Legislators debate draft revised Law on Environmental Protection

Legislators debate draft revised Law on Environmental Protection

NA deputies on October 24 said that there should be clearer and more detailed regulations on responsibilities and obligations of organisations, production and business establishments, and individuals in paying fees and taxes on environmental protection.

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PM inspects post-flood recovery in central region

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 24 underlined the urgent need to ensure normal lives and livelihoods for people in flood-hit areas in the central region, and to help them soon stabilise their lives.

Children, adolescents invited to join “Green Video Challenge” by UNICEF

Children, adolescents and young people living in Vietnam, aged between 8 and 18, have been invited to take part in a “green challenge” organised by UNICEF and partners.

Minister directs coping with storm, flooding in central region

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has asked ministries, agencies and localities to seriously follow directions of the Secretariat, Prime Minister and head of the Central Steering Committee on Disaster Prevention and Control on response to the eighth storm and overcoming consequences of flooding in the central region.

No new COVID-19 cases to report on Oct. 24 morning

Vietnam had no new cases of COVID-19 to report as of 6 a.m. on October 24, entering the 52nd consecutive day without any new infections in the community, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Anh Duong House provides supporting services to GBV survivors

Representatives from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) made a visit to “Anh Duong” (Sunshine) House – a shelter of supporting essential services to survivors of violence against women and girls based in the northern province of Quang Ninh on October 22.

Elderly healthcare program launched for ageing population

A 10-year healthcare program for the elderly will start in Vietnam next year as part of the Government’s response to the country’s fast-ageing population.

Poverty reduction in Hanoi a success

The capital city of Hanoi has completed its poverty reduction targets two years earlier than scheduled during the period of 2016-2020, with no communes and villages in extremely poor conditions.

PM orders non-stop toll collections to go into service immediately

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a directive requiring acceleration of the application of automated non-stop toll collection services nationwide.
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