E-waste collection model should be duplicated

 E-waste collection model should be duplicated

11/30/2015 - 14:46

(VOVworld) – Dumping electronic waste into the environment can harm people’s health. Vietnam Recycles, a free take-back program for used or defective electronic equipment, has been launched in Hanoi.

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Love at the Warming House

Love at the Warming House

11/25/2015 - 7:48

(VOVworld) – Nguyen Quoc Phong founded the Warming House, a school for children in Tan Phu District, Ho Chi Minh City, in 1999. The house has become a haven for visually impaired people in disadvantaged circumstances.

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Ganh Hao maximizes maritime economic potential

Ganh Hao maximizes maritime economic potential

11/16/2015 - 16:04

(VOVworld) – Ganh Hao township, Dong Hai district, Bac Lieu province, has a long coastline. Local people have turned poor coastal villages into a large com

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Pitu Khosa Rangsay Pagoda, support center for poor students in Mekong Delta

Pitu Khosa Rangsay Pagoda, support center for poor students in Mekong Delta

11/9/2015 - 17:02

(VOVworld) – The Pitu Khosa Rangsay Pagoda, also known as Vien Quang Pagoda, is a home to poor students in the Mekong Delta. The pagoda helps disadvantaged students, especially when a university or college entrance exam is held.

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Binh Thuan supports fishermen

Binh Thuan supports fishermen

11/2/2015 - 15:15

(VOVworld) – Binh Thuan leads the country in loaning capital to fishermen to build or revamp vessels pursuant to a government resolution on fisheries development policies (Resolution 67). Thanks to these loans, Binh Thuan fishermen can do long-time off-shore fishing.

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‘Canh bon’ – food delight of Thái ethnic people in Vietnam's northwest region

‘Canh bon’ – food delight of Thái ethnic people in Vietnam's northwest region

10/27/2015 - 16:49

(VOVworld) – Thái ethnic people have long grown the ingredients used to make traditional specialties like ‘canh bon’, a soup made from water-taro.

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Chăm people in Ninh Thuận busy for Kate festival

Chăm people in Ninh Thuận busy for Kate festival

10/19/2015 - 17:00

(VOVworld) – This year’s Kate festival of Chăm ethnic people fell on the first day of the 7th month of the Chăm calendar which is October 11th of the solar calendar. Thousands of Chăm people and domestic and foreign visitors gathered at Po Ro Me towers in Phước Hữu in Ninh Phước district to attend a procession of the costumes...

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Vietnam reduces poverty sustainably

Vietnam reduces poverty sustainably

10/12/2015 - 16:01

(VOVworld) – October 17 is observed as the Day for the Poor in Vietnam. Much is being done to improve their living conditions and justify their trust in the government’s policy on social security.

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Japan supports Mekong Delta’s medical sector

Japan supports Mekong Delta’s medical sector

10/5/2015 - 14:05

(VOVworld) – In addition to cooperation in agriculture, many Japanese enterprises have been keen on medical cooperation with Vietnam’s Mekong River provinces. This has the potential to significantly improve the quality of healthcare in the region.

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Hon Dat women help each other in economic development

Hon Dat women help each other in economic development

10/2/2015 - 16:55

(VOVworld) – With the biggest natural land area in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, Hon Dat district is home to Kinh, Khmer, and Chinese ethnic groups. During the national resistance war, Hon Dat was famous for its revolutionary tradition and as the native land of sister Su, the main character of a novel by writer Anh Duc. Women...

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Clearing UXOs from Quang Tri province

 Clearing UXOs from Quang Tri province

9/21/2015 - 16:21

(VOVworld) – The Legacies of War Coordination Center established in January in Quang Tri province has developed a coordinated response mechanism for removing unexploded ordinance that still remain 40 years after the war. The program is being jointly implemented by the Quang Tri government and Norwegian People’s Aid.

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Warm feelings between teachers & students in Truong Sa archipelago

Warm feelings between teachers & students in Truong Sa archipelago

9/14/2015 - 15:35

(VOVworld) – In Vietnam, the student-teacher bond is strong regardless of circumstances or conditions. The relationship between teachers and students at schools in the Truong Sa archipelago may be even more special than elsewhere. Apart from broadening students’ knowledge, teachers Nguyen Ngoc Ha and Le Anh Duc think of their pupils at Sinh Ton School as family members.

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Vocational training combines job generation for ethnic youths

Vocational training combines job generation for ethnic youths

9/7/2015 - 15:17

(VOVworld) - The Vocational College for Central Highlands Ethnic Minority Youths in Dak Lak province, one of 15 key vocational training schools in Vietnam, has trained tens of thousands of local students and young people of ethnic groups.

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Lotus flowers, the symbol of Dong Thap’s tourism

Lotus flowers, the symbol of Dong Thap’s tourism

8/31/2015 - 16:40

(VOVworld) – Dong Thap is famous for its lotus fields. The motto of the province is ‘Dong Thap, as pure as the soul of the lotus’. The noble beauty of lotus, the sacred flower of Buddhism, impresses the many tourists who visit the wild wetlands of the plain of reeds.

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Initial outcomes of satellite hospital project

Initial outcomes of satellite hospital project

8/24/2015 - 14:41

(VOVworld) – In 2013 the Health Ministry launched a project to develop satellite hospitals to reduce overcrowding at central hospitals. VOV’s Hieu Hien reports on the results the program has had in Vietnam’s southern provinces.

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Ready for 2015-2016 academic year

Ready for 2015-2016 academic year

8/17/2015 - 15:03

(VOVworld) – A new academic year will begin in two weeks when some 22 million students nationwide will attend ceremonies on the same day. Preparation of training schedules, teaching aids, and infrastructure has been completed.

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Ethnic people given residential land to settle on

Ethnic people given residential land to settle on

8/11/2015 - 15:49

(VOVworld) – More than 2,000 poor ethnic minority households in Tra Vinh province have benefited from a government support policy that allocates residential land, production land, houses, and water. The government support has enabled many disadvantaged ethnic people in the Mekong River Delta to escape poverty.

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IT public service applications in Vietnam enhanced

IT public service applications in Vietnam enhanced

8/3/2015 - 15:20

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s rate of Internet usage is higher than the regional average and the Vietnamese government has been pushing state agencies over the past 5 years to use IT applications to streamline administrative procedures. :

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Repatriation of soldiers’ remains in Dong Nai province

 Repatriation of soldiers’ remains in Dong Nai province

7/27/2015 - 22:03

(VOVworld) – The war ended 4 decades ago but the parents, wives, children, and brothers of more than 500,000 martyrs still anguish because their relatives’ remains haven’t returned home. VOV’s Manh Phuong visited a military unit in Dong Nai province that searches for the remains of fallen comrades.

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Binh Phuoc makes wild vegetables a specialty

Binh Phuoc makes wild vegetables a specialty

7/20/2015 - 15:47

(VOVworld) – ‘Rau nhip’, a wild vegetable which is highly nutritious and easy to grow, grows well even in home gardens. During the war ‘rau nhip’ was part of the daily diet of soldiers stationed deep in the jungle. Today people in Bu Dang district, Binh Phuoc province, grow this vegetable in their gardens as a source of income.

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