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Many right decisions, reasonable policies and investment strategy, infrastructure improvement have helped Long An become a bright spot in attracting investment in recent years, contributing to promoting socio-economic development and making it become the leading province in the Mekong River Delta (MRD) region. 
 
On December 16, 2020, Chairman of the People's Committee of Long An province - Nguyen Van Ut and enterprises in the province attended the seminar on investment promotion between enterprises in Hyogo province (Japan) and enterprises in the South of Vietnam. 
 
In the past 5 years, the Party Committee, government, armed forces and people in the province have united, dynamic, creative, innovative in thinking, operating methods; concretize the resolutions and directives of the Party, policies and laws of the State in accordance with the local reality, at the same time promoting the role of the Party leading, the State manages, the people own and build the great block of national unity; actively clearing bottlenecks, making full use of and maximizing potentials and advantages, mobilizing all resources for rapid and sustainable development, thus achieving many important and comprehensive achievements in all fields, created outstanding marks. 
 
The total amount of foreign investment poured into Vietnam this year to September 20 reached 21.2 billion USD, equivalent to 81.8 percent of the same period last year, reported the Ministry of Planning and Investment. 
 
On September 26, at Tan Tap commune, Can Giuoc district, Long An province, Dong Tam Group held the inauguration of phase 1 and started construction of phase 2 of Long An International Port. 
 
Deputy Minister of Transport (MOT) - Nguyen Van Cong, Head of Vietnam Maritime Administration - Nguyen Xuan Sang, representatives of Maritime Departments, Departments, Port Authority, etc. inspected and worked at Long An International Port, Tan Tap commune, Can Giuoc district on state administration in maritime field, port planning. Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh accompanied with the delegation. 
 
As of June 20, foreign investors' the newly registered and adjusted capital and capital for purchasing shares in Vietnam totaled 15.67 billion USD the first 6 months this year, nearly 85% of the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.  
 
On June 27, Hai Son Co., Ltd. held a groundbreaking ceremony of Hai Son Industrial Cluster, Duc Hoa Dong Commune, Duc Hoa District, Long An Province. Former State President - Truong Tan Sang; Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Pham Van Ranh attended the ceremony. 
 
Vietnam recorded a year-on-year decrease of 15.1 percent in foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to 15.67 billion USD as of June 20, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI). 
 
 
  
  
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Long An: Completing traffic infrastructure to attract investmentsLong An: Completing traffic infrastructure to attract investments
In 2018, the result of investment attraction in Long An province is higher than that in 2017, the number of received projects and the registered investment capital as well as the investment rate increased, thereby, making an important contribution to the socio-economic development of the province.

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A corner of an industrial park in the province

In 2018, the province has 1,492 enterprises established (increased 0.6% compared to 2017) with the registered capital of VND 22,464 billion (increased 12%) and has 90 projects granted for foreign investment with the total registered capital of USD 450 million (increased USD 15 million). Up to now, there are 11,748 enterprises operating in the province with the total registered capital of VND 272,776 billion. In addition, the province has 951 foreign investment projects with the total registered capital of USD 6,009 million, of which 576 projects are in operation with the total investment of USD 3,614 million. However, attracting investments into industrial parks and industrial complexes has not reached the set plan.

Currently, the whole province has 16 industrial parks in operation with the occupancy rate of over 80%. Industrial parks have attracted 1,396 investment projects, including 626 foreign investment projects with the total investment capital of USD 3,675 million and 770 domestic investment projects with the total investment capital of VND 77,056 billion. For industrial complexes, there are 22 industrial complexes put into operation which have attracted 544 projects with the total investment of VND 15,635 billion. The occupancy rate of industrial complexes in operation is 86.55%.

Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc said that the industrial parks and industrial complexes of the province have continuously promoted efficiency and contributed to help the province to attract domestic and foreign investment resources. The province continues to promote the reform of administrative procedures and focuses on improving the investment environment through dialogues with enterprises to promptly solve problems and obstacles arising in production and business process. In addition, the province continues to strengthen resources to complete the socio-economic infrastructure system, focusing on attracting investments in industrial parks and industrial complexes in the province.

