Vice Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Le Thanh Liem (right) join a ceremony to celebrate the 242nd Independence Day (July 4) of the US in HCM City. (Photo: Thanhuytphcm.vn)

U.S. Independence Day celebration held in HCMC

The Consulate General of the United States in Ho Chi Minh City organized a ceremony celebrating the 242nd Independence Day (July 4) of the US in HCMC on June 14.
Vietnam bans sale promotion in wine, lottery, tobacco

Vietnam bans sale promotion in wine, lottery, tobacco

As per a Vietnamese government’s rule on sale promotion, companies of wine, lottery, tobacco, formula milk, medicine and private educational facilities are not allowed to launch incentive programs from July 15, 2018,

‘Smart City 360o’ conference to focus on real-time interaction solutions

‘Smart City 360o’ conference to focus on real-time interaction solutions

The second ‘Smart City 360°’ conference will be held in July 2018 by the Institute for Computational Science & Technology (ICST) under HCMC Department of Science and Technology, introducing and exchanging solutions on smart information systems, mostly focusing on real-time interaction and its application in building a smart city. The event is expected to reach positive results after the success of the first ‘Smart City 360°’ conference.
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Peak of hot season 2018 lasts from May to July

The peak of this year’s hot season will fall in May, June and July, with temperature even reaching 40 Celsius degrees, according to Dr. Nguyen Phuc Lam, head of the Climate Forecast under the National Center of Hydro-Meteorology Forecasting.

Delay of vaccine ComBe Five to August

Delay of vaccine ComBe Five to August

Vietnamese Ministry of Health said the injection of new vaccine ComBe Five will be launched in four cities and provinces in June and July.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc offers incense to commemorate former Chairman of the State of Council Vo Chi Cong (photo:VNA)

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc commemorates former leaders of State, Government

On the coming lunar New Year, Vietnamese Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Standing Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh yesterday offered incense to commemorate lawyer Nguyen Huu Tho, the acting president of Vietnam from April, 1980 until July 1981, the former National Assembly Chairman cum Deputy Chairman of the Council of State.