The Nam Dinh Province people’s committee and party committee has named a road after the late Politburo member and Nobel Prize winner Le Duc Tho to commemorate his 100th birth anniversary, and began work on a memorial for him. Tho, who was also secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam central committee and head of its Commission for Organization, was a native of the northern province. Many senior officials attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the memorial, including Politburo member and standing member of the central party secretariat, Le Hong Anh, and another member of the secretariat and head of the central party committee’s Commission for Propaganda and Education, Dinh The Huynh. A memorial house and stele, a worship place, a reception area, gardens, and a semicircular lake will be built. The ceremony was followed by the renaming of the road which runs through Nam Truc District where Tho was born. Tho (October 10, 1911 – October 13, 1990) was an outstanding … [Read more...] about Nam Dinh names street for Nobel winner Le Duc Tho
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VietNamNet Bridge - Individuals who represent the state's capital at commercial banks are also officials working for state management agencies. This practice is causing concern among those who believe it to create unfair competition among banks. In general, the State Bank dispatches more than one official to each commercial bank. Each official is responsible for a certain percentage of the state's capital. This allows for dispersing risk, as power is not concentrated in anyone individual, and allows those officials to monitor each other. … [Read more...] about State capital’s representatives at banks – who are they?
New leader for AIDS, drug committee Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has been named the Chairman of the National Committee for AIDS, Drug and Prostitution Prevention and Control. According to Prime Ministerial Decision No. 458/QD-TTg, signed on April 2, Deputy PM Dam will replace Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc in the position from the signature date.- Thai drug dealer's death penalty upheld The Supreme People's Court in HCM City yesterday rejected the appeal of a 32-year-old Thai national, Chimongkol Suaracha and handed him death penalty for illegal drug trafficking. During the first trial, the HCM City People's Court was informed that the Vietnamese authorities had detected nearly 2 kilograms of heroin concealed in two albums in Chimongkol's luggage as she entered Viet Nam's Tan Son Nhat International Airport on October 1, 2012. The Thai woman, who is a university graduate, had been promised a job at an automobile company in Viet Nam by a stranger, before being taken to Brazil, … [Read more...] about Social News Headlines 8/4
Screening of "Cash" Fri 11 Nov 2011, 8 pm L'Espace, 24 Trang Tien, Hanoi You are invited to the film screening of "Cash" of director Eric Besnard, stared by Jean Dujardin, Jean Reno, Valeria Golino, Alice Taglioni, François Berléand, Caroline Proust. This is "a wonderful entertaining party" - Télé 7 Jours Newspaper commented. Film synopsis: A thief can attack everyone but he should remember not at attack those who are agressive and especially those who carry weapons. Solal has forgotten this important principle, and has to pay with his life, he was killed by a gambler. The incident would have stopped there if Cash,his younger brother, decided to revenge for his brother while he could not use violent. He has only two weapons: his deadly attractive charm and courage. But they are extraordinary powers … Language: French with Vietnamese subtitles Tickets: Ticket price: 20 000 VND Special price for members of L'Espace and students: 10 000 VND Tickets are available at … [Read more...] about EVENTS ON NOVEMBER 11-20
Hand-Foot-Mouth disease on the rise Hand-Foot-Mouth disease will cause significant problems during the coming months, more than 2,100 newly-infected cases having been reported in the past week, according to the Ministry of Health. Last week a two year old from central Da Nang and a 10 month old from Ha Noi were reported to have died after being hospitalised with typical symptoms of the disease that include high fevers and blisters all over the body. Ministry figures showed that out of more than 66,300 cases recorded nationwide, 119 had included fatalities. Southern provinces were hardest hit with 90 per cent of infected patients dying, although the number of newly infected cases had reduced in 'hot' spots such as HCM City and Binh Duong Province. Director of the ministry's Department of Preventive Medicine, Nguyen Van Binh, called on local authorities to strengthen their grip on the disease, saying that the ministry would focus on stamping it out altogether. The … [Read more...] about SOCIETY IN BRIEF 11/10