Over 1.17 mln USD raised for campaign “Help Vietnam Breathe”

Over 1.17 mln USD raised for campaign “Help Vietnam Breathe”

The VinaCapital Foundation (VCF) has announced that it raised over 27 billion VND (1.17 million USD) for the campaign “Help Vietnam Breathe” from July to November.

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Health Ministry receives 500,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses donated by Argentina

The Ministry of Health received 500,000 doses of Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine, worth over 2 million USD presented by the Government of Argentina, at a ceremony held in Hanoi on December 2.

First smart e-bus fleet hits Hanoi street


VinBus Ecology Transport Services Limited Liability Company (VinBus), the transport services arm of conglomerate Vingroup, is due to launch the first smart electric bus fleet of Vietnam in Hanoi starting December 2.

Vietnam has yet to receive signal from NanoDragon satellite


Two out of nine satellites have yet to receive signal from the earth station 22 days after they were launched into orbit, said Deputy General Director of the Vietnam National Space Centre (VNSC) Le Xuan Huy.

Emergency relief provided for flood-hit people in Binh Dinh, Phu Yen


The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRC) Central Committee announced on December 2 that it has decided to provide emergency relief worth 540 million VND (nearly 23,800 USD) in cash and goods for people severely affected by floods in the south central provinces of Binh Dinh and Phu Yen.
Vietnam applies satellite data to monitoring air quality

A workshop on the application of satellite data in monitoring pollution and research was held in Hanoi on December 1 as part of the projects "Join hands for clean air” and “Improving air pollution monitoring and management of Vietnam with satellite PM2.5 observation.”

Torrential rains cause damage to central region


Torrential rains and flooding have caused heavy damage to the central region as of 6 p.m. on October 24, according to the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

National target program on socio-economic development in ethnic minority areas approved


A new national program aims to improve the lives and livelihoods of ethnic minority groups in Vietnam.

Vietnamese unite to expel COVID-19


In response to Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s appeal for greater national solidarity to fight COVID-19, Vietnamese people inside and outside the country have supported the work of the Party, Government, and administrations at all levels and sectors in pandemic prevention and control.
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