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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UNESCO-recognised reserve marks 10th anniversary

A ceremony was held on Cu Lao Cham island, Hoi An city, the central province of Quang Nam, on May 25 to mark the 10th anniversary of the recognition by UNESCO of the island as a world biosphere reserve.

Scholarships presented to disadvantaged students


PANO – About 111 scholarships “Lighting up your future” were granted to poor students with excellent academic records in Ho Chi Minh City on May 25.

Hanoi youths join summer volunteer campaign


PANO - The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of Hanoi has recently launched the 2019 summer volunteer campaign.

Quang Ninh: Rain-caused flooding leaves one missing


One person remains unaccounted for and dozens of cargo steel boats have sank in Mong Cai city, the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh, after prolonged rain caused flooding in the city on May 25.
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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