In a document sent to municipal and provincial health departments, hospitals, drug manufacturers and importers, the Vietnamese Pharmaceutical Association and the Vietnam Pharmaceutical Corporation, the DAV asked them to direct hospitals and disease control centres to build their own plans to store medicines and ensure their sufficient supply in line with the Health Ministry’s Directive No.01/CT-BYT, amid the complicated developments of the pandemic, especially Omicron variant. Municipal and provincial health departments must ask their inspectors to work closely with relevant units to enhance inspection over the production, trade, export-import of medicines and cosmetics in their localities while seriously punishing violations. The DAV required opening drug stores and deploying staff on duty round the clock during the festival to grasp the situation, and reporting to the administration before January 20 to enhance coordination. Source: VNA … [Read more...] about Drug administration requests no shortage of medicines during Tet
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The Hanoi government has approved a plan to establish an additional two to five new industrial parks (IPs) in the 2021-2025 period. Workers at the Dong Anh Industrial Park in Hanoi. – Photo: VNA Accordingly, the five IPs comprise Sach Soc Son in Soc Son District, Dong Anh in the district of the same name, Bac Thuong Tin and Phung Hiep in Thuong Tin District and the extended Phu Nghia in Chuong My District. The establishment of these IPs will help attract investment and boost industrial production, accelerating the industrialization and modernization process in the city. The plan is also aimed at adopting strategies to develop IPs in the city in line with the goals of socioeconomic development and land use in the city and ensuring the appropriate and effective development of science and technology, boosting the development of the industry sector. As of December last year, IPs in Hanoi attracted nearly 165,000 workers, including 1,100 foreigners. These IPs have … [Read more...] about Hanoi to establish 2-5 new industrial parks by 2025
The “cradle of wet rice civilization” was voted by The New York Times as one of the most interesting tourist destinations in the world in 2022. The renowned US-based newspaper has just listed the Red River Delta of Vietnam among the highlights around the globe where one should travel to in 2022. Red River Delta ranks 14th among the extensive list of this year “52 Places for a Changed World” by The New York Times. The Quan ho singing performance at Lim Festival in Bac Ninh Province. Photo: Chu Minh Khoi According to Charly Wilder, the writter of the newspaper, once travel begins to normalize, tourists will undoubtedly flock to Vietnam’s world-famous beaches and dynamic megacities. “But head north to the traditional villages of the Red River Delta, travelers can immerse themselves in centuries-old cultural practices and a way of life that is at risk of disappearing,” she wrote. The Red River Delta: from an amazing founding history... Located in a … [Read more...] about Red River Delta amongst “52 Places for a Changed World”
Despite the value of Hanoi export in the first 9 months has reached nearly 8.6 billion USD, up 7% compared to the same period of 2016, but the number is still lower than the target number of 2017 of 11.1 billion USD, which requires more efforts from the city and enterprises in the remaining months. According to the Hanoi Department of Industry & Trade, the value of export in September reached 969 million USD, reduced 1.3% compared to August. Despite a slightly decrease, the accumulated value of export in the first 9 months reached 8.6 billion USD, up 8.7% compared to the same period of 2016. In the recent 9 months, some products have increased in export compared to the same period of last year, including: computers and related components and products increased 19.3%; Equipment and accessories up 24.1%; Agricultural products up 8.9%; Transport vehicles and accessories up 32.1%; Electronic products up 41.1%; shoes and leather products up 7.7%; traditional craft products up … [Read more...] about Significant progresses in Hanoi export
The delegation visited the Army Officer Candidate School No.2 (Nguyen Hue University), the National Shooting Range Region 3 and Division 302 of Military Region 7. During the visits, General Luong highly valued the units’ active spirit, creativeness and determination in fulfilling their political tasks, especially the COVID-19 prevention and control. Prior to the upcoming traditional Tet festival, the deputy defense minister required the units’ leadership to grasp all situations, ensure combat readiness, set concrete plans to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, build civilian-military solidarity and pay more attention to taking care of policy beneficiaries in the localities. On behalf of the Ministry of National Defense, General Luong handed over gifts and extended Tet greetings to troops of the units, presented 20 tons of rice to support policy families, religious followers, and needy servicemen. Translated by Trung Thanh … [Read more...] about Deputy Defense Minister extends Tet greetings to Southern units
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?