Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia children’s festival opens in Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia children’s festival opens in Ho Chi Minh City

NDO – Children from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia gathered at a cultural exchange in Ho Chi Minh City on July 30, as part of an ongoing international exchange programme. (3 hours ago)


Ministry plans to add “place of birth” to new passport version

  Aug 09, 2022 18:09:58
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) is planning to add the “place of birth” to the new passport version to facilitate citizens’ seeking of visas to the Schengen countries. 

Vietnam Airlines flight returns to save ill passenger

  Aug 09, 2022 15:57:30
NDO/VNA – Vietnam Airlines’ Flight VN384 on its way from Hanoi to Haneda (Japan) on August 8 had to return to the departing airport after more than 1 hour and 45 minutes to provide urgent care for a Japanese boy who had a health problem. 

State President commends Quang Nam’s fire-fighters

  Aug 09, 2022 15:57:24
NDO/VNA - State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has commended the fire-fighting section of the police of central Quang Nam province for their efforts to successfully rescue a group of teachers and students trapped on the bank of a stream in Que Son district. 

HCM City commemorates 61st anniversary of AO disaster

  Aug 09, 2022 11:53:32
NDO/VNA – A get-together was held by the Association of Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin of Ho Chi Minh City on August 8 to commemorate the 61st anniversary of the AO disaster in Vietnam.  

Sub-project approved for upgrading Nha Trang – Sai Gon railway section

  Aug 09, 2022 11:02:07
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has approved an investment worth nearly 1.1 trillion VND (over 47 million USD) for a sub-project to upgrade the Nha Trang – Sai Gon railway section, which is part of the project to renovate and upgrade the Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh City railway route in the 2021-2025 period. 

51.3 million USD invested in Vinh – Nha Trang railway renovation, upgrade project

  Aug 09, 2022 07:56:04
NDO/VNA - The Ministry of Transport has approved the Vinh-Nha Trang railway renovation and upgrade project under the North-South railway with a total investment of over 1.2 trillion VND (51.3 million USD) from 2022 to 2025. 

Additional 1,705 COVID-19 cases reported on August 8

  Aug 08, 2022 21:44:12
NDO/VNA – Vietnam recorded 1,705 new COVID-19 cases on August 8, according to the Ministry of Health. 

Spain accepts Vietnamese new passports

  Aug 08, 2022 16:02:32
NDO/VNA – The Spanish Embassy in Vietnam has released a notice affirming that from August 8, it accepts visa applications of holders of the Vietnamese new passports again, requesting applicants to submit their valid ID cards together with the passports. 

More than 430,870 volunteers attend voluntary activities for summer 2022

  Aug 08, 2022 11:56:12
NDO – Voluntary activities held during the 64 days of this summer have attracted the participation of more than 430,870 volunteers in Ho Chi Minh City who contributed nearly 821,000 working days during the period. 

Vietnam shares experience in preventing AIDS with PrEP

  Aug 08, 2022 10:16:48
NDO - Vietnam shared its success in using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent the transmission of HIV/AIDS at the 2022 International AIDS Conference held in Montreal, Canada from July 27 to August 2. 

Vietnam National University - Hanoi leaps 186th places on Webometrics list

  Aug 08, 2022 09:59:53
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam National University - Hanoi (VNU) ranked 758th in the latest Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, jumping 186 places from the previous list released in January. 

Vietnamese Students in Australia holds second congress

  Aug 08, 2022 08:35:07
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese Students in Australia (SVAU) convened its second congress in Canberra on August 6 to review its performance during the 2020-2022 tenure and map out plans for the next term from 2022 – 2024. 

Indian scientists helps build capacity for Vietnam on monkeypox control

  Aug 08, 2022 08:33:36
NDO/VNA – Scientists at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)’s National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune are training experts from Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand to tackle monkeypox amidst escalating concerns over the disease. 

Vietnam reports 1,381 new COVID-19 cases on August 7

  Aug 07, 2022 21:30:57
NDO/VNA – Vietnam logged an additional 1,381 COVID-19 cases on August 7, according to the Ministry of Health.