Assorted activities are being held across the country to bring a warm and happy Tet (lunar New Year) to poor and disadvantage people ahead of the traditional festival.
A ceremony was held in Ho Chi Minh city on May 17th to mark the 126th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh, in which 161 outstanding collectives and individuals were honoured for studying and following President Ho Chi Minh’s example in ethics and 29 Party members were granted Party insignias.
The southern province of Tra Vinh has decided to invest over VND970 billion in building irrigation works serving aquaculture and VND350 billion upgrading the sea dyke system, said the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The Honda Vietnam Company on May 16th worked with the National Traffic Safety Committee and the Ministry of Education and Training to launch a program to present 20,000 helmets to pupils and students.
On May 12th, the Ha Tinh Minerals and Trading Joint Stock Corporation (MITRACO) inaugurated the first phase of the housing project for workers and labourers in Vung Ang Economic Zone.
VND50.8 billion has been allocated to localities who report serious losses caused by drought, salt intrusion and massive fish die-off by the Vietnam Fatherland Front and member organizations.
The Party Central Committee Commission on Popularization and Education on May 12th worked with relevant localities and sectors to organise an exchange gathering among outstanding individuals on studying and following President Ho Chi Minh’s example in ethics.
Having existing for thousands of years, the largest fokienia (Fujian cypress) has a diameter of 3 meters. The population of this precious kind of tree has been recognised as heritage tree of Vietnam.
Some 139 samples of fresh seafood, water and vegetables in areas reporting massive fish die-off, belonging to the 4 central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue, have tested safe for users.
The Kien Giang provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has said the province has earmarked nearly VND140 billion to support farmers in mitigating the consequences of natural disasters, and resume production.
On May 10th, the Hanoi Party Committee held a meeting to review 5 years of the implementation of the Politburo’s decree on continuing to increase the campaign to study and follow President Ho Chi Minh’s example in ethics.
Over the past 5 years, the southern city of Can Tho has carried out programs accelerating poverty reduction and improvements to people’s living standard, especially ethnic minority people, including investing over VND37 billion in building schools, rural roads, residential areas, medical stations and the irrigation system.
According to the central steering committee on the prevention of natural disasters, as of May 6th, drought and salt intrusion in south-central, Central Highlands and southern regions have caused losses of nearly VND8.9 trillion.
In the first 4 months of this year, 33,694 labourers went to work abroad, accounting for 33.69% of the year’s plan, statistics from the Overseas Labourer Management Department under the Ministry of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) have revealed.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has decided to give assistance worth VND500 million to each of 8 Mekong River Delta localities and 5 Central Highlands localities which have been affected by drought and salt intrusion. The assistance aims to address water shortages for local residents.
(VNF) - Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of Bac Giang province and Canon Vietnam Co., Ltd co-hosted a ceremony to hand-over “Lighting up the countryside” project to local people in Viet Thang Nui village, Dong Phuc commune, Yen Dung district, Bac Giang province.
In 2016, the northern province of Tuyen Quang is striving to reduce the poverty rate by 3%, lowering the poverty rate in the province to 24.8%.