Project helps build homes for the needy
12/17/2017 4:00:52 PM (GMT+7)
 Anyone who meets Pham Thi Huong Giang, initiator and key operator of the "Nha Chong Lu" (Flood Resistant Houses) – a social project which supports residents living in areas affected by natural disasters.

Irish doctor and poverty reduction efforts for ethnic minority groups in Vietnam
12/17/2017 4:04:16 PM (GMT+7)
 In 1998 Ireland’s Doctor Colman Patrick Ross came to Vietnam to work, he never thought he would stay for 20 years. During this period he has lived and worked with ethnic minority people in 12 provinces across Vietnam.

Ly Son Island leaps into the present
12/17/2017 3:59:17 PM (GMT+7)
 Ly Son Island, 30km off the coast of central Quang Ngai Province, has had a face-lift since connecting to the national power grid in 2014. But while islanders have benefited from the rapid changes, serious environmental challenges are also arising.

Monitoring over fishing boats to be tightened
12/17/2017 3:33:21 PM (GMT+7)
 Fishing boats must have black boxes turned on and provincial chairman will be held responsible for the immediate solutions proposed in an attempt to improve EU's yellow card over illegal fishing activities.

Automatic railway ticket gates debut
12/17/2017 3:24:05 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam Railways started putting into operation automatic ticket gates at stations in Hanoi, Danang and HCM City from December 16. Many passengers have been left puzzled when they first used this checking way.

Vietnam’s Friendship Order presented to German journalist
12/17/2017 2:37:17 PM (GMT+7)
 German journalist Hellmut Kapfenberger has been presented with the Friendship Order from the President of Vietnam in recognition of his contributions to the two countries’ friendship and multifaceted cooperation.

Dissemination of information about sea, islands reviewed
12/17/2017 2:52:19 PM (GMT+7)
 A meeting was held in Thua Thien-Hue on December 15 to review the dissemination of information about the country’s sea and islands for 2013-2017.

HCMC needs $40 billion for seven breakthrough programs
12/16/2017 4:27:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Ho Chi Minh City needs up to US$40 billion to implement seven breakthrough programs from now until 2020, said the city People’s Committee.

VN to halt illegal fishing by 2025
12/16/2017 4:15:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The National Assembly has passed a revised law on fisheries as Vietnam prepares a national plan to prevent, minimise and eliminate illegal fishing by 2025. 

Village midwives give vital service for a pittance
12/16/2017 1:53:00 PM (GMT+7)
Being a midwife in a remote, mountainous area is a thankless job. The remuneration is pitiful, even though the job is of vital importance in maintaining maternal health, especially among ethnic minority communities.

Taking care of preemies a tense ordeal and a joy
12/16/2017 11:53:00 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Tran Gia Han of Hai Phong often holds her breath as she stares into the room where her baby is being taken care of.

Social News 16/12
12/16/2017 9:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
Kon Tum police bust illegal transport of firecrackers, Quang Ngai asked to roll out measures to end illegal fishing, Nguyen Xuan Thang assigned to take charge of PCC’s Theoretical Council