More gratitude activities held for national contributors

More gratitude activities held for national contributors

PANO - Vice State President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on July 18 visited and presented gifts to policy beneficiary families, poor households and students with adversity in life in the Central province of Quang Nam.

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Prompt actions needed to overcome storm consequences

The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has asked steering boards for disaster prevention, and search and rescue in northern cities and provinces affected by storm Son Tinh to promptly mobilise forces and facilities to deal with the aftermath.

Deputy PM calls for improvements in disaster, incident response


Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung asked for improvements to be made nationwide in building plans to respond to incidents and disasters, including search and rescue activities, at a conference in Hanoi on July 20.

US volunteer doctors offer free health checkups to Cao Bang’s poor


A team of American volunteer doctors provided free medical examinations for about 2,570 poor people in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang from July 9 - 19.

Typhoon Son Tinh weakens to low pressure


“Son Tinh,” the third storm appeared in the East Sea so far this year, weakened to a low pressure after making its landfall in the central provinces of Thanh Hoa and Nghe An on July 18, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Human resource training key to boost agriculture 4.0

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong stressed the significance of improving human resource training to meet requirements of agriculture 4.0, which refers to farming practices that use technological advances of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 to increase productivity and sustainability.

More than one-third of country’s communes become new-style rural areas


Vietnam has to date had 3,370 communes, or 37.76 percent of the total, recognized as new-style rural areas, according to the Central Coordination Office for New Styled Rural Development.

Overloaded central hospitals in need of support


Local-level health care facilities are expected to increase their capacity and provide better services to help reduce pressure at central hospitals by “gaining public trust”, said Nguyen Nam Lien, Director of the Health Ministry's Planning and Finance Department, at a recent press conference in Hanoi.

Vietnam’s cyber security law designed to ensure safe cyberspace


The Law on Cyber Security, which was recently adopted at the fifth session of the 14th National Assembly, is expected to remedy shortcomings and loopholes in Vietnam’s legal corridors, thus helping to ensure a secure and safe cyberspace.
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