Society

Dong Nai Catholic followers review 30-year journey

The southern province of Dong Nai is one of the first localities in the country to establish the provincial Committee for Solidarity of Catholics right after the Vietnam Committee for Catholic Solidarity (VCCS) was founded in 1983.
Society

A peaceful Catholic commune in Ha Tinh

Thach Ha, a suburban commune of Ha Tinh City in the central province of Ha Tinh with 60 percent of its locals following Catholicism, is having a facelift thanks to the ongoing model “Safe, united and cultural parish”.
Gov't asks NA to raise budget overspending level Politics

Gov't asks NA to raise budget overspending level

The National Assembly’s Committee for Finance and Budget has expressed approval to the government’s proposal to raise the budget overspending level to 5.3 percent of the GDP from the previously set 4.8 percent.
Politics

Northwest Steering Committee tours Lai Chau

The northwestern province of Lai Chau has so far this year met or surpassed the targets in many sectors, local leaders reported to the Steering Committee for the Northwestern region at a meeting on August 22.
Prime Minister meets voters in Hai Phong Politics

Prime Minister meets voters in Hai Phong

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on July 2 met voters in An Duong district in the northern port city of Hai Phong to brief them on the outcomes of the recent fifth session of the 13th National Assembly and listen to their opinions and proposals.
Developing a stronger peasantry: Party chief Society

Developing a stronger peasantry: Party chief

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has urged the political system and the whole of society to build a stronger peasantry while calling for significant changes in the awareness and responsibility for agriculture, farmers and rural areas.
Society

Rural areas given facelift

The plan to build new-style rural areas has initially created clean and beautiful landscapes in rural areas while raising local people’s living standards step by step.
Society

Vietnam calls for int’l aid to build new rural areas

A number of prioritised areas in which Vietnam is calling for international assistance during the implementation of the national target programme on building new-style rural areas have been identified at a forum in Hanoi on May 14.