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Vietnam hopes to enhance defence ties with Cuba: Defence Deputy Minister

Defence Deputy Minister, Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh has affirmed that Vietnam hopes to step up defence relations with Cuba as cooperation in this field is an important pillar in the bilateral ties.

  • Essential constructions built for workers in Hanoi

    Public: 3/7/2015 2:06:12 PM

    (VNF) - The Hanoi Construction Investment Joint Stock Company (HANCIC) on March 7th inagurated a school project in a pilot housing complex for workers in Kim Chung commune, Dong Anh district, Hanoi.

  • No new flu strains in Vietnam: health ministry

    No new flu strains in Vietnam: health ministry

    Public: 3/7/2015 2:04:25 PM

    Vietnam has not detected any new influenza strains or mutations that increase toxicity or are drug resistant, said the Ministry of Health’s Preventive Medicine Department.

  • Corruption complaints at odds with official stance of bribe-free Tet

    Corruption complaints at odds with official stance of bribe-free Tet

    Public: 3/7/2015 2:03:02 PM

    At least 65 complaints have been made about gift-related bribes over the Tet, although authorities have declared an incident-free holiday on the corruption front.

  • Thailand tests floating homes in region grappling with floods

    Thailand tests floating homes in region grappling with floods

    Public: 3/7/2015 2:02:01 PM

    Nestled among hundreds of identical white and brown two-storey homes crammed in this neighborhood for factory workers is a house with a trick - one not immediately apparent from its green-painted drywall and grey shade panels.

  • Nine provinces to get rice from national reserves

    Nine provinces to get rice from national reserves

    Public: 3/7/2015 2:00:37 PM

    Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked the finance ministry to release more than 6,930 tonnes of rice from the national reserves for nine provinces during this year's fallow period.

  • Gender-based discrimination remains in recruitment practices

    Gender-based discrimination remains in recruitment practices

    Public: 3/7/2015 1:57:51 PM

    A new study shows one in five job postings includes gender requirement with male applicants preferred for more skilled and better paid jobs while better equality is recorded in promotion practices.

  • Knife attack wounds nine at Chinese train station

    Knife attack wounds nine at Chinese train station

    Public: 3/7/2015 1:56:48 PM

    Knife-wielding attackers slashed and stabbed people at a railway station in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, wounding at least nine before police shot dead one of the suspected assailants and arrested another.

  • Sharp cut in US anti-dumping tariffs on Vietnamese shrimp

    Sharp cut in US anti-dumping tariffs on Vietnamese shrimp

    Public: 3/7/2015 1:55:28 PM

    The US has cut its anti-dumping tariffs imposed on Vietnamese shrimp sharply to the average level of 0.93% from the previous figure of 6.37%.

  • Central Highlands region’s first wind power project initiated

    Public: 3/6/2015 1:54:26 PM

    (VNF) - A wind power project construction, the first of its kind in the Central Highlands, was recently inaugurated in Dlie-Yang commune, Ea H’leo district, Dak Lak province and is expected to provide 450 million kWh per year, satisfying the demand for power from 200,000 families in the region.

  • Workers’ children in southern province enjoy good pre-school

    Public: 3/4/2015 1:53:34 PM

    A pre-school for the children of workers in industrial zones in the southern province of Binh Duong has been completed under the collaboration between the provincial Confederation of Labour, the Ben Cat town People’s Committee and the Golden Heart Fund of Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper.

  • Northern mountainous province to develop medicinal plants for poverty reduction

    Northern mountainous province to develop medicinal plants for poverty reduction

    Public: 3/2/2015 1:52:22 PM

    The Prime Minister has agreed with a project to develop medicinal plants in combination with the poverty reduction program and to build new style rural areas across 6 poor districts of the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang.

  • Da Nang city invests nearly VND572 billion  new style rural areas

    Da Nang city invests nearly VND572 billion new style rural areas

    Public: 3/2/2015 1:51:23 PM

    In 2014, Da Nang city spent nearly VND572 billion carrying out the program on building new style rural areas.

  • Ho Chi Minh city spends VND2 trillion caring for people’s Tet

    Public: 3/1/2015 1:50:02 PM

    According to figures released from the Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee, the city spent nearly VND2 trillion giving spiritual and material support to all classes of people during the 2015 Tet festival, an increase of 25% compared to the 2014 festival.

  • Vietnam fisheries resources surveillance force given military equipment

    Vietnam fisheries resources surveillance force given military equipment

    Public: 2/26/2015 1:48:51 PM

    Fisheries resources surveillance forces and boatmen will be equipped with military weapons, including pistols, submachine guns and bullets.

  • Over 3,500 trees planted around General Giap’s graveside

    Over 3,500 trees planted around General Giap’s graveside

    Public: 2/26/2015 1:38:34 PM

    In response to the tree-planting festival in spring, initiated by President Ho Chi Minh, on February 26th, the Communist Youth Union Central Committee planted over 3,500 trees around General Vo Nguyen Giap’s graveside in Quang Dong commune, Quang Trach district, the central province of Quang Binh.

  • Hanoi strives to pull 3,500 families out of poverty

    Public: 2/25/2015 1:35:48 PM

    According to the Hanoi Department of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs, in 2015, the department will focus on creating jobs for labourers, especially female labourers; giving vocational training to 178,000 labourers, including 30,000 in rural areas.

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