Daily Archives: March 10, 2020

Measures launched to conserve values of Hoi An world heritage

The Hoi An Centre for Cultural Heritage Management and Preservation will carry out seven solutions in the 2020-25 period in a bid to conserve and sustain values of Hoi An ancient town in the central province of Quang Nam,

Kien Giang works to prevent illegal fishing activities

Authorities in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang are working out measures to prevent illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) activities in an effort to remove the yellow card warning of the European Commission (EC).Chairman of the prov...

Two Vietnamese die in bus accident in Laos

Two Vietnamese nationals were killed and four others injured in a bus accident in Laos on March 9, according to the Vietnamese Consulate General in Savanakhet province.The Lao bus carrying 22 Vietnamese passengers overturned in Nhoummala district’s Se...

Army maps out scenario to fight COVID-19 outbreak at five levels

The army will develop a COVID-19 prevention and control plan based on a scenario for the outbreak at five levels in a bid to effectively deal with the epidemic, said Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Tran

Border guard force tightens management of border gates amid COVID-19

A conference was held in Ho Chi Minh City on March 10 to discuss tightening the management and protection of border gates and areas amid the spread of the coronavirus disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).Speaking at the event,

Hanoi youths support fund for Vietnam’s sea, islands

The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) – Hanoi chapter on March 9 organised a fundraising ceremony for the “Fund for Vietnam’s Sea, Islands”.The move aims to support soldiers and civilians staying on Truong Sa (Spatly) archipelago in

Hanoi tracks down close contacts of COVID-19 patients

All of the COVID-19 infection cases in Hanoi have been tracked down, with no community transmission detected, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said at a meeting on March 9.Given new challenges to the disease combat,

Agriculture minister directs farming development in Phu Tho

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong held a working session with leaders of the northern midland province of Phu Tho on March 10, focusing on orientations of local farming development.He asked the province to tap local

PM praises UN agencies’ contributions to Vietnam’s development

Vietnam highly evaluated efforts and contributions made by UN organisations and UN Resident Coordinator Kamal Malhotra in providing policy consultancy and technical assistance for the country’s recent development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has s...

PM urges drastic solutions to control cattle, poultry diseases

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered the implementation of drastic, comprehensive solutions to fight diseases in cattle and poultry.In recently-signed Directive No. 12/CT-TTg, the PM asked Chairpersons of People’s Committees of centrally-run ci...