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Agency leader prompts dyke reinforcement to cope with erratic natural disasters

In an interview with Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper, Mr. Vu Xuan Thanh, deputy chief of the General Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, emphasized the need of fortifying the dyke system to cope with natural disasters, which have been erratic and not followed laws of nature.


Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong delivers a speech at the plenary session of the IPU-141 in Belgrade, Serbia, on October 15 (Photo: VNA)

NA Vice Chairwoman suggests ways to promote respect for int’l law

Vietnamese Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Tong Thi Phong proposed measures to promote respect for international law while addressing a plenum of the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-141) on October 15.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visits a pavilion showcasing Hai Phong's agricultural products (Photo: VNA)

PM urges Hai Phong to take lead in agriculture modernisation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said he expects the northern port city of Hai Phong will take the lead in developing a modern agricultural industry while addressing a conference on October 15 to review the implementation of the national programme on new-style rural building areas in the city in 2010-2020.
Vietnamese National Assembly Permanent Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong at the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Serbia. (Photo: VNA)

NA Vice Chairwoman busy with sidelines meetings at IPU-141

NA Permanent Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong had separate meetings on October 13 with officials of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and Myanmar’s parliament on the sidelines of the 141st Assembly of the IPU (IPU-141) in Belgrade, Serbia.