Social Affairs

HCM City to build 1 million units of affordable housing for low-income workers

The chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee, Phan Van Mai, said the city plans to build one million units of affordable housing for low-income workers.

No treatment discrimination but resolute quarantine against COVID-19

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 2 emphasized both the requirement for no treatment discrimination against those who have gone through regions hit by the COVID-19 to Vietnam and the need to step up quarantine, saying it is a useful measure to control the epidemic.
22:24:05 | 04/03/2020

When masks became scarce, some Hanoians turned samaritans

Nguyen Ha was in a hurry. He came to know through social media that there were some free mask distribution sites, and was desperate to get some.
21:20:02 | 04/02/2020

Sympathies extended to China over acute respiratory illness

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 27th sent sympathies to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang over the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV) that is raging in the country.
08:11:12 | 30/01/2020

Japan provides aid to five projects in Vietnam

Japan will provide 432,239 USD in non-refundable aid to five projects in Vietnam under aid contracts signed at the Japanese Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City on December 16.
08:23:01 | 18/12/2019

SEA Games 30: Vietnam advance to football final

Vietnam advanced to the final of the men’s football at the ongoing 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 30) in the Philippines, after beating Cambodian rivals 4-0 in the semi-final match on December 7th.
08:03:06 | 10/12/2019

Seminar on 60 years since President Ho Chi Minh launched tree planting festival in Hanoi

On November 26th, President Ho Chi Minh's Relics Site at the Presidential Palace coordinated with the Vietnam Administration of Forestry to organize a scientific seminar on 60 years since President Ho Chi Minh launched the tree planting festival (1959-2019) and Vietnam Forestry Day.
17:00:37 | 28/11/2019

Vietnam beat UAE to top Group G in World Cup 2022 qualifiers

Vietnam defeated Group G’s favourites the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 1-0 in their match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup’s second qualifying round at the Hanoi-based My Dinh National Stadium on November 14th.
14:40:18 | 24/11/2019