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Better awareness of women’s political participation needed: Minister
It is necessary to further promote public awareness of women’s empowerment, especially their political participation, although the percentage of women in Vietnam’s parliament is currently higher than the global average, said a minister.
Bac Ninh pilots Smart City Operation Center
11:35 28/09/2019
(CPV) – Bac Ninh is the second province after Quang Ninh piloting the Smart City Operation Center, creating a utility system for all subjects and providing accurate information for managers towards the goals of building Bac Ninh into a centrally-governed city in 2022.
Choi Siwon and UNICEF join hands to stop bullying in Viet Nam
11:04 26/09/2019
(CPV) - A member of the Korean boy’s group Super Junior, Siwon Choi will use his celebrity and influence in Viet Nam in support of UNICEF’s campaign #StopBullying to raise awareness of young people on bullying and to engage them on how to develop solutions to end this problem.
Adding colors and protection nationwide in Volunteer Green Summer campaign
21:06 23/09/2019
(CPV) - AkzoNobel Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh city’s Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union are linking to color and protect 50 repainting projects in Ho Chi Minh city, Southern, Central Highlands and South Central regions during the Volunteer Green Summer campaign, with 7,000 liters of Exterior paints.
Book on movement against war in Vietnam debuted
16:58 21/09/2019
A book entitled “Waging peace in Vietnam” that reflects the mass objection against the war by the US in Vietnam between 1968 and 1972 made its first public appearance in Ho Chi Minh City on September 20th.
Lao nationals in Son La granted Vietnamese citizenship
15:24 19/09/2019
As many as 88 Lao nationals currently residing in the north-western province of Son La were granted Vietnamese citizenship during a ceremony held in the province on September 18th.
Bus routes opened to shuttle teachers to remote mountainous communes
11:01 18/09/2019
Hoanh Bo district People’s Committee of Quang Ninh province has operated two bus routes to shuttle officials, teachers and staff of the educational sector working in two remote mountainous communes of Dong Son and Ky Thuong from September 16th.
Quang Ninh releases green sea turtle into natural environment
16:36 17/09/2019
A green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) was released into the natural environment by a fisherman and the Hai Ha district Forest Management Department, Border Post No.19 and related units of Quang Ninh province on September 16th.
Hanoi plans solutions to increase public transport use
14:50 16/09/2019
Authorities in Hanoi have announced a plan to charge vehicles in downtown areas to increase the use of public transport, according to a decision signed by Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung recently.
Eight people dead or missing due to flooding
09:22 14/09/2019
According to an early report on September 13th of the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, heavy rain and flooding from September 9th to 12th caused serious damage to people and property. Eight people were left dead or missing. 95 houses were damaged. 1,516 hectares of rice were affected.