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Hanoi speeds up major water project

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Hanoi speeds up major water project

The Đuống River Surface Water Plant, is speeding up the construction of all work items to inaugurate the plant in time for the anniversary of Hanoi's liberation day.

Bac Lieu: Schools, housing donated to disadvantaged families

Society

Bac Lieu: Schools, housing donated to disadvantaged families

The People’s Committee of southern Bac Lieu province and the Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (Vietinbank) held a ceremony on September 17 to hand over two primary schools and 141 houses for local policy beneficiaries and people from less advantaged backgrounds.

Long An moves to attract more foreign investment

Business

Long An moves to attract more foreign investment

The southern province of Long An is taking action to increase the efficiency of FDI attraction as this form of investment plays an important role in the locality’s socio-economic development, said Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Tran Van Can.

Typhoon Mangkhut damages Philippine rice production

World

Typhoon Mangkhut damages Philippine rice production

Typhoon Mangkhut cost the Philippines a total of 250,730 tonnes of paddy rice after it hit across the nation’s northern provinces over the weekend, according to initial official estimates. The figure exceeded a previous forecast by 60 percent.

Hanoi steps up cooperation with Bulgarian localities

Politics

Hanoi steps up cooperation with Bulgarian localities

Vice Standing Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Van Suu emphasised that boosting cooperation and investment ties with Bulgarian localities is a key task for the capital during a reception for Bulgarian Minister of Economy Emil Karanikolov on September 17.

ASOSAI 14 to foster links amongst supreme audit institutions

Society

ASOSAI 14 to foster links amongst supreme audit institutions

The hosting of the Asian Associations of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI)’s 14th Assembly will not only contribute to promoting the image of Vietnam, but also give the State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) a good opportunity to forge links with ASOSAI member supreme audit institutions, said Auditor General Ho Duc Phoc.

Vietnam qualified to export catfish to the US

Business

Vietnam qualified to export catfish to the US

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) under the US Department of Agriculture recently proposed that Vietnam would be eligible to export catfish and other fish products to the US market, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).