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3/22/2019 4:13:22 PM

“Make Vietnam Proud” calls upon Vietnamese pride in anti-ivory

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.

  • Attraction from the sea

    Attraction from the sea

    Public: 6/10/2015 12:00:03 PM

    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.

  • Raising sheep in Ninh Thuan province

    Raising sheep in Ninh Thuan province

    Public: 6/10/2015 11:55:15 AM

    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.

  • Hanoi lakes provide space for relaxation

    Hanoi lakes provide space for relaxation

    Public: 6/9/2015 11:49:19 AM

    Apart from its ancient architecture, Hanoi attracts tourists with its rows of trees and numerous lakes.

  • Greater support slanted for ethnic minorities’ poverty reduction

    Greater support slanted for ethnic minorities’ poverty reduction

    Public: 6/7/2015 2:59:38 PM

    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.

  • Pupils in central province receive lifebuoy cases

    Pupils in central province receive lifebuoy cases

    Public: 6/7/2015 2:56:58 PM

    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.

  • Bac Lieu province receives assistance worth VND40 billion for social welfare constructions

    Bac Lieu province receives assistance worth VND40 billion for social welfare constructions

    Public: 6/4/2015 9:28:51 PM

    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.

  • First solid waste treatment plant put operational on Ly Son Island

    First solid waste treatment plant put operational on Ly Son Island

    Public: 6/4/2015 3:46:20 PM

    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.

  • Poverty reduction program requires VND42.8 trillion

    Poverty reduction program requires VND42.8 trillion

    Public: 6/3/2015 9:26:30 PM

    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.

  • Scorched south, central regions fear fire havoc

    Scorched south, central regions fear fire havoc

    Public: 6/3/2015 9:12:43 AM

    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.

  • Hi-tech to be applied in agro-forestry and fisheries production

    Hi-tech to be applied in agro-forestry and fisheries production

    Public: 6/2/2015 3:15:50 PM

    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.

  • Fun for highland children

    Fun for highland children

    Public: 6/2/2015 11:30:16 AM

    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.

  • 1 killed in Da Lat as heavy rain causes flash flood

    1 killed in Da Lat as heavy rain causes flash flood

    Public: 6/2/2015 12:17:37 AM

    Heavy rain in Da Lat caused flooding that swept away and killed a priest on May 31st 2015.

  • World Environment Day marked nationwide

    World Environment Day marked nationwide

    Public: 6/1/2015 4:17:25 PM

    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.

  • HIV-infected children receive presents on International Children’s Day

    Public: 6/1/2015 4:09:54 PM

    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).

  • Localities respond to action month for children

    Localities respond to action month for children

    Public: 6/1/2015 3:28:22 PM

    Entitled “Listening to children”, the action month for children is being carried out across localities with many activities organised.

  • Tra Vinh province provides infrastructure support for 29 extremely disadvantaged communes

    Tra Vinh province provides infrastructure support for 29 extremely disadvantaged communes

    Public: 6/1/2015 2:51:31 PM

    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.

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