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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Equitisation of State-owned enterprises discussed

Breakthrough measures are needed to boost the equitisation of State-owned enterprises (SOEs), especially those proven ineffectual, said participants at a June 30 seminar in HCM City. Professor Le Quoc, Deputy Director of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and Public Administrations (HCMA), emphasized that SOE restructuring should pay attention to operation of different

China jails 113 in Xinjiang mass sentencing

. View photo Security forces participating in a military drill in Hetian, northwest China’s Xinjiang region, June 6, 2014 (AFP Photo/AFP) Beijing (AFP) – Four suspects were sentenced to life in prison, while 109 others were given sentences for crimes ranging from “organising and leading terrorist groups” to “bigamy and drug dealing”, Xinjiang’s government web

Goverment discusses socio-economic performance in six months

The Government convened its regular meeting on June 30 to assess the country’s socio-economic, security-defence and external relations situation in June and the first half of 2014 and define major tasks for the rest of the year. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung urges for measures at the highest resolve to successfully fulfil all yearly targets

Filipino, US troops hold drills near disputed sea

More than 100 Filipino and U.S. marines in assault amphibious vehicles conducted a mock assault on imaginary enemies in military drills Monday on a beach in northwestern Philippines fronting the South China Sea, where Manila is locked in a territorial dispute with China. The amphibious tanks sailed from a U.S. ship anchored a distance away,

Tam Cung Grotto

Tam Cung Grotto

Located in the center of Halong Bay, 5 kilometers from the Sung Sot Cave to the northeast, Tam Cung Grotto (Three Palaces Cave) is one of the most wonderful caves in Halong. Tam Cung Grotto is situated on the May Den Island – an island which is almost separate from the other islands. On the

Vietnamese doctor receives Int’l recognition

Dr. Duong Quang Trung’s research project on cognitive radio was named the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Communications (ICC) in Sydney, Australia. The ICC is a flagship conference in the field of wireless technologies and communications. Dr. Trung’s research project involved an intelligent wireless radio capable of being programmed and configured dynamically.

SPELL awards scholarships to 40,000 students

The Scholarship Programme to Enhance Literacy and Learning (SPELL) recently awarded scholarships valued at US$ 3.7 million to roughly 40,000 disadvantaged children in seven central provinces. SPELL was launched ten years ago by the East Meets West Foundation (EMW) with the aim of assisting the country’s low-income students gain a solid education and get a

Vietnam wins three bronzes at world aerobics event

Vietnam won three bronze medals in the age group event at the ongoing World Aerobic Gymnastics Championships and World Age Group competitions from June 23-29 in Cancun, Mexico. The medals went to Vuong Thua An in the men’s individual (15-17 years), Gia Hien in the men’s individual (12-14 years) and group of five (15-17 years).

Gaza rocket hits building in southern Israel: police

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip on Saturday hit an industrial zone in Sderot in southern Israel, setting a building on fire but without causing casualties, police said. Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told AFP a second rocket struck open ground. A military spokesman said the building hit was a factory, and that firemen were on

President Sang meets HCM City entrepreneurs

President Truong Tan Sang and National Assembly deputies of Ho Chi Minh City on June 28 met with local entrepreneurs to listen to their opinions on business facts, particularly amid the demand for both safeguarding the national sovereignty in the East Sea and shoring up the economy. President Truong Tan Sang (first left) talks to