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Thursday, September 21, 2017
Tags: Long An province
Long An province: flexing potential of gateway to Mekong river delta Long An province: flexing potential of gateway to Mekong river delta
Famous for its unspoiled landscape and intangible cultural heritage of humanity “don ca tai tu” (a genre of instrumental and vocal traditional music in southern Vienam), Long An province is also home to ancient Oc Eo culture, which formed and developed in the Mekong River delta from the first to sixth century.
Lawyer Nguyen Huu Tho - a patriotic intellectual Lawyer Nguyen Huu Tho - a patriotic intellectual
Lawyer Nguyen Huu Tho was an intellectual typifying the national solidarity. To him, “everyone has a native place to love, a country to defend and build and a nation to serve. A real intellectual cannot think and act otherwise.”
Nguyen An Ninh - a patriotic lawyer Nguyen An Ninh - a patriotic lawyer
Nguyen An Ninh was born on September 15, 1900, in his mother’s native place of Long Thuong commune, Can Giuoc district, Cho Lon, now in Long An province.
Ton Duc Thang - Chairman of the first National Assembly Ton Duc Thang - Chairman of the first National Assembly
Ton Duc Thang was the second and last President of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam when the country was temporarily divided, and the first President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. He was also the last Chairman of the first National Assembly.
National Assembly to focus on legislation National Assembly to focus on legislation
During the one-month session starting on May 21, Vietnamese lawmakers would discuss and pass 13 bills and two draft resolutions, said National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung in his opening statement.
Lawyer Nguyen Huu Tho - a patriotic intellectual Lawyer Nguyen Huu Tho - a patriotic intellectual
Lawyer Nguyen Huu Tho was an intellectual typifying the national solidarity. To him, “everyone has a native place to love, a country to defend and build and a nation to serve. A real intellectual cannot think and act otherwise.”
Punitive system in Vietnams ancient law Punitive system in Vietnam's ancient law
Speaking of punitive forms in Vietnam’s ancient laws, one cannot help speaking of “ngu hinh” (the five major penalties) which originated from the Chinese ancient laws and were applied in Vietnam by feudal law-makers since the Ly and Tran dynasties (the 11th-14th centuries). For the first time, “ngu hinh” were specifically presented in Hong Duc Code (the 15th century) which was left until today.
National Assembly passes new laws National Assembly passes new laws
At its year-end session starting on October 20, the National Assembly passed new laws on public employees; environmental protection tax; protection of consumer interests; and administrative procedures. It approved amendments to the laws on inspection; minerals; insurance business; securities; and election of National Assembly deputies and People’s Council deputies.
Industrial parks fouling nations water sources Industrial parks fouling nation’s water sources
Some 70% of over a million cubic meters of wastewater produced by industrial parks daily is discharged directly into the environment without being treated. As many as 57% of industrial parks have no wastewater treatment systems. Even those that do, only half meets standards.
DECISION No. 1327/QD-TTg OF AUGUST 24 2009: Approving the master plan on development of Vietnams road transportation up to 2020 with orientations toward 2030 DECISION No. 1327/QD-TTg OF AUGUST 24, 2009: Approving the master plan on development of Vietnam’s road transportation up to 2020, with orientations toward 2030

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