Reported by Gia Han

Translated by Lan Vy ​

02/01/2019 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
Gov’t permanent members discuss handling of loss-making projectsGov’t permanent members discuss handling of loss-making projects
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 24 chaired a meeting of government permanent members to discuss ways to deal with long-delayed and loss-making projects administered by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks at the meeting. (Photo: VNA)

PM Phuc appreciated efforts of the steering committee for solving problems at the MoIT's long-delayed and loss-making projects, some of which have been put into operation while proper solutions have been adopted for some others.

The PM asked the committee to review these projects on a case-by-case basis and prevent them from being delayed any further and causing more losses for the State.

The committe was assigned to come up with specific solutions for each project and clearly decide which projects need to be recovered and which should be declared bankruptcy.

The government leader also urged the committee to discover wrongdoings at the projects and avoid corruption in the process of handling them./.

Source: VNA

26/06/2020 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An: 18 sluice gates urgently installed to prevent saline intrusionLong An: 18 sluice gates urgently installed to prevent saline intrusion
On February 5, the Long An Department of Transport is urgently installing 18 sluice gates to prevent saline intrusion on National Highway (NH) 62 and Provincial Road (PR) 836 in anticipation of high salinity increase in the next few days.

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Construction unit is installing sluice gates on NH 62

Accordingly, from February 5-6, Traffic Construction Joint Stock Company 674 (under the Long An Department of Transport) will completely install 18 salinity-preventing sluices managed by the Provincial Department of Transport. In which, there are 16 sluice gates on NH 62 and 2 sluice gates on PR 836. The sluice gates installed are all steel, especially, Rach Go and Rach Chua sluices that are wooden sluice gates, they are badly damaged, and are not ensured the salinity prevention, and will also be replaced by new steel gates.

It is forecasted that saline water will rise to the highest level on the occasion of Traditional New Year – Spring of Buffalo, from February 8 to 16. Accordingly, the salinity degree of 4 grams per liter can penetrate deep into the main stream on Vam Co river from 75 to 90 kilometers. Therefore, the unit is urgently installing the main sluice gates before February 7, in order to avoid saline intrusion into the interior fields, affecting freshwater sources for production and people's daily use in Southern of NH 62 in the dry season 2020 - 2021./.

Source: https://news.baolongan.vn/

08/02/2021 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Vietnam Reform and Development Forum 2020 opensVietnam Reform and Development Forum 2020 opens
Vietnam will focus on solutions to spur growth towards sustainability amidst the impact of COVID-19 during the 2021-2025 period, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung said on September 29.

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The forum, themed "Vietnam: Actions for making growth recovery inclusive and sustainable in the COVID-19 era," was jointly held by the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the WB. (Photo: VNA)

In his opening remarks at the third Vietnam Reform and Development Forum, the minister said the country is striving to win the high middle-income status globally by 2030.

He briefed the forum on achievements Vietnam has recorded in pandemic combat and economic development, with a trade surplus of 12 billion USD so far this year, positive GDP growth and foreign direct investment (FDI) of 20 billion USD.

However, given the adverse impact of trade tensions among powers, and shortcomings of the domestic economy, Vietnam needs consultations of scientists, ministries, agencies, development partners and international organisations that would help the Vietnamese government adjust and adopt decisions and policies for early economic recovery and macro balances towards sustainable and inclusive growth.

Carolyn Turk, WB Country Director for Vietnam, said the forum offers an opportunity to assess the progress made by the Vietnamese economy amidst a changing world.

Lauding the country's marked achievements, Turk, however, noted her concern about the negative impact of climate change, unusual weather patterns and natural disasters on the national socio-economic development.

She suggested Vietnam bring into full play opportunities, work to attract more foreign investments, optimise scientific-technological advances, and pay more attention to health care, education and social welfare.

