The awarding ceremony (Photo: SGGP)

12 organizations, individuals win I-Star Awards 2019

The Department of Science and Technology on October 19 gave the I-Star Awards 2019 and cash prizes worth VND50 million (US$2,149) each to 12 organizations and individuals for their outstanding startup and innovation achievements.

Tidal waters submerged a street in HCMC at the end of September (Photo: SGGP)

Southern region about to experience large high tide

The National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center forecast that from October 25-31 the Southern region will experience a very large high tide with its peak forecast to exceed the record high level early this month.


A boat transporting presents from the mainland to DK1-10 rigs, constructed for scientific research and marine services on the Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago, in early October (Photo: SGGP)

Vitality in island outposts

Despite lots of difficulties and challenges, soldiers and officials of the High Command of Naval Region 5 have been standing firm in island outposts.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivers a speech at the national conference in Nam Dinh province on October 19 (Photo:VNA)

No end point in building new-style countryside: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc highlighted that there is no such thing as the end for the building new-style rural areas program while addressing a national conference held in the northern province of Nam Dinh on October 19.

People dump the waste matter into a local stream, the oil quickly spread to a nearby canal, which led water from the Da (Black) River into a water treatment plant of the Song Da Water Investment, which supplies water to several districts in the western pa

Tap water samples in Hanoi safe to use

Concerning fresh water supply incident, the Hanoi Department of Health yesterday confirmed that the quality of tap water in the capital is safe to use after test results showed that styrene concentration in the water is within the normal limits.
In the center is the shrine of the Goddess Mariamman and in a relief above the shrine the goddess is seated with the gods Ganesha and Naaga on either side.

Saigon’s Most Popular Hindu Temple

For most first time Indian visitors to Vietnam, it comes as an absolute and very pleasant surprise to find a sacred Hindu Temple, which is still open for worship, in the very heart of a bustling downtown area of Saigon.
Garment and textile enterprises apply modern technology in production. (Photo: SGGP)

Garment, textile industry keeps pace with Industry 4.0

A recent survey by the research group of the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group and institutes at more than 300 garment enterprises across the country showed that most of them have been keeping up fairly well with the 4th industrial revolution in stages, including reducing labor, supporting in executive decision making, increasing productivity and quality and cutting time and production costs.
Vietnam tightens control on transportation of pigs, pork products

Vietnam tightens control on transportation of pigs, pork products

The National Steering Committee for the Prevention and Control of African Swine Fever has recently released the No.10 official dispatch, ordering provinces to tighten control on transportation of pigs and products made from pork between Vietnam and neighboring countries in order to prevent the epidemic to outbreak again.
Firm fined US$15,505 for discharging wastewaster exceeding national limits

Firm fined US$15,505 for discharging wastewaster exceeding national limits

Thinh Long Company in the Mekong delta province of Ca Mau accused of violating environmental regulations yesterday paid administrative fine totaling VND360 million ($15,505) as per the decision of the Department of Environment Police under the Ministry of Public Security.