Tan Hoang Minh won the bid in a ‘duel’ to buy the 3-12 land plot in Thu Thiem new urban area in HCM City, but finally gave up. On January 11, Tan Hoang Minh issued a press release, saying that it will send an official document to HCMC People’s Committee, Land Bank Development Center and HCMC Property Auction Service Center about its decision on unilaterally terminating the contract on the purchase of the 3-12 land plot. The contract was signed on December 17, 2021, or one working week after the auction day (December 10, 2021). During the auction four land plots were sold. This means that if Tan Hoang Minh cancels the purchase of the land, it will lose the deposit of nearly VND600 billion. A question has been raised about the ‘fate’ of the land plot, called ‘golden land’ because of its advantageous position. Some people said the land may fall into the hands of the business with the second highest bidding price at the auction. The auction session was described as … [Read more...] about What’s behind Tan Hoang Minh’s sky-high bidding price?
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At the NA Standing Committee's 6th session (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee will hold its 7th session in Hanoi on January 18 and 19, according to the NA Office. NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue is expected to deliver an opening speech and take turn together with his deputies to chair the event. At the function, the committee will consider and give opinions regarding proposals related to the draft revised Law on Emulation and Commendation; as well as the NA’s draft resolution on piloting the model of labour organisation, career counseling, and vocational training for prisoners outside prisons as part of the 2022 law and ordinance building programme. It will also decide on the implementation of the jury’s trial attire. Meanwhile, lawmakers are expected to comment on additions to the foreign capital investment plan from the unallocated capital; and adjustments to the medium-term public investment plan for 2021-2025. The committee … [Read more...] about NA Standing Committee’s 7th session to open on January 18
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue chaired a meeting on December 3 to discuss the Government’s proposal on several special mechanisms and policies in the fight against COVID-19. National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue speaks at the meeting. National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue chaired a meeting with permanent members of the NA Committee for Social Affairs and representatives of relevant agencies in Hanoi on December 3 to discuss the Government’s proposal on several special mechanisms and policies in the fight against COVID-19. Earlier on November 17, the Government sent the proposal to the NA Standing Committee regarding the issuance of a resolution on several mechanisms and policies in COVID-19 prevention and control for the implementation of the comprehensive strategy on the effort. Chairwoman of the NA Committee for Social Affairs Nguyen Thuy Anh and NA Chairman Hue agreed on the need to issue the resolution. Hue said the draft … [Read more...] about NA Chairman chairs meeting on special policies in COVID-19 fight
School reopening is a legitimate desire of both parents and teachers. The Hanoi Department of Education and Training is seeking the municipal authorities’ permission to let all students between 7th and 12th grades return to school after the Tet holiday, according to Tran The Cuong, the department’s director. "The final decision would be taken in accordance with the coronavirus situation and student vaccination rate," Cuong noted. He added that most residents of Hanoi have been injected with the second. Schools are ready for both face-to-face and online teaching scenarios as well as pandemic prevention plans to ensure students' health at home and at school. Cuong said his department is developing options to submit to the Hanoi People’s Committee. 9th graders in Tam Dong Secondary School, Me Linh District, Hanoi return to school on Nov 22, 2021. Photo: Khanh Huy “Hanoi will let students of other grades resume in-person schooling only when safety is … [Read more...] about Hanoi’s students may return to school after Tet holiday
In an interview with the Vietnam News Agency, Huong said the 2022 growth can be forecast based on such indicators as macroeconomics and major balances of the economy, creating a premise for more flexible and efficient fiscal and monetary policy management. According to her, the post-pandemic economic development and recovery programme offering support packages through fiscal and monetary policies will be an opportunity for businesses and people to quickly recover from the pandemic. Domestic demand will recover and increase gradually, as a proper part of the population have been fully vaccinated. In the context of the epidemic, many industries and fields have turned to the application of information technology, creating new production and business forms that integrate technology to achieve higher productivity, quality, and efficiency. In addition, major trade partners of Vietnam are on their ways toward recovery, pushing for stronger transactions in the near future. Meanwhile … [Read more...] about “New normal” adaptation leads to positive forecast for Vietnamese economy in 2022: official
Nearly 200 people participated in a cycling race to mark the one-year anniversary of the establishment of Ho Chi Minh City’s Thu Duc City on Sunday. Co-organized by the municipal People’s Committee, the Department of Culture and Sports, and the Ho Chi Minh City Federation of Bicycle and Motorbike Sport, the competition kicked off at 7:00 am on Sunday. Nearly 200 cyclists from 20 cycling clubs in Ho Chi Minh City and neighboring Dong Nai Province particpated in the event and were divided into two age groups, namely 16-40 and 41-55. The race route began at the headquarters of the Thu Duc City People’s Committee, stretched 54 kilometers around Thu Duc, and ended at Thoi Dai Bridge. The racers crossed the finish line at around 9:00 am the same day. Cash prizes topping VND97 million (US$4,270) in total were handed to individuals and teams with the best results. Thu Duc City was officially established on January 1, 2021 based on a resolution issued by the National Assembly … [Read more...] about Nearly 200 participate in cycling race to mark one-year anniversary of Thu Duc City