The country should identify priorities and revamp its working methods to seek new values in the spirit of innovation and creation, in order to restructure its economy and improve its resilience and adaptability in the new context, she said.

The forum, themed "Vietnam: Actions for making growth recovery inclusive and sustainable in the COVID-19 era," was jointly held by the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the WB.

Its objective is to discuss issues related to economic reform and development of Vietnam in the newly emerging context, reflect on major issues of particular concern to businesses and people, particularly in this new context characterised by both new challenges and new opportunities, continue contributing to the formulation of the SEDS 2021-2030 and SEDP 2021 – 2025, and contribute to enhancing Vietnam's position in international and regional fora.

It comprised two sessions - COVID-19 and Vietnam's actions to seize opportunities and move up the global value chain, and digital transformation and structural change towards inclusiveness and sustainability./.

Source: VNA

30/09/2020 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An has 321 newly established enterprisesLong An has 321 newly established enterprises
From the beginning of the year until now, there are 321 newly established enterprises in Long An province with a total registered capital of VND 4,051 billion. The number of established enterprises decreases by 4.8% while the registered capital amount increases by 25% over the same period.

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The leaders of Long An province strengthen to overcome difficulties and obstacles, promote the production and business investment and expansion

Among 321 newly established enterprises, there are 50 enterprises located in industrial parks with the registered capital of VND 959 billion and 4 enterprises in industrial complexes with the registered capital of VND 15 billion.

In addition, there are 40 enterprises dissolved, decreased 11% over the same period. Besides, there are 101 enterprises with business suspension, increased 26% over the same period.

Up to now, in Long An province, there are 10,822 enterprises which are registered and have been operated in business and production with the total registered capital of VND 272,305 billion.

Currently, the investment promotion and attraction continues to be concerned by the provincial leaders who create favorable conditions for enterprises to invest and start up their business. Besides, the provincial leaders also strengthen to remove difficulties and obstacles, promote investment and expansion of production and business activities, contributing to attracting investment and increasing the occupation percentage of industrial parks, industrial complexes./.

Reported by Mai Huong​

Translated by Lan Vy ​​

29/03/2019 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
The delegation of Long An province learned experiences of high-tech agriculture model in Son La provinceThe delegation of Long An province learned experiences of high-tech agriculture model in Son La province
The delegation of Long An province visited agricultural models in Son La province in order to create appropriate mechanism and policies, continue to encourage cooperatives and households to produce and trade fruit trees in Long An province.

​In the working visit in Son La province, on November 27th, the delegation of Long An province visited the cooperative models associated with the key crops of Son La province such as: longan, mango, green grapefruit, custard-apple, etc. and models of growing lingzhi mushroom, strawberry in Mai Son, Moc Chau districts, Son La province. Currently, these models have brought high economic efficiency, contributing to the development of production, job creation and income generation for local laborers. 

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Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can highly appreciates the high-tech production model in Son La province 

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The delegation visits the model of growing lingzhi mushroom in Hat Lot town, Mai Son district, Son La province 

Secretary of Mai Son District Party Committee – Tran Dac Thong informed: Mai Son is a key district in the development of high-tech agriculture of Son La province. The whole district has over 100 agricultural cooperatives and over 10,000 hectares of fruit trees. Along with the area development, Mai Son district is also interested in branding and product quality management. From 2018 to date, a number of district's products have been exported to China, the US, Japan, Dubai, Australia, Korea, etc. with the output of over 6,400 tons, and total estimated value of over US$ 5 million.

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The delegation visits Chimi strawberry farm  

According to the Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can, the organization of a study tour to learn experience of fruit tree models in the localities of Son La province is to create appropriate policies and mechanism to continue encouraging cooperatives and households producing and trading fruit trees in Long An province to have more knowledge and apply it in practice, contributing to value increase and sustainable development in the future. 

