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A ‘triple-zero” library by a young college student in Hanoi

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.

  • Dioxin-contaminated spots in Bien Hoa airport to be resolved

    Public: 9/1/2015 2:43:11 PM

    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.

  • Nearly 80,000 labourers sent abroad for work in 8 months

    Public: 9/1/2015 2:38:27 PM

    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.

  • Famous grapefruits in harvesting season

    Famous grapefruits in harvesting season

    Public: 8/30/2015 3:56:37 PM

    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.

  • Country sends nearly 80,000 labourers abroad to work

    Country sends nearly 80,000 labourers abroad to work

    Public: 8/30/2015 3:45:29 PM

  • 3,800 tablets of ecstasy and 3.8 kg of opium seized in Son La province

    Public: 8/29/2015 2:29:44 PM

    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.

  • Ho Chi Minh City in need of  23,000 labourers in September

    Ho Chi Minh City in need of 23,000 labourers in September

    Public: 8/27/2015 11:54:39 AM

    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.

  • 30,000 people to join parade to mark National Day

    30,000 people to join parade to mark National Day

    Public: 8/26/2015 11:48:38 AM

    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).

  • Vietnam responds to “Clean up the world” campaign

    Vietnam responds to “Clean up the world” campaign

    Public: 8/26/2015 11:47:13 AM

    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”.

  • Northern village famous for wood statue production

    Northern village famous for wood statue production

    Public: 8/26/2015 11:26:57 AM

    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.

  • Smuggled elephant tusks and pangolin scales seized in Da Nang city

    Smuggled elephant tusks and pangolin scales seized in Da Nang city

    Public: 8/25/2015 2:28:17 PM

    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.

  • Exhibition on Truong Sa, Hoang Sa archipelagos opens in southern province

    Exhibition on Truong Sa, Hoang Sa archipelagos opens in southern province

    Public: 8/24/2015 8:43:34 PM

    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.

  • 3.8kg of drugs seized in Ha Tinh province

    3.8kg of drugs seized in Ha Tinh province

    Public: 8/24/2015 2:25:06 PM

    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.

  • Campaign encouraging people to wear standard helmets launched

    Campaign encouraging people to wear standard helmets launched

    Public: 8/24/2015 11:16:42 AM

    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.

  • Vaccines and de-contaminant chemicals allocated to 5 localities for disease prevention

    Vaccines and de-contaminant chemicals allocated to 5 localities for disease prevention

    Public: 8/24/2015 11:14:59 AM

    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.

  • Lai Chau province strives to help 100% of households be covered with power supply

    Lai Chau province strives to help 100% of households be covered with power supply

    Public: 8/24/2015 11:11:31 AM

    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.

  • Poor central commune given economic production and medical assistance

    Poor central commune given economic production and medical assistance

    Public: 8/24/2015 11:09:56 AM

    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.

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