Young people take part in a ceremony responding to the Earth Hour campaign in Hanoi on March 30 evening (Photo: VNA)

Over VND910 million saved during Earth Hour in Vietnam

About 492,000kWh of electricity, equivalent to VND 917 million (over US$39,500), was saved in Vietnam during the Earth Hour, when lights were turned off for one hour from 8:30pm on March 30.
Acting President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh (Source: VNA)

Vice President now holds authority of President: NA Standing Committee

Mme. Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, Vice President, now holds the authority of President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam until the National Assembly elects the new President of the country, an announcement of the Standing Committee of the National Assembly issued on September 23 read.