Daily Archives: January 13, 2020

Former Da Nang leaders jailed for land management violations

The Hanoi People’s Court on January 13 handed jail sentences to 21 defendants found guilty of violating regulations on managing and using State assets, causing losses and wastefulness and violating land management regulations.Accordingly, former Chairm…

HCM City to develop cultural tourism

Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities plan to focus on developing cultural tourism from now until 2030, speakers at a recent workshop held by the city’s Department of Culture and Sports and the Institute for Development Studies.Cultural tourism, which include…

Vietnam aims to ensure water security

By 2050, 60 percent of farming areas in Vietnam will be equipped with water-saving irrigation systems, according to the country’s Water Management Strategy, which was recently approved by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.The strategy aims to foste…

HCM City: Open-air double-decker city tour rolls out

Ho Chi Minh City rolled out an open-air double-decker bus tour around its centre, the first of its kind in the city, on January 12.The HCM City sightseeing hop on � hop off tour goes through 24 streets to take visitors to 30 popular sites such as Vietn…

Cambodia guard official pays pre-Tet visit to Can Tho

A delegation from the Royal Cambodian Army’s High Command of Guards led by Deputy Commander, General Dieng Sarun visited the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on January 13, ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.Sarun wished that the friendshi…

Outstanding army coaches, athletes honoured

Army coaches and athletes who showed excellent performances at international sporting events in 2019 were honoured at a ceremony held by the Ministry of Defence in Hanoi on January 13.According to Lt. Gen. Vu Van Sy, chief of the military training bure…

Top legislator meets with former senior NA leaders

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan extended her Lunar New Year (Tet) greetings to former NA leaders at a meeting in Hanoi on January 13.She said the legislature made significant contributions to the country’s socio-economic and defence-se…