HCM City (VNA) – A get-together of former revolutionists operating in the Sai Gon-Cho Lon-Gia Dinh region was organised on February 20 in Cu Chi district of Ho Chi Minh City. The event was attended by politburo members: Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh; Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education Vo Van Thuong; and Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan. It also saw the presence of former President Nguyen Minh Triet, former Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Le Thanh Hai, senior revolutionaries, Vietnamese heroic mothers and local people. Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Council Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam reviewed the tradition of the Sai Gon-Cho Lon-Gia Dinh revolution. Under the leadership of the Party, the army and people defeated the enemies, contributing to the final Victory in 1975, liberating the south and unifying the country, she said. She expressed her gratitude to the sacrifice of … [Read more...] about Function of former revolutionists held in HCM City
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HCM City (VNA) – The average production value per hectare of agricultural land in Ho Chi Minh City has increased year after year even as the area shrank, according to the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Last year the value increased by 10.9 percent to 450 million VND (19,806 USD) per hectare, among the highest in the country. This was a result of shifting the farming structure towards an urban-oriented model and increasing the use of sophisticated technologies. Thus, in some places, unproductive rice and sugarcane growing areas became farms growing bonsai, flowers and vegetables, bringing farmers higher profits. More than 389ha of lands were converted last year, up 385.5 percent, and farmers grow vegetables and fruits in them. Vegetables bring revenues of 1-1.4 billion VND per hectare annually; orchids, around 2 billion VND; dairy cows (at a scale of 20 head per household), 800 million VND; shrimp, 2.7-3 billion VND per hectare; and ornamental … [Read more...] about HCM City’s farm production shoots up
Since early 2015, the company has paid a fee of 400 million VND (18,000 USD) per month for its three boats as docking at the Nha Rong Wharf, which is three times higher than the rate of 100 million VND when they were in the Bach Dang Wharf.HCM City but only the Tan Cang port is good enough for tourism,” Lieu Thi My Hanh, director of the company said. … [Read more...] about HCM City: Poor waterway infrastructure hinders tourism growth
Vietnam aims to increase the share of renewable energy sources, such as hydropower, solar, wind, and biomass, to 21% of the total installed capacity by 2030 with an aim to meet rapidly growing energy needs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 25% by 2030. hanoitimes … [Read more...] about ADB agrees US$38M finance package to solar power project in Vietnam
• Avoid entering anybody’s house on the first day of Lunar New Year without an invitation as it is the first person stepping in the door who set the mood for the entire year. Vietnamese people also believe the zodiac animal of the first foot of the new year is associated with also determines the outcomes of the next year. … [Read more...] about What to know about Tet holiday in Vietnam?