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Sharing personal data no big deal to Vietnamese: survey

Only 30 percent of urban Vietnamese respondents to a survey are concerned about sharing their personal information online.
August 3, 2020 | 10:57 pm PT

Saigon unveils plans for eco park by 2025

The Thu Thiem Eco Park will be created in Ho Chi Minh City before 2025, authorities responsible for setting it up said.
July 2, 2020 | 03:45 am PT

World Bank puts $422 million toward Vietnamese universities, delta climate fight

The World Bank has approved $422 million to boost academic capacity at Vietnam’s three national universities and improve Mekong Delta climate resilience.
July 1, 2020 | 11:19 pm PT

Last captive bear in Central Highlands province released

The last bear reportedly in captivity in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai was freed on Tuesday.
June 30, 2020 | 07:31 pm PT

Central province to cut plastic waste by 30 percent by 2025

Phu Yen has become Vietnam’s second locality to partner with the World Wild Fund for Nature for reducing non-biodegradable waste.
June 21, 2020 | 07:21 pm PT

Vietnam drug user number rises by 10,000 in a year

Vietnam registers more than 10,000 new drug users last year, with the users getting younger and being concentrated in the southern region.
June 13, 2020 | 03:05 am PT

15 illegal Red River sand miners arrested in Hanoi

The Hanoi police arrested 15 people from four different groups on Tuesday for allegedly illegally mining sand in the Red River.
June 10, 2020 | 08:16 pm PT

Vietnamese children demand to be heard

Nine out of ten children questioned in Vietnam think they have little chance to express their opinion to people with decision-making power.
June 5, 2020 | 03:00 am PT

Street vendors struggle to earn livelihood as pandemic hits tourism

One hand flicking open a fan, the other raising bunny headbands in the air, Thao looks like she is dancing to a DJ’s cue.
May 20, 2020 | 06:18 pm PT

Covid-19 worsens plight of disabled people in Vietnam

Almost all disabled people in Vietnam are worried about their financial situation amid the Covid-19 pandemic, a U.N. survey has found.
May 16, 2020 | 10:00 pm PT

Asian black bears freed after 20 years in captivity

Two female Asian black bears bought as cubs near the Lao border have been freed from captivity in northern Vietnam.
May 13, 2020 | 01:28 am PT

An interpreter puts his best foot forward for Vietnamese football

"Lower your butt," Le Huy Khoa calls out aloud.
May 2, 2020 | 10:00 pm PT

Covid-19 paralyzes civil society looking out for the vulnerable

Almost all civil society organizations in Vietnam have reported difficulties supporting their beneficiaries as Covid-19 containment policies suspend traffic and deplete funds.
April 19, 2020 | 05:15 am PT

Cut back on meetings and trips, government offices told

Vietnam can save at least VND700 billion ($29.6 million) if official agencies reduce official trips and conferences to ease pandemic-hit budget strains.
April 12, 2020 | 08:50 pm PT

President Trump thanks Vietnam for shipping Covid-19 protective suits

U.S. President Donald Trump expressed his gratitude to Vietnam Thursday for sending 450,000 protective suits to help frontline healthcare professionals fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
April 8, 2020 | 08:06 pm PT
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