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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Haiphong ready for Sea and Island Week

The city’s youth union has mobilized about 2,000 young people to participate in a meeting to commemorate the week in Do Son tourism area on June 7.  Cleaning and preparing the beaches in Do Son, Cat Ba and Bach Long Vi will be carried out after the meeting. The event drawing the participation of 28

Waste materials imports restricted

National Assembly deputies proposed stricter regulations for waste materials imports while discussing the revised Environment Law at the ongoing seventh session of the 13th NA on May 30. Waste materials imported into the country must meet environmental protection regulations and be included on the list of waste materials allowed for import by the Prime Minister.

Vietnam prepares suit against China in spat over oil rig

In the interview with Bloomberg on May 30, 2014, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung highlights that China’s recent acts have seriously infringed upon Vietnam’s sovereignty, seriously violated international law and the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC), and seriously threatened regional peace and stability. Nguyen Tan Dung, Vietnam’s prime

What’s on June 2014 (Daily updated)

MUSIC AND PERFORMANCES HCMC- Performances by Dutch conductor June 19, 8pm The HCMC Opera House,7 Lam Son Square, District 1 Dutch conductor,Jan Stulen will lead pieces by Beethoven and Prokofiev, performed by the Vietnamese violin prodigy Bui Cong Duy and the HCMC Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera. Featuring typical pieces in Classic and Romantic eras

Ancient tree in Son Tra recognised as heritage

The Vietnam Association for the Conservation of Nature and the Environment (VACNE) has recognised an ancient banyan tree on Son Tra Mountain as the first official Heritage Tree in the central city. The banyan tree, which started growing in the mountainous area 1,000 years ago, is 26m high and 10m in diameter. The tree shadows

Relatives press for new Malaysia plane search plan

Their hopes raised and dashed, relatives of passengers on a missing Malaysia Airlines plane want a new plan to find it after the search was suspended following a new setback. The 84-year-old mother of Australian passenger Rod Burrows no longer expects to live to see the mystery of Flight 370 solved. “I doubt it will

U.S. backs Japan’s Abe, tells China to stop destabilizing actions

U.S. backs Japan’s Abe, tells China to stop destabilizing actions The United States threw its weight on Saturday behind a push by Japan to take a more active role in regional security and bluntly warned China to halt destabilizing actions in support of territorial claims.    Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers the opening keynote

Vietnamese delegation busy on sidelines of Shangri-La Dialogue

The Vietnamese delegation has held several meetings with foreign partners on the sidelines of the 13th IISS Asia Security Summit, known as the Shangri-La Dialogue, after their arrival in Singapore on May 30.  Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh held separate meetings with his counterparts from New Zealand Jonathan Coleman and Singapore Ng Eng Heng.

Risk of hand, foot and mouth disease, dengue fever high

The Ministry of Health yesterday warned about a serious risk of dengue fever and hand, foot and mouth disease outbreaks in summer if drastic prevention and containment measures are not taken. Medical staff examine children at Paediatrics Hospitals No. 1 in HCM City. The health sector has warned of a serious risk of dengue fever

Japan PM says supports SE Asia efforts on freedom of sea, air

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told a regional security forum that Tokyo would offer its “utmost support” to Southeast Asian countries – several locked in maritime rows with Beijing – in their efforts to protect their seas and airspace, as he pitched his plan for Japan to take on a bigger international security role. Japan’s