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HCMC leaders promise to solve difficulties for first metro line

HCMC leaders promise to solve difficulties for first metro line

Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong and his deputy Tran Vinh Tuyen yesterday inspected the construction site of the first metro line, Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien, in efforts to solve difficulties for the project to be built on schedule by 2020.
Bkav releases free tool to check server security

Bkav releases free tool to check server security

Bkav Corporation has just introduced a free tool to help network administrators to check the security status of their servers against bruteforce attacks on password of remote desktop services. This tool can be accessed at http://tools.whitehat.vn/online/84.
Vietnam participates in ASEAN-India expo

Vietnam participates in ASEAN-India expo

Vietnamese products like handicrafts and farm produce, and tourism and transportation services are being showcased in New Delhi, India, within the framework of the fourth ASEAN-India expo that opened on February 21.
Pepper price drops to record low

Pepper price drops to record low

The area of dead pepper plants has risen to roughly 1,000 hectares in Chu Se District in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai for the last four years, according to Mr. Nguyen Van Hop, head of the district Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

National

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the event (Source: VNA)

PM attends inauguration of TH Group’s purified water plant

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc cut the ribbon to officially inaugurate the Nui Tien purified water, herbal, and fruit juice processing plant invested by TH Group in the central province of Nghe An on February 22.

International

Business

Wood processing is one of key export industries of Vietnam. (Photo: SGGP)

Wood processing industry concerns about material shortage

Along with aquatic products, wood processing industry has gradually become a key export product of the country’s agriculture. However, wood processing firms have been facing a shortage of raw material.

Education

Science/technology

After more than 10 years, QTSC and SHTP have created great technological value. Photo by T.Ba

HCMC intentionally promotes scientific-technological advancements

Taking advantage of the two renowned technological centers, namely Quang Trung Software City (QTSC) and Saigon Hi-tech Park (SHTP), Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) aims at fostering more scientific-technological activities in order for its strong and sustainable development.

Sports

Vietnamese players (in white) in action (Photo: VNA)

AFF U22 Championship: Vietnam enter semi-finals

Vietnam earned a ticket to the semi-finals of the ongoing ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U22 Youth Championship in Cambodia after beating Timor Leste 4-0 in a match which took place in Phnom Penh on February 19.

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Travel

Law

PM requires strictest punishment on culprits raping, killing young girl

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on February 20 required the Ministry of Public Security, the Supreme People's Procuracy of Vietnam and the Supreme People's Court of Vietnam to apply the strictest punishment according to the law on five culprits who raped and killed a 20 years old girl in the northern province of Dien Bien.

Lifestyle

 The cultural preservation site of S’Tieng ethnic minority group in Bom Bo hamlet

Traditional culture well preserved in magnanimous Bom Bo hamlet

Soc Bom Bo (Bom Bo hamlet) is associated with the magnanimous period of the protracted resistance against the French colonial and the American troops in the 20th century by S’Tieng ethnic minority. Nowadays, Bom Bo has put on a new coat but still kept and preserved its traditional culture and beauties.