In the morning of June 15, a children's room at the Children Heart Center - Vietnam National Children's Hospital was officially inaugurated and operated.
The construction sector on November 10th held a meeting to review its emulation movements in the 2010-2015 period and work out the orientations in the next 5 years.
A wide range of building works have been completed to mark the 14th Quang Ninh provincial Party Congress for the 2015-2020 tenure. Some of the outstanding ones are introduced as follows:
Farmers in the mountainous district of Binh Lieu in Quang Ninh province are harvesting rice in the happiness of a bumper crop.
The Prime Minister has assigned the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to take out nearly 1,900 tons of rice seeds, nearly 149 tons of maize seeds and nearly 53 tons of vegetable seeds from the national reserves to give support to 11 localities for overcoming the consequences of recent natural disasters.
Vietnam marked the Law Day (November 9th) with a theme to encourage everyone to obey the Constitution and the laws, contributing to building up the law-governed socialist State, and protecting human rights as well as the citizens’ rights and responsibilities.
Vietnam’s traditional costumes and handicraft products impressed visitors to the 53rd Seoul International Charity Bazaar, which aims to raise funds for disadvantaged people, in the Republic of Korea on November 9th, the Vietnam News Agency reported.
The Vietnam Farmers’ Association Central Committee on November 7th worked with the People’s Committee of the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum and the provincial Farmers’ Association to inaugurate a centre for supporting farmers’ vocational training.
The 2015 Hanoi Robothon Day for primary school students opened in the capital city on November 7th with participation from 174 pupils from 11 schools’ 56 Robotics teams in Hanoi and the city’s Robotics Centre, the Vietnam News Agency reported.
A bilingual story book titled “Gab’s Story” in English and Vietnamese has just been published by Wildlife At Risk (WAR) and Ho Chi Minh city Department of Education and Training to educate children aged 12-15 years old about illegal hunting, trading and consumption of endangered wildlife in Vietnam.
On November 5th, the northern province of Tuyen Quang organised its 4th emulation movement for the 2015-2020 period. Nguyen Thi Doan, Party Central Committee, Vice State President and first Vice President of the Central Council for Emulation and Reward, attended the event.
A workshop was held on November 5th by the Da Nang City People’s Committee and Boras City of Sweden with an aim to cooperate to promote sustainable development in urban areas.
A vegetable farm run by Mua Company in Long Thanh district, the southern province Dong Nai, has become the first in Vietnam to be certified as meeting organic cultivation standards of the US Department of Agriculture and the EU, Vietnam News Agency reported.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a planning scheme for employment service centres from 2016 to 2025, Vietnam News Agency reported.
The Drug Prevention Control Team under the Ho Chi Minh city Customs Department and Tan Son Nhat International Airport customs sub-department checked and arrested a foreign woman for possessing 5.39kg of cocaine.
World Vision International in Vietnam will fund USD1.5 million to improve children’s well-being in Hoa Binh province, especially for the most vulnerable ones.
Some 300 scholarships, each worth VND2 million (USD89.6), were given to impoverished students in the northern province of Hoa Binh during a ceremony held on November 3rd by the provincial Department of Education and Training, study promotion association and the Republic of Korea’s Phoenix Golf Resort Co. Ltd in Vietnam.