Daily Archives: January 10, 2021

Trial against defendants in Phu Tho ethanol case set for January 22

The Hanoi People’s Court has decided to open a first-instance trial on January 22 against 12 defendants on the charge of violating regulations on investment in construction works, causing serious consequences at a petrochemical and bio-fuel plant proj...

Provinces rushing to deploy 5G

After telecoms carriers conducted commercial 5G trials in big cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, many provinces have sent recommendations to the Ministry of Information and Communications to allow the carriers to deploy 5G in their urban

Condolences sent to Indonesia over plane crash

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh on January 10 sent a message of condolences to Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi over a recent Indonesian plane crash off the coast of Jakarta.The

Minister urges quick building of project on natural forest protection

The forestry sector should take swift action to build a project on zoning off and protecting natural forests in the time to come, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong.Cuong made his request at the Vietnam

Winter air warning on heavily polluted days

Air quality in the capital city of Hanoi fell to dangerous levels in the first week of the New Year, particularly in inner city areas, according to the Department of Natural Resources and Environment.The air quality index (AQI) figures have

Seminar seeks ways to improve air quality

How to improve air quality was the main topic of a seminar held in Hanoi on January 9 within the framework of a clean air project supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).Dr. Hoang Duong Tung,

Cold weather intensified in northern, north central regions

A new cold spell, which moved south on January 10, is expected to impact northern provinces from the evening on the day, with the north and central regions maintaining low temperatures.The northern region and north central provinces from Thanh

Insurance firms struggle to attract investors despite good performance

Insurance companies performed well in Vietnam during the COVID-19 pandemic, but their shares have not attracted much attention from investors.There are 11 insurance firms listed in Vietnam's stock market with three companies on UPCOM.In 2020, Bao Minh...

Ninh Thuan working to establish itself as national renewable energy centre

With highly favourable natural conditions, the south-central coastal province of Ninh Thuan is preparing a plan to become a renewable energy centre in Vietnam and to develop the sector into a pillar of the local economy.Data reveals that Ninh

Ba Na ethnic community celebrates new crop

Celebrating a new harvest season is one of the biggest events of the year for the Ba Na ethnic minority group in the Central Highlands region.The event includes a ceremony to thank heaven and earth, then festive activities to