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Thursday, October 6, 2022
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Mixed opinions over ministrys proposal for limited-term apartment ownership Mixed opinions over ministry’s proposal for limited-term apartment ownership
Petrovietnam must be able to guarantee energy supply for nation: PM Petrovietnam must be able to guarantee energy supply for nation: PM
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on September 11 met with leaders of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (Petrovietnam) to speed up the implementation of several key projects and ensure the group's energy supply targets can continue to be met.
New incentives in contractor selection proposed New incentives in contractor selection proposed
Startup businesses that offer innovative products or products for use as substitutes for imported goods would be entitled to incentives when participating in bidding packages to supply goods or provide services other than consultancy services.
Conical hat - making villages across Vietnam Conical hat - making villages across Vietnam
Conical hats or non la have been made and worn by Vietnamese people for some 3,000 years. Images of people wearing conical hats are depicted on Ngoc Lu bronze drums. Along with their long history, conical hats remain popular today and are now considered a symbol of Vietnamese culture.
Thuy Xuan incense-making village in Thua Thien Hue province Thuy Xuan incense-making village in Thua Thien Hue province
When coming to Thuy Xuan incense-making village - the oldest of its kind in Vietnam, which is located about seven kilometers to the southwest of the ancient imperial city of Hue, visitors are often impressed by the aroma of aloeswood as well as the image of countless bouquets of bamboo incense sticks of various colors being sundried along the village’s roads.
Tenure on UN Security Council elevates Vietnams foreign policy stature: Ambassador Tenure on UN Security Council elevates Vietnam's foreign policy stature: Ambassador
Vietnam News Agency correspondent in New York has spoken with Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s delegation to the United Nations, on the two years the country has served as non-permanent member of the UN Security Council.
EPR - Effective mechanism for environmental protection EPR - Effective mechanism for environmental protection
The 2020 Law on Environmental Protection and the draft decree detailing the Law both provide the producers’ and importers’ liability to recycle and treat their abandoned products and packages, aiming to apply the extended producer responsibility mechanism in Vietnam. This mechanism has been widely and successfully applied in many countries since the 1990s, to recover abandoned products and packages for recycling and most efficient treatment, thus achieving the dual objectives of environmental protection and economic development.
Cotton weaving craft of the Nung Cotton weaving craft of the Nung
Weaving is the most important craft in the Nung’s life. It is handed down from mother to daughter. All Nung families used to have looms and the number of looms equaled to that of daughters they had. Apart from housework and child care and nurturing, Nung women have to be good at cotton cultivation and weaving.
MoF proposes to impose tariff on exported gold MoF proposes to impose tariff on exported gold
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has just proposed to increase export tax on gold products of less than 95 percent purity to 2 percent from 0 percent.
Thanh Ha pottery village in Quang Nam province Thanh Ha pottery village in Quang Nam province
Like potters in many other pottery craft villages around the country, Thanh Ha villagers follow a four-step process, including clay preparation, shaping, decorating, and firing, of which clay preparation is considered the most important stage while shaping is the most difficult one. However, Thanh Ha pottery products are much lighter than those of other craft villages in the country.

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