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VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 29

Buckwheat Flower Festival returns to Ha Giang in November
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The Buckwheat Flower Festival will return to Dong Van district, the northernmost province of Ha Giang, this November, according to Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Tran Duc Quy.

The event will be held on November 26, Quy said, adding that Ha Giang has grown nearly 400 hectares of buckwheat which are expected to be in blossom from mid-October to late December.

Themed “Karst Plateau Vitality”, this year’s festival will feature a series of side events, including an exhibition of local “One Commune, One Product” (OCOP) and signature agricultural products, a marathon named “Running on Happiness Route”, and an auto and a motorbike race.

There will be a Kayak and a SUP (racing paddle board) race on iconic Nho Que River. Visitors can also enjoy the view of a floral road on Dong Van ancient street as well as various folk games of ethnic minorities, sports events and traditional cuisine.

Buckwheat flowers on the Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark have become a tourist icon of Ha Giang Province. Not only used as a traditional food of ethnic people, flowers of the grain also bring a poetic beauty, creating a unique feature in the mountainous highlands.

Cambodia Culture Week in Vietnam opens

The Cambodia Culture Week opened in Ho Chi Minh City on September 28 evening, as part of the activities to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the establishment of the bilateral diplomatic ties and the Vietnam-Cambodia, Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Year 2022.

Minister of State at the Cambodian Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts Long Ponnasirivath said that this year, the two countries have resumed face-to-face cultural exchange programmes, after two years they were held in other forms, mainly online.

According to him, the Vietnam Culture Week in Cambodia last month and this event are not only to implement the two countries’ culture and fine arts cooperation plan, but also important activities in celebration of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties.

Within the framework of the event, Cambodia’s traditional dances such as Apsara, Lakhon Khol and Ploy Suoy are introduced to Vietnamese people. An exhibition featuring the country’s culture and fine arts is being held as well.

The Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Cambodian ministry signed a cooperation plan for the next five years to maintain and develop the traditional friendship and people-to-people exchanges, and promote mutual understanding.

Vietnam trounce RoK 5-1 in first match at AFC Futsal Asian Cup

Vietnam crushed the Republic of Korea (RoK) 5-1 at the AFC Futsal Asian Cup 2022 in Kuwait on September 28.

Vietnam’s goals were scored by Minh Tri at the 2nd minute, Thai Huy at 15 and 34, and Duc Hoa at 17 and 35.

Meanwhile, Shin Jong Hoon netted the only goal for the RoK from a corner kick right in the first minute into the match.

Following the victory, Vietnam, placed 40th in the Futsal World Ranking, have risen to the top of Group D.

Next, the squad will face Saudi Arabia on September 30 and Japan on October 2 during the group stage.

There are 16 national teams, divided in four groups, competing in this year’s tournament which lasts from September 27 to October 8.

More protection of wild birds needed during migration season

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on September 27 asked city and provincial people’s committees, as well as forest protection agencies, to strengthen inspections of the hunting, trading and consumption of wild birds.

During the migratory season (from September to April next year), the hunting and trade of wild birds is forecast to increase.

The forest protection agencies are asked to coordinate with relevant sectors to detect, prevent and strictly handle illegal hunting, trapping, slaughtering, transporting and trading of wild and migratory birds.

Localities are required to step up campaigns, calling on people not to get involved in such acts.

The ministry has also asked localities to guide food service and pet food businesses in the area to sign an undertaking not to buy, sell, display or advertise specimens of wild animals that have no origin.

The ministry also asked localities to guide business establishments to sign commitments not to buy, sell, display and advertise wild animal samples that are not of legal origin.

Veterinary agencies are responsible for strengthening the monitoring, detection and handling of diseases originating from wild birds, affecting the health of humans, livestock and poultry.

Local authorities will strictly handle individuals and business establishments that violate regulations.

The Prime Minister’s Directive No. 04/CT-TTg dated May 17, 2022 mentioned urgent tasks and solutions to conserve wild and migratory birds in the country.

Vietnam, Laos step up people-to-people exchanges

Vietnam and Laos exchanged experience in people friendship activities at a conference in Vietnam’s central province of Quang Tri on September 28.

