Bank launches writing competition on new rural development

The Bank Magazine, an organ of the banking sector of Vietnam, launched a writing competition themed “Join Hands to Upgrade Rural areas”.

All Vietnamese citizens and foreigners living in Vietnam can participate in the writing competition with the support of the Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank).

Entries must not exceed more than 2,000 words, and reports or pictures must reflect real life events and people in the current context of new rural areas.

Entries can be sent direct by post to the Bank Magazine office at 137 Yen Phu Street, Tay Ho district, Hanoi or via email:, no later than 30 September 2012.

The first prize winner will receive VND20 million. There will be two second prizes, five third prizes and many other encouragement prizes.

By T. Hoa - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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