More than 600 students and members of the provincial Women's Union attended a ceremony on October 9 in the northern province of Lao Cai to respond to Global Hand-Washing Day, which takes place every year on October 15.
The northern province of Lao Cai has been given Government permission to hire foreign consultants to map out a plan for the Sa Pa urban tourism site.
The Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) in the northern mountainous provinces organized a celebration in response to Global Handwashing Day (GHD) in Lao Cai province on October 9.
The Vietnamese Prime Minister has approved the Ministry of Transport's proposal to pilot the establishment of transport check-points at border crossings along the Vietnamese-Chinese borderline.
Binh Minh Tourism Company has launched new caravan tours to the popular resort town of Sapa in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai following the inauguration of the Noi Bai-Lao Cai highway.
About 140 doctors from the Hanoi-based Vietnam-Germany Hospital (VGH) will deliver ten surgical packages to seven hospitals in the north as part of its satellite hospital project for 2013-2015.
Police in the northern province of Quang Ninh caught two men in the act of transporting over 3,000 synthetic pills, more than 700g of crystal methamphetamine and 34.
The Ministry of Transport has urged Lao Cai People's Committee to co-ordinate the completion of the highway linking Noi Bai airport with Lao Cai and the resort town of Sa Pa.
The northern border province of Lao Cai on September 4 gave 100 tonnes of rice to residents of Ludian county, Zhaotong city in the Chinese province of Yunnan to help them overcome the consequence of the earthquake in August.
As many as 186 traffic accidents took place between August 30 and September 2 (National Day), resulting in 114 deaths and 145 injuries, according to the National Committee for Traffic Safety.