The event took place within the framework of the fifth Vietnam-Laos People Friendship Festival held the same day in Quang Tri which borders Laos’ Savannakhet and Salavan provinces.

In his opening remarks, President of the Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association Tran Van Tuy noted that people-to-people exchanges have contributed to enhancing the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.

President of the Laos-Vietnam Friendship Association Boviengkham Vongdala appreciated the valuable support of the Vietnamese Party, State and people to Laos during the neighbouring country’s past struggle for national liberation as well as the present cause of national construction and development.

Boviengkham Vongdala expressed his hope that Vietnamese and Laos friendship organisations will continue their close coordination and carry out more diverse activities.

Quang Ninh, Chinese locality seek to resume tourism cooperation

Secretary of the Party Committee of the northern province of Quang Ninh's Mong Cai city Hoang Ba Nam held online talks with Peng Shaoguan, Secretary of the Party Committee of Dongxing city in China's Guangxi province on September 28. 

During their talks, the sides discussed measures to promote cooperation between the two localities, close coordination in COVID-19 prevention and control in border areas; and ensuring safety of border gates and crossings.

They also discussed the resumption of international tourism activities and travel of border residents through Bac Luan I bridge, promotion of import-export activities through border gates and crossings, and construction and repair of border works.

Through the talks, the two sides reached a common perception on related issues to ensure effective import and export activities and promote socio-economic development associated with COVID-19 prevention and control, towards contributing to building a border of peace, friendship, stability, cooperation and development.

NA Chairman receives First Vice President of Thai Senate

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue hosted a reception for visiting First Vice President of the Thai Senate General Singsuk Singpai and a delegation of the Senate Standing Committee on the Independent Organs under the Constitution of Thailand in Hanoi on September 28.

The top Vietnamese legislator congratulated Thailand on successfully controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, and implementing economic and tourism development initiatives.

He expressed his joy at the increasingly growing friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Thailand, especially in economy, trade and investment. Thailand is now the largest trade partner and the second biggest investor of Vietnam in ASEAN.

Hue said he had successful online talks with the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Thailand Chuan Leekpai in August 2021, thereby shaping the framework for the two countries' legislatures to continue strengthening cooperation in the future.

Singpai said Thailand's media has reported about Vietnam's achievements, including those in corruption fight. He also expressed his impression at Vietnam’s GDP and export growth  as well as the country’s success in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI).

He hoped that both Vietnam and Thailand will achieve their development goals in the future and the bilateral relations will develop more and more sustainably.

The Thai guest suggested the two countries’ friendship parliamentary groups continue to increase visits, meetings and  experience sharing activities in the time to come.

On behalf of the Thai Senate, Singpai invited NA Chairman Hue to attend the 30th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-30) in Thailand next month.

Hanoi to celebrate Ninh Thuan Culture-Tourism Day

Hanoi's Department of Cultural, Sports and Tourism will organise a special event to highlight the cultural features and tourism potential of the central province of Ninh Thuan on September 30.

Ninh Thuan Culture-Tourism Day 2022, which will take place in the pedestrian street area in downtown Hoan Kiem district through October 2, will feature arts programmes showcasing the cultures and traditional arts of ethnic groups from Ninh Thuan province like Cham dance. In addition, visitors can play ethnic musical instruments themselves or try special lamb dishes of the province.

The event also includes booths introducing handicraft products and traditional crafts like making pottery and weaving brocades of the Cham people in Bau Truc and My Nghiep villages.

Another part of the Ninh Thuan Culture-Tourism Day 2022 is the promotion of Ninh Thuan's tourism via the screening of videos, the introduction of tours and free distribution of handbooks, maps, brochures and postcards to tourists.

The event will also hold a photo exhibition showcasing Ninh Thuan's tourism, cultural heritages and tourist attractions.

HCM City eyes stronger cooperation with Russia's Saint Petersburg

Ho Chi Minh City wishes to expand cooperation and friendship with friends and partners from Russia and Saint Petersburg in particular, Chairwoman of the municipal people’s Council Nguyen Thi Le told Deputy Chairman of the Legislative Assembly of Saint Petersburg, Russia, Nikolai Bondarenko at a reception on September 28.

