Cabinet members discuss revision of business laws

At the meeting (Photo: VNA)

The draft law on amendments and supplements of laws on business and investment drew attention from Cabinet members at the Government’s regular meeting in Hanoi on August 1st.
Vietnamese people in Fukuoka, Hiroshima march to protest China

The marchers asked China to respect international law  (Photo: VNA)

On the afternoon of July 31st, Vietnamese people living, working or studying in Fukuoka and Hiroshima, and Japanese people loving peace, marched to ask China to respect international law and comply with the ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA).
Illegal waste dumping prosecuted in Ha Tinh province

Colonel Bui Dinh Quang announces the prosecution decision. (Photo: conganhatinh.gov.vn)

The Ha Tinh provincial Police on August 2nd announced a decision to prosecute the case relating to Ky Anh Urban Environment Company for illegally burying some 100 tonnes of waste from Formosa in a farm.
Hoang Sa - Truong Sa Exhibition House to be built in Nha Trang

Photo for illustration (Source: cand.com.vn)

Khanh Hoa provincial People’s Committee on August 2nd presided over a meeting on the architecture of a house to display objects related to the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.
Seven months: Rice export valued at USD1.32 billion

Photo for illustration. (Source: moit.gov.vn)

Exported rice volume in July 2016 was estimated to reach 274,000 tonnes, worth USD120 million, bringing the figures from the start of the year to USD2.93 million tonnes, valued at USD1.32 billion, down 18.4% in volume and 14.4% in value over a year earlier, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Overseas remittances to southern city hit USD2.5 billion

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Overseas remittances to Ho Chi Minh city were estimated to reach USD2.5 billion so far this year, a year-on-year rise of 4.16%, said Mr. Nguyen Hoang Minh, Deputy Director of the city-based State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).
Hoang Xuan Vinh wins Vietnam's first-ever Olympic gold

Gunner Hoang Xuan Vinh (the middle) won Vietnam's first-ever Olympic gold

With 202.5 points through 20 turns of shooting, the 42-year-old veteran Hoang Xuan Vinh won the first-ever Olympic gold medal for Vietnam after claiming the men's 10m air pistol title in the 2016 Rio Games on August 6th (Brazilian time)./.

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