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The delegation of Long An province visits a dairy farm in Moc Chau district

On the same day, the delegation visited Chimi strawberry farm and dairy farm in Moc Chau, Son La province. This is the largest strawberry farm with technology in the North of Vietnam. This place is blessed with a cool climate all year round, creating favorable conditions for strawberry plants to grow and develop./.

Reported by Huynh Phong

Translated by Lan Vy​​​

28/11/2019 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
PROJECT CALL FOR INVESTMENT: Viet Phat Industrial ZonePROJECT CALL FOR INVESTMENT: Viet Phat Industrial Zone
Location: National road N2, Tan Lap Commune, Thu Thua District, Long An Province
To Ho Chi Minh city : about 50km
To Cambodia border : about 25km
To Ben Luc town : 30km
To Tan Son Nhat airport : 30km

Location

National road N2, Tan Lap Commune, Thu Thua District, Long An Province

To Ho Chi Minh city : about 50km

To Cambodia border : about 25km

To Ben Luc town : 30km

To Tan Son Nhat airport : 30km

Size918 ha
Actual state of land use

Alluvial delta, lower from West to East

Construction foundation height : 2.2m

Deposit survey: having 1st layer – sediment mud, having a large air void ratio (e>2.000) and a low shear strength. Compression subsidence strength is quite high.

Total estimated investment capitalUS 164.4 million
Investment form
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Progress of the project2016 - 2017
Actual state of the projectClean land, ready for rent
Economic effect

With large area for rent, it allows to receive multi-field investment

Near Cambodia, convenience for enterprises import export goods to Cambodia.

Having a system of inland waterway port and bonded warehouse right in the industrial zone adapting to requirements of archive, goods transportation and goods examination right at the factory. 

Industrial zone, planned into a modern style combining Industrial zone and urban zone, will help to resolve the welfare issues, shorten workers' commuting time.

Incentive policyWhen investing in new projects of Phu An Thanh Industrial zone, investors will be free of 02 years corporate income tax from having taxable income and cut 50% in the next 04 years. After that period, it is 20% corporate income tax.

Contact:

 

Ms. Phan Nhu Phuong – Director of Project development

Tel : 0968 228 425       - Email: phuongphan.htg@gmail.com

Mr. Dang Cong Trung -  Executive of Trading and Brand development

Tel: 0968 228 426       - Email: trungdc.htg@gmail.com

Source: http://en.investinlongan.vn/

10/10/2016 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
13th National Party Congress: Stepping up renewal process, rapid and sustainable national development13th National Party Congress: Stepping up renewal process, rapid and sustainable national development
The 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam officially opened at the National Convention Centre in the capital city of Hanoi in the morning of January 26.

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Overview of the opening ceremony of 13th National Party Congress (Photo: VNA)

The 1,587 delegates in attendance are representing more than 5.1 million Party members nationwide, and the figure is 80 more delegates than at the 12th National Party Congress and the highest number ever.

The 13th National Party Congress has the theme "Strengthening the building and rectification of the Party and the political system into purity and strength; rousing the will and determination for national development and promoting the strength of the great national unity bloc in combination with the power of the era; continuing to comprehensively and synchronously accelerate the cause of reform; constructing and firmly safeguarding the Fatherland and maintaining a peaceful and stable environment; and striving to turn Vietnam into a developed, socialist-oriented nation by the middle of the 21st century."

The Congress's Presidium included members of the 12th-tenure Politburo: Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong; Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc; National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan; Permanent member of the Party Central Committee's Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong; Permanent National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong; Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh; Secretary of the Party Central Committee and Chairman of the Party Central Committee's Organisation Commission Pham Minh Chinh; Secretary of the Party Central Committee and Chairman of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Information and Education Vo Van Thuong; Secretary of the Party Central Committee and Chairwoman of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Mass Mobilisation Truong Thi Mai; Secretary of the Party Central Committee and Chairman of the Party Central Committee's Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh; Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh; Minister of National Defence Ngo Xuan Lich; Minister of Public Security To Lam; Secretary of the Hanoi Municipal Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue; Head of the delegation of National Assembly deputies of Ho Chi Minh City Nguyen Thien Nhan; and permanent deputy head of the unit in charge of documents  for the 13th National Party Congress Hoang Trung Hai. Secretary of the Party Central Committee and President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Tran Thanh Man is also a member of the Congress's Presidium.

