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Lang Son promotes concerted anti-plastic waste efforts
Lang Son promotes concerted anti-plastic waste efforts
(LSO) – Lang Son’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the provincial Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee have agreed to cooperate in running an anti-plastic waste campaign across the province from 2019 to 2021. The two bodies signed an agreement on October 18 to mobilise collective actions from socio-political organisations and people to raise public awareness of plastic waste,...
All crewmembers rescued from sunk container vessel
All crewmembers rescued from sunk container vessel
Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnamese vessel Vietsun Integrity, carrying 17 crew members and 285 containers, capsized and sank on Long Tau river, outlying district of Can Gio in Ho Chi Minh City on October 19. At the scene (Photo: VNA) According to the Office of the National Committee for Disaster Response, Search and Rescue, all the crew members...
Vietnamese Women’s Day observed in Malaysia, Laos
Vietnamese Women’s Day observed in Malaysia, Laos
Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – The Vietnamese Embassy in Malaysia in collaboration with the Vietnamese Women’s Club in the host nation on October 19 organised the first Ao dai (traditional long dress) contest for Vietnamese women living and working in the country. Illustrative photo (Photo: VNA) The event was part of the activities to celebrate the Vietnamese Women’s Day (October...
Lang Son: preliminary outcomes of population, housing census announced
Lang Son: preliminary outcomes of population, housing census announced
(LSO) - Lang Son province held a conference to review and release preliminary outcomes of its general population and housing census for 2019 on October 17. Ho Tien Thieu, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee and head of the provincial Steering Committee for population and housing census, chaired the event, which was attended by Vu Thi Thu Thuy,...
Better awareness of women’s political participation needed: minister
Better awareness of women’s political participation needed: minister
Hanoi (VNA) – It is necessary to further promote public awareness of women’s empowerment, especially their political participation, although the percentage of women in Vietnam’s parliament is currently higher than the global average, said a minister. Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung (standing) speaks at the conference in Hanoi on October 17 (Photo: VNA) At...
Japanese-funded project to help Ben Tre manage water resources
Japanese-funded project to help Ben Tre manage water resources
Ben Tre (VNA) – The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre has launched a Japanese-funded water management project worth 266,170 USD. Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Covering Chau Thanh, Binh Dai, Giong Trom, Mo Cay Bac, Mo Cay Nam districts and Ben Tre city, the project aims to protect and enhance the efficiency of water resources use, thus preventing salinity...
Lang Son aims to become civilized, modern city
Lang Son aims to become civilized, modern city
(LSO) - Seventeen years afterits establishment, Lang Son city has become a young dynamic entity. After being recognised as a second-level urban area, the municipal Party Committee and administration and locals have worked hard to build a green, civilized and modern city. Lang Son city was set up following Decree 82/2—2/ND-CP issued by the Government on October 17, 2002....
Lang Son launches website, Zalo app to settle administrative procedures
Lang Son launches website, Zalo app to settle administrative procedures
(LSO) - The Public Administration Centre in Lang Son province on October 16 organised a ceremony to launch a website and Zalo application to handle administrative procedures. After receiving approval from the provincial authorities in July, the centre began building the website with an editorial board and specific operation rules. During a trial period from July to September, 30...
Vietnam’s law compliance cost index up 17 places
Vietnam’s law compliance cost index up 17 places
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam ranked 79th out of the 141 countries in law compliance cost index this year, referred to as B1 index, up 17 places from 2018, said the Ministry of Justice on October 16. Illustrative image (Photo: VNA) According to the Global Competitiveness Report 2019 announced by the World Economic Forum on October 8, Vietnam’s B1...
Expressway to connect HCM City and Tay Ninh
Expressway to connect HCM City and Tay Ninh
Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to assign the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City as the state agency to implement a project building an expressway linking the southern economic hub with Moc Bai in the southern province of Tay Ninh. Illustrative image (Source: VNA) The PM tasked the Ministry of Transport and the...
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