Bondarenko, along with a delegation of the Legislative Assembly of Saint Petersburg, is on a working visit to HCM City.

Le highlighted the significance of the visit, and expressed her delight at the positive development of the friendship and cooperation between HCM City and Saint Petersburg over the years despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Le spoke highly of initiatives and efforts of Saint Petersburg to promote cooperative relations with HCM City and other localities in Vietnam, and agreed with the proposal to set up cooperation between the municipal People's Council and the  Saint Petersburg Legislative Assembly, contributing to strengthening friendship and cooperation between the two localities.

For his part, Bondarenko expressed his wish to cooperate with the municipal People’s Council, thus boosting twin relations between the two localities.

Sharing Saint Petersburg’s economic advantages, Bondarenko said it is ready to welcome HCM City’s businesses, noting that Vietnamese locality’s enterprises can explore cooperation opportunities in production, business and trade promotion.

He added that Saint Petersburg is preparing the inauguration of a statue in honour of President Ho Chi Minh.

Vietnam, Cambodia boost cooperation in culture, art

Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoang Dao Cuong and  secretary of state and spokesman of Cambodia's Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts Long Ponnasirivath signed a cultural and artistic cooperation programme for the 2023 - 2027 period at a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on September 28.

Accordingly, the two sides agreed that Cambodia will send delegations to visit and work in Vietnam in 2024 and 2026, while Vietnam will send delegations to Cambodia in 2023 and 2025.

The two sides will coordinate to organise the Vietnamese Culture Week in Cambodia in 2024 and 2026, and the Cambodian Culture Week in Vietnam in 2023 and 2025.

In 2027, the two culture weeks will be held in the two countries on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and Cambodia, along with other activities such as art performances and exhibitions.

The two sides will support and create favourable conditions for the cooperation between their agencies operating in cultural and artistic research, conservation of traditional cultural heritage, fine arts, photography, exhibitions and libraries; and the organisation of cultural and art exchange programmes in border areas.

Vietnam will train Cambodian students at cultural and art schools managed by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The specific quantity and time will be agreed in detail on the basis of the two government’s approval.

Vietnamese culture, tourism introduced in Malaysia

A seminar to introduce Vietnamese culture and tourism to Malaysian people was held in Kuala Lumpur on September 28.

The event was hosted by the Vietnamese Embassy in Malaysia in coordination with the Malaysian Association of Tour & Travel Agents (MATTA) and the Vietnam Tourism Exchange  (VNTE). It is the first tourism promotion event organised by the embassy in Malaysia after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chairman of VNTE Nguyen Son Thuy said with updates on tourism products suitable for the Malaysian market, Vietnam will have more opportunities to expand cooperation and explore the Malaysian market.

Since the two countries exempted visas for ordinary passport holders in September 2001, the number of Malaysian visitors to Vietnam has increased rapidly. In 2019, Vietnam welcomed over 605,000 Malaysian holidaymakers, up 12.2% compared to 2018.

Deputy Foreign Minister To Anh Dung relieved from office

To Anh Dung, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Nguyen Quang Linh, Assistant to the Standing Deputy Prime Minister, have been removed from their posts under a disciplinary measure due to their serious violations at work.

The decisions on the disciplinary measure against Dung and Linh have been signed Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai.

On September 27, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong chaired a meeting of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat over disciplinary measures against the two.

After considering proposals by the Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission, the Secretariat concluded that Dung lacked a sense of responsibility; violated the Party’s regulations and State law while leading, directing and proposing the organisation of flights repatriating Vietnamese citizens amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and received bribes.

Meanwhile, Linh abused his position, violated working principles and regulations, violated Party regulations and State laws while proposing and seeking permission for businesses to organise repatriation flights amid the pandemic.

Linh abused his position; violated working principles and regulations; violated the Party’s regulations and the State’s law while proposing and seeking permission for businesses to organise repatriation flights amid the pandemic.