Former Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh; former State Presidents Tran Duc Luong, Nguyen Minh Triet and Truong Tan Sang; former Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung; and former NA Chairmen Nguyen Van An and Nguyen Sinh Hung attended the opening ceremony, along with other leaders and former leaders of the Party, State and Vietnam Fatherland Front, revolutionary veterans, heroic Vietnamese mothers, intellectuals, artists, religious dignitaries and representatives of young generations.

Foreign ambassadors, Chargé d' Affaires and chief representatives of international organisations in Hanoi were also present at the opening ceremony.

With the motto "Solidarity - Democracy - Discipline - Creativeness - Development", the 13th National Party Congress will review not only the implementation of the Resolution of the 12th National Party Congress but also 35 years of implementing the "Doi Moi" (Renewal) process, 30 years of implementing the 1991 Political Platform, 10 years of implementing the amended Political Platform (supplemented and developed in 2011) and the National Socio-economic Development Strategy 2011-2020; setting out socio-economic development orientations and tasks for 2021-2025 (the 50th anniversary of the liberation of the South and national reunification); and determining goals and orientations to 2030 (the 100th founding anniversary of the Party) and a vision for national development to 2045 (the 100th founding anniversary of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam). These are important milestones in the development process of the Party, the people, and the nation, with the significance of defining orientations and strategic visions for national development in the new era.

The 13th National Party Congress will review Party building work and the leadership of the 12th-tenure Party Central Committee, defining directions and tasks of Party building in the new tenure; assess the performance of the 12th-tenure Party Statutes; and elect the Party Central Committee for the 13th tenure.

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Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong speaks at the ceremony (Photo: VNA)

At the opening ceremony, Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong, who is also head of the subcommittee in charge of documents, presented the 12th-tenure Party Central Committee's report on documents submitted to the 13th National Party Congress, focusing on a number of common and basic issues that clear up the major content and important highlights for the congress to consider, discuss, and give decisive opinions.

Draft documents - Crystallised by the brainpower of the entire Party, people

On preparing the draft documents for the congress, the top leader said that, over the past two years, sub-committees have closely coordinated with research agencies, ministries, and sectors at the central level and Party committees at all levels and local administrations to organise nearly 60 conferences, workshops, and seminars and establish 50 working delegations to make field trips and consult former Party and State leaders and experts. Numerous seminars with the World Bank and several other international organisations were also held, while two delegations were arranged to gather experience from abroad.

Theoretical and scientific research agencies sent some 80 consulting and proposal reports to the sub-committees. Many veteran revolutionaries and scientists also sent letters and comments. After being studied and receiving feedback, reasonable opinions were placed into the draft documents.

The sub-committees conducted 20 sessions to discuss and adopt the blueprint and draft documents, while maintaining regular coordination between the sub-committee and the editing team to ensure consistency in content in the documents, including the Political Report as the core. The Politburo held many meetings to give opinions to complete the blueprint and draft documents for submission to the Party Central Committee for feedback, at the 10th, 11th, 14th and 15th meetings of the Party Central Committee.

Draft reports were amended many times and sent to seek feedback from National Assembly deputies, the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee, and other organisations and agencies.

The Politburo decided to publicise the full text of the draft reports in the mass media in order to gather opinions from officials, Party members and people both inside and outside the country. Millions of opinions were made on the draft documents and summarised for the Party Central Committee. The opinions were summed up in 1,410 pages, while the general report was 200 pages.

The top leader affirmed that the preparation of the draft documents for the 13th Party National Congress went through many rounds in a meticulous, thoughtful, and methodical manner, being improved at each step with numerous important changes in content and method.

