Environment ministry, VFF enhance cooperation Environment

Environment ministry, VFF enhance cooperation

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) and the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee held a conference in Hanoi on January 12 to review their cooperation programme for the 2017-2020 period.
Over 89,600 mobile subscribers spreading spam calls blocked in six months Sci-Tech

Over 89,600 mobile subscribers spreading spam calls blocked in six months

Five major mobile service providers - Viettel, VinaPhone, MobiFone, Vietnamobile, and the virtual network I-Telecom blocked more than 89,600 mobile subscribers spreading spam calls in the six last months of 2020, according to the Department of Telecom under the Ministry of Information and Communications.
Food safety requested during Tet festival Society

Food safety requested during Tet festival

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has requested the ministries of health, agriculture and rural development, industry and trade and People's Committees of provinces and cities work to ensure food safety during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.
IT application bolstered in State audit activities Sci-Tech

IT application bolstered in State audit activities

The State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) has bolstered the application of information technology (IT) in its activities, as 18 types of auditing software have come into use and remote audits are on the horizon, Auditor General Ho Duc Phoc said on January 5.
UN Security Council worries about Middle East peace process World

UN Security Council worries about Middle East peace process

UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov reported the developments in the Middle East to the UN Security Council via a videoconference on December 21, highlighting the challenges in implementing Security Council resolution 2334.
Cambodian PM orders health measures at business facilities World

Cambodian PM orders health measures at business facilities

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on December 6 ordered local authorities to strictly examine business facilities, and require the facilities to carry out COVID-19 prevention measures after the nation documented one new community transmission case.
Former deputy minister expelled from Party Politics

Former deputy minister expelled from Party

The Party Central Committee’s Secretariat on December 2 decided to expel former Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade and former member of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s Party Civil Affairs Committee Ho Thi Kim Thoa from the Party.
Politburo member given warning as disciplinary measure Politics

Politburo member given warning as disciplinary measure

The Politburo has decided to give a warning to Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh as a disciplinary measure for his mistakes during the time he served as Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam.
Vietnam boosts IP rights to attract investment Videos

Vietnam boosts IP rights to attract investment

According to experts, one of the key factors limiting the arrival of quality investment flows in has been its poor enforcement of intellectual property rights. Intellectual property legislation is a common requirement within the framework of many free trade agreements to which Vietnam is a signatory.
Severe penalties handed down to terrorists Society

Severe penalties handed down to terrorists

The People’s Court of HCM City on September 22 handed down severe sentences to 20 criminals, most of whom are members of the reactionary organisation “Trieu dai Viet” (Viet Dynasty), found guilty of “terrorism to oppose the people’s administration” and “illegally manufacturing, storing and trading explosives”.
HCM City to revoke long-delayed projects Business

HCM City to revoke long-delayed projects

HCM City authorities are planning to revoke “long-delayed or projects that are no longer feasible” that have affected thousands of home owners who have been asked to move to make way for these projects.