UNDP aids Binh Dinh in marine waste collection Environment

UNDP aids Binh Dinh in marine waste collection

Two new projects funded by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Binh Dinh are expected to collect and avoid around 5 tonnes of plastic per month from entering the sea, as heard at the sides’ recent workshop held in the south-central coastal province.
Budget collection reaches 66.7% of yearly estimates Business

Budget collection reaches 66.7% of yearly estimates

Revenues of the State budget in the first six months of this year stood at about 941.3 trillion VND (40.3 billion USD), equivalent to 66.7% of the yearly estimates, it was reported at the Finance Ministry’s review conference on July 7.
Automatic toll collection set for all expressways in Vietnam by end of July Business

Automatic toll collection set for all expressways in Vietnam by end of July

The Ministry of Transport has asked the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam (DRVN), the Vietnam Expressway Corporation (VEC), the Vietnam Infrastructure Development and Finance Investment Joint Stock Company (VIDIFI), and other service providers to realise the Prime Minister's request on completing automatic non-stop toll collection (ETC).
ETC system to be installed in all expressway lanes by July 31: Minister Politics

ETC system to be installed in all expressway lanes by July 31: Minister

The installation of electronic toll collection (ETC) system in all lanes of BOT expressways will be completed by July 31 following a direction from the Prime Minister, said Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The while answering legislators’ queries on June 9 as part of the 15th National Assembly’s third session.
Five-month tax revenue ups 16.5 percent Business

Five-month tax revenue ups 16.5 percent

The total tax collection in the first five months of this year is estimated at nearly 673 trillion VND (28.8 million USD), equivalent to 57.3 percent of the projection for the whole year and a year-on-year increase of 16.5 percent, according to the General Department of Taxation.
Doll collection created in honour of Mother Goddess worshipping Culture - Sports

Doll collection created in honour of Mother Goddess worshipping

Inspired by Mother Goddess worshipping - a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage - designer Van Anh Scarlet created a collection of figurative dolls based on the ritual, called the “Painting of the Four Palaces”. Devoted to female deities, Mother Goddess worship was established in the 16th century as an alternative to Confucianism.
Admiring Vietnamese ethnic minority objects collected by American doctor Society

Admiring Vietnamese ethnic minority objects collected by American doctor

After over 20 years of living in Vietnam, Mark Rapoport, an American doctor, has fallen in love with the Vietnamese ethnic minority cultures. His passion has resulted in the collection of 10,000 utensils from Vietnamese ethnic minority groups. On May 17, 2022, he donated 500 objects from his collection to the Vietnamese Women’s Museum.