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Ho Chi Minh city honours excellent workers and engineers
Ten engineers and workers who have made excellent achievements at work were honored with the Ton Duc Thang Award by the Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee during a ceremony held on August 20th.
Hanoi implements large-scale environmental sanitation to prevent dengue fever
10:35 13/08/2017
Hanoi launched a large-scale environmental sanitation campaign across all localities on August 12th, aimed at killing mosquitoes and mosquito larvae, while strengthening the spraying of chemicals and facilitating propaganda work against the spread of dengue fever in the capital city.
Lam Dong province puts into operation detoxification steam bath centre for AO victims
17:01 11/08/2017
The Bao Loc city Association of Victims of Agent Orange in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on August 10th put into operation a centre on detoxification steam baths and rehabilitation for AO victims.
Nation wholeheartedly treats AO victims
16:51 11/08/2017
Apart from guidelines and policies on addressing the consequences caused by Agent Orange (AO), each year, the Party and State earmarks over VND10 trillion to give allowances, healthcare and rehabilitation to AO victims and support extremely disadvantaged regions affected by the toxic chemical.
Ho Chi Minh city provides free wi-fi for workers
16:47 11/08/2017
The Ho Chi Minh city Information and Communications Department is coordinating with related units to install around 1,000 free wi-fi access points for workers.
Da Nang city accelerates preparations for APEC
16:38 11/08/2017
Vice Chairman of the Da Nang city People’s Committee Nguyen Ngoc Tuan on August 10th chaired a meeting of the APEC Organizing Committee to inspect the preparations for the APEC Economic Leaders’ Summit which is scheduled for November in the city.
Australian Government’s Direct Aid program 2017-2018 applications open
23:12 10/08/2017
(CPV) - On August 15th, the Australian Embassy in Hanoi will open applications for the Australian Government’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) grant round 2017-2018, for projects in Northern Vietnam and Thua Thien-Hue province.
Japan helps Vietnam to mitigate flood disaster
23:03 10/08/2017
(CPV) - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Vietnamese Government inked a Grant Agreement on August 10th in Hanoi to provide up to JPY1.844 billion for the “Emergency reservoir operation and effective flood management using water related disaster management information system” project.
VND3.65 trillion investment for Ho Chi Minh city’s clean water
19:01 10/08/2017
The Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) and the Ho Chi Minh city Finance and Investment State-owned Company (HFIC) signed a deal on August 9th to lend VND3.65 trillion for the investment into the clean water system in Ho Chi Minh city.
Ho Chi Minh city assists flood affected people with VND3.6 billion
18:22 10/08/2017
On August 9th, a delegation led by Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam, Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh city Party Committee and Chairwoman of the city People’s Council, visited and gave presents to flood affected people in Nam Pam commune, Muong La district, Son La province.