The “ancestral lychee tree” in Thanh Ha district is almost 200 years old Local people said Hoang Van Com, a resident in Thuy Lam hamlet of Thanh Son commune, in Thanh Ha district, planted the first lychee tree in the locality nearly two centuries ago. In October 1992, this tree was recognised as the “ancestral lychee tree” by the Vietnam Gardening Association. It still bears fruit to this day, but has shown some growth problems. Pham Khac Dung, deputy head of the economy and infrastructure division of Thanh Ha district, said conservation activities for the tree will be carried out in 2019 and 2020 at a total cost of VND668 million (over US$28,700). At first, relevant sides will assess the tree’s situation and apply technical measures like pruning branches, fertilising in accordance with growth stages, and preventing pests and diseases. Later, the tree will be propagated from its cuttings, he noted. He added that aside from increasing … [Read more...] about Hai Duong province moves to conserve ancestral lychee tree
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The prices of about 1,900 different services offered at public hospitals have increased, according to the Ministry of Health. Patients register for health check-ups at Hà Nội Heart Hopsital The current healthcare prices were calculated on the basis of the basic salary of 1.390 million VND (60 USD). Once the basic salary has been revised up to 1.490 million VND (64 USD), effective from July 1, the medical pricing needs to be adjusted. Accordingly, the price of health check-ups and bed charges rose by 4.4 percent while technical service fees increased by 1.1 percent from August 20. The cost of a health check at first-grade hospitals – those under the direct management of the health ministry or the centrally-run cities or provinces people's committees – for example, is 38,700 VND instead of 37,000 VND. Bed charge per day at the special class hospitals goes up from the current 753,000 VND to 782,000 VND. Patients who are receiving treatment at the medical … [Read more...] about Prices of over 1,900 medical services increase slightly
A truck collided head-on with a tractor truck on the stretch of National Highway No 6 passing through northern Son La Province’s Chieng Hac Commune early this morning. The site of the collision between a truck and a trailer truck on National Highway No 6 in northern Son La Province that left one died. — VNA/VNS Photo The truck driver was killed. The two vehicles were seriously damaged. Representatives of the provincial Road Management Sub-department said the accident occurred at 6.40am on Tuesday. The truck, travelling from Son La to Hanoi, suddenly collided with the trailer truck moving in the opposite direction. The accident blocked traffic for hours. On the same day, another collision took place between a passenger bus and a container truck on National Highway 38B in northern Hung Yen Province, leaving 17 people injured. At 2.30am, the container truck travelling from Hai Duong to Hung Yen Province crashed into the 16-seat passenger bus moving in the same direction … [Read more...] about One killed, 17 injured in two separate road accidents
Toned-down drama draws young crowds Drama gets a makeover: A scene with Nguyen Trai, played by actor Huu Chau, before Trai's untimely death in the drama Bi Mat Vuon Le Chi (The Secret of Le Chi Manor) at IDECAF Theatre in HCM City. (03-06-2007) by Anh Thu For his production of the historical drama, Bi Mat Vuon Le Chi (The Secret of Le Chi Manor), director Thanh Loc simplified the set and costume design, retained the authentic speech used by Vietnamese centuries ago, and demanded that the actors not over-play their roles, as is customary in many local productions. The result: tickets for the next three weeks have sold out. On opening night last weekend, a steady downpour couldn’t keep audiences away from the new play, whose theme revolves around the unjust death of national hero Nguyen Trai, Viet Nam’s great stateman, scholar and poet. Nearly 1,000 people attended the two performances, in which director and artist Thanh Loc, one of the country’s … [Read more...] about Toned-down drama draws young crowds