Smoking rate among men falls in 2020 Society

Smoking rate among men falls in 2020

The smoking rate among men in many provinces and cities last year fell compared to 2017 as a result of agencies’ efforts to implement tobacco harm-prevention programmes, Dr Phan Thi Hai, deputy head of the Tobacco Harm Prevention Fund, said at a conference held in HCM City last week.
Mass mobilisation head pays pre-Tet visit to Lam Dong Society

Mass mobilisation head pays pre-Tet visit to Lam Dong

A delegation led by Truong Thi Mai, Politburo member and head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation, paid a visit to children, policy beneficiary families, and poor and disadvantaged ethnic minority people in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on January 7, on the threshold of the Lunar New Year (Tet).
Pre-Tet gifts sent to soldiers, people in Truong Sa Society

Pre-Tet gifts sent to soldiers, people in Truong Sa

A large number of farm products have been presented to soldiers and people stationed in the island district of Truong Sa (Spratly) by members of the business association of the Central Highlands’ Lam Dong province in the hope of bringing them a happier Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.
Ministry asked to speed up green growth criteria Environment

Ministry asked to speed up green growth criteria

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to formulate a set of green growth criteria for Vietnam to better harmonise economic growth with environmental protection.
Catholics rejoice in Christmas Society

Catholics rejoice in Christmas

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on December 22 visited the Thua Thien-Hue Archdiocese to extend her Christmas greetings to Catholic dignitaries and followers ahead of the holiday.
Wood exports to hit 12.5 billion USD in 2020 Business

Wood exports to hit 12.5 billion USD in 2020

Wood export turnover this year is expected to reach a record high of nearly 12.5 billion USD despite impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as risks from export markets and the country’s policy changes in controlling the legality of imported wood materials.
Committee for Solidarity of Vietnamese Catholics reviews 2020 operations Society

Committee for Solidarity of Vietnamese Catholics reviews 2020 operations

The Presidium of the central board of the Committee for Solidarity of Vietnamese Catholics (CSVC) convened a meeting in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on December 15 to discuss a draft agenda for the upcoming plenary session of the committee, and a draft report on the central board’s performance in 2020 and orientations for 2021.
Condo market set for bumper 2021: experts Business

Condo market set for bumper 2021: experts

The local condominium market is expected to maintain growth in the amount of information about property products posted on batdongsan.com.vn and the level of interest in 2021, said Nguyen Quoc Anh, chief business officer (CBO) of the batdongsan.com.vn.
Locals preserve value of Vietnamese brocade Society

Locals preserve value of Vietnamese brocade

Preservation of traditional Vietnamese brocade helps not only highlight cultural values but also contribute to socio-economic development and improves the quality of life for ethnic minorities.
Vietnam promoting hi-tech farming Business

Vietnam promoting hi-tech farming

Vietnam has encouraged the development of hi-tech agriculture with a view to making breakthroughs in farming productivity and improving the competitive edge of agricultural products in both the domestic and foreign markets, according to Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Pham Cong Tac.