On March 21 in Hanoi, The British Embassy in Viet Nam and TRAFFIC have kicked off the #MakeVietnamProud campaign, an initiative to encourage Vietnamese citizens to show off their national pride by rejecting ivory products.
Being a northeastern coastal province, Quang Ninh has a coastal line of over 250 kilometres with 2,077 islands, accounting for two thirds of the total number of islands in the country. The sea and island areas in Quang Ninh province hold great potential for tourism as it possesses beautiful and safe beaches.
The central province of Ninh Thuan, one of the places with the most severe climate in the country, has become an ideal location for sheep.
Apart from its ancient architecture, Hanoi attracts tourists with its rows of trees and numerous lakes.
Over the past years, the Party, State and Government have paid attention to issue policies for boosting socio-economic development among ethnic minorities. However, the poverty rate remains high among the groups. To reduce the poverty rate and improve the spiritual and material lives of ethnic minorities, Minister and Head of the Ethnic Minorities Committee Giang Seo Phu talked about solutions for the future.
The Investment newspaper on June 7th worked with the Quang Binh provincial traffic police to give 200 lifebuoy cases worth VND38 million to pupils in Quang Minh commune and Ba Don town where flooding is often reported.
On June 4th, the Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (Vietinbank) worked with the People’s Committee of the southern province of Bac Lieu to hand over humanitarian and social welfare constructions worth VND40 billion sponsored by the bank.
The Vietnam Environment Administration under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has recently worked with the Ly Son district People’s Committee in the central province of Quang Ngai to put into operation a solid waste treatment plant.
Statistics from the Ministry of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) announced during the meeting of the National Steering Committee on Sustainable Poverty Reduction held on June 3rd, show that the country needs VND42.8 trillion for poverty reduction in the next five years.
People in the southern and central provinces of Vietnam are not only suffering from the scorching weather, they are afraid it could lead to forest fires and destroy fields of sugar-cane.
Representatives from the Ministry of Science and Technology and those from Quang Ninh, Bac Giang and Hai Duong provinces on June 2nd signed a technology transfer deal with Japanese partners to boost production in the agricultural, forestry and fisheries sectors.
Despite difficulties and deprivation, children in highland areas still keep their naive characteristics. The love and sharing of work with their parents shows a very promising generation of the future.
Heavy rain in Da Lat caused flooding that swept away and killed a priest on May 31st 2015.
Localities across the country have responded to “World Environment Day 2015” (June 5th) with the theme "Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care,", by participating in a range of diverse practical activities in localities across the country.
The Ministry of Health and the Fund for HIV/AIDS-infected people visited and presented gifts to children infected with HIV/AIDS at the Social Labour Education Center No. 2 in Ba Vi district, Hanoi on International Children’s Day (June 1st).
Entitled “Listening to children”, the action month for children is being carried out across localities with many activities organised.
The program on boosting socio-economic development in extremely disadvantaged ethnic minority-inhabited and mountainous communes (Program 135) is disbursing nearly VND47 billion to assist 29 communes in building basic infrastructure and enhancing production and increasing their income.