Daily Archives: October 28, 2020

Ethnic language television programmes need improved production capacity

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently signed Decision No.1659/QD-TTg approving the goal and task of improving the capacity of producing ethnic language television programmes during the 2021-2025 period.The move is expected to enhance the dissemi...

Forum discusses access to smart city for people with disabilities

The smart city which Ho Chi Minh City is converting into should be made accessible to people with disabilities, a forum heard in HCM City on October 26.People with disabilities complain that many public sites in the city remain inaccessible

Storm Molave fast approaching central coastline on October 28 morning

Storm Molave, the ninth in the East Sea this year, is forecast to land on the central coast from Quang Nam to Binh Dinh by 10 am on October 28, according to Deputy Director of the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological

Winners of “For a Green Vietnam” video contest announced

Hoang Minh Thuy from Ho Chi Minh City surpassed nearly 1,700 entries to win the first prize of the video clip contest “For a Green Vietnam”, the organising board announced on October 27.Thuy’s clip was made completely in English with

Land erosion worsens in the Mekong Delta

The damage caused by landslides in the Mekong Delta provinces has been increasing yearly.Localities such as Ca Mau, Dong Thap, An Giang, Tien Giang, and Bac Lieu have declared a state of emergency because of landslides. Solutions to limit the

PetroVietnam subsidiaries brace for Storm Molave

As Storm Molave, the most powerful in 20 years, is fast approaching Vietnam, subsidiaries of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam or PVN) which are located in areas vulnerable to the storm, have proactively taken measures to protect oil

WB loan disbursement up 55 percent

Disbursement of World Bank (WB) loans had increased 55 percent year-on-year as of September 30, the Ministry of Finance revealed on October 28.The WB is a major donor to Vietnam, with more than 7.3 billion USD committed to 36 programmes

Five subsidiaries of PetroVietnam earn national brand title

Among 124 domestic enterprises featuring 283 products officially honoured with the title of 2020 Vietnam e National Brands, five are subsidiaries of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam).They are PetroVietnam Gas (PV Gas), PetroVietnam Fertilize...

Advanced technology applied in audit activities at SAV

In addition to promoting the application of information technology (IT) in its management and professional endeavours, the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) has also installed new technologies to better conduct its activities.Initial results showed t...

Supreme People’s Court receives first-class Independence Order

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan presented a first-class Independence Order to the Supreme People’s Court during its fourth patriotic emulation congress held in Hanoi on October 28.In her remarks at the congress, Ngan said that after 30...