Russia’s hydrographic vessel docks at Cam Ranh port The hydrographic research and charting vessel Marshal Gelovani of Russia’s Pacific Fleet anchored at Cam Ranh international port in the central province of Khanh Hoa on May 2. Russia’s hydrographic vessel docks at Cam Ranh port, Government news, politic news, vietnamnet bridge, english news, Vietnam news, news Vietnam, vietnamnet news, Vietnam net news, Vietnam latest news, vn news, Vietnam breaking news The ship’s stop in Vietnam, which is to take on basic supplies for its voyage, is permitted by the country’s Ministry of National Defence. The 63 crew members, captained by Dobrenko Vladimir Mikhailovich, will also take this opportunity to visit Nha Trang city in Khanh Hoa province. The vessel is scheduled to leave Cam Ranh port on May 5. French naval ship berthed in Vietnam for friendship visit The French Navy’s amphibious assault ship Tonnerre, with about 200 cadets on board, arrived at … [Read more...] about French, Korean, Russian ships visit Vietnam
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Lee Nguyen is now grabbing the attention of the media in Vietnam, where his short-lived journey had an unhappy ending, following his hogging the limelight in Major League Soccer (MLS) with his Player of the Month award. The New England Revolution midfielder took home the Etihad Airways MLS Player of the Month award for October - the final month of the season - after having a league-high nine game-winning goals this year, according to the MLS website. The 2014 MLS regular season, running from March, ended on Sunday. Ten teams will compete in the postseason MLS Cup Playoffs in November and December, culminating in the championship game, the MLS Cup. The 28-year-old, who holds dual citizenship in the U.S. and Vietnam, netted five goals last month alone, and a total of 18 during the season, which is fourth most in the MLS and the most ever by a pure midfielder in the U.S.'s highest-level football (soccer) league. The award is the icing on the cake as Nguyen has been called up by … [Read more...] about Why couldn’t Lee Nguyen have high-flying career in Vietnam as in MLS?
PM's instruction averts Mekong Delta saline intrusion High salinity level. The Prime Minister on March 12 issued an instruction requesting imperative measures to cope with saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta. As many as nine out of 13 cities and provinces accounting for nearly 40 percent of the Mekong Delta's acreage have suffered from excessive salinity, which has damaged around 200,000ha of winter-spring rice and vegetable crops. Up to 155,000 households lack fresh water. Saltwater encroachment will continue, worsening in March and April and lasting until June. In order to mitigate the adverse impacts of the disaster, the PM asked municipal and provincial authorities to install more water pipelines and offer fresh water to residents, ensuring sufficient water supplies to hospitals, medical stations and schools, and preventing the use of unhygienic water that potentially leads to epidemic outbreaks. Irrigational works will be operated to control salinity levels, while more dams … [Read more...] about Social News 14/3
Passengers get refunds for long flight delays Airlines will have to refund fares and other charges to passengers of those flights at least five hours later than scheduled if requested, according to a new circular of the Ministry of Transport. Circular 81/2014/TT-BGTVT with effect from on March 1 regulates that airlines are responsible for providing passengers with full and updated information about their long-delayed flights, along with food and accommodation for the affected passengers. For flights postponed for two hours or longer, airlines must arrange appropriate flights for the affected passengers to travel to their destinations. In case of flights delayed for more than five hours, airlines shall refund fares and related fees to passengers. The circular also specifies that if flights are canceled, operators must announce the reasons and provide the affected passengers with accommodation and food. The number of delayed flights soared at this year’s Tet (Lunar New Year) … [Read more...] about Social News 3/3
The Hanoitimes - Vietnamese garment-textile industry earned $2.1 billion net out of $6.16 billion export revenue in the first half of this year, according to Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex). The newly updated data, a 30 percent year on year increase, has made the industry's $13 billion full-year target within reach provided that there will be no specific changes on the world market, Sai Gon Tiep Thi newspaper quoted Le Tien Truong, deputy director of Vinatex.This was the highest growth for the sector in the first months of the past four years, with export revenues to the European Union (EU) up by 40 percent, the US, around 20 percent and Japan, five percent, said Vinatex general director Tran Quang Nghi, according to the Vietnam News Agency.Its export revenues in June alone reached $1.15 billion, up 11 percent month on month.Experts predicted that the US would become a market with larger prospects for Vietnam's garment and textile sector as the … [Read more...] about Garment-textile industry earns $2.1 bln net in H1