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An exhibition organized by Thanh Nien newspaper about life on the Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands off Vietnam’s central coast has drawn thousands of visitors.
Disadvantaged fishermen and their children in central provinces were given
VND600 million (US$28,490) raised by
Thanh Nien Newspaper from local businesses and donors.
I heard a story that in 2009 the owner of a proposed school in Hoang Mai District, Hanoi, delayed for months by red tape, tried to get it listed as one of the works to celebrate the city’s 1,000th anniversary.
It is difficult to understand how the recent unreasonable price adjustments made to various essential goods will help the already struggling Vietnamese economy and the average citizen.
Thanh Nien newspaper on July 26 handed over gifts and other support worth VND20 million each to the families of nine soldiers who died in a battle against Chinese soldiers to protect Vietnam’s Gac Ma Island in the Truong Sa Archipelago in 1988.
Vietnamese naval forces will organize a trip to the Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago for the families of three soldiers who were killed during a Chinese attack on its reef in 1988.
Everything is subject to change, sooner or later. Rules and laws are no exception, but changes need to have good logic and be applied suitably.
The irony could not have been more pronounced.
Last week Denmark’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs suspended the official development assistance it was providing to three of four climate-change projects after finding that Vietnamese partners had misused over US$547,000.
Vietnamese students are usually taught that Vietnam is rich in natural resources.
Thanh Nien newspaper on Sunday held a meeting with the families of three Vietnamese soldiers killed during a Chinese attack on Gac Ma (Johnson South Reef or Chigua Reef) – a reef in the Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands, 24 years ago.
It happens every year at Hanoi’s Thuc Nghiem School: hundreds of parents stay up all night on the street to be the first ones pushing and shoving each other at the gates for a chance to receive application forms for first grade for their children.
It sounds like one of the innumerable folk stories I heard as a child, where a clever man gets the better of a greedy official and exposes the latter by prompting an extremely foolish act.
Thanh Nien newspaper and a group of local philanthropists on Tuesday (May 15) held a meeting with the families of 10 Vietnamese soldiers who were killed during a Chinese attack on Gac Ma (Johnson South Reef or Chigua Reef) – a larger Spratly island, 24 years ago.
A 12-member delegation from the Korean Journalists Association visited the Thanh Nien office in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday.
Spontaneous vehicle fires that remain a mystery, a fatal skin disease in the central province of Quang Ngai that has yet to be identified, farmers in the southern province of Dong Nai threatening to take the law into their hands in a desperate attempt to get compensation from a polluting company.
A National Cadet Corps of India delegation visited the headquarters of Thanh Nien newspaper Tuesday as part of their annual trip to Vietnam for a cultural exchange with local youths.
An official of the special force tasked with fighting the practice of siphoning gasoline and replacing it with unidentified liquids among tanker drivers has said it has remarkably decreased in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 7 following
coverage (Issue 002, January 13-19, 2012).
The Vietnam Football Federation has only itself to blame for the current controversy raging over TV telecast rights for Super League games.
We are changing the name of our English language weekly newspaper to Vietweek from January 6, 2012.