They use ancient techniques to smash rocks on their body and prevent sharp objects from penetrating their body.
Vietnam and Malaysia have recently resigned a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on labour recruitment and use making a foundation for the cooperation of sending Vietnamese labourers to work in Malaysia.
A working delegation from the High Command of the Military Zone No. 2 led by Commander Lieutenant General Duong Duc Hoa on August 17th visited and presented VND1 billion from the Ministry of National Defence to the northern province of Dien Bien, in an attempt to assist localities overcoming the consequences caused by recent floods.
“Tuy An district should make efforts to the year 2020 to lay the solid foundations to bring the district to basically turn it into a locality strong in coastal economy and tourism-service,” said Mr. Le Hoang Sang, Secretary of Tuy An district’s Party Committee in the tenure 2010-2015.
Authorities and sectors at all levels should consider implementing social policy their focal mission and dedicate strengthened efforts to bring it into fruition, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said on August 13th.
Real Life Journey, a humanitarian program, was launched in the southern province of Dong Nai by the AIA Life Insurance Company and the National Fund for Vietnamese Children, in order to raise fund to buy bicycles for poor pupils with excellent academic results.
(VNF - Bac Ninh provincial Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and the Canon Vietnam Co., Ltd on August 7th transferred the “Lighting up the countryside” project to local residents.
The Vietnam Electricity (EVN) and the People’s Committee of the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau on August 6th held a ceremony to announce the completion of the program to give the national grid to 100% of communes across the province.
Over 2.2 million pupils and students from 24,419 schools and Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union branches joined a smart traffic contest on the Internet which was launched on October 14th last year, the contest organising committee announced on August 6th.
More than 300 scientists from around the world convened in Da Nang for a scientific conference on nuclear technology that kicked off in the city on August 5.
The Association of Agent Orange/Dioxin (AO) Victims in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho held a meeting on August 4 to mark the day for AO victims (August 10).
Environmentalists discussed the environmental situation of and challenges to the nation’s land and water during a workshop held in Hue city of central Thua Thien-Hue province on August 4.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on August 5th received the vessel HAYATO at the Hong Ha Shipbuilding Factory in Hai Phong City. This is one of three non-refundable assistance packages from the Japanese Government.
Promoting the central role of the community in climate change adaptation continues to be a key measure to cope with the issue in a prompt, proactive and flexible manner, stated a leading official in the fields.
Floods triggered by downpours over the last weekend (August 1-2) killed another six and injured six others in northern provinces, raising the casualty to 23, according to the National Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and Control (NSCDPC)’s office.
The Prime Minister has agreed to authorise the Ministry of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs to submit to the State President on presents for some groups of revolutionary contributors on the occasion of the 70th year of August Revolution (August 19th) and the National Day (September 2nd).
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has adopted a clean water supply project in Cu Chi district, in which over VND4.3 trillion will be disbursed by the Saigon Water Company until 2019 to provide clean water to all of the residents in this outlying district.