VGP - Over the past days, foreign websites and newspapers have run distorted stories about the case of Nguyen Phuong Uyen, a third-year student at HCM City 's Food Industry University, who was arrested by the security force. To help the public have the correct insight into the nature of the case, the Viet Nam News Agency provides the following information. On October 19, 2012, security force of southern Long An province issued a decision to take the initial legal steps to proceed with the criminal case and the defendants, and to detain Dinh Nguyen Kha and Nguyen Phuong Uyen for four months, so as to clarify the actions the pair and others had taken when distributing propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, under Article 88 of the Penal Code. … [Read more...] about Truth about Nguyen Phuong Uyen case
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Factory processing fruit for export launched in Ben Tre The Thuan Phong Agricultural Product Processing Co., Ltd inaugurated parts of a factory processing frozen fruit and vegetable for export in Chau Thanh district, the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on August 22. Facilities put into operation include a frozen warehouse covering an area of 1.2 ha, and a 3.5 ha processing workshop with a capacity of 6,000-10,000 tones of products per month. The second phase of the project will comprise two workshops, a plant for processing fruit and another for coconut milk production for export. On the occasion, Thuan Phong company donated 300 million VND (13,500 USD) to the scholarship fund of Chau Thanh district. Last year, a factory manufacturing canned coconut milk was launched in Ben Tre by the Ben Tre Import Export Joint Stock Company, becoming the largest of this kind in Vietnam. Ben Tre is the country's largest coconut cultivation area, with 63,000 hectares of trees generating 500 million … [Read more...] about BUSINESS IN BRIEF 24/8
Colonel Le Trong Tam, served in 559 Unit since its foundation till Sai Gon liberation. He knows most of the events related to the unit and can explain the root of the name “Five, Five, Nine”. The special military task force At the end of 1958, at the age of over 30 years old, Captain Le Trong Tam was assigned to write about the history of military equipment in the resistance war against the French. Tam was assigned this task because he learnt at Vinh High School at did some work experience at Truong Thi workshop and then went to work at Di An workshop. He also joined Huynh Van Nghe’s Youth Movement. In 1945, he was a soldier in the Second Liberation Army. After that, he went to Quang Ngai to join efforts in making the first submachine gun in the South and became the adopted son of Major General Vo Bam. Earlier 1959, when the situation had a great change, the Party’s Central Committee decided to make the movement in the South that of violent and political … [Read more...] about Part II: Where does 559 Unit come from?
Q2 rice exports forecast to grow The Department of Agriculture of the Philippines has invited Vietnam to join a bidding round for supply of 187,000 tons of rice to this market in 2013, according to the Vietnam Trade Office in the Philippines. The government of the Philippines wants to reduce rice import to gain food independence by late 2013, but the country's rice supply cannot fully meet its demand. The Philippines imported over 54,000 tons of rice from Vietnam in the first two months, said the General Department of Customs. The Vietnam Trade Office in the Philippines suggested local enterprises should seize this chance to boost rice export to the Philippines. This market still has a high demand for the 10% and 25% broken rice categories of Vietnam. The Philippines would further increase rice import if the rice output in this crop fell short of its target. The country will consider raising rice import quota from June to August. As for specialty and high-grade rice types, the … [Read more...] about BUSINESS IN BRIEF 14/4
Land-use violations involving 2,000 ha reported Land-use violations involving 2,000 ha were uncovered in the last nine months, the Government Inspectorate reported yesterday, Oct 13. Government Inspector General Huynh Thanh Phong said the office would continue to implement the Prime Minister's direction on making public the results of land-use inspections. Since the beginning of this year, the office has made public the results of 18 company inspections and said it would complete a further 13 on groups such as Song Da Group, PetrolVietnam and Viettel in the remaining months of this year. In addition, 11 institutions will also be inspected, including Viet Nam Development Bank and Viet Nam National Shipping Lines, in addition to construction of the HCM City-based National University. More than 20,600 people have made complaints to the Central Party Committee's offices in Ha Noi and HCM City this year, 29 per cent lower than during the same period last year. Buffalo flees … [Read more...] about SOCIETY IN BRIEF 14/10