Fireworks to sparkle on lunar New Year’s Eve

The Hanoitimes - Hanoi Party Committee has agreed plans to hold a fireworks display on the occasion of 2015 Lunar New Year’s Eve and some great holidays in 2015. Accordingly, Hanoi will let off fireworks in 30 places on 2015 Lunar New Year’s Eve (February 18th, 2015). Five high-range displays will take place in Hoan Kiem lake (Hoan Kiem district), Thong Nhat … [Read more...]

Demonstrating the technique of processing canned-seafood

The Center for Industry and Trade Promotion (Department of Trade and Industry) has recently held the above-mentioned event at Ba Hai Joint Stock Company (Hoa Hiep Industrial Zone, Dong Hoa district). Workers manipulating the canning machine 307 Ba Hai Co. has invested in the lines of processing canned-seafood with the total cost of over VND 16 billion; currently … [Read more...]

New expresway to Ho Chi Minh City opens ahead of schedule

Vehicles on the Dong Nai portion of an expressway that ends in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Diep Duc Minh The Ho Chi Minh City – Dong Nai expressway will open new connections between the two towns tomorrow, well ahead of schedule. The entire road is expected to open to traffic in February. A statement from the state-owned Vietnam Expressway Corporation (VEC), said they … [Read more...]

Social News 20/12

Paid Christmas escorts trending among young Vietnamese In recent years, an increasing number of young Vietnamese who do not want to spend the holidays alone have turned to escort services, many of which charge millions of VND, to avoid a lonely Christmas. T.N, a Vietnamese living aboard, said that he wanted to bring a girlfriend out with his group of friends on his visit to … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News 20/12

Twelve sites recognised as national relics Twelve archaeological, historical and architectural relics around the country have been recognised as national relic sites by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The Ky Anh ancient rock rampart in Ky Lac commune, Ky Anh district, Ha Tinh province. The list consists of three archaeological, seven historical and two … [Read more...]

Vietnamese-made Christmas decorations become competitive with Chinese imports

Ho Chi Minh City has seen an increase in the number of Christmas decorative goods manufactured by Vietnamese firms, besides Chinese products, in recent years, which has amazed local buyers. These products come in a wide range of models, are of high quality, and have been sold at an equal or even cheaper price than Chinese imports, creating their own foothold in the … [Read more...]

Hanoi to firework at 30 places on lunar New Year’s Eve

Photo for illustration. (Source: Hanoi will let off fireworks in 30 places on 2015 Lunar New Year’s Eve (February 18th, 2015), including five high-range displays and 25 low-range displays. The information was released in Hanoi by Hanoi city People’s Committee at a meeting on December 18th. Notably, high-range fireworks displays will be set off from … [Read more...]

The reliable fulcrum for fishermen

The Fishery Union in Hoa Hiep Trung townlet is the first unit established in Dong Hoa district. Over one year of operation, the Union has always received attention and help from leadership, co-ordination from the Front and mass organizations of the township, Hoa Hiep Nam Border Station, which has helped the fishermen with greater link, their lives have also significantly … [Read more...]

More than 300 billion dongs spent on building 20 armor-hull vessels for exploitation and logistics services

As part of the implementation of Decree 67 by Government on fisheries development policy, Phu Yen province has approved the Sea Group for fisheries Investment joint-stock Corporation to establish procedures to implement the project "offshore fishing vessels and ServiceCenter in Phu Lac fishing port" with a total investment of 318 billion dongs. Transferring from … [Read more...]

Social News 17/12

Six farmers drown as fishing boat overturns Six farmers were drowned when their boat suddenly overturned this morning in Nam Thinh Commune of the northern Thai Binh Province's Tien Hai District. The accident occurred when the farmers were on their way to catch clams. According to the local people, the farmers were in a small boat. The accident was blamed on strong winds and … [Read more...]

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 17

Enjoy your breakfast while reading these news items in brief on Tuoi Tre News today, December 17, 2014 Society - The Ho Chi Minh City’s Urban Traffic Management Zone No. 1 has just proposed to the local Department of Transport to suggest the city People’s Committee earmark funds to invest in the two zones of the 30-4 Park, located opposite the Reunification … [Read more...]

Social News 16/12

Experts propose upgrading rehab centers in HCMC Drug addicts at a rehabilitation center. Many experts have suggested the HCMC government upgrade existing rehabilitation centers instead of building a new hospital to treat drug addicts to save money. The proposal was made amidst controversies over a plan of the city to build a hospital for drug addict rehabilitation. Nguyen … [Read more...]

Bustling atmosphere in traditional fish sauce villages

Every December, Phu Yen traditional fish-sauce villages begin to prepare for Tet, the traditional New Year. During the past two years, the fish sauce processing facilities have always made efforts to improve quality products, actively promoting the brand to maintain and expand the market. Bottled fish sauce in Long Thuy craft village End of the year is the busiest … [Read more...]

The need to gain high great consensus

Phu Yen province is double checking, adjusting scheme for developing sectors, industries, main products in close-knit connection with re-organizing. This is done on the foundations of developing the advantages of sectors and market demands. Harvesting shrimps at the downstream breeding region of BanThachRiver (Dong Hoa district). So far, the restructuring of … [Read more...]

Social News 15/12

Project targeting low-income earners introduced in Ha Nam A World Bank-funded project targeting low-income earners has been introduced in the northern province of Ha Nam. The 55.6 million USD project, supported by the World Bank is being carried out nationwide from 2013 to 2018. The "Innovation Targeting People on Low Incomes in Vietnam" project aims to create opportunities … [Read more...]

Coastal provinces hit by violent seas, flood tides

High waves isolated a dozen households in Ro village on Saturday night sweeping away 100m of embankment made from rock and sand bags. The violent tide flooded the house of Dao Duc Chung, one of the residents of the coastal village, located in Tuy Hoa city's Phu Dong commune in Phu Yen province. Chung said he and his neighbours were ready to evacuate if the tide got … [Read more...]

Social News 14/12

Vietnam warned against unsafe foods The Vietnam Food Administration (VFA) under the Ministry of Health this week received warnings of foreign food safety agencies against two types of dried food originating in Taiwan including tofu and fruits, which contain toxic substances. Particularly, Hong Kong’s Center for Food Safety informed the Vietnamese administration of a ban … [Read more...]

Social News 12/12

Crackdown on smugglers creates border control turmoil A crackdown on smugglers has created turmoil at Vietnam-China border crossings, notably at Mong Cai Border Gate in Quang Ninh Province, which is being flooded with people going back and forth between the two countries as gangs probe for weak spots in border control. Officials said Mong Cai Border Gate processed 10,000 … [Read more...]

Phu Lac Fishing port project: Completing works for phase 1

According to Phu Yen Management Board of key projects, the contractors have completed items, works under Phase 1 of Phu Lac fishing port project (Hoa Hiep Nam commune, Dong Hoa district). Construction in Phase 2 of Phu Lac fishing port project Phase 1 includes items of dredging waters in front of ship dock with the volume of over 81,000m³ of sand, leveling, ship … [Read more...]

Social News 11/12

One killed, 17 injured in highway accidents Sixteen people suffered severe injuries in a traffic accident involving several vehicles on the 1A National Highway in the central province of Quang Ngai today. At about 6:30am, a truck being driven by a local man, Pham Ngoc Linh, 34, accidently hit a 77-year-old cyclist. Then Linh lost control of the vehicle's steering wheel and … [Read more...]