Outstanding imprints create new impetus, enthusiasm

Looking back on the 12th tenure and 35 years of the "Doi Moi" (Renewal) process, the Party General Secretary said that, over the last five years, grasping the advantages and opportunities, and overcoming the challenges and hardships, particularly the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and natural disasters, the entire Party, people, and army have upheld a spirit of patriotism, solidarity, determination, mettle, and creativeness to work relentlessly and gain a number of very important and comprehensive achievements. Thanks to such efforts, the country has witnessed robust and sustainable growth with heightened trust among the people in the Party, State, and the socialist regime.

Vietnam's economic growth has averaged 5.9 percent annually, with improved growth quality, a stable macro-economy, inflation kept under control and at a low level, and strengthened financial and State budget discipline.

Total investment has been spurred by enhanced effectiveness, while Vietnam's trade balance has improved with growing export value. The country has also been promoting economic restructuring and renewing the growth model, while improving the business climate and boosting the economy's scale and competitiveness.

The country's political and social stability has been maintained, while living standards of people have been improved, and progress has been seen in social welfare, healthcare, education and training, science and technology, environmental protection, culture, and human development during the period.

Particular attention has been paid to the building and rectification of the Party and the political system in all areas, from politics, ideology, and ethics, to personnel. Supervisory efforts and the fight against corruption and waste have been accelerated, resulting in breakthroughs and real outcomes. Legal proceedings and trials have been launched regarding a large number of major economic and corruption cases, which have been handled vigorously as a warning to others. These moves have received broad support and appreciation from officials, Party members and people.

Against a backdrop of global and regional uncertainties, Vietnam has consolidated and reinforced national defence and security and been proactive in handling all eventualities. The country's political, economic, cultural, and social affairs, alongside social order and safety, have been maintained. External affairs and international integration have been constantly expanded. The country has also demonstrated its firm and persist determination in protecting national independence, sovereignty, unity, and territorial integrity, as well as the country's and the people's interests, while maintaining a peaceful and stable environment for national development and actively and responsibly contributing to global and regional peace, cooperation, and development. These efforts have been highly appreciated by the international community, constantly heightening the Party and State's position as well as the country's stature and strength in the international arena.

Despite the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam still recorded significant achievements in 2020 that were even more special than in the previous years, thanks to its outstanding efforts.

While the global economy experienced negative growth of nearly 4 percent, Vietnam still posted positive growth of 2.91 percent, making it one of the world's economies with the highest growth rates.

Vietnam has been regarded by the international community as a bright spot in completing the dual goals of containing the pandemic and recovering the economy.

The Party chief stressed that results gained during the past five years are of special significance as they have not only created milestones but also contributed to consolidating confidence and giving new momentum, enthusiasm to the entire Party, people, and army to firmly overcome all difficulties and challenges and optimise the opportunities and advantages to bring the country to a new stage of development.
 
Valuable lessons of experience

The top leader pointed out certain lessons of experience learned from the renewal process, especially during the five-year implementation of the Resolution adopted at the 12th National Party Congress.

Party building and rectification must be implemented drastically, comprehensively, synchronously, regularly, and effectively in terms of politics, ideology, morality, organisation, and personnel, he said.

The Party chief stressed the need to persistently pursue and creatively develop Marxism-Leninism and Ho Chi Minh's thought, and to raise the leadership and combat capacity of the Party.

It is necessary to frequently consolidate and strengthen solidarity within the Party and the entire political system, seriously follow principles in Party building, and overhaul the Party's leadership methods.

The leader also highlighted building a pure and strong State and political system, and completing a close power control mechanism.

People should be considered the "root" in all Party and State affairs, he said, underscoring the need to trust, respect, and promote people's right to mastery, and persistently follow the motto of "people know, discuss, do, inspect, supervise and benefit."

He also mentioned tightening the close ties between the Party and the people, consolidating and enhancing people's trust in the Party, the State, and socialism.

