A forest fire destroyed nearly 200ha of forest over the weekend in central Phu Yen Province’s Phu Hoa District, Law Protection online newspaper reported. Drought in Phu Yen destroys several hectares of forest Phu Yen preventive forest ravaged by droughts Fire fighters are working to distinguish a forest fire in central Phu Yen Province last month. VNA/VNS Photo A forest fire destroyed nearly 200ha of forest over the weekend in central Phu Yen Province’s Phu Hoa District, Bảo vệ Pháp luật (Law Protection) online newspaper reported. The fire raged for around 33 hours after it broke out at around 10.30am on Sunday at Ky Le mountain area in Hoa Dinh Tay Commune. Hundreds of troops, forest rangers, firefighters and local residents joined efforts to stamp out the fire. However, dry weather and strong wind made the fire spread quickly while the rough and sloped terrain made it difficult for firefighters to extinguish the fire, according to … [Read more...] about Forest fire destroys 200ha of forest in Phu Yen
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Some defendants in the exam cheating scandal said that VND1 billion was paid for each ‘exam score fabrication’. Tuoi Tre newspaper reported that Tran Xuan Yen, former deputy director of Son La Education and Training Department, said a defendant in the exam score scandal in the province declared that it was the department director who gave him information about eight examinees and told him to get the exam papers of the students to manipulate scores. Tran Xuan Yen (white shirt) is arrested Regarding the ‘cost’ of score fabrication, Yen said one had to pay VND1 billion to raise the total exam score of three exam subjects to the wanted levels. Yen was ‘in charge’ of 13 students, Nguyen Thi Hong Nga,16, while Dang Huu Thuy, vice rector of To Hieu High School in Son La City, was responsible for four examinees and Lo Van Huynh, head of the quality assurance division, for 7. Tran Xuan Yen, former deputy director of Son La Education and Training … [Read more...] about Exam cheating scandal: how much did one score adjustment cost?
A scorching summer day in Hoai Nhon District, Binh Dinh Province could not stop farmer Tran An Diem from working hard to dig a well in search of a precious source of water. Vietnam's central region faces serious drought Heat wave hits three regions with temperature over 40C A rice paddy in Thua Thien-Hue Province dried out and cracked by the prolonged heat wave. The local Nhan An Dong paddy field is drying up due to the prolonged heat wave. Pointing out into his field, Diem said half of it was already destroyed by the extreme heat. Bemoaning the loss of their crops, four local families pooled VND6 million (US$258) to dig a well with the hope of saving their dying fields. “Many areas are parched… We must pay money to break the drought. Otherwise, the whole field will be burnt up,” he told Nông Thôn Ngày Nay (Countryside Today) newspaper. Central provinces are experiencing unprecedented weather. Extreme, prolonged heat has pushed the … [Read more...] about Central Vietnam grapples with extreme heat, drought
These policies not only introduce new tax treatments such as e-commerce transactions, re-auditing or the application of penalties, but also introduce new regulations of tax compliance and audit management. Overview of the workshop. A number of steps are needed for Vietnamese enterprises to comply with tax regulations and ready for changes in tax policy, as well as avoid potential non-compliance risks in a fast-growing digital business environment, according to EY Consulting Vietnam’s experts. In order to ensure the position as one of the fastest growing economies in the Asia Pacific region, Vietnam has introduced various regulatory and tax reforms to maintain its attractive business environment, to attract foreign investment and to support local private enterprises. New Law of Tax Administration in 2019, recent proposals on the application of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in Vietnam, as well as previous decrees on e-invoices and transfer … [Read more...] about Vietnamese enterprises urged to prepare for changes in tax policy
The number of liver cancer patients surpassed lung cancer, ranking first in both newly-contracted liver cancer and mortality, each reaching more than 25,000 people in 2019. A cancer patient receives treatment at Hanoi's K Hospital. Liver cancer has become the most commonly acquired one in Vietnam, ahead of lung cancer. According to Professor Nguyen Chan Hung, president of the Vietnam Cancer Association, liver cancer is becoming a "great disaster" in the country. The number of liver cancer patients ranks first in both newly-contracted cases and mortality, each reaching more than 25,000 people this year. In comparison with lung cancer, 23,667 people acquired liver cancer and 20,701 died of it in 2018. The main risks of liver cancer are chronic hepatitis B or hepatitis C infection, aflatoxin exposure, heavy alcoholism, obesity, smoking and type 2 diabetes. "Viral hepatitis is a pandemic and needs to be prevented in order to avoid the threat of liver cancer," … [Read more...] about Liver cancer becomes most commonly acquired one in Vietnam