Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan “placed an order” for the Institute of Mathematics under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) to boost the application of technologies in production to increase labour productivity at a working session in Hanoi on December 14.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is working to issue standards on organic food this month or next January to create a legal basis for authorized agencies to control organic farming disorder as most producers have called their products organic themselves.
With an $800,000 grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development, Phase II of the Vietnam Red Cross’s project launched by U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink yesterday is expected to benefit 13,700 people directly and 30,000 people indirectly in three provinces of the Mekong delta province of Bac Lieu, the northern province of Hoa Binh, and the central province of Quang Tri.
The number of e-visa issues for foreigners entering Vietnam has seen dramatic growth month on month, said Major General Le Xuan Vien, head of the Immigration Management Department in a press conference on December 12.
The Southern Power Corp (EVN SPC) said it will give free electricity repair for over 4,000 poor-considered houses and beneficiaries of social welfare policy in 21 cities and provinces in this month - “Month for showing gratitude to customers”