The strong determination, great effort, drastic action, dynamism, creativeness, and activeness are needed in leadership, instruction, management and implementation, he said.

The Party General Secretary also ordered the adoption of suitable steps, bringing into full play all the resources, momentum, and advantages of socialism, swiftly removing bottlenecks and promoting the responsibility of leaders, while carrying forward the strength of the entire political system.

Priority should be given to synchronously building development institutions, ensuring harmony between consistency and innovation, between inheritance and development, between economic innovation and political and socio-cultural innovation, between the abidance of market regulations and the assurance of socialist orientations, between economic growth and cultural and human development, between the settlement of social issues and the protection of natural resources and the environment, between socio-economic development and ensuring defence-security, and between independence, self-reliance and international integration. Special attention should be paid to promoting the key role of humans, culture, education and training, and science and technology in national development.

It is also important to proactively study and accurately forecast the situation to avoid passivity and surprise; consistently safeguard independence, sovereignty, unity, and territorial integrity in parallel with maintaining a peaceful environment and security stability and safety for national development; and actively step up international integration intensively and extensively on the basis of maintaining independence, mastery, self-reliance, and self-resiliency, the Party chief said.

He stressed that these lessons are important foundations for the Party to continue making use of and promoting creativeness in leadership and instructions to help the country remain resolute and overcome new difficulties and challenges and heavier tasks when entering the 13th tenure.

Comprehensively and synchronously stepping up the renewal process, rapid and sustainable national development

Regarding orientations and missions for the 13th term and subsequent years, the Party General Secretary emphasised that the entire Party, people, and army should thoroughly grasp such directions as being steadfast in applying and developing Marxism-Leninism and Ho Chi Minh's thought, towards the goal of national independence and socialism, in the Party's renewal guidelines and in Party building principles; and ensuring the highest national interests based on the basic principles of international law, and fair and win-win cooperation to build and safeguard the socialist Vietnamese Fatherland.

This is a matter of principle and is crucial for the country's regime, and a firm foundation for the Party, which cannot be swung by anyone, he stressed.

The country's overall development strategy focuses on speeding up the "Doi Moi" (renewal) process in a comprehensive and synchronous manner, boosting rapid and sustainable development, ensuring strong cohesion and implementing all tasks, with socio-economic expansion playing the core role, Party building being a key matter, cultural development being the moral foundation, and the safeguarding of national defence and security being the central and ongoing task.

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NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (ninth from right) poses for a photo with female delegates of Hanoi (Photo: VNA)

The awakening of people's patriotism, national self-resiliency, and strength of great national solidarity as well as the desire for a prosperous and happy nation is an important source of momentum and a resource for growth, along with the promotion of the strength of the entire political system as well as the culture and people of Vietnam, encouraging renovation and the application of science and technology, especially the achievements of the fourth Industrial Revolution.

Meanwhile, a decisive factor in the success of national construction, development, and defence is to continue to strengthen the building and rectification of the Party, and enhance the leadership and ruling capacity as well as the combat strength of the Party.

The general development goal for the 2021-2025 period and following years is improving the leadership and ruling capacity and the combativeness of the Party; building a pure and comprehensively strong Party and political system; reinforcing people's trust in the Party, State and socialism; sparking the desire to develop a prosperous and happy nation with the promotion of the will and strength from the national great solidarity bloc in combination with the power of the era; comprehensively speeding up the cause of renewal, industrialisation, and modernisation; constructing and firmly safeguarding the Fatherland, firmly maintaining a peaceful and stable environment; and striving to turn Vietnam into a socialist-oriented developed country by the middle of the 21st century.

Highlighting the major orientations in important development issues for the country over the next 10 years, the Party General Secretary underlined that the 13th tenure is an important landmark and transitional step, laying the foundation for following tenures to successfully realise the goals included in the national development strategy to 2030 and a vision to 2045.

