orders control of prices
The Ministry of Trade on
Tuesday ordered trade departments in areas struck by Typhoon Durian to prevent
the rise of prices and ensure the supply of goods to residents in need.
Under the order, local
market watch teams must strengthen inspections of food, construction materials
and fuel to prevent price hikes. Heavy fines will be applied on those who
speculate on goods prices.
Lao Dong (The Labourer)
reviews labour safety training
Viet Nam’s Institute of
Scientific Research for Labour Protection held a seminar in Ha Noi on Tuesday to
review a project that has provided labour safety and hygiene training to small
and medium private enterprises.
The institute operates
under the Viet Nam Labour Federation and has implemented the programme in
co-operation with the Australian People for Health, Education and Development
The project has provided
training courses on labour safety and hygiene for nearly 300 employers, labour
union cadres and employees from 100 small and medium private enterprises since
China-Viet Nam cruise launched
The northern province of
Quang Ninh will welcome the first ship from the new Hainan, China - Ha Long,
Viet Nam cruise route early next week, according to the province’s Department
The new route is Quang
Ninh’s second cruise venture with China. Quang Ninh and China previously
launched the Beihai – Ha Long cruise route.
(Vietnam Investment Review)
host world youth assembly
The Ho Chi Minh Communist
Youth Union is drafting a plan to host the 17th Assembly of the World Federation
of Democratic Youth.
The union would submit the
plan to the Viet Nam Communist Party Central Committee, said Doan Van Thai,
secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee.
The four-day assembly will
be held in Ha Noi in March 2007. About 160-180 representatives from more than
100 democratic youth organisations around the world are expected to participate.