News in Brief: December 6, 2021

The Su That (Truth) National Political Publishing House held a ceremony in Hanoi, on December 6, to honour winners of the photo contests entitled "Moment with books" and "Writing a book introduction".

On December 6, students in Da Nang, including Grade 1, Grade 8 and Grade 9, returned to study face to face dependant on the level of the epidemic in each locality. Most schools have carefully prepared plans to ensure safety for epidemic prevention and control, helping students feel more secure returning to school.

The third Ca Tru Nghi Xuan Festival (Ha Tinh) ended successfully on December 6, after taking place for two days. The organising board presented two excellent prizes, including 15 A prizes, ten B prizes, five C prizes and five consolation prizes to both individuals and groups.

Facing the complicated situation of the COVID-19 epidemic, in the spirit of listening to the opinions of districts, towns as well as schools and parents, the Hanoi Department of Education and Training has adjusted the organisation of face-to face teaching and learning from December 6.

After nearly five years of construction, a branch of Bung Bridge (connecting Binh Tan District and Tan Phu District) in Ho Chi Minh City was opened to traffic on the morning of December 5. The project has received a total investment of 515 billion VND.

The 10-episode documentary film "Winter 1991", which analyzes the collapse of the Soviet Union and was co-produced by the Media 21 unit and Ho Chi Minh City Television, will be shown continuously from December 17 to December 26 on channel HTV9.

On December 5, the Party Central Committee's delegation, led by Politburo member cum Standing member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Vo Van Thuong, had a working session with the Nam Dinh Provincial Party Committee on the implementation of Resolution of 13th National Party Congress.

News in Brief: December 5, 2021

The Government Office has just issued Official Dispatch No. 8857/CD-VPCP on strengthening the management, inspection and examination of corporate bond issuance.

A ground-breaking ceremony for a project on preserving, embellishing and promoting the value of the Ha Temple relic was held in Ba Vi District, Hanoi, on December 4. This is a national historical and cultural relic which is part of the Tan Vien Son Thanh relic complex in Minh Quang Commune.

According to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, on December 5, the waters from Quang Tri to Ca Mau Province, the north and the middle of the East Sea/South China Sea, will experience northeast winds of level 6-7, with gusts of level 8-9, and rough seas with 3.5-5 metre high waves.

On December 4, the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang in coordination with the Party Central Committee’s Theoretical Council organised a scientific workshop on the 130th anniversary of establishment of Ha Giang Province (August 20, 1891-2021), and 30 years since the re-establishment of the province (October 1, 1991-2021).

On December 4, the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Ho Chi Minh City solemnly held a ceremony to commemorate the 713rd anniversary of the attainment of Nirvana of King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong, the founder of Vietnam Zen Buddhism.

News in Brief: December 4, 2021

Politburo member and Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Tran Tuan Anh attended a conference on December 3 to review socio-economic development and the national defence and security situation in the northern midlands and mountainous region, as well as to outline plans for future development.

According to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, it will be sunny during the day in the northern and north central regions. The weather is expected to be cold in early morning and night. There is a possibility of hoarfrost in the high mountains.

The COVID-19 Vaccine Fund received nearly 8.8 trillion VND as of December 3. Specifically, nearly 7.64 trillion VND was spent on the purchase of vaccines and 8.8 billion VND was allocated towards researching and testing vaccines.

A virtual conference was held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to discuss economic development under the forest canopy in the northern midland and mountainous provinces.

Da Nang Department of Industry and Trade is holding a trade fair from December 3-5 to promote the consumption of OCOP products and typical products of nearly 90 enterprises from Da Nang and other provinces nationwide.

Politburo member and Secretary of Hanoi Party Committee Dinh Tien Dung attended a ground-breaking ceremony on December 4 to preserve and embellish Ha Temple, a national historical and cultural relic under the Tan Vien Son Thanh relic site in Minh Quang Commune, Ba Vi District.

News in Brief: December 3, 2021

The Kim Boi Joint Stock Company in the northern province of Hoa Binh on December 2 exported 28 tonnes of processed fresh bamboo shoots to the Netherlands - a new and promising market in Europe.

The economy of Dong Nai Province is expected to grow by 2.29% this year, with the industrial production value up 4.5%, despite being one of the provinces hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic, with over 88,000 infections to date.