Vietnam will cooperate fully with the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) and other countries to ensure cooperatives thrive and become more productive. Vietnam attends Bangkok cooperatives conference Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Dang Khoa affirmed this at the 9 th Asia-Pacific Cooperative Ministers’ Conference in Bangkok from February 27-29. Khoa said Vietnam’s agricultural sector has developed well with a variety of products to gain a strong foothold in international markets, such as rice, coffee, rubber and nuts. As a result of cooperative efforts, people’s incomes and living standards are gradually improving in many rural areas in Vietnam. In his speech, ICA President Pauline Green cited the UN’s view that cooperatives have helped improve the living standards of 50 percent of the world’s population. Every year the ICA makes public a list of 300 largest cooperatives around the world. The total … [Read more...] about Vietnam pledges to work with Cooperative Alliance
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Two tonnes of elephant tusks seized at Hai Phong port The cargo was found in a container shipped from Malaysia en route to China. The banned goods were hidden in sacks of sea shells. The cargo had been declared as sea shells. Tusks and tortoise-shell are banned goods in Viet Nam under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, which came into effect in 1994. Dong Nai Hospital successfully rejoins arm Dong Nai Hospital successfully reattached the severed arm of a 43-year-old man yesterday after a seven hour surgical operation. The man was hospitalised on Sunday after a labour accident resulted in severe trauma to his left limb. The patient is reportedly in a stable condition. Collapse of antenna prompts safety review The construction ministry plans to inspect the quality of all tower-shaped projects nationwide to ensure their safety following recent collapses of some antenna towers, according to an official from the ministry. Last … [Read more...] about Two tonnes of elephant tusks seized at Hai Phong port
I. ECONOMY 1. Manufacturing: 1.1. Industrial manufacture: - Estimated value of industrial manufacture in 4/2009 is VND 6,405.5 billion (fixed price in 1994), up 1.4% against last month. The first four months reach VND 24,982.5 bil, achieving 27,2% of the plan and up 6,9% compared with the same period last year. a/ Central state industrial sector: Estimated value of industrial manufacture in 4/2009 is VND 674.9 billion, equal to 96.2% last month; the first four months reach 2,446.5 bil, achieving 25.4% of the plan, equal to 95.2% the same period last year. … [Read more...] about Socio-Economic Overview in April 2009 and the first four months of 2009; Some key tasks in May 2009.
Vietnamese economy in the period of 2005 to 2007 expressed a quite rapid growth rate, with a number of macroeconomic indicators moving towards a positive direction that facilitated development. Based on the Report on the Enterprise Census in 2009 of the General Statistical Office (GSO), this article attempted to analyze the development of enterprises in term of quantity. An emphasis was placed on business and production efficiency of enterprises in the state-owned sector, the private sector and the FDI sector. … [Read more...] about The recent economic efficiency of Vietnamese enterprises
49 Son La households to move to safe areas Authorities in the northern mountainous province of Son La have directed local agencies to quickly build a new resettlement area for 49 households in Song Ma District. The old resettlement area in Muong La District's Ten Noong Village is at high risk of landslides after a growing number of cracks have appeared in the Son La Reservoir since it filled to its highest water level of 215 metres. The new resettlement area is scheduled to be completed before the onset of the rainy season. Ten Vietnam records recognized by Asian Council Vietnam will see ten records officially recognized by the Asian Records Council in May, according to the Vietnam Records Centre. The first is the biggest bronze pagoda in Asia, which sits on top of Yen Tu mountain in the northern province of Quang Ninh. The 70-tonne pagoda was restored in June 2006. The second is the longest lobby with 500 Arhat statues at the Bai Dinh pagoda in the northern … [Read more...] about SOCIETY IN BRIEF 1/3