Present at the meeting in Hanoi were Member of the Politburo, Head of the Party Central Committee’s (PCC) Mass Mobilization Commission Truong Thi Mai, PCC Member, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Defense Minister Senior Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang, as well as other leaders of the MND, representatives of Central agencies, leaders of the General Department of Politics and role models in the two movements. The event was also attended online by leaders of defense agencies and military units. … [Read more...] about CMC and MND review results of mass mobilization movements in military
Poverty rate by state
Le Van Hoang, deputy director of the provincial Department of Industry and Trade, said that according to the adjusted National Power Development Planning VII, Bac Lieu will have two coal-fired thermal power plants with a combined capacity of 1,200 megawatts. However, the province had asked for the prime minister’s permission to stop the two projects as they might cause a high risk of environmental pollution and affect the marine ecosystem in the province as well as its seafood farming plan. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES NOVEMBER 29
The average monthly income of the poor, near-poor and middle-income groups in 2018 were VND931,000, VND1.8 million and VND2.77 million respectively. This means nearly 15 million households, or about 60 million people, have no access to a lot of basic goods and services due to the gap between income and price. It is worth noting that the sum these households spend on food, drink, and smoking makes up a sizable part of their income – 48% in the 2016 survey, the most recent figure. Their other needs such as housing, electricity, water, sanitation, household appliances, healthcare, travel, education, culture, sports, and entertainment, of course, face more limitations. … [Read more...] about Demand stimulus: where to begin?
Thailand’s National Vaccine Institute signed a non-refundable advance market commitment contract worth 2.38 billion THB (79 million USD) with AstraZeneca to reserve the supply of the vaccine candidate. Another 3.67 billion THB (121 million USD) agreement for the purchase of the trial vaccine, known as AZD1222, was signed by the Health Ministry’s Disease Control Department. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS NOVEMBER 29 (updated hourly)
Disaster struck Truong Thi Ngoc Bich’s family in Bien Hoa City in late March 2020 when she discovered her only daughter, 23, dead in her bedroom. In the suicide letter, the girl wrote that she borrowed money via more than 10 apps and could not pay the debts. … [Read more...] about Black credit trap pushes borrowers into corner