Police seize counterfeit Dong

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Police 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 said.

Lao Dong (Labour)

City sets up industrial enterprise centre

The HCM City People’s Committee plans to establish a centre for consulting and support for industrial enterprises.

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 resource development.

Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer)

Da Lat 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)

More 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 exams.

Thanh Nien (Young People)

Industry 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)

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