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HCM City targets 75 percent of buses with clean fuel by 2020

The HCM City Department of Transport aims to have 75 percent of the new buses running on clean fuel by the end of 2020.

  • 2014: Natural disasters cause losses of VND2.83 trillion

    2014: Natural disasters cause losses of VND2.83 trillion

    Public: 3/31/2015 10:08:38 PM

    In 2014, natural disasters claimed the lives of 133 people, injured 145 others, collapsed 2,000 houses, inundated over 42,000 others, damaged over 230,000 hectares of crops, and collapsed millions of cubic metres of land and stones, causing a loss estimated at some VND2.83 trillion.

  • Sixty three fisheries societies established nationwide

    Sixty three fisheries societies established nationwide

    Public: 3/31/2015 10:06:03 PM

    One year after its establishment, with an initial 50 societies, 8,230 members and 2,216 fishing vessels, the Vietnam Fisheries Society now has 63 branches with 11,631 members and 2,948 fishing vessels, according to Tran Van Quy, interim president of the society.

  • Ba Ria – Vung Tau province provides gives spiritual life improvements for labourers

    Ba Ria – Vung Tau province provides gives spiritual life improvements for labourers

    Public: 3/30/2015 10:07:22 PM

    The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) has recently worked with the Ba Ria – Vung Tau provincial Confederation of Labour on giving spiritual life improvements for labourers in the province.

  • Ba Ria – Vung Tau province provides accommodation for over 4,600 labourers

    Ba Ria – Vung Tau province provides accommodation for over 4,600 labourers

    Public: 3/30/2015 10:07:22 PM

    The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) has recently worked with the Ba Ria – Vung Tau provincial Confederation of Labour on giving spiritual life improvements for labourers in the province.

  • Over 8,560 labourers go to work abroad in March

    Over 8,560 labourers go to work abroad in March

    Public: 3/30/2015 10:04:33 PM

    In March, an additional 8,560 labourers went to work abroad, raising the total number of guest workers in the first quarter of this year to 25,766, accounting for 27.12% of the year’s plan and seeing a year-on-year increase of 10.7%, the Overseas Labourer Management Department reported on March 30th.

  • Vietnam and Malaysia increase the awareness of the labour rights of migrant labourers

    Vietnam and Malaysia increase the awareness of the labour rights of migrant labourers

    Public: 3/18/2015 11:00:18 PM

    The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC) has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to protect Vietnamese labourers in Malaysia by setting up bilateral cooperation and increasing the awareness of the labour rights of migrant labourers.

  • Ho Chi Minh city to increase the spiritual and material lives of workers

    Ho Chi Minh city to increase the spiritual and material lives of workers

    Public: 3/18/2015 10:57:44 PM

    The Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee will initiate a plan to increase the spiritual and material lives of the workers in export processing and industrial zones in the 2014-2020 period.

  • Nearly USD4 million for mine and bomb clearance in central province

    Nearly USD4 million for mine and bomb clearance in central province

    Public: 3/18/2015 10:56:23 PM

    The Prime Minister has adopted a project on mine, bomb and explosive remnants clearance in Ky Anh, Huong Son and Can Loc districts in the central province of Ha Tinh.

  • Ho Chi Minh city strives to reduce poverty rate to below 1%

    Ho Chi Minh city strives to reduce poverty rate to below 1%

    Public: 3/17/2015 11:11:19 PM

    Ho Chi Minh city is striving to help 10,000-15,000 families escape poverty, and reduce the overall poverty rate to below 1% of the population, by the end of this year.

  • Farmers’ fund accelerates poverty reduction for 150,000 families

    Farmers’ fund accelerates poverty reduction for 150,000 families

    Public: 3/17/2015 11:10:02 PM

    As of the end of 2014, the farmers’ fund mobilized over VND1.7 trillion, contributing to assisting 150,000 farmers’ families in expanding production and escaping poverty, the Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmers’ Association reported.

  • Da Nang city assists youth’s start of business

    Da Nang city assists youth’s start of business

    Public: 3/16/2015 10:01:03 PM

    Da Nang city is now completing a project to assist the youth starting businesses during 2015-2020, with the aim of promoting the spirit of business among the young and to assist their business towards success by creating a new generation of entrepreneurs for the city.

  • Central province gives power fee support for poor families

    Central province gives power fee support for poor families

    Public: 3/16/2015 9:03:23 PM

    The People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Binh has decided to earmark over VND3.2 billion from the budget to provide support for 23,298 poor families electrical lighting expenses in the first quarter of 2015, the Office of the provincial People’s Committee reported.

  • Final island commune in Ho Chi Minh city to get access to national grid

    Public: 3/13/2015 8:38:46 PM

    The Ho Chi Minh city power company is preparing to build the 6-kilometer undersea cable system to bring power to Thanh An island commune, Can Gio district, said Pham Quoc Bao, vice director of the company.

  • Southern provinces in need of 100,000 labourers

    Southern provinces in need of 100,000 labourers

    Public: 3/13/2015 8:35:42 PM

    Many industrial and export processing zones in the 2 southern provinces of Binh Duong and Dong Nai are seeking to recruit some 100,000 labourers as enterprises expand production to realise orders signed at the beginning of this year.

  • Farmers in Central Highlands receive 4 million coffee seedlings

    Farmers in Central Highlands receive 4 million coffee seedlings

    Public: 3/13/2015 8:33:44 PM

    During the fifth Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival, held from March 8th-12th, NESCAFE Plan project announced the distribution of an additional 4 million coffee seedlings to support Central Highlands provinces in 2015, raising the number of seedlings under the project to nearly 11 million.

  • Workers in Ho Chi Minh city assisted with nearly VND24 billion for transport fees during Tet

    Workers in Ho Chi Minh city assisted with nearly VND24 billion for transport fees during Tet

    Public: 3/11/2015 10:32:34 PM

    Trade unions at different levels in Ho Chi Minh city made thorough preparations for caring about the welfare of workers and labourers during the lunar New Year, thus making assistance more convenient as well as raising the value of workers’ Tet presents compared to previous years.

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