outstanding volunteer blood donors from home and abroad and to celebrate the World Blood Donor Day 2017. 

No Vietnamese victim in London tower block fire

  Jun 14, 2017
NDO/ VNA – There has been no report on any Vietnamese citizen being the victim of a fire in Grenfell Tower in west London on June 14 (Vietnam time), according to the Vietnamese Embassy in the UK. 

95 works win 11th National Press Awards

  Jun 14, 2017
NDO/ VNA – As many as 95 media pieces have won the 11th National Press Awards 2016 with the awards ceremony to be held in Hanoi on June 21 - Vietnam’s Revolutionary Journalism Day. 

Minister vows to improve grassroots-level healthcare system

  Jun 14, 2017
NDO/VNA – Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said her ministry will do its utmost to improve grassroots-level healthcare network as the government has already approved a resolution on the plan. 

Can Tho seeks to develop long-term relations with JICA

  Jun 14, 2017
NDO – Can Tho considers Japan its strategic partner and pledges to mobilise it’s resources efficiently, in order to enable JICA’s volunteers to operate effectively, thereby expanding and fostering the long-term cooperative relations with the Japanese agency. 

Four Vietnamese universities meet international standard

  Jun 14, 2017
NDO - Four Vietnamese universities have been awarded with an accreditation label, certifying their training quality by the High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (HCERES). 

Vietnam prioritises protecting rights of persons with disabilities

  Jun 14, 2017
NDO/VNA – Promoting and protecting the rights of persons with disabilities is always high on Vietnam’s agenda, said Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, permanent representative of Vietnam at the United Nations (UN), in New York, the United States, on June 13.