Administrative Reform Is Development Motivation


On its progression from an agriculture-based province to an industrial one, Thai Binh province experienced enormous difficulties in investment attraction in the early stage. But, with infrastructure development, strong international economic integration process and lessons drawn in recent years, Thai Binh has sped up public administration reform and built more opening and friendlier investment environment to attract more domestic and foreign investors. In a meeting with Vietnam Business Forum Magazine's reporter, Chairman of Thai Binh Provincial People's Committee Pham Van Sinh said, "Thai Binh province is producing new advantages and we are always ready to cooperate with and invite investors." Ngo Khuyen reports.The government of Thai Binh province said it still has a lot of untapped potential and more emerging advantages when it attended investment promotion activities. What are the new advantages? … [Read more...]

Bac Giang City: New Look, New Stature


In recent years, Bac Giang has made strong and continuous transformation that helps the province achieve new outcomes, contributing to its overall development. These achievements across all areas in the reform process have created momentum and are an important prerequisite for Bac Giang to continue to achieve better performance. This helps Bac Giang become a big city with strong potential for the future.New look … [Read more...]

Vietnam footballer gets 30 months for betting on own Asian game


A Vietnam court sentenced a local footballer to 30 months in prison and gave suspended sentences to eight of his teammates on Monday for betting on their own game at an Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup in March. Nine players from the country's top-flight V-League club The Vissai Ninh Binh were convicted of illegal gambling during a trial in northern Ninh Binh Province, where the club is headquartered. … [Read more...]

List of 127 national projects calling for foreign investment

VGP - PM Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a list of 127 national projects calling for foreign investment from now to 2020. The projects are categorized into five: technical infrastructure, social infrastructure, agriculture, processing and preserving and production-service sectors. No.ProjectLocalityTotal Capital(million USD)Investment modelContactI. TECHNICAL INFRASTRUCTURE 1.1 Traffic infrastructure I.1.1 Roads 1 North-South expressway project, Ninh Binh - Thanh Hoa segment and Thanh Hoa - Nghi Son segment. Ninh Binh, Thanh Hoa 1,867 PPP Management Board of PPP projects under the Ministry of Transport No. 80 Tran Hung Dao street, Ha Noi Tel: 84-4-39410775 2 Dau Giay - Phan Thiet expressway. Dong Nai, Binh Duong 757 PPP Management board of PPP projects under the Ministry of Transport No. 80 Tran Hung Dao street, Ha Noi Tel: 84-4-39410775 3 Bien Hoa - Vung Tau expressway. Dong Nai, Bà Rịa - Vung Tau 1,175 PPP, ODA … [Read more...]

Army units active in gratitude activities


PANO - Hospital 354 under the General Department of Logistics on July 31st teamed with other organs in Thanh Hoa province to provide free health checkups and medicines to 1,200 local war invalids, sick soldiers, relatives of martyrs, Agent Orange/Dioxin victims, veterans, elderly and poor people in Quang Nham and Quang Thach communes, Quang Xuong district. The hospital also presented gifts to 20 policy beneficiaries and medical equipment to Quang Thach communal medical station. … [Read more...]

Chinese-labeled bags with strange matter found on Vietnam central coast

These strange bags were spotted along the beaches in Sam Son Town and two districts of Quang Xuong and Hoang Hoa, according to officials.

Fishermen in some localities in the Vietnamese central province of Thanh Hoa have found about 100 bags containing unidentified substance with foul smell drifted ashore from unknown location over the last few days, local authorities reported Friday. In Sam Son, about 50 bags were collected while around 30 and 15 bags were found in the above districts, respectively. These bags have many Chinese characters on them, but most of them were too blurred to see, except for two big words "Feng Yuan" in blue, according to the People's Committee of Sam Son town. There is also a dim round logo below these two words, the committee said. These sacks contained an unknown type of clotted powder that produced stinking odor, some fishermen who had opened the bags said. Local authorities, in conjunction with police and border guard forces, have gathered all of the sacks in one place and buried them underground. Thanh Hoa police have taken samples of the substance and sent them to a … [Read more...]