VOV.VN - Localities have been urged to call on all fishing vessels and boats to move out of the path of typhoon Phanfone with the deadly storm set to move into the East Sea on the evening of December 25.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh visited the Vinh Diocese and its Bishop Nguyen Huu Long in the central province of Nghe An on December 18, on the occasion of the upcoming Christmas holiday.
As many as 200 delegates representing overseas Vietnamese from 28 countries gathered at a conference in the central province of Nghe An on December 27 to discuss connections between them and localities in the homeland.
Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha has suggested localities continuously improve the system of boarding schools for ethnic minority students.
VOV.VN - The National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting has warned that typhoon Usagi, or the ninth typhoon that hit Vietnam so far this year, accompanied by cold air will cause heavy downpours and severe floods on rivers and streams and possible landslides in the central, Central Highlands and southern regions.
Northern and north-central localities have taken measures to prepare themselves for super typhoon Mangkhut, which is forecast to bring heavy rains and whirlwind to the regions on September 17-18.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked leaders of ministries, sectors and localities to pinpoint the causes of weaknesses in dealing with complaints, especially cases involving a large number of people, particularly problems on the part of officials in charge of the work and weaknesses in State management.
The Foreign Ministry of Vietnam and the administration of the Australian state of Victoria signed an agreement on March 9 to facilitate connectivity and cooperation between Vietnamese localities and Victoria in the fields that both sides are interested in and Victoria is strong at.
Adjustments of construction planning for the Ho Chi Minh City Region are expected to foster links among regional localities, thus promoting the growth of the region as well as the city’s role as a driver for development, said Deputy Minister of Construction Phan Thi My Linh.
The Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention, Search and Rescue of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has urged local vulnerable localities to evacuate locals to safe places as Typhoon Tembin is heading to Vietnam’s mainland.
The 48th death anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh (the 21st of the 7th lunar month) was marked in many localities with such activities as incense offering ceremony in the traditional style and exhibitions of photos on the national hero.
Vietnam’s northernmost province of Ha Giang and Baise city of China’s Guangxi province will continue to effectively implement the agreement on cross-border labour management, contributing to promoting bilateral relations.
The southwestern province of Tay Ninh on July 26 held a ceremony to commemorate and rebury 266 sets of remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who laid down their lives in battlefields in Cambodia.
By 3pm on July 25, tropical storm Sonca made landfall in the northern areas of the central provinces of Quang Tri and weakened into a tropical low pressure, according to the National Centre for Hydrometeorology Forecasting.
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Van Thang chaired a teleconference with representatives of 24 cities and provinces on July 16 to discuss response to the upcoming storm, the second this year.
Officials from Vietnam’s central province of Thua Thien – Hue and Laos’ southern Salavan province signed an MoU on cooperation in border management at their annual meeting in Hue city on July 12.
Mekong delta localities sought to achieve sustainable development for Tra fish farming in Vietnam at a conference in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang on June 23.
Ministries and localities have been told not to buy cars this year unless otherwise dictated by a comprehensive review of the number of State-owned cars.
Thirteen cities and provinces nationwide are slated to have their area codes for landline numbers changed to a three-digit number from February 11.
The Prime Minister issued a document demanding ministries and localities to implement their assigned tasks and missions immediately and avoiding indulgence in Tet-post playful activities.