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Youth Month inspires youths' creativity

Youth Month inspires youths' creativity

VOV.VN - The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union observes March as the Month of Youth themed “Youths creativity for national construction”.

Ministry acts first on environment

Ministry acts first on environment

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has asked agencies to comment on its special project to control companies thought to be likely of polluting the environment - even industries not yet in operation, such as power plants.

Vietnam to raise forest coverage, exports

Vietnam to raise forest coverage, exports

Vietnam aims to raise its forest coverage to 41.6% and to earn US$8.5–9 billion from exporting wood and forestry products while providing jobs to 25 million people in 2018.

MoIT announces vote for top exporters

MoIT announces vote for top exporters

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has announced the vote for prestigious exporters of 2017, aimed at supporting local firms in promoting exports and expanding markets.

Vietnam priorities energy security: Party official

Vietnam priorities energy security: Party official

Vietnam always attaches importance to energy security, considering it a top priority in the country’s energy development policy and strategy, said Nguyen Van Binh, head of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee’s Commission for Economic Affairs.

Ha Long Bay preservation included in curriculum

Ha Long Bay preservation included in curriculum

VOV.VN - Primary and secondary students in Ha Long city are educated on local scenic and cultural values in a fun way. The pilot inclusion of this subject into school curriculums aims to raise pupils’ awareness of environmental protection.

Developing Vietnam’s organic agriculture

Developing Vietnam’s organic agriculture

VOV.VN - Organic agriculture and environmentally friendly farming are a global trend. The world has approximately 43 million ha of organic farm land and the estimated global market for organic food is around US$80 billion.

Environmental photography contest honours 19 winners

Environmental photography contest honours 19 winners

The Vietnam Environment Administration under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on December 19 honoured winners of the environmental photography contest, which was held under the patronage of the Vietnam Photographers Association.

NA Chairwoman meets voters in Can Tho

NA Chairwoman meets voters in Can Tho

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met voters from Cai Rang and Ninh Kieu districts in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on December 6 to inform them about the outcomes of the 14 NA’s fourth session.

HCM City sets environmental protection legal framework

HCM City sets environmental protection legal framework

Ho Chi Minh City has improved environmental protection by completing a legal framework for the purpose and, in recent times, refusing licences for polluting plants and generally tightening environment management and oversight, and improving management of rivers and canals.

‘Real Life Journey’ program supports disadvantaged students

‘Real Life Journey’ program supports disadvantaged students

VOV.VN - The National Fund for Vietnamese Children, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, and Binh Thuan Province jointly held a ‘Real Life Journey” program on October 19 to raise funds for disadvantaged students and pupils across the country.

Action month for the elderly

Action month for the elderly

VOV.VN - There are more than 10 million elderly people in Vietnam accounting for 11% of its population. Caring for and promoting social security policies for the elderly are priorities in the Action Month for the Elderly from September 25 to October 31.

Ha Giang province calls for stronger support from foreign NGOs

Ha Giang province calls for stronger support from foreign NGOs

The Ha Giang provincial administration and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) held a conference in Hanoi on September 22 in an effort to beef up cooperation between the northernmost locality and foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs).