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Over two tonnes of ivory and pangolin scales seized
Over two tonnes of ivory and pangolin scales seized
Hai Phong (VNS/VNA) – Customs officers in the northern port city of Hai Phong have seized more than two tonnes of ivory tusks and pangolin scales, Radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) has reported. The ivory and pangolin scales confiscated in the northern port city of Hai Phong. (Photo: vov.vn) Up to 330kg of ivory and 1.7 tonnes of...
Deputy PM presents Tet gifts to needy people
Deputy PM presents Tet gifts to needy people
Bac Ninh (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam presented gifts to families on social welfare, poor households and victims of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin in the northern province of Bac Ninh on December 29 ahead of the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival. Gift packages are presented to heroic mothers, families covered by social welfare policies, poor households and...
Traffic accidents drop over 5 percent in 2019
Traffic accidents drop over 5 percent in 2019
Hanoi (VNA) – The numbers of traffic accidents, traffic-related deaths and injuries in the country all decreased in 2019, as compared to the previous year, heard a national teleconference held on December 28. Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh states eight core missions that competent ministries, sectors, branches and localities must complete in 2020 to ensure traffic safety. (Photo:...
Tet gifts presented to soldiers on Song Tu Tay island
Tet gifts presented to soldiers on Song Tu Tay island
Hanoi (VNA) – A working delegation from Brigade 146, High Command of Naval Zone 4, and reporters visited and presented gifts to soldiers and residents on Song Tu Tay island, Truong Sa district, the central province of Khanh Hoa on December 24, ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival. At the event (Photo: sggp) They also...
Social affair sector praised for efforts to ensure social security in 2019
Social affair sector praised for efforts to ensure social security in 2019
Hanoi (VNA) – The labour, invalids and social sector made significant contributions to the socio-economic development of the country in 2019, said National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. At the teleconference (Source: VNA) Addressing a teleconference in Hanoi on December 25, the top legislator praised the sector for its achievements in the year, especially in building institutions, improving...
Fund for the poor raises 13.9 trillion VND from 2017-2019
Fund for the poor raises 13.9 trillion VND from 2017-2019
Hanoi (VNA) – The National Fund for the Poor and Social Welfare raised over 13.9 trillion VND (600.7 million USD) during 2017-2019, Vice President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Truong Thi Ngoc Anh told a teleconference in Hanoi on December 23. Illustrative image (Photo: VNA) Anh said over 2 trillion VND were spent on social...
Association promotes livelihood support for bomb and mine victims
Association promotes livelihood support for bomb and mine victims
Hanoi (VNA) – More models on education, vocational training, employment and resettlement support, and community integration will be carried out in areas contaminated with unexploded ordnance (UXO) as part of efforts to create sustainable livelihoods for Vietnamese victims of bombs and mines. Illustrative image (Photo: VNA) Chairman of the Vietnam Bombs and Mines Action Support Association (VBMASA) Lieut....
Lang Son’s officials deliver Xmas greetings to Catholics
Lang Son’s officials deliver Xmas greetings to Catholics
A delegation of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF)’s chapter in Lang Son province and local political and social organisations on December 23 visited the Bishop’s Office of the Lang Son-Cao Bang Diocese, and the Cua Nam Parish in Lang Son city on the occasion of the Christmas holiday. The officials lauded contributions of local Catholic dignitaries and followers to...
Vietnam, Indonesia boost archive cooperation
Vietnam, Indonesia boost archive cooperation
Hanoi (VNA) - Director of the National Archives of Vietnam Dang Thanh Tung and Acting Director of the National Archives of Indonesia M. Taufik signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in archives in Hanoi on December 23. At the signing ceremony (Photo: baochinhphu) The move was part of activities celebrating the 60th anniversary of President Ho...
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