NDO/VNA – The Border Guard Command in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on May 17 inaugurated two border markers along the shared borderline with Cambodia after two months of construction. (May 18, 2017)
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the Vietnam-Japan University to become an international standard research university, focusing on training highly-qualified human resources for society.
NDO/VNA - The Policy Partnership on Science, Technology and Innovation (PPSTI) Group hosted a Workshop on APEC Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in Hanoi on May 14 as part of the second APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM 2) and related meetings.
NDO/VNA – Healthcare units, especially at local level, should frequently check blood pressure for people aged above 18 to early notice risks of hypertension, which is dubbed “the silent killer”, said the health minister.
NDO/VNA – The Central Highland province of Gia Lai on May 11 held a memorial and burial service for the remains of 29 Vietnamese voluntary soldiers who laid down their lives in the battlefields of Cambodia during wartime.
NDO – The 24th Vietnam International Medical and Pharmaceutical Exhibition (Vietnam MEDI-PHARM 2017) opened at Hanoi’s Cultural Friendship Palace, No. 91 Tran Hung Dao Street on May 10, featuring some 500 booths set-up by 410 groups from 30 countries and territories, the largest ever of its kind.
NDO - Buddhist adherents in Vietnam have joined celebrations held at temples across the country to mark Lord Buddha’s birthday, also known as Vesak, which falls on the 15th day of the fourth lunar month.
NDO - Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Son, Deputy Minister of Public Security affirmed that Vietnam always strives to achieve common goals in the Greater Mekong Sub-region for peace, stability and prosperity and in building a region without drugs.