Society

Technical assistance project for programme 135

The Ethnic Minority Policy Department under the Committee for Ethnic Affairs has launched a project to provide technical assistance for management of Programme 135, second phase, in the central city of Hue.
EVN to invest more in power projects Business

EVN to invest more in power projects

The Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) has reported that it is to invest almost 58.5 trillion VND in power projects this year, up 10.8 trillion VND compared to 2009.
Society

Music, philately contests to mark Hanoi’s millennium

Almost one year away from the Hanoi-Thang long millennium event, but the capital city has been heating up with celebrations, including contests on stamp designing, poems and music composition for the Oct. 10, 2010 festivities
Culture - Sports

Saving Han-Nom heritage

The HCM City General Sciences Library will hold a cultural-heritage conference on preserving historic Han-Nom documents starting tomorrow.
Business

Nghe An speeds up milk project

The central province of Nghe An and the TH Milk Joint Stock Company of Hanoi are speeding up the implementation of a large-scale dairy cow breeding and milk processing project in Nghia Dan district.
Society

Joint efforts to address threat of UXO

Representatives from central provinces and a number of foreign embassies, and international organisations have discussed joint efforts to deal with unexploded bombs and mines (UXO).
Society

Gov’t inspectorate speeds up inspections

The Government Inspectorate is striving to conclude or speed up on-going investigations, said a conference evaluating the work done in the last four months of the year.
International gong festival begins Culture - Sports

International gong festival begins

Sixty gong troupes from five Asian countries and 24 cities and provinces in Vietnam kicked off the first International Gong Festival in the Central Highland province of Gia Lai on Nov. 12 night.
Society

Fight against transnational drug crime gathers speed

Vietnam will tighten exit and entry of people under suspicion of being involved in transnational drug-related crime in the wake of a recent rise in cross-border transportation and trafficking of illegal narcotics.