More drastic measures needed to erase yellow card on fisheries: Deputy PM

More drastic measures needed to erase yellow card on fisheries: Deputy PM

Twenty-eight coastal cities and provinces nationwide must mobilise resources in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, a move that helps convince the European Commission to remove a yellow card warning on Vietnamese seafood, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said on June 21.
Tuberculosis kills 12,000 Vietnamese people annually: Deputy PM

Tuberculosis kills 12,000 Vietnamese people annually: Deputy PM

Speaking at the ceremony held by the Ministry of Health yesterday, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam pointed out that 12,000 die of tuberculosis yearly, 1.5 times higher than the number of fatalities due to traffic accidents during the same time.

Land should soon be cleared for North-South expressway: Deputy PM

Land should soon be cleared for North-South expressway: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has highlighted the decisive role of land clearance to the success of the North-South expressway project during the 2017-2020 period, ensuring that the construction begins in 2020 and the expressway is put into service one year later.

Deputy PM asks for prompt preparations for Long Thanh airport project

Deputy PM asks for prompt preparations for Long Thanh airport project

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked for the feasibility report on the Long Thanh International Airport project to be completed and submitted soon so that it can be considered by the National Assembly in late 2019, ensuring that the construction of the project starts in 2020 as scheduled.

 

At the ceremony to kick start three 500kV transmission line projects (Photo: VNA)

Deputy PM urges construction of 500kV transmission lines

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung laid stress on the urgent need to build 500kV transmission lines running through Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien-Hue, Da Nang, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Kon Tum and Gia Lai to meet increasing power demand, especially in the south.

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Gap between rich and poor widener in Vietnam: Deputy PM

The increase in Gini coefficient which is used as a gauge of economic inequality, measuring income distribution or, less commonly, wealth distribution showed the gap between the rich and the poor is widener in the country, said Deputy Prime Minister.