• Summer camp for overseas Vietnamese youth

    Summer camp for overseas Vietnamese youth

    11/07/2013 11:34

    The annual event, organised by the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (COVA) since 2003, creates an opportunity for overseas youngsters to learn about national traditions, culture and history, as well as enhancing solidarity and exchanges.  This year’s camp, themed...

  • ASEAN committed to environmental protection

    ASEAN committed to environmental protection

    04/07/2013 07:35

    Deputy Natural Resources and Environment Minister Bui Cach Tuyen made the statement at the 17th meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Multilateral Environmental Agreements’ (AWGMEA) which opened in Hanoi on July 4. Establishing the AWGMEA demonstrates ASEAN countries’...

  • Vietnam badly affected by phishing

    Vietnam badly affected by phishing

    01/07/2013 12:56

    In the latest survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab, in 2012, 37.3 million Internet users worldwide became victims of phishing. According to the survey cited by VietNamNet Bridge, the number of Internet users facing this type of attack increased by 87%, from 19.9 million to 37.3 million over...

  • Let us take your children to exam, Hanoi xe om tell parents

    Let us take your children to exam, Hanoi xe om tell parents

    29/06/2013 02:48

    Introduced as a ‘complete catering package’, the service will help parents, who are supposed to take their children to Hanoi to sit for the exam, to drive the test-takers to their exam venues as well as touring around the capital during their stay in the city. The national...

  • UNESCO vows help for Vietnam’s sustainable development

    UNESCO vows help for Vietnam’s sustainable development

    21/06/2013 03:55

    The guest highly valued Vietnam’s preservation and protection of heritage as well as its progress in education development and coping with climate change. She said she hopes Vietnam will back UNESCO in the prompt signing of a cooperation deal with the Association of South East Asian...

  • “Super moon” due this weekend

    “Super moon” due this weekend

    18/06/2013 11:57

    Dang Tuan Duy from the Ho Chi Minh City Club of Amateur Astronomers (HAAC) said the full moon will take place at 18h34 (Hanoi time) on June 23. The full moon coincides with the time it moves to the perigee to the Earth, at a distance of 356,989 km, so the observers will see the moon...

  • Vietnam honoured for achievements in poverty reduction

    Vietnam honoured for achievements in poverty reduction

    18/06/2013 12:24

    Vietnam was described by FAO Director General Jose Graziano da Silva as o­ne of 38 countries having fulfilled the millennium development goals (MDGs) for poverty reduction. He pledged to continue assistance to countries which are making constant efforts in combating poverty. Vietnamese...

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