The Secretariat held that Dung and Linh had not made self-improvement; shown degrading political thought, morality, and lifestyle; infringed the Party’s regulations and the State’s law on corruption and negative phenomena prevention and control; and violated the rules on the things the Party members must not commit as well as the responsibility for setting good examples, causing “very serious” consequences, stirring public concern, and negatively affecting the Party organisation’s reputation.

Given this, the Secretariat decided to expel Dung and Linh from the Party and asked relevant agencies to impose administrative discipline on them in line with the Party’s disciplinary action.

Hanoi takes steps to handle traffic violations

Authorities in Hanoi are taking action to stop pedestrians crossing streets without using overpasses.

The municipal Department of Transport recently asked its Inspectorate Department to work with units of the Department of Public Security and local authorities in disseminating and encouraging people to abide by the Law on Road Traffic, and strictly punish any violators.

The city currently has 70 pedestrian bridges, mainly at intersections and areas near schools and hospitals with heavy traffic. After opening, they have helped pedestrians to cross the road smoothly and safely.

However, many people have ignored pedestrian overpasses to save time, thus endangering themselves and others.

According to traffic experts, in addition to raising public awareness, it is also necessary to strengthen the application of coercive measures and resolutely handle violations in accordance with regulations

Vietnam Fatherland Front calls for donations for poor people

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Do Van Chien has sent a letter to agencies, organisations, businesses and people in the country, Vietnamese living abroad, foreigners residing in Vietnam, calling for donations to help the poor, in response to the emulation movement “For the poor – Leaving no one behind” for the 2021 - 2025 period launched by the Prime Minister.

In his letter, Chien wrote that promoting the tradition of solidarity, mutual affection and love of the nation, many businesses, agencies, organisations and individuals at home and abroad have supported the poor by making contributions to “Fund for the poor" or assisting the building of houses, schools and roads as well as medical examination and treatment.

Along with the good implementation of social welfare policies by the Party and State, their assistance contributes to improving people's living standards, he said.

The country has nearly 2.4 poor and near-poor households, accounting for 9% of the total households across the country.

Chien said that the COVID-19 pandemic has seriously affected people's lives, especially the poor and disadvantaged groups in society. Millions of poor households are in dire need of housing and livelihood support to stabilise their lives and thousands of villages and communes with special difficulties that need help.

Therefore, he called for more contributions to the "Fund for the poor” to care for the poor and ensure social security.

People can contribute to the fund through bank transfer to the following accounts: “For the poor” fund, account number: 1000001000171717 at Vietnam Bank for Social Policies Transaction Office, or bank account: 3761.0.9054386.91046 at Vietnam State Treasury’s Hoan Kiem Branch.

Lao Cai receive 110 Vietnamese nationals from Chinese authorities

Border guards at the Lao Cai International Border Gate, the northern province of Lao Cai, received 110 Vietnamese nationals handed over by the Hekou border checkpoint of China on September 28.

The citizens, comprising 69 males and 41 females aged 19 - 42, come from 17 localities.

Many of them had illegally entered China and worked for some production workshops in China’s Guangdong and Guangxi provinces.

Chinese authorities detained and returned them to Vietnam after examining and finding them lack valid papers.

At the Lao Cai International Border Gate, border guards carried out verification and transferred the citizens to relevant agencies in line with legal regulations.

Dak Lak receives foreign aid worth over 6.5 million USD in 2020-2021

The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak raised more than 6.5 million USD worth of foreign aid during 2020-2021, as heard a conference on September 28.

The conference, held for the first time, offered a virtual and face-to-face platform for Dak Lak authorities and 24 domestic and foreign donors.

According to a report, foreign aid posted in the period fulfilled 84% of the target set for 2020-2025.

Most of the financial assistance was channeled into the fields of health, education, and natural resources-environment, and into remote areas.

Fifth Vietnam-Laos People Friendship Festival opens in Quang Tri

The fifth Vietnam-Laos People Friendship Festival opened in the central province of Quang Tri, which borders Laos’ Savannakhet and Salavan provinces, on September 28.

Through the festival’s activities, delegates will exchange experience and measures to step up friendship and cooperation activities between the two peoples, he said.

