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Instalment payment vaccine packages launched

High-quality vaccines are available to people on low income with a zero percent interest rate on instalment payments. Instalment payment vaccine packages have been launched at vaccination centres of the Vietnam Vaccine Joint Stock Company The programme is the first of its kind in Vietnam and is available on a monthly repayment plan for adults ... Read More »

Charity fights food waste in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – With more than 15 years volunteering for charity projects, Nguyen Tuan Khoi, 34, from HCM City, said he has witnessed hunger first-hand. Warm meal: Foodbank Vietnam helps distribute food to those in need. However, during many trips across Vietnam, he also found so much food being wasted every day in the country. “The idea providing food, which ... Read More »

The King of Avocado brings the green to the Central Highlands

VietNamNet Bridge – They call him the King of Avocado for his unrivalled knowledge of the tree, the exceptionally high quality avocado seeds he supplies and his passion for transferring his planting techniques to other farmers of the Central Highlands. The nursery is where Muoi experiments on his new avocado varieties. — Photo thanhnien.vn That’s how Vietnam’s leading biologist Nguyen ... Read More »

Labour force in the 4.0 Industrial Revolution

Associate Professor Hoang Minh Son, rector of the Ha Noi University of Science and Technology, speaks to Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economics Time) on the skills needed in the 4.0 Industrial Revolution. Associate Professor Hoang Minh Son In your opinion what are the impacts of the 4.0 Industrial Revolution on human resources and training at Vietnamese ... Read More »

Hanoi on a new height

The Party Committee and people of Hanoi are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the implementation of Resolution No.15/2008/NQ-QH12 dated May 29, 2008 of the 12th National Assembly on the adjustment of the capital city’s administrative boundary.  A decade is not long compared to the history of the development of the capital city and the country, but this is a particularly ... Read More »

HCM City seeks land for bridge

VietNamNet Bridge – Nguen Thanh Phong, chairman of the HCM City People’s Committee, today called on the Ministry of Defence to soon hand over land for construction of the Thu Thiem 2 Bridge. Design of the Thu Thiem 2 bridge. — Photo khudothisala.vn The land on the District 1 side of the proposed bridge over the Sai Gon River belongs ... Read More »

Garbage woes in Hanoi's flooded area

Living with worms and eating among the garbage. That’s how one resident in Chuong My District describes his life since a flood virtually submerged an entire region 30km away from Hanoi. browser not support iframe. But for those that live in the district, it’s nothing new. The area is specifically designed as a floodplain to prevent the waters ever reaching ... Read More »

Child marriage remains common in Son La

VietNamNet Bridge – Ethnic minority girls from remote mountainous areas in Son La Province are pushing themselves for marriage, despite being underage, in the hope of a better life. Ho Thi Chu, a mother of two children at the age of 18, washes clothes at her cottage in the hillside in northern mountainous Son La Province’s Van Ho District. — ... Read More »

Jetstar Pacific has first female Vietnamese captain

Female pilot Le Thi Bich Hong, born in 1985, has become the first female Vietnamese captain of Jetstar Pacific Airlines. Le Thi Bich Hong (L) becomes first female Vietnamese captain of Jetstar Pacific Airlines (Source: sggp.org) Hong had experience as a deputy captain in four years before the August 1 promotion. The budget carrier now has 41 Vietnamese pilots. According ... Read More »

Dong Nai pushes airport construction

VietNamNet Bridge – The People’s Committee of the southern province of Dong Nai has submitted for approval from the PM an evaluation of land reclamation, compensation and resettlement for the Long Thanh International Airport. The People’s Committee of the southern province of Dong Nai has submitted for approval from the PM an evaluation of land reclamation, compensation and resettlement for ... Read More »