Hà Nội Urban Environment Company (URENCO) has mobilised water trucks to clean and cool down the streets. The city's road cleaning budget in 2020 is VNĐ114 billion (US$4.9 million) from the local budget. … [Read more...] about Hot weather to continue scorching northern and central Việt Nam
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Speaking at a recent seminar on the safety of terraced hydropower systems on the Da River, he said: "Ninety percent of alluvium has been retained by hydropower reservoirs. We cannot expect anything from the remaining 10 percent, because they are just suspended particles." … [Read more...] about Will the sand in the Red River be depleted in 100 years?
Unitel is a telecom service brand name of Star Telecom, a joint venture between Việt Nam's Viettel Group and Lao Asia Telecom. Việt Nam now has 413 projects in Laos with total registered capital of US$4.22 billion. — Photo baodautu.vn … [Read more...] about Vietnamese investors in Laos discuss measures to cope with COVID-19
Hanoi (VNA) – Legislators are discussing personnel work at the ongoing ninth session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) in Hanoi on June 11. They will discuss and vote on the list of candidates for the chairmanship of the National Election Council. Election results will be announced on the day. They are scheduled to vote on the approval of the dismissal of Vuong Dinh Hue from the post of Deputy Prime Minister, and Nguyen Thanh Hai from the membership of the NA Standing Committee. Hue was appointed as Secretary of the Party Committee of Hanoi in February this year, while Hai was appointed as Secretary of Thai Nguyen provincial Party Committee in May. Also at the morning session, deputies discuss in groups about a draft resolution reducing corporate income tax in 2020 for businesses, cooperatives, public non-business units and other organisations, and a revised bill on environmental protection. In the afternoon, they are due to touch upon the adjustment of investment policies … [Read more...] about Lawmakers focus on personnel work
Hanoi (VNA) - Legislators gave opinions on June 12 on the draft socio-economic development programme for ethnic minority-inhabited and mountainous areas in the 2021-2030 period, identifying the need to initially allocate funding to priorities. It was part of the ongoing ninth session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi. Hoang Thi Thu Trang, a deputy from north-central Nghe An province, said the Government estimated the budget for the programme implementation in 2021-2025 at 114.97 trillion VND (over 4.9 billion USD), including at least 104.95 trillion VND from the central budget and more than 10 trillion VND from budgets of the targted provinces and cities. She noted that funding from the central budget is already difficult but it is even harder for localities to arrange corresponding capital because most beneficiary provinces are poor and still subsidised by the central budget. To ensure the implementation of the programme and prevent wastefulness, it is necessary to select … [Read more...] about Legislators discuss development programme for ethnic minorities