The firefighters try to extinguish the flame. Thua Thien - Hue Province History Museum used the place to display artifacts featuring revolutionary movements during the resistance war against the French colonialists. In a short time, an intense flame broke out in the entire house. The museum staff screamed for help and quickly brought the exhibits outside. Fire trucks, dozens of firefighters and police forces were sent to the scene to control the fire and prevent it from spreading. The fire was finally extinguished after an hour later. A portion of the roof of the house collapsed after the incident. The fire's cause is under investigation. Imperial Academy - Quoc Tu Giam is a historical and cultural relic and the only university of the Nguyen Dynasty that is currently preserved. Quoc Tu Giam relic along with the complex of monuments under the Nguyen Dynasty was listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993. By Van Thang- Translated by Huyen Huong … [Read more...] about Fire engulfs ancient house inside Quoc Tu Giam relic site in Hue City
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HD SAISON has unveiled a preferential loan package of VND10 trillion (US$429.78 million) for workers at industrial parks across the country with the stated goal of protecting them from loan sharks. — Photo courtesy of the company HD SAISON, a subsidiary of HDBank, has earmarked a loan package of VND10 trillion (US$429.78 million) at half the market interest rate for workers at industrial parks across the country. Through this, it hopes to help the government stabilise the economy and ensure social security, and protect workers from loan sharks. Workers expressed happiness on hearing about the package. HD SAISON will lend from this package until the end of 2023 at an interest rate of 20 per cent a year compared to the normal rate of 40-50 per cent. Borrowers can roll over their loans for several years. For the sake of workers An HD SAISON spokesperson said the company was honoured to be chosen by the Government and the State Bank of Vietnam as one of two consumer finance … [Read more...] about Why do workers opt for HD SAISON’s loan package?
Visitors at the Ve Nha An Com exhibition. (Photo courtesy of artist Nguyen The Son) Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - An exhibition by young Vietnamese artists who paint their memories of family meals is taking place at Hanoi's Culture and Art Centre on Hang Buom street, featuring nearly 30 paintings of different types of food. Entitled Ve Nha An Com (Go Home For Meal), the exhibition is jointly organised by Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in Vietnam. As the theme of United Nations' International Youth Day 2022 is “Intergenerational solidarity,” aiming for a cohesive society where everyone works together towards sustainable development goals, Ve Nha An Com explores the concept of “family meals” through the eyes of youth as its guiding concept. Curator Giang Kawako said: “Ve Nha An Com is a common Vietnamese phrase to remind people to come back home and share a meal with their family. "It means a … [Read more...] about Exhibition showcases Vietnamese family meals
A medical worker prepares medicine for COVID-19 patients at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases' Intensive Care Unit (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - The Ministry of Health has ordered health departments to strengthen the management and reporting of new COVID-19 cases. The move came after a series of fast-spreading sub-variants of Omicron (BA.4, BA.5, BA.2.75 and BA.2.12.1) were reported in the country. According to the ministry’s General Department of Preventive Medicine, the number of COVID-19 cases has been on the rise in both Vietnam and around the world. The country is currently recording an average of about 2,000 new cases each day. The number of new cases is believed to be on the rise again. Therefore, in order to actively prevent and control the COVID-19 pandemic, the department told leaders of health departments nationwide to regularly and promptly review and report new cases of COVID-19. The localities must comply with regulations on reporting new cases … [Read more...] about Health Ministry orders strengthening reporting of new COVID-19 cases
An additional 2,814 more Covid-19 infections were confirmed in Vietnam on Tuesday while the country reported three deaths relating to the disease, according to the Ministry of Health. Illustrative photo According to the ministry's report, the national caseload has so far increased to 11,373,276. On August 17, an additional 5,298 more patients recovered from the disease, raising the number of recoveries in the country to over 10.04 million. On Wednesday evening, three deaths from Covid-19 were recorded, raising the country's total fatalities to 43,103, accounting for 0.4 per cent of total infections. By August 17, the country had injected more than 252 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines. Vietnam has not yet drafted plans to give Covid-19 vaccines to children under five years old. The country is targeting the completion of Covid-19 inoculation for children aged between 5 - 11 in August, as well as the administration of the third shot for those aged 12 - … [Read more...] about Additional 2,814 new Covid-19 cases confirmed on Wednesday, three deaths
The event was co-chaired by Minister of National Defense General Phan Van Giang and Minister of Public Security General To Lam. Speaking at the working session, General Giang affirmed that since their establishment, the Vietnam People’s Army and the people’s public security force have always been loyal to the Party, State, and people, becoming key forces in the protection of the Fatherland, the national security, and the social order and safety. They have stood side by side in any circumstances to fulfill all assigned mission, contributing to creating a peaceful and stable environment for economic development and safeguarding the people’s life. The two forces have collaborated closely to deal with critical issues of defense and security, while regularly tightening their solidarity to build strength of each force in the national construction and protection cause. On the occasion of the 77th founding anniversary of the people’s public security force, on behalf of the Central … [Read more...] about MND and MPS to enhance collaboration