Nguyen Dynasty cannon found in Da Nang

Nguyen Dynasty cannon found in Da Nang

PANO – The Da Nang Museum announced on May 24 that it received a bronze cannon dating back to the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) for preservation and exhibition in the museum.

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Symposium talks Ho Chi Minh City smart city development

An international symposium entitled “Ho Chi Minh City in network of smart cities in ASEAN: opportunities and challenges” took place in Ho Chi Minh City on May 24.

Action Month for Children 2019 launched in Thanh Hoa


The Action Month for Children 2019 was launched at a ceremony held in the central province of Thanh Hoa on May 25, calling for joint efforts to help poor children and those from ethnic minority groups.

War veterans contribute to traffic safety


PANO – The Vietnam Veterans’ Association, in association with the National Committee for Traffic Safety and the Binh Duong provincial People’s Committee has launched a movement on promoting veterans’ role in ensuing traffic safety in 2019.

Seminar discusses contents of ocean plastic waste management


A seminar was held by the Vietnam Institute of Seas and Islands under the Vietnam Administration of Seas and Islands (VASI) on May 24 to share experience in managing and proposing contents for the national action plan on ocean plastic waste management to 2030.
HCM City aims to have no poor households by end of 2020

Local authorities need to learn more about the multi-dimensional aspects of poverty and offer solutions to reduce the poverty rate in Ho Chi Minh City, Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Vo Thi Dung said at a workshop on sustainable poverty reduction held on May 22.

District-level hospitals use advanced medical techniques


Hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City's districts have shared knowledge about advanced medical techniques in an aim to offer treatment normally provided to patients admitted to city-level or central-level hospitals, under requirements of the city’s Department of Health.

National Steering Committee on IUU Fishing Prevention set up


Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the establishment of the National Steering Committee on Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing Prevention and Control.

Vietnam sees just 2 percent decrease in smokers after 6 years


Vietnam has seen a marginal 2 percent decline in the number of cigarette smokers since the Law on Tobacco Harm Prevention and Control took effects six years ago, heard a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 10 to seek measures to improve the efficiency of the law’s implementation.
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