Over the last 8 years, the annual saigonchildren Charity Cycle Adventure (CCA) has welcomed enthusiastic cyclists from all over the world, who have ridden a total of over 2,300km, and raised over USD 350,000 for unprivileged children.
(VNF) - On February 2nd, the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC) under the Ministry of Transport announced 12 hotlines for traffic safety during the traditional lunar new year 2016.
The Department of Labor, War-Invalids and Social Affairs of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong announced on January 26th the province's decision to earmark over VND21 billion to give presents to revolutionary contributors, and families in or near poverty, during the lunar New Year festival (Tet).
(VNF) - The Ministry of Public Security hosted a ceremony in Hanoi on January 25th to honor 13 outstanding coaches and athletes in 2015.
Over the past years, Ho Chi Minh city has achieved remarkable results in poverty reduction, which helps to increase living standards and quality of life among poor families. At present, although poor families can escape poverty in terms of income, they still face a lack of access to social services and basic living conditions.
Over 2 million families in Ho Chi Minh city joined the power saving program conducted in the 2013-2015 period, the city steering committee on power supply and saving said on January 26th during a meeting to review the program.
The Department of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong announced on January 26th the province's decision to earmark over VND21 billion to give presents to revolutionary contributors, and families in or near poverty, during the lunar New Year festival (Tet).
Authorities and enterprises in the central region are carrying out diverse activities to provide assistance to poor labourers before the traditional lunar New Year festival (Tet).
Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed in principle to shift investors for the project building technical infrastructure of Que Vo III Industrial Zone (IZ) (the first phase), from Dabaco Vietnam Group Joint-Stock Company to EIP IZ Investment and Development Ltd., Co.
Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Tan Dung has asked the Ministry of Finance to provide (free of charge) over 1,014 tonnes of rice from the national reserve to Lao Cai and Quang Tri provinces to support local residents during the Lunar New year (Tet) 2016.
In 2016, the country sets a target to create jobs for 1.6 million people, including 1.5 million domestic jobs and 100,000 jobs created by labour export.
Mountainous regions and areas facing a scarcity of water in 41 provinces nationwide will access groundwater resources meeting national standards of water quality, according to the National Centre for Water Resources Planning and Investigation under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Vietnam News Agency reported.
Construction of a waste treatment plant using bio-technology was started in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on January 21st, Vietnam News Agency reported.
The grapefruit variety in Phu Dien ward, Bac Tu Liem district, Hanoi has been recognised a specialty of Hanoi for a long time. Its aroma and delicious sweet flavour are unique to grapefruits planted in this ward. Over the past several years, due to rapid urbanization, the grapefruit growing areas have been reduced; however, many families still maintain productive grapefruit orchards.
The Ho Chi Minh City Export Processing and Industrial Zone Authority (Hepza) has reported that it has so far mobilised 9,879 transport tickets to help workers return home for the traditional lunar New Year festival (Tet).
(VNF) - On January 19th, Politburo member Pham Quang Nghi, who continues holding the post of the Hanoi city’s Party Committee Secretary until the 12th National Party Congress, presented the 80-year-old Party membership insignia to Mr. Le Van Tho, on the occasion of the 86th celebration of the establishment of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3rd).
The Police Department for Investigation of Drug-related Crimes under the Ho Chi Minh police on January 18th confirmed that they have just coordinated with the Police Department for investigation of drug-related Crimes under the Ministry of Public Security to dismantle a large trafficking ring transporting drugs from China into Vietnam.