Governor of Champasak Province Vilayvong Bouddakham receives HCMC Party Secretary Nguyen Van Nen (Photo: SGGP) This is the third meeting between HCMC Party Secretary Nguyen Van Nen and the high-ranking delegation from Ho Chi Minh City and Lao sides during the working visit to Laos from May 25 to 29. Previously, Mr. Nguyen Van Nen held talks with Mr. Anouphap Tounalom, Secretary of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the City Party Committee, and Chairman of the People's Council of Vientiane Capital. He also had a meeting with Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Governor of Savannakhet Province Santiphap Phomvihane. At the meeting with Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Governor of Champasak Province Vilayvong Bouddakham, Secretary Nguyen Van Nen expressed his gratitude to Laos and Champasak Province for supporting Vietnam, as well as Ho Chi Minh City in the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic. He said that the visit and work of the high-ranking … [Read more...] about HCMC strengthens cooperation with Laos’ Champasak Province
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Reportedly, in May, the Central Military Commission (CMC)’s Standing Committee and the Ministry of National Defense (MND) directed the whole military to accomplish military and defense affairs. Accordingly, they maintained combat readiness, firmly protected national sovereignty, closely worked with relevant forces to ensure safety for important events, especially SEA Games 31. In addition, units in the whole military mobilized troops to help Northern provinces to overcome flood aftermath, prevent illegal crossings, fight smuggling and drug-related crimes. Especially, Resolution No.05-NQ/TW of the Politburo on the organization of the Vietnam People’s Army in the 2021-2030 period and the following years were also synchronously conducted. Besides, the MND has instructed the whole military to well perform training and education with high quality, review the implementation of the CMC’s Resolution No.765-NQ/QUTW on raising the quality of training in the 2013-2020 period and the following … [Read more...] about Defense minister chairs briefing on task performance in May
Nguyen Giap Dong, head of the Ba Vi District Economic Division, said that the district currently maintained a safe tea production area spanning 1,550ha and productivity of 10.5 tons per hectare per year. The output for the whole year is estimated at 16,275 tons of fresh buds, worth VND 350 million (USD 14,900) per hectare per year. To help farmers maintain and expand safe production areas, Ba Vi district has supported and created favorable conditions for localities to innovate technology, ensure raw material sources and well manage tea quality. It builds trademarks, product brands protected by intellectual property; builds good models of safe tea production and processing following Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practices (VietGAP) process. Thanks to that, the district has successfully built the Ba Vi tea brand. In Dong Anh District, Nguyen Anh Dung, deputy chairman of the district People’s Committee, said that the district had 1,180ha of vegetable production area including more … [Read more...] about Hanoi builds safe agricultural production areas
The two inventions included "Spherical mirror optics for medium-wave thermal imaging equipment" invented in 2017 and "Method for making high-temperature synthetic materials." The former helps self-research, design and manufacture camera-core and minimize the dependence on imports from abroad. Meanwhile, the latter helps produce materials able to meet harsh-working conditions in the military field. Viettel has so far been granted 56 patents in Vietnam and 11 patents in the U.S. by USPTO. Each year, the number of patents granted to Viettel increases by 142%, nearly 8 times higher than the average increase of 18% of domestic applicants. The group is currently a pioneer and key unit in implementing the Prime Minister’s intellectual property strategy to 2030, with the goal of increasing the number of patent applications and patent protection titles by an average of 16 - 18% per year. Translated by Mai Huong … [Read more...] about Viettel has two more exclusively-protected patents in the U.S.
The chess festival in Prague, Czech Republic will consist of four groups of different levels. The lowest is the Open and anyone can register for it. The next three levels are Futures, Challengers and Masters. Liem is invited to the Masters group, along with nine other grandmasters, including Czech-Vietnamese player Nguyen Thai Dai Van. The average Elo rating of the 10 grandmasters is 2,693. Liem is the third seed in this tournament. Dai Van is the number three player of Czech Republic. His parents are Vietnamese. Van has a similar style of play as Liem. This is his second time in the Masters group of the tournament. Last year, he drew all seven matches in it. For Liem, this is his first time in the Czech Republic, and also his first standard chess tour since the Gibraltar Masters in January 2020. The lack of standard chess competitions in the last two years has kicked Liem out of FIDE standard chess rankings. His target will be to accumulate more Elo ratings to return to the … [Read more...] about Vietnam chess ace to compete in Prague Masters
A woman in the southern province of Bạc Liêu is tested for COVID-19. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — There have been 1,114 new COVID-19 infections but no deaths recorded over the past 24 hours, according to Saturday's report from the health ministry. Hà Nội’s increase is still the largest in the country but stays below the 300 threshold with 285 cases, with the remaining infections found in: Vĩnh Phúc (70), Yên Bái (68), Phú Thọ (66), Nghệ An (59), Lào Cai (53), Tuyên Quang (48), Quảng Ninh (48), HCM City (31), Bắc Kạn (31), Thái Nguyên (31), Thái Bình (27), Quảng Bình (22), Hòa Bình (19), Hà Nam (17), Quảng Trị (16), Hưng Yên (16), Nam Định (16), Sơn La (14), Hải Dương (14), Hải Phòng (13), Hà Tĩnh (13), Điện Biên (13), Lâm Đồng (12), Lạng Sơn (12), Hà Giang (12), Lai Châu (11), Ninh Bình (10), Thanh Hóa (10), Cao Bằng (8 ), Thừa Thiên Huế (7), Đà Nẵng (7), Tây Ninh (6), An Giang (5), Hậu Giang (4), Bình Thuận (4), Bình Phước (3), Gia Lai (3), Bắc Giang (3), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (2), Bến … [Read more...] about Việt Nam sees 1,114 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths for third day in a row