Ta Ngoc Van, Chief Lawyer at a Hanoi-based charity organisation that rescues women and children in crisis, has been named in the 2019 Class of Asia 39 Young Leaders by the Asia Society from the US.
The Anti-smuggling and Investigation Department under the Vietnam Customs General Department and the Da Nang Customs Department on August 25th seized another large amount of elephant tusks and pangolin scales illegally transported into Vietnam.
An exhibition archipelagos opened in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on August 24th to give the audience historical and legal evidence proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly), Vietnam News Agency reported.
The Ha Tinh police, the Border Guards and the Coast Guards arrested two drug traffickers and seized 3.8kg of crystal methamphetamine at a hotel in Ky Trinh commune, Ky Anh district of Ha Tinh province on early morning of August 23rd.
The Vietnam Youth Federation Central Committee on August 24th worked with the National Traffic Safety Committee and the Unilever Company Vietnam to introduce a campaign on encouraging people to wear standard helmets.
The Prime Minister has asked the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) to distribute free-of-charge animal vaccines and de-contaminant chemicals from the national reserves to 5 localities to prevent any occurrence of disease.
So far, the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau has completed the connection of power from the national grid across all 108 communes, wards and towns. However, the number of families who access the national grid has only reached 84%, so the provincial Power Company (PC) is exerting continued efforts to realise its target to provide power from the national grid to 100% of families.
The Vietnam Military Telecommunications Group (Viettel) on August 24th handed over a medical station worth VND3.7 billion to authorities in Trung Ly commune, Muong Lat district in the central province of Thanh Hoa, one of poorest communes in Vietnam.
Ba Be Lake in the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan provides green space in August.
To obey Uncle Ho’s teachings and a movement to gain achievements for national security and people’s happiness, the police forces across the country have increased political and ideological education, obeyed principles and served the people. The forces have also boosted activities relating to payment of gratitude, the program on building new style rural areas, and support for increasing people’s living standard.
On the occasion of 70th year of the August Revolution and the National Day (September 2nd), streets across Hanoi have been brightened by decorations to welcome the big events.
The southern province of Kien Giang and Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) are working together to carry out a project on providing power from the national grid to 7 island communes with a capital of over VND1.5 trillion.
The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Standing Committee and the Vietnam Students’ Association in the northern province of Quang Ninh on August 22nd inaugurated a national flag pole after 5 months of construction.
(VNF) - Oxfam in Vietnam has launched its report titled “Understand farmer’s cooperation and linkage in agricultural production to promote farmers’ rights, voices, and choices: Findings and Policy recommendations”.
The People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Tri has agreed to carry out a project on Huong Linh wind power plant No. 2 in Huong Linh commune, Huong Hoa district with a total capital of over VND1.4 trillion.
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.