Overseas Vietnamese celebrate Tet amid COVID-19

Overseas Vietnamese celebrate Tet amid COVID-19

(VOVWORLD) - Tet, Vietnam’s traditional Lunar New Year holiday, celebrates the beginning of spring. For many overseas Vietnamese, the COVID-19 epidemic has made it impossible to return home for the traditional Tet...
Vietnam, India cooperate in heritage conservation

Vietnam, India cooperate in heritage conservation

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam and India are engaging in new development partnership projects in heritage conservation. They are working together to preserve the Temple at My Son; Dong Duong Buddhist Monastery in Quang Nam...
Volunteers help people in need regardless holiday

Volunteers help people in need regardless holiday

(VOVWORLD) - In the first days following Tet, charity groups in Hanoi have been visiting and helping disadvantaged people and children in remote areas. But the coronavirus epidemic is forcing them...
Vietnam self produces COVID-19 vaccine

Vietnam self produces COVID-19 vaccine

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam successfully made COVID-19 test kits to international standards last April. Now it is producing the first made-in-Vietnam vaccine against the coronavirus, which is in human...
Aspiration fulfilled (Part 2)

Aspiration fulfilled (Part 2)

(VOVWORLD) - Backward attitudes, lack of education, and poor infrastructure make life even more difficult for people with disabilities in Vietnam. But progress is being made, thanks to their own efforts...
Aspiration fulfilled (Part 1)

Aspiration fulfilled (Part 1)

(VOVWORLD) - In Vietnam people with disabilities and their families are generally poorer than most. They have fewer employment opportunities and less access to social services. Inequality still exists in living standards, societal attitudes...
Initiatives to promote tug-of-war in Vietnam

Initiatives to promote tug-of-war in Vietnam

(VOVWORLD) - Tug-of-war rituals and folk games were honored by UNESCO in 2015 as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity, a multi-national project of Vietnam, the Republic of Korea,...
Telehealth project proves effective  in Vietnam

Telehealth project proves effective in Vietnam

(VOVWORLD) - The Health Ministry’s ongoing telehealth project has helped people in remote isolated areas access quality health care services. Using IT and modern medical equipment, doctors at upper-level...
Ba Ria-Vung Tau gears up smart city building

Ba Ria-Vung Tau gears up smart city building

(VOVWORLD) - The Ba Ria-Vung Tau provincial People's Council has adopted a smart city development project from now until 2022 with a direction to 2025 and a vision toward 2030. The project...
Women in Soc Trang show that trash can mean cash

Women in Soc Trang show that trash can mean cash

(VOVWORLD) - Some women in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang have, for years, collected and sorted disposable bottles, cartons, scrap paper, and plastic to reduce environmental pollution and create some...
Son La aspires to have 5-star OCOP coffee

Son La aspires to have 5-star OCOP coffee

(VOVWORLD) - Bich Thao coffee in the northern mountainous province of Son La was named one of the 10 best brands at the 2020 Vietnam Specialty Coffee Competition and has been recognized...
Communications decrease UXO risk in Binh Dinh province

Communications decrease UXO risk in Binh Dinh province

(VOVWORLD) - Binh Dinh province in central Vietnam has approximately 250,000 ha of land contaminated with bombs, mines, and other explosive remnants of war, posing a serious risk to local residents, especially children...