Prince Michael launches Helmets for Kids program, presents Int’l Road Safety Award
11:24 | 04/03/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - HRH Prince Michael of Kent GCVO attended a kick-off ceremony at Van Phuc Primary School on February 28 in Hanoi to launch the Helmets for Kids program organized by the Asia Injury Prevention Foundation (AIP Foundation). More than 1,100 helmets sponsored by the FIA Foundation were provided to students and teachers of the Van Phuc Primary School. On this occasion, Prince Michael presented the Prince Michael International Road Safety Award to the Vietnam Television (VTV) in recognition of VTV’s positive contributions to road safety awareness in Vietnam.
February CPI increases by 0.55 percent
09:26 | 03/03/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The Ministry of Planning and Investment’s General Statistical Office recently made public the national consumer price index (CPI) for this February, which increased by merely 0.55 percent from January and 4.65 percent from a year ago.
The Transformation of Halong property market
11:00 | 28/02/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Along with the strong development of the economy, society and urbanization process as well as the enlargement of numerous modern real estate projects, Halong City has been totally transformed and become a first tier urban area. Housing quality standards and criteria, therefore, are being promoted to a higher and more rigorous level.
Tay Ninh, an eco-economic city
09:35 | 28/02/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - On February 14, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai presented a resolution on establishment of a Tay Ninh City to Tay Ninh Province People’s Committee Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Thu Thuy and Tay Ninh City People’s Committee Chairman Tran Huu Hau. According to the resolution, the 14,000 hectare Tay Ninh City would have 153,537 residents and 10 administrative units with seven wards and three communes.
HBC starts Hilton Da Nang project again
14:10 | 27/02/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The Bach Dang Service-Trading-Hotel Joint Stock Company’s Hilton Da Nang hotel complex project was launched again after long suspension due to capital shortages. The Hoa Binh Construction and Real Estate Corporation (HBC) continued to be the EPC (engineering-procurement-construction) contractor building the foundation and basement of the project.
Preventing avian influenza A (H7N9) virus
15:30 | 25/02/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Avian influenza A (H7N9) virus has been discovered near to the Vietnamese border. Apart from taking drastic measures including prevention of poultry smuggling across the border and preparing plans to cope with a potential outbreak, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development was calling for the support and cooperation in epidemic control from international organizations.