The Central Inspection Committee concluded in 2018 that Cang, while serving as director of the city's Department of Transport, had violated land and construction investment regulations by signing a build-transfer contract with Dai Quang Minh Construction Investment JSC in 2013 for building four major roads running a total of nearly 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) in the Thu Thiem New Urban Area. … [Read more...] about HCMC Party official gets away with formal criticism for violations
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A new house of Nguyen Khac Lang and Trinh Thi Quyen in the commune’s Yen Vinh Village, built by the students' donation. — Photo: VNN The movement that called upon every student to save VND1,000 (US$4 cents) each day was launched by the school’s youth union to raise students’ awareness of saving money and encourage them to do kind things for others. … [Read more...] about Students show how far 1,000 dong can go
Hanoi (VNA) - Wood and wooden product exports hit 1.05 billion USD in July, bringing the figure to 6.09 billion USD in the first seven months of this year, a year-on-year rise of 6.2 percent, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has revealed. … [Read more...] about Wood, wooden product exports rise 6.2 pct.
Hanoi (VNA) - Cambodia on August 7 hoisted the ASEAN flag at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in order to celebrate the 53rd founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn, who presided over the event, said since its inception 53 years ago, ASEAN has grown from strength to strength, expanding both in size and scope. Driven by the desire to safeguard and advance the peaceful development for the region, ASEAN has been able to prevent the escalation of frictions and conflicts into wars through peaceful means and diplomacy, he said. "ASEAN will continue to deepen its engagement with external powers, both regionally and outside the region," Sokhonn added. As populism, protectionism, and nationalism are on the rise, he said ASEAN should not be shy in upholding and advancing ASEAN centrality by playing a constructive neutral … [Read more...] about Cambodia hoists flag to mark 53rd anniversary of ASEAN
In his message, the Prime Minister highlighted the tremendous significance of the establishment of ASEAN on August 8, 1967. After 53 years of establishment and development, true to its historical mission proclaimed in the 1967 Bangkok Declaration, ASEAN has indeed become an organization representing the nations in the region where its members are united in friendship, cooperation, mutual respect and understanding, together striving for peace, progress and prosperity for their people. From a group of first five members, ASEAN has developed into a Community of 10 countries in the Southeast Asia with a population of 650 million and a combined GDP of over US$3 trillion. ASEAN has expanded cooperation beyound Southeast Asia, to partners within and outside the region, including world’s major powers, creating impetus for cooperation and dialogue processes for peace, security, stability and development in Asia-Pacific region and the world at large, Phuc affirmed. Fundamental … [Read more...] about PM Phuc’s ASEAN Day Message: Think Community, Act Community