Police across the country stored nearly 137,000 unclaimed vehicles, including 722 cars, between 2013 and September 2019 (Photo: baogiaothong.vn) Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - Vehicles seized for traffic violations should be auctioned if the owners fail to come forward within 30 days instead of the current one year, the Ministry of Public Security said at a recent meeting organised by the National Assembly’s Legal Affairs Committee in Hanoi. The move would free up warehouse space and avoid waste, participants heard. Deputy Minister Nguyen Duy Ngoc said police across the country stored nearly 137,000 unclaimed vehicles, including 722 cars, between 2013 and September 2019. Due to the long time in storage, 37,000 vehicles were damaged, he said. Tien Phong (Vanguard) online newspaper quoted Ngoc as saying that 32 localities had to hire warehouses to store the seized vehicles because existing facilities could not meet the demand. He recommended allowing the private sector to … [Read more...] about Police propose auctioning unclaimed seized vehicles
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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc left Ha Noi for a visit from June 27 to July 1 to Japan where he will attend the G20 Summit at the invitation of his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe. PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc The PM was accompanied his spouse, and the Vietnamese high-ranking delegation, including Minister-Chairman of the Office of the Government Mai Tien Dung, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung, Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha, Minister of Information and Communication Nguyen Manh Hung, and Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien. The delegation also comprised Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son, Deputy Minister of Public Security Le Quy Vuong, Deputy Minister of Education and Training Le Hai An, and Vietnamese Ambassador in Japan Vu Hong Nam. Viet Nam is one of the eight special guests of … [Read more...] about PM leaves for G20 Summit
The excessive use of smart devices has negatively affected their schoolwork and health Many parents in Vietnam have been increasingly concerned over that fact that their children keep using smartphones and tablets in most of their free time. As access to the Internet and modern technology has become much easier in the country, young children have also been given the opportunity to experience smartphones and tablets readily. However, many mothers and fathers who lack the skills and knowledge regarding the devices have failed to deal with the negative effects they have on their kids. D., a high school student in the central province of Quang Nam, has had to repeat grade 11 for his weak performances and is now at risk of failing another year due to his obsession with mobile games. According to D.’s mother, the teenage boy would make a fuss if anyone tries to stop him from playing the games. “D. was once a nice kid and a good student, but everything changed after he was given a … [Read more...] about Vietnamese parents worried as children obsessed with smartphones
Prior to Britain’s Got Talent, the Ho Chi Minh City natives had already broken a Guinness World Record for their an unbelievable, gravity-defying stunt in 2016 Earning a spot amongst Britain’s Got Talent 2018 finalists is just the latest addition to the daredevil gymnasts Giang Brothers’ impressive resume. Days after the show’s June 3 finale, Vietnamese across the country are still celebrating Giang Quoc Co and Giang Quoc Nghiep’s historic road to the finals of the British talent competition, despite the brothers’ falling short of a top three finish. Their appearance in the finale marked the first time representatives from the Southeast Asian country have made it so far in the show, earning international recognition along the way for their extraordinary feats of strength and concentration. According to Hanoi-based An Ninh Thu Do newspaper, the show’s organizers covered all expenses for the Giang Brothers to participate in the contest. … [Read more...] about Get to know about Vietnam’s Giang Brothers
The fact that leaders and officers of the HCM City Education and Training Department receive remuneration for compiling textbooks has caused a stir among the public. In a document from the Ministry of Education and Trianing (MOET) to the local press, the ministry affirmed that in order to ensure fairness, publicity and transparency in choosing textbooks, the ministry has drafted a circular (which has been published on its website for public opinions) which stipulates that those who compile and inspect textbooks will not be allowed to become members of councils which have the right to choose textbooks for use. The fact that the Vietnam Education Publishing House and the HCM City Education and Training Department are joining hands to compile textbooks is the responsibility of involved parties and they need to explain this to MOET. Meanwhile, at the workshop on renovating the general education program held by the Vietnam Education Publishing House recently, director of the HCM … [Read more...] about Is Education Ministry allowing HCM City to compile textbooks?