The Government's low-income housing policies shouldn't be scrapped for
the sake of healing the real estate market, Trinh Dinh Dung, Minister of
Construction, tells the Kinh te Viet Nam&The gioi weekly.
Vietnamese driving licences are valid in more than 70 countries, Nguyen
Van Quyen, Deputy Director of the Directorate of Roads for Viet Nam,
tells the Tin Tuc (News).
Stigma and discrimination continue to undermine the nation's fight
against HIV/AIDS, Nguyen Hoang Long, Director, Viet Nam Administration
of HIV/AIDS Control, tells the Viet Nam News Agency.
Industrial zones that discharge wastewater should receive
heavy fines, manager of the Integrated Wastewater Concept for Industrial
Zones Bui Duy Cam told Kinh te&Do thi (Economic and Urban Affairs) newspaper.
Viet Nam News asked readers their comments on Uber taxi, which launched
recently in Ha Noi and HCM City. With this smart-phone application,
passengers can select a car, pickup location and the route is tracked
via GPS. The fare is often lower than normal taxi companies.
Viet Nam hopes to lead ASEAN in satellite development in the coming
decades, Dr Pham Anh Tuan, director of the Viet Nam Satellite Centre,
told the Ha Noi Moi (New Ha Noi) newspaper.
Michaelle Jean, Canada's former governor general and a candidate for secretary general of La Francophonie, spoke to Viet Nam News about her vision for the French language during a visit to Viet Nam.
Tran Viet Ngai, chairman of the Viet Nam Energy Association (VEA), tells
Nong Thon Ngay Nay (Countryside Today) that small-scale hydropower
plants have to be shut down
We can't say Vietnamese people aren't interested in healthy activities.
It's easy to find people, especially the elderly, doing exercises every
morning in parks and public areas. In the evening you can hear the
sounds of aerobic music where women gather to do exercises together.
Permanent member of the National Assembly's Committee for Financial and Budgetary Affairs, Bui Duc Thu, tells the Nhan Dan (People) newspaper that the use of ODA has been marked by inefficiencies .