The festival is taking place from September 27-30 in Quang Tri and Savannakhet. A number of events will be held within the framework of the festival, including a conference on friendship activities between Vietnam and Laos, visits to a number of revolutionary historical sites and delivery of gifts to disadvantaged people in border areas.

Vietnamese football rankings promoted

The recent victories against Singapore and India have promoted Vietnam to the 96th position in the FIFA rankings, the 17th position in Asia and the first in Southeast Asia, according to website football-ranking.com.

Before the international games in September, Vietnam was ranked 97th by the FIFA with 1,218.84 points. The 4-0 victory against Singapore and 3-0 against India helped Vietnam secure 3.05 points and 4.76 points, respectively.

With the additional points, Vietnam surpassed Belarus to rise to the 96th position.

As of September 28, Vietnam has been on the world Top 100 for 1,400 days.

The team’s ranking is likely to change considerably this year when World Cup and the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) take place.

Women of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia cooperate for green, sustainable development

A forum themed “Women of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia promote international cooperation and integration for green and sustainable development in a COVID-19 world” was held in a hybrid format in Hanoi, Vientiane (Laos) and Phnom Penh (Cambodia) on September 28.

The forum, initiated by the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU), offered a chance for delegates to exchange experience and initiatives to promote the role of women in green and sustainable development and strengthen cooperation in this field.

VWU President Ha Thi Nga took this occasion to call on women of the three countries to unite and cooperate to protect the environment, for a life in harmony with the nature and a more sustainable future.

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and President of the Cambodian Women for Peace and Development (CWPD) Men Sam An stressed that climate change, natural disasters and environmental pollution have had strong impacts on all aspects of the socio-economic life, with women and children among the most vulnerable.

President of the Laos Women’s Union Inlavan Keobounphan expressed her belief that with the increasing regional and international integration, women of the three countries will continue to nurture their friendship for the benefits of their people, and contributing to peace, friendship and cooperation.

UN Women Chief Representative in Vietnam Elisa Fernandez stressed that policies and programmes on climate, environmental and disaster risks must put women and girls at the centre of the decision-making process.

She proposed the three countries continue to consider opportunities and challenges, and empower women and girls to help them have an equal voice and influence in the decision-making process related to climate change and sustainability, thereby promoting gender equality and sustainable development.

Viral street music show returns with new performers

Xuân Hạ Thu Đông Rồi Lại Xuân (Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, and Spring), a street music show which went viral on social media in Việt Nam last year, is presenting its new season on YouTube.

According to the show’s producer Forest Studio, having a theme of “On the Road”, the show is a special music journey with stops at beautiful and famous landscapes of Việt Nam, such as HCM City, Huế and Hội An, and promises to bring more beautiful music to audiences.

The new season has new faces, singers Trúc Nhân and Orange, along with familiar faces from last season, singer Anh Tú and music producer Hứa Kim Tuyền, who are permanent singers on the show.

During the show, the singers have covered Vietnamese and foreign songs featuring different topics such as love songs, film soundtracks, and favourite Vietnamese songs.

Most of them have been popular with Vietnamese audiences for years, such as Nàng Thơ Xứ Huế (The Muse of Huế), Chúng Ta Làm Bạn Được Không? (Can We Be Friends?), Trà Sữa (Milk Tea), Em Gái Mưa (Rainy Girl), and Có Hẹn Với Thanh Xuân (Having A Date with Youth).

Four of them have collaborated with guest performers, such as pop stars Đức Phúc and Ly Ly.

Xuân Hạ Thu Đông Rồi Lại Xuân was first broadcast on HCM City Television’s channel HTV7 and YouTube last January. Its videos have earned tens of millions of views on YouTube. Its most liked video showcases a mashup of Ngày Chưa Giông Bão (The Calm Before the Storm) and Always Remember Us This Way sung by Hòa Minzy and Văn Mai Hương. Four days after its release on March 5 in 2021, it ranked No 2 on YouTube trending in Việt Nam, with 2.2 million views. The song is listed in the show’s seventh extended play (EP) featuring film soundtracks, which was ranked No 1 on Apple Music Chart in Việt Nam on March 21. The mashup has attracted nearly 85.6 million views since its premiere.

