The World Bankand the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs held a workshop in Hanoi today to announce the research results on factors affecting the socio-economic development of ethnic minority groups in Vietnam.
The Government has given the green light to the construction of two key expressway projects—Hoa Binh-Moc Chau in the north-west and Phan Thiet-Dau Giay in the south, under a public-private partnership format.
Dozens of pigs infected with African swine fever were culled on Monday in the northern province of Ha Giang by local veterinary sub-department, according to the province's Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Phan Thi Phuong is the party secretary of La Van Village, Phong Tho District in the northern province of Lai Chau. For more than ten years, she has devoted her time visiting every household in the district to help eradicate poverty.
Authorities recently seized a large number of mobile phones at Tan Son Nhat airport in HCM City, which were transported from the Republic of Korea to Vietnam, said customs officials at the airport on May 20.