(VEN) - The massive intrusion of a series of cheap low quality products from foreign countries has largely impacted domestic manufacturing industries. Even traditional handicraft villages must also face this fierce competition. Building and developing brand names for handicrafts in the context of trade liberalization and global integration has become a basic competitive factor to help these villages develop in a sustainable way. Hanoi is a cradle for traditional handicraft villages including birdcage-making village of Vac, conical hat-making village of Chuong, embroidery village of Quat Dong, bamboo and rattan weaving village of Phu Vinh, and silk weaving village of Van Phuc, contributing to the country's economic development. A variety of silk products can be found at Van Phuc including Van and Sa silk and brocade, which have gained customer interests and brought the main incomes to the local people. However, due to a mass import of cheap and poor quality silk products in … [Read more...] about Van Phuc wonders how to maintain its brand
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VietNamNet Bridge - On the afternoon of December 19, the Fifth National Congress of Vietnam War Veterans' Association (VWVA) elected 99 members to head the Association's Executive Board. They also elected the Central Standing Committee of 23 members. Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Thuong, 66, Vietnam armed forces' hero, former member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, former Deputy Minister of Defense, was elected Chairman of VWVA for the period 2012-2017. Previously, the Fifth National Congress of the Vietnam War Veterans' Association opened in Hanoi on December 18, drawing the participation of 510 delegates representing more than 2.6 million members nationwide. The ceremony was attended by Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, President Truong Tan Sang, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung and Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc among others. In his opening statement, Lieutenant General Tran Hanh, Chairman of VWVA for a fourth term, … [Read more...] about Gen. Nguyen Van Thuong elected Chairman of Vietnam Veterans Association
On the morning of March 18, Minister and Head of the government Secretariat - Nguyen Xuan Phuc - visited Dong Nai and discussed administrative reforms and the government's demand stimulus package with the province. Secretary of the provincial Party Committee - Tran Dinh Thanh, Chairman of the provincial People's Committee - Vo Van Mot, Vice chairman of the provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Vinh and the representatives of the provincial departments, committees and sectors met with the delegation. Comrade Nguyen Xuan Phuc - Minister and Head of the government Secretariat delivered a speech in the meeting The provincial People's Committee's report showed how the government's Resolution no. 30 and Prime Minister's Decision no. 12 on the solutions to prevent economic downturn, maintain economic growth and ensure social security were followed. The provincial People's Committee timely informed departments, committees, sectors, regions and concerned units. Until late February, 2009 … [Read more...] about Minister and Head of the government Secretariat – Nguyen Xuan Phuc – paid a working visit to Dong Nai.
There have been signs of an economic growth slowdown, said Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the opening of the third session of the National Assembly’s 13th tenure on Monday (May 21) in Hanoi. The NA report revealed that in the first four months of 2012, the world economy submerged in recession with the increase in raw materials, fuel, food prices. In the domestic market, there are difficulties in the macro-economy: purchasing power has reduced, there are huge quantities of stockpiled products, and banks have high interest rates. Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the opening of the third session of the National Assembly’s 13th tenure (Photo: SGGP) Deputy PM Phuc spoke on behalf of the government saying that thanks to combined effort, the economic situation in the first four months recorded positive results: inflation initially tamed, CPI increased only 2.6 per cent, the central bank closely watched the market and initiated measures to help enterprises … [Read more...] about Signs of economic slowdown: Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc
Meritorious Artist Nguyen Van Khanh or Khanh Kao passed away after a prolonged illness on June 9. Born in 1918 in the central province of Quang Ngai, Khanh was deputy director of the Culture and Information Department and also chairman of the Cultural and Propaganda Association 'Gold Star of the Military' in Binh Thuan Province during the French War. He was also one of the first people to create films of the Vietnam sixth zone, and after his travels and completing of master's degree he also worked in the eighth zone. After the Geneva agreement he came to North Vietnam in 1954, which was a new milestone in his art career when he switched to drama and became theatre director and in charge of the Folk Group 5. A number of plays staged by him became very popular: Thoai Khanh; Chau Tuan; Nguyen Tuong Nhan, winner of a Gold Medal; Doi Chim Cheo Beo; Nguyen Van Niem, silver medal award winner; Bong Trang (white flowers); Nguyen Khac Phuc , winner of first theatrical prize in the … [Read more...] about Meritorious Artist Nguyen Van Khanh passes away