Ship Khanh Hoa-01, a mobile hospital at sea

Ship Khanh Hoa-01, a mobile hospital at sea

(VOVWORLD) - The ship Khanh Hoa 01, also called HQ-561, is manned by doctors and health workers. Like hospitals on the mainland, the mobile hospital ship managed by Navy Zone 4 provides medical services...
UK to help Vietnam lead Asia in energy revolution

UK to help Vietnam lead Asia in energy revolution

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam aims for 10.7 percent of its total electricity output by 2030 being generated from renewables. The country rose five places to 34th in a global ranking of attractiveness in terms of renewable energy investment...
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...
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...
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...
Life adversities

Life adversities

(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...