Category Archives: Science

Report: Poorer Nations Squeeze More Out Off Limited School Budgets

Consider the places that best prepare their students for the future and what comes to mind are nations such as Finland and South Korea, which are famous the world over for their education systems. However these are al…

Free class teaches the deaf to paint and share

There is a special painting class held every weekend in HCM City, with no tuition fees, no lectures and no talking between the students and the teachers. Instead, they communicate by body language and the only sound t…

No Vietnamese students in China infected with nCoV so far: embassy

The 17 Vietnamese students and their relatives in Wuhan city, the Chinese province of Hubei, where an acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV) is raging, are currently in stable health and p…

2020 Book Road festival opens in HCMC

The 2020 Book Road Festival, themed 'The miracle from books', opened on Wednesday along Ho Chi Minh City's main streets, showcasing over 60,000 books.

The routes include Mac Thi Buoi, Nguyen Hue and Ngo Duc Ke street…

Air pollution costs Vietnam at least 10.8 billion USD each year

Vietnam suffers around 10.8 � 13.2 billion USD worth of economic losses associated with ambient air pollution each year, equivalent to 4.45 � 5.64 percent of the country's GDP, heard a discussion in Hanoi on January …

Reference exchange rate up 1 VND on January 15

The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,158 VND/USD on January 15, up 1 VND from the previous day.

With the current trading band of +/-3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial ban…

Tax sector urged to realise State budget collection target

Minster of Finance Dinh Tien Dung on January 13 asked for greater efforts from the tax sector to well implement the budget collection plan for 2020 assigned by the National Assembly and the Government.

Speaking at a H…

Vietnam wants to cooperate with Japan in developing e-government: PM

Vietnam is developing an e-government and cyber security, hence the country wants to cooperate with Japan - a reliable partner - in these fields, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

While receiving Japanese Mini…

Photo book on Party’s 90-year history published

A photo book reflecting the 90-year history of the Communist Party of Vietnam has been published by the Vietnam News Agency Publishing House.

The Vietnamese-English bilingual book, entitled 90 years of the Commun…

Vietnam Int’l Travel Mart 2020 slated for April

The Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM) 2020, themed Heritage � Power of Vietnam Tourism, will take place in Hanoi from April 1-4, announced the Vietnam Tourism Association on January 9.

The VITM will feature …