seize counterfeit Dong
On May 16, police of
northern Lang Son Province arrested 19-year-old Pham Duc Que as he transported
VND10 million of counterfeit Vietnamese Dong from China to Viet Nam in Van Lang
District’s Ro Bon village. The face value of each note was VND100,000.
Que resides at Xuan Truong
District’s Xuan Hong Commune in the northern province of Nam Dinh, police
Lao Dong (Labour)
sets up industrial enterprise centre
The HCM City People’s
Committee plans to establish a centre for consulting and support for industrial
The new institute will be
responsible for providing services for all industrial enterprises in various
economic sectors. Its services will cover investment, enterprise management
guidelines, technology transfer, market information provision and labour
Nguoi Lao Dong (The
train station to become fine art centre
Da Lat plans to turn its
train station, built in 1928, into a fine art centre. The station’s interior
facilities will be used for exhibiting and selling paintings and many other fine
art products, including sculpture, carved works and terracotta products.
Tuoi Tre (Youth)
benefits added to health insurance
Prime Minister Phan Van
Khai has issued a new decree on health insurance. Under the new policy, people
buying health insurance will no longer be required to pay 20 per cent of the
total costs for examination and treatment.
The insured will also
receive refunds for other medical services, including physical therapy and eye
Thanh Nien (Young
ministry targets rural areas
The Ministry of Industry
wants to increase the proportion of industrial production devoted to
agricultural and rural development from 25 per cent to 32 per cent by 2010.
The ministry’s goal is
to meet requirements of the country’s modernisation and industrialisation
plans for rural areas.
Kinh Te Viet Nam va
The Gioi (VNA-Econet)