Vietnam saves 471,000 kWh of electricity during Earth Hour Campaign 2017

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Báo Dân Trí English 20 hour(s) ago

Statistics from the Vietnam Electricity (EVN) indicate that during one hour of households and businesses switching off the lights in response to the Earth Hour Campaign 2017, which was implemented across the country on March 25, saved 471,000 kWh of electricity, equivalent to VND764 million.

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Vietnam attends UN Human Right Council’s 34th session

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 day(s) ago

Vietnam made active contributions to the United Nations Human Rights Council’s 34th session in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 23-24, which adopted 42 resolutions and decisions.

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Hanoi travel mart to offer 45,000 low cost air tickets

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SaiGon GP English 1 day(s) ago

Over 45,000 low cost air tickets and 15,000 discounted tours will be offered for sale at Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM) 2017 themed “Hanoi-destination of Vietnamese tourism”.

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Nearly USD4 billion to be invested in central highlands

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 day(s) ago

Domestic and foreign investors have registered to pour VND86 trillion ($3.86 billion) into 25 projects in central highlands provinces between now and 2020, the Vietnam News Agency reports.

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IFAD supports farm smallholders in Vietnam

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SaiGon GP English 1 day(s) ago

The International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) will provide Vietnam US$ 43 million in soft loan to sustainably improve income and reduce climate vulnerability of farm households in northeastern Vietnam.

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Archer Dao wins Asian Cup gold medal

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SaiGon GP English 1 day(s) ago

Loc Thi Dao on March 24 won a gold medal for Vietnam at the Asian Archery Cup which is ongoing in Bangkok, Thailand.

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City honors sport talents

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SaiGon GP English 1 day(s) ago

The Ho Chi Minh City Culture and Sport Department yesterday held a solemn ceremony to honor sport talents who have had outstanding contributions for the city in particular and Vietnam sport industry in general.

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Vietnam faces USD10bn shrimp export challenge

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 day(s) ago

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the shrimp sector to achieve export value of USD10 billion by 2025; however, it won’t be easy for the sector to reach the ambitious target.

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Vietnam’s Mekong Delta struggles with garbage amid lack of treatment plants

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 day(s) ago

Rubbish has turned into a perennial problem in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta as current waste treatment projects barely meet the rising demand from rapid urbanization.

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HIV/AIDS patients in Vietnam on edge over limited access to life-saving medication

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 day(s) ago

People living with HIV/AIDS in Vietnam are struggling to afford life-saving antiretroviral (ARV) drugs as a result of dwindling foreign aid.

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Embattled Vietnam agriculture loses market share on home turf

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 day(s) ago

Vietnamese agriculture, battling to retain confidence among consumers, is losing market share across the agriculture and food spectrum, once considered its unbreakable home turf.

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VN-Singapore issue Joint Statement

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Báo điện tử CP English 3 day(s) ago

VGP - The following is the full Joint Statement issued on the occasion of PM Lee Hsien Loong's official vistit to Viet Nam from March 21-24.

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Vietnam asks Google to remove 2,200 toxic YouTube videos

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

Vietnam’s broadcast watchdog has demanded that Google pull more than 2,200 videos with ‘toxic’ content from YouTube, a deputy chief official of the authority confirmed on Friday.

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Q1 foreign direct investment surges to $7.71b

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SaiGon GP English 2 day(s) ago 1 related news

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam surged to US$7.71 billion in the first quarter of 2017, exceeding the amount during the same period in 2016 by 91.5 per cent.

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NS BlueScope promotes work safety

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 day(s) ago

Creating a safe working environment for employees, contractors, and customers is a vital part of NS BlueScope Vietnam's management strategy.

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