The standing board of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee has extended sympathy along with aid in cash to victims of floods in the south central provinces of Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan and Phu Yen.
To mark 69th year of the Day for Wounded Soldiers and Martyrs (July 27th), authorities and unions in Ho Chi Minh city have carried out diverse activities to show gratitude to beneficiary families and to commemorate heroic martyrs.
A wide range of localities have carried out practical activities to pay gratitude to revolutionary contributors.
The Bac Giang provincial People’s Committee has made and carried out a plan to develop the tourism sector in the province in an attempt to realise the provincial Party Committee resolution on tourism development.
The Kien Giang provincial Party Committee has issued an action plan to realise the 12th National Party Congress resolution by working out feasible solutions suitable to the real situation in the locality.
The number of people aged 65 years and older in Vietnam is 6.5 million but will increase by 3 times, reaching 18.4 million in 2040, according to the latest report of the World Bank (WB).
In the first half of this year, 54,131 Vietnamese labourers went to work abroad, accounting for 54.13% of the year’s plan, statistics from the Overseas Labourer Management Department under the Ministry of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has revealed.
The Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (VAVA) has organised diverse measures to care for the lives of AO victims.
The seven northern mountainous provinces of Lao Cai, Lai Chau, Son La, Cao Bang, Dien Bien, Ha Giang and Lang Son on July 20th signed a deal to boost emulation campaign in an attempt to realise socio-economic development targets in 2016 and the years to come.
The Government of Republic of Korea (the RoK Government) and UN Women signed a USD300,000 agreement on July 20th 2016 to improve the hygiene and sanitation conditions of 15,000 women and girlsin 7,500 poor and near poorhouseholds in 6drought stricken districts inCentral Highland and Mekong Delta provinces in Viet Nam.
The southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau has issued guidelines to attract investment in industries that use advanced technologies, produce high added value, and are environmentally friendly.
The Mekong Delta Economic Cooperation Forum (MDEC), which came to a close several days ago, mobilised VND927 billion to build schools, medical stations, houses of gratitude and offer scholarships to disadvantaged pupils.
Chairman of the Ha Tinh provincial People’s Committee has decided to establish a team to inspect the dumping of waste into the environment and the handling of the dumping by the Formosa project in the province.
Over 300 young volunteers, members of the Long An province’s Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, gathered on July 17th to start the voluntary campaign for 2016 summer.
(VNF) - On July 29th, a medical team consists of Australian doctors, dentists, and health professionals will travel to Vietnam to help the poor in the nation.
The Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (VAVA) on July 13th held the third emulation congress for AO victims, uniting the affection and responsibility in caring for the victims.
(VNF) - An ecosystem service assessment and valuation tool (ValuES) was introduced in Hanoi on July 12th to national and provincial planners and decision makers.