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.

 

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh (Photo: VNA)

Deputy PM lauds Vietnamese expats’ contributions to homeland

Vietnamese nationals in foreign countries across the world, including those in Romania, have made significant contributions to the socio-economic development in the homeland, said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh.
Deputy PM: electricity price not hike in 2018

Deputy PM: electricity price not hike in 2018

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue requested the Ministry of Industry and Trade to keep electricity retail price unchanged in 2018 according to the government’s direction.

Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam (second right) is examining food safety at a workers' canteen in the Tan Thuan Processing Zone in HCM City’s District 7 (Photo: VNA)

Deputy PM urges high-tech for better food safety

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has urged Ho Chi Minh City to boost the application of high technology in tracing the origins of food products as a way to gradually change the habits of production and consumption to improve awareness of food safety.