Due to his love for books, Hoang Quy Binh, a student from the Hanoi University of Technology, launched a D Free Book project, a “triple-zero” library: no fee, no deposit, no limit for lending period.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has agreed with building a project on controlling and resolving dioxin contamination at Bien Hoa airport and the surrounding residential areas.
From the beginning of this year to late August, nearly 80,000 labourers went to work abroad, seeing a year-on-year increase of 8.21%, and accounting for 83.98% of the year’s plan, the Overseas Labourer Management Department under the Ministry of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has reported.
The grapefruits planted in Phuc Trach village, Huong Khe district in the central province of Ha Tinh has become a specialty of the province for its famous high quality.
Hau A De, 30, was arrested by the border post of Long Sap border gate under the Son La provincial Border Guard while illegally transporting 3,800 tablets of ecstasy in Long Sap commune, Moc Chau district, Son La province on August 29th.
In September, enterprises in Ho Chi Minh city are forecasting to be in need of some 23,000 full-time and 5,000 part-time work positions, the city Centre of Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labour Market Information (FALMI) has reported.
An official parade is expected to be held on September 2nd at Ba Dinh Square and some Hanoi streets to mark the 70th year of the August Revolution and the National Day (September 2nd).
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) will work with the Hung Yen provincial People’s Committee and the Australian Embassy in Vietnam to organise activities nationally from September 14th – 20th in response to the campaign “Clean up the world”.
Bao Ha village, Vinh Bao district, Hai Phong City are very famous in Vietnam for wood carving products, mainly producing wood statues as it has developed over the past 500 years.
The Anti-smuggling and Investigation Department under the Vietnam Customs General Department and the Da Nang Customs Department on August 25th seized another large amount of elephant tusks and pangolin scales illegally transported into Vietnam.
An exhibition archipelagos opened in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on August 24th to give the audience historical and legal evidence proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly), Vietnam News Agency reported.
The Ha Tinh police, the Border Guards and the Coast Guards arrested two drug traffickers and seized 3.8kg of crystal methamphetamine at a hotel in Ky Trinh commune, Ky Anh district of Ha Tinh province on early morning of August 23rd.
The Vietnam Youth Federation Central Committee on August 24th worked with the National Traffic Safety Committee and the Unilever Company Vietnam to introduce a campaign on encouraging people to wear standard helmets.
The Prime Minister has asked the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) to distribute free-of-charge animal vaccines and de-contaminant chemicals from the national reserves to 5 localities to prevent any occurrence of disease.
So far, the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau has completed the connection of power from the national grid across all 108 communes, wards and towns. However, the number of families who access the national grid has only reached 84%, so the provincial Power Company (PC) is exerting continued efforts to realise its target to provide power from the national grid to 100% of families.
The Vietnam Military Telecommunications Group (Viettel) on August 24th handed over a medical station worth VND3.7 billion to authorities in Trung Ly commune, Muong Lat district in the central province of Thanh Hoa, one of poorest communes in Vietnam.