Vice President flies to Australia for Global Summit of Women
 Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh left Hanoi on April 22 evening for Australia to attend the 28th Global Summit of Women Summit (GSW) in Sydney, New South Wales state and conduct several bilateral activities from April 23-28. 

ODA projects to be inspected
 The Ministry of Planning and Investment will carry out an inspection into 2,600 ODA projects set up during 1993-2017 period. 

Social News 24/4
Vietnam’s practical activities in response to Earth Day, Institute provides free medicines for poor people in Lang Son, Students get scholarships from Dong Hanh Foundation in Singapore

IU.IU.IU Exhibit- Life through the eyes of artists with autism
April is Autism Acceptance Month to raise awareness about autism, which is a complex brain disorder that often inhibits a person’s ability to communicate, respond to surroundings, and form relationships with others. 

HCM City to strengthen management at private nurseries
Population growth in HCM City, especially near industrial parks (IPs) and export processing zones (EPZ), has led to more children being sent to privately owned kindergartens, some of which do not meet safety standards.

Illegal shrimp hatcheries cause environmental damage
VietNamNet Bridge - In many shrimp cultivation areas, farmers are not treating waste water from shrimp ponds, but are allowing untreated waste water to go directly into the environment.

Sports News In Brief
Minh secures sixth win at HCM City Television Cycling, World winners lose at Vovinam champs, Thanh Hoa draw with Can Tho at home, Tri says goodbye to HCM City Cycling event

The largest zoo in northern central region
 Muong Thanh Safari Land in Nghe An Province is the northern central region’s largest zoo. 

Dak Lak - an attractive destination to tourists
 Located at the heart of the Central Highlands, Dak Lak province holds much potential for tourism development with numerous tourist attractions.

Free music gala to celebrate South Liberation Day
 A free music gala will be held on Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City on April 28 night to celebrate the South’s Liberation and National Reunification Day (April 30, 1975)

Da Nang city to host In’tl photo exhibition
 An international photo exhibition marking the country’s Reunification Day (April 30) and Labour Day (May 1) will take place in the city from April 24th to May 3rd at the Da Nang Museum.