National Assembly (NA) deputies discussed the country’s socio-economic situation in 2014 and major tasks for 2015 during the October 30 sitting of the 13th NA’s ongoing eighth session.
(VOV) -Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked cabinet members to clarify issues related to public and bad debts, the structure of budget revenue and spending and control measures to reduce non-performing loans to only 3%.
(VOV) - Thanks to its bio-diversity and environmental value – the Can Gio Mangrove Forest – was recognised by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve in Vietnam in 2000.
Numerous rare Champa artifacts have been found at the excavation site of Champa tower relics in the Rung Cam forest of this central province.
Several rare wild animals have recently been discovered in U Minh Ha Forest in the southernmost province of Ca Mau, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed on October 7 between the the central province of Thanh Hoa and the US Agency for International Development (USAID), pledging to jointly develop an action plan for green growth.
(VOV) -For the first-time ever, Vietnam will be hosting the prestigious Asia-Europe New Music Festival – a five-day extravaganza set to kick off on October 8th in Hanoi and Ha Long City.
(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has highlighted the fine Vietnam-Norway friendship and cooperation in politics, diplomacy, and development while urging expanded cooperation in economics, trade, and investment.
The Museum of central Binh Dinh province has announced the discovery of more than 600 precious items during a recent archaeological excavation of Champa ruins at Rung Cam (Forbidden Forest) site at Thu Thien Thuong village, Binh Nghi commune, Tay Son district.
President Truong Tan Sang visited a number of localities in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on September 22-23 to monitor the construction of new-style rural areas, the allocation of farm land to ethnic minorities, the maintenance of security and the implementation of judicial reform.
Quang Ngai province is located in the central coastal region, bordering Kon Tum province and the Truong Son mountain range to the west, Quang Nam to the north, Binh Dinh to the south and the East Sea to the east, with a coastline of more than 140 km.
(VOV) - There should be concrete plans to conduct market surveys and create a good image for Vietnamese products to boost exports to the Russian market.
(VOV) -Thousands of fire-fighters, soldiers, and local people have been mobilised to douse a roaring fire that swept through five hectares of eucalyptus forest in the central city of Danang on September 9.
(VOV) - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has agreed to provide funding of US$500,000 to the Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) for the 2014-2017 period.
(VOV) -The Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNAF) in coordination with the World Widelife Fund (WWF) and People and Nature Reconciliation (PanNature) launched “Common Access to the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) Process in Laos and Vietnam” project in Hanoi on August 21.