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Cat amongst the pigeons

VietNamNet Bridge – Inspectors from the HCM City Department of Health recently appeared without notice at the Apollo Clinic in District 1 to inspect operations. The clinic was reported to be using a team of unqualified Chinese doctors. Talk about a cat amongst the pigeons! When the inspectors suddenly appeared, the Chinese “doctors” in question ... Read More »

Hunting rats in Southern Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – In the southern province of Dong Thap, many farmers regard the rats in their fields as a valuable source of protein and additional income during the time between crops. It is not difficult to catch a rat in the Mekong Delta. Tran Hung, a farmer from Tam Nong District, says: “We love hunting field rats in the ... Read More »

New life with artificial limbs for the limbless girl

VietNamNet Bridge – Linh Chi, the limbless little girl–like Nick Vujicic, has had artificial hands, provided by the Vietnam orthopedic technology center. The girl immediately wrote and did many things with the artificial hands for the first time in her life. On an autumn day eight years ago, Mrs. Trinh Ngoc Thuy in Yen Bai City received the bad news: ... Read More »

Embezzlers jailed for 103 years

Embezzlers jailed for 103 years Eight people were sentenced to a total of 103 years in prison in southern Vinh Long Province’s court yesterday for embezzlement involving the making and repair of cultural and historical relics. Among the offenders were Nguyen To Tranh, former director of Culture, Sports and Tourism Department, his two subordinates, Bui Huu Tri and Tran Le ... Read More »

Newborn baby ineligibly named board chairman

VietNamNet Bridge – Dai Nam Joint Stock Company’s chairman Huynh Uy Dung and his wife have just announced their one-year-old child as the new board chairman in an unprecedented move, which has swiftly met rejections by law experts as illegal. Dung and his wife Nguyen Phuong Hang, who is also a senior executive of the group, announced their will to ... Read More »

Fatherland Front delegation visits Cuba

A Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) delegation led by Vice Chairman and Secretary General Vu Trong Kim has attended the eighth Congress of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR) during a working visit to Cuba from September 25–28. Kim discussed with CDR National Coordinator Carlos Rafael Miranda the social roles of their respective organisations and their work to ... Read More »

Vietnamese, Cambodian provinces discuss humanitarian cooperation

Provincial leaders of Dak Nong in Vietnam and Mondulkiri in Cambodia have held a meeting to share their experiences in implementing humanitarian initiatives. The September 27 meeting reviewed recent humanitarian operations and discussed solutions for future cooperation in this area. The delegates agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding on humanitarian and charitable activities. The two provinces will coordinate in ... Read More »

PM works with UN agencies’ leaders

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung held separate working sessions with leaders of United Nations (UN) organisations on September 27 in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. During a meeting with UN Development Progamme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark, the PM spoke highly of the agency’s key role in promoting the implementation of the UN Millennium Development Goals ... Read More »

NA Chairman meets voters in Ha Tinh

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung travelled to the central province of Ha Tinh on September 28 to inspect the Vung Ang Economic Zone and listen to the thoughts and proposals of voters there. Chairman Hung said the Government has introduced measures that promote the progress of industrial and economic zones nationwide, including in Vung Ang, the industrial hub of ... Read More »

Party leader collects voters’ ideas

Voters said they hope that during the upcoming session, the land law will be amended so that the land management will be strengthened, contributing to the prevention of and the fight against corruption in this field, as well as the working out of policies on rational compensation and support for resettlement. On the macro-economic management, voters raised questions on the ... Read More »