Xuân Hạ Thu Đông Rồi Lại Xuân airs every Friday on Forest Studio’s YouTube channel.

Exhibition highlights 70 years of construction and development of the Vietnamese publishing sector

An exhibition highlighting 70 years of construction and development of the Vietnamese publishing sector was held in Hanoi, on September 28 by the Ministry of Information and Communications and the Party Central Committee's Commission for Communication and Education.

The event was held on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Vietnamese book publishing, printing and distribution sector (October 10, 1952 - 2022).

The exhibition featured 2,500 books, documents and artefacts, about the formation and development of the Publishing, Printing and Distribution sector over the past 70 years, especially the diversified and modern development of the industry in the current period.

The exhibition attracted the participation of many publishing, printing and distributing units, displaying publications on Party Documents; books of the leaders of the Party and State; books on socialism and the path to socialism in Vietnam; books on Party building; political theory books; books of literature, history, science and society; books that won the National Book Award; eBooks, etc.

Department of Road Management director named

The Ministry of Transport has picked Nguyen Xuan Cuong, acting head of the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam, as director of the Department of Road Management.

On October 1 this year, the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam will be reorganized into two departments — the Department of Road Management and the Department of Expressway Management.

The Ministry of Transport announced that the decision on Cuong’s appointment would take effect on October 1.

Nguyen Xuan Cuong, 52, used to serve as director of Civil Engineering Construction JSC 244 and deputy head of the Directorate for Roads.

Other deputy heads of the Directorate for Roads, including Nguyen Manh Thang, Nguyen Xuan Anh and Phan Thi Thu Hien, have been appointed as deputy directors of the Department of Road Management.

Currently, some 320 officials of the Directorate for Roads will be joining the Department of Road Management.

MOT to disburse VND27,027 billion by late Q3

The Ministry of Transport expects to disburse some VND27,027 billion before the end of September, reaching 53.7% of the approved plan this year.

The disbursement will consist of VND2,933 billion in foreign capital and VND24,094 billion in national capital.

As a result, the ministry’s disbursement rate by the end of September will likely exceed the national average of 47% but still fall VND670 billion short of the set target.

The public investment objective for 2022 was VND50,327 billion, the highest ever, according to the ministry.

Roughly VND23,301 billion, or 46.3% of the overall budget, will be disbursed during the following four months, including VND21,000 billion in the fourth quarter of 2022 and VND2,300 billion in January 2023.

In particular, some VND5,106 billion will need to be allocated for the first phase’s 11 North-South Expressway component projects, while VND8,335 billion will be required for phase two’s 12 North-South Expressway section components.

The building of the My Thuan-Can Tho Expressway is one of the key infrastructure projects. Others include runway upgrades at the HCMC-based Tan Son Nhat International Airport and Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport.

The remaining ODA projects need to disburse some VND2,780 billion.

HCMC: 298 bars, karaoke parlors, dance clubs fined VND 1.7 billion

The functional forces in HCMC issued fines worth nearly VND1.7 billion (US$72,000) to 298 bars, discos, and karaoke lounges for violations of regulations on fire safety and firefighting.

The Fire Prevention and Fighting and Rescue Police Division (PC07) under the Department of Public Security on September 28 said that the division discovered 298 karaoke, bar and discotheque services with 448 violations against fire safety regulations.

The local police departments of districts 1,5,8,10,12,3,6,7, Go Vap, Cu Chi, Tan Phu, Tan Binh and Binh Chanh suspended the operation of 11 facilities and asked 50 others to temporarily halt the operation while 80 services submitted the application for temporary business suspension.

In the coming time, the inspection delegations will continue to make lists of bars, discos, and karaoke lounges for close supervision and monitoring of their implementation of instructions; strictly ask enterprises to stop the operation or withdraw their business license if they do not ensure fire prevention and fighting measures.

Source: VNA/SGT/VNS/VOV/Dtinews/SGGP/VGP/Hanoitimes

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