PM calls for joined hands for the poor

PM calls for joined hands for the poor

PANO - At the launch ceremony of a “Joining hands for the poor” program and a peak month “For the poor”, starting from October 17, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc appealed to the entire people throughout the country to support the poor.

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Southern Dong Nai province to build wildlife safari

The Culture and Nature Reserve of southern Dong Nai province will work with investors to build a wildlife safari inside the reserve in Ma Da commune, Vinh Cuu district.

Traffic police ready for APEC Economic Leaders’ Week


PANO – On October 15, the Department of Traffic Police under the Ministry of Public Security held a ceremony to start their mission of ensuring traffic order and safety for the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in the central city of Da Nang.

Deputy PM directs flood recovery efforts in Thanh Hoa


Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh held a working session with authorities of central Thanh Hoa province on October 15 to direct the recovery from the heavy rains and floods that recently hit the province.

Heavy rain, landslide death toll rises to 72, 30 still missing


Some 72 people have been killed as of 21:00 on October 15 in widespread floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in the central region and northern mountainous provinces.
Scientists mull world water shortages

Some 150 scientists gathered in Hanoi to discuss how to develop environmentally friendly, economically viable and energy efficient process to treat and preserve the world’s limited water resources.

Over 124,000 Soc Trang households escape poverty


Over 124,000 households in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang have escaped poverty thanks to State preferential loans over the past 15 years.

Vietnam prioritizes education to reduce social inequality


Ambassador Pham Thi Kim Anh, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Vietnam mission to the United Nations (UN), highlighted the role played by education in reducing social inequality while speaking at the 72nd session of the UN Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee in New York on October 3.

Sustainable water management key to development of Mekong River


The Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) held a conference on sustainable water management for the Mekong River in Jakarta, Indonesia, on September 27.
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