Directive issued to fuel development of border areas Society

Directive issued to fuel development of border areas

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a directive on the attraction of social resources for performing socio-economic development tasks in land, sea, and island border areas in tandem with firmly safeguarding the national sovereignty and improving people’s living standards.
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Non Nuoc Cao Bang, land of amazing landscapes

With magnificent scenery and original geological features, Non Nuoc Cao Bang Global Geopark has brought opportunities for the northern province of Cao Bang to develop tourism and promote the culture of indigenous ethnic groups.
Jailed business tycoon Phan Van Anh Vu faces bribery charge Society

Jailed business tycoon Phan Van Anh Vu faces bribery charge

The Investigation Police Agency at the Ministry of Public Security has officially launched legal proceedings into a case of “giving bribes” and “brokering bribery” in Hanoi and against Phan Van Anh Vu, a former real estate mogul, for “giving bribes”, under Article 364 of the 2015 Penal Code.
Environmental consciousness creates dynamics for circular economy Business

Environmental consciousness creates dynamics for circular economy

As people are increasingly aware of environmental protection, the Government has identified development of low-carbon economy and circular economy as a top priority, contributing to shifting the economic structure into a more sustainable fashion, according to Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha.
Tet starts as people release carps for Kitchen God Culture - Sports

Tet starts as people release carps for Kitchen God

People in Hanoi release carps to give Ong Cong – Ong Tao (Land Genie and the Kitchen Gods) a ride to Heaven to deliver an annual report on the household’s activities to the God of Heaven today. This is one of the most sacred and meaningful annual events that officially starts the traditional Tet (Lunar New Year).
Kitchen Gods ceremony a tradition of Tet Culture - Sports

Kitchen Gods ceremony a tradition of Tet

The Vietnamese traditional New Year (Tet) festival actually begins on the 23rd of the last month of the lunar year, which falls on February 4 this year, with the “Ong Cong - Ong Tao” (Land Genie and Kitchen Gods) ritual.