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  • Lam Dong province spends VND21 billion supporting beneficiaries during Tet

    Lam Dong province spends VND21 billion supporting beneficiaries during Tet

    Public: 1/26/2016 3:32:31 PM

    The Department of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong announced on January 26th the province's decision to earmark over VND21 billion to give presents to revolutionary contributors, and families in or near poverty, during the lunar New Year festival (Tet).

  • Poor labourers get assistance ahead of Tet

    Poor labourers get assistance ahead of Tet

    Public: 1/25/2016 7:10:36 PM

    Authorities and enterprises in the central region are carrying out diverse activities to provide assistance to poor labourers before the traditional lunar New Year festival (Tet).

  • PM agrees to shift investor of Que Vo III IZ

    Public: 1/25/2016 5:14:32 PM

    Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed in principle to shift investors for the project building technical infrastructure of Que Vo III Industrial Zone (IZ) (the first phase), from Dabaco Vietnam Group Joint-Stock Company to EIP IZ Investment and Development Ltd., Co.

  • Rice to be given to Lao Cai and Quang Tri during Tet

    Rice to be given to Lao Cai and Quang Tri during Tet

    Public: 1/25/2016 4:16:34 PM

    Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Tan Dung has asked the Ministry of Finance to provide (free of charge) over 1,014 tonnes of rice from the national reserve to Lao Cai and Quang Tri provinces to support local residents during the Lunar New year (Tet) 2016.

  • Jobs to be provided for 1.6 million people

    Jobs to be provided for 1.6 million people

    Public: 1/21/2016 4:51:13 PM

    In 2016, the country sets a target to create jobs for 1.6 million people, including 1.5 million domestic jobs and 100,000 jobs created by labour export.

  • Clean water provided in mountainous areas

    Clean water provided in mountainous areas

    Public: 1/21/2016 3:30:49 PM

    Mountainous regions and areas facing a scarcity of water in 41 provinces nationwide will access groundwater resources meeting national standards of water quality, according to the National Centre for Water Resources Planning and Investigation under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Vietnam News Agency reported.

  • Ben Tre builds waste treatment plant

    Ben Tre builds waste treatment plant

    Public: 1/21/2016 3:27:31 PM

    Construction of a waste treatment plant using bio-technology was started in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on January 21st, Vietnam News Agency reported.

  • Grapefruit orchard ready for Tet

    Grapefruit orchard ready for Tet

    Public: 1/20/2016 5:32:33 PM

    The grapefruit variety in Phu Dien ward, Bac Tu Liem district, Hanoi has been recognised a specialty of Hanoi for a long time. Its aroma and delicious sweet flavour are unique to grapefruits planted in this ward. Over the past several years, due to rapid urbanization, the grapefruit growing areas have been reduced; however, many families still maintain productive grapefruit orchards.

  • Workers provided tickets returning home for Tet

    Workers provided tickets returning home for Tet

    Public: 1/20/2016 4:45:34 PM

    The Ho Chi Minh City Export Processing and Industrial Zone Authority (Hepza) has reported that it has so far mobilised 9,879 transport tickets to help workers return home for the traditional lunar New Year festival (Tet).

  • Hanoi awards 80-year-old Party membership insignia to senior member

    Hanoi awards 80-year-old Party membership insignia to senior member

    Public: 1/20/2016 2:53:19 AM

    (VNF) - On January 19th, Politburo member Pham Quang Nghi, who continues holding the post of the Hanoi city’s Party Committee Secretary until the 12th National Party Congress, presented the 80-year-old Party membership insignia to Mr. Le Van Tho, on the occasion of the 86th celebration of the establishment of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3rd).

  • Large drug trafficking ring from China into Vietnam razed

    Public: 1/18/2016 4:27:31 PM

    The Police Department for Investigation of Drug-related Crimes under the Ho Chi Minh police on January 18th confirmed that they have just coordinated with the Police Department for investigation of drug-related Crimes under the Ministry of Public Security to dismantle a large trafficking ring transporting drugs from China into Vietnam.

  • Additional VND73 billion in assistance to disadvantaged children

    Additional VND73 billion in assistance to disadvantaged children

    Public: 1/16/2016 5:50:01 PM

    An art exchange in support of disadvantaged children was held on January 16th in which nearly VND73 billion was collected from 40 organizations, individuals, enterprises and sponsors across the country.

  • Youth work starts in Thai Binh province

    Public: 1/16/2016 4:31:41 PM

    The standing committee of the Thai Binh provincial Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union has recently begun construction of a compassion house for Vu Thi Lan Anh, a student from the Do Luong secondary school in Dong Hung district. This is a youth work of Thai Binh province to welcome the 12th National Party Congress.

  • Mechanic arrested with 12 heroin cakes in motorbike

    Mechanic arrested with 12 heroin cakes in motorbike

    Public: 1/16/2016 4:29:34 PM

    The police arrested Tran Van Doan, 35, and Giang A Do, 21, for illegally transporting drugs, and seized 12 cakes of heroin, a Honda Airblade and other related evidence in Pa Cop hamlet, Van Ho commune, Van Ho district, Son La province on January 16th.

  • Party founding marked in Binh Dinh province

    Public: 1/16/2016 4:21:55 PM

    To celebrate the 86th anniversary of the establishment of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3rd), mark the 12th National Party Congress and welcome the Lunar New Year of the Monkey 2016, the Binh Dinh provincial Youth Union has launched an emulation movement in 2016 to kick off construction works of the youth.

  • Third Real Life Journey launched in Bac Ninh province

    Third Real Life Journey launched in Bac Ninh province

    Public: 1/13/2016 11:23:11 PM

    (VNF) - On January 12th, AIA Vietnam, in collaboration with the National Fund for Vietnamese Children launched the third Real Life Journey to raise funds for donating bicycles to poor children with good results in study in the northern province of Bac Ninh.

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