Top leaders extend condolences to storm victims Politics

Top leaders extend condolences to storm victims

Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh on Sept. 30 sent a message of sympathy to the families of the victims of tropical storm Ketsana, which has swept through the central and Central Highlands regions.
Gov’t gives top priority to rescue work Society

Gov’t gives top priority to rescue work

Top priority must be given to rescuing residents isolated by heavy rains and flooding, said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai while chairing a teleconference with storm-hit central localities on September 29.
Society

Storm claims 26 lives in central region

At least 26 people in central provinces have died in severe flooding caused by typhoon Ketsana, the ninth tropical storm to hit Vietnam this season, according to preliminary estimates.
Society

Deputy PM orders boats to port

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai on Sept. 28 took control of measures to handle the effects of Tropical Storm Ketsana, which follows floods that claimed at least nine lives.
Vietnam, China communists talk friendship Politics

Vietnam, China communists talk friendship

Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) General Secretary Nong Duc Manh has welcomed a senior Communist Party of China (CPC) delegation as a boost to relations between the two neighbours.
Society

Seminar helps reduce illegal wildlife transport

An international seminar on a project to prevent the illegal transport, trafficking and consumption of wild animals and plants in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue was held in Hue city on August 11.
Society

Japan helps Vietnam build primary schools

The Japanese Government will grant non-refundable aid packages worth over 170,000 USD in total to build primary schools in the central provinces of Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Ngai.
Business

EZs need to up their game

Major breakthroughs should be made for economic zones as most of them have not yet fulfilled their role as the motive force behind the economy, said economic experts.
Two major projects launched in Thua Thien-Hue Business

Two major projects launched in Thua Thien-Hue

A ground-breaking ceremony for two major projects in the Chan May-Lang Co economic zone (EZ), central Thua Thien-Hue province, was held on Aug. 1 in the presence of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.