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Ministry orders control of prices

Update: December, 07/2006 - 00:00

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Ministry 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.

Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer)

Institute 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 Abroad (APHEDA)

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 February.

Lao Dong (Labour)

New 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 of Tourism.

The new route is Quang Ninh’s second cruise venture with China. Quang Ninh and China previously launched the Beihai – Ha Long cruise route.

Dau Tu (Vietnam Investment Review)

VN to 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.

Tuoi Tre (Youth)

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