Promoting the strength of the great national unity bloc

With the motto "Solidarity - Democracy - Discipline - Creativeness - Development", the Party General Secretary asked the congress to undertake careful discussions to reach high consensus and vote for approval of the documents, thus ensuring the success of the congress and paving the way for the popularisation and implementation of the Resolution of the 13th National Party Congress, and successfully completing all set targets and tasks.

The Party leader expressed his belief that with a right direction in line with the rules, the cohesion of the Party policies and people's aspirations, the promotion of the great national unity bloc and the strong desire to rise up as well as high political determination, the entire Party, people, and army is certain to achieve new growth miracles towards the goal of "wealthy people and a strong, democratic, equal and civilised country", thus taking steady steps towards socialism and successfully turning the wish of President Ho Chi Minh and the aspirations of the whole nation into reality.

Following the opening ceremony, Tran Quoc Vuong, member of the Politburo and permanent member of the 12th Party Central Committee's Secretariat, delivered a report reviewing the leadership and direction of the 12th Party Central Committee.

In the afternoon, the congress worked in groups to discuss the draft documents./.

Source: VNA

27/01/2021 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
First 5 months of 2019: Total retail sales of goods and revenue of consumer services reached nearly VND 37,000 billionFirst 5 months of 2019: Total retail sales of goods and revenue of consumer services reached nearly VND 37,000 billion
Accordingly, total retail sales of goods and revenue of consumer services in May 2019 was about VND 7,313 billion, up 1.2% compared to April and up 15.1% over the same period of 2018; accumulation of the first 5 months of 2019 was VND 36,949 billion, reaching 41.7% of the plan, up 15.8% over the same period of 2018.

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In the first 5 months of 2019, total retail sales of goods and revenue of consumer services reached nearly VND 37,000 billion

In May 2019, 8/11 groups of commodities increased price compared to April, including: Transportation; housing, electricity, water, fuel and construction materials; beverages and cigarettes; food and catering; goods and other services; household equipment and appliances; culture, entertainment and tourism; garment, hat, footwear. 3/11 groups of commodities maintained unchanged: Drugs and medical services; education; post and telecommunication. In addition, the gold price index decreased by 0.3%, US dollar price index increased by   0.48% compared to April. 

In the past time, trade promotion and investment calling has been focused on, attracting many enterprises to participate in and open convenience stores for shopping needs of the people. Accordingly, up to now, the whole province has 15 Bach Hoa Xanh convenience stores to serve the need of shopping of the people. As a result, the total retail sales of goods and service revenue in the last months increased./.

Reported by Minh Đang

​Translated by Lan Vy​


07/06/2019 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
Ministry proposes over 515 billion VND to deal with salinity, droughtMinistry proposes over 515 billion VND to deal with salinity, drought
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has recently proposed an aid package worth 515.3 billion VND (22 million USD) to deal with drought and saltwater intrusion in 2020.

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Drought in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre (Photo: VNA)

This forms part of activities to implement Directive No. 04/CT-TTG dated January 22, 2020 by the Prime Minister on measures to mitigate drought, water shortages and saltwater intrusion.

The aid package aims to help carry out urgent solutions to prevent and cope with drought, water scarcity and saltwater intrusion like pumping water, dredging canals, maintaining irrigation works, building temporary embankments to retain freshwater, digging ponds and wells, extending the water pipeline network, purchasing equipment for water filtration and storage, and delivering water to residential areas, hospitals and schools facing water shortages.

Due to the lack of rain in 2019, most irrigation reservoirs nationwide are only between 50 – 80 percent capacity. The reservoir at the upper source of the Hong River in Thai Binh is around 60 percent full, while Hoa Binh Lake is at 63 percent, the lowest in the past 30 years.

Those in the central region are only 15-30 percent full. The water level in the Mekong River is lower than in 2015-2016, which recorded the worst salinity.

According the MARD, solutions to prevent drought, saltwater intrusion have been proven effective. Though the Mekong Delta region suffered more severe salinity than in 2015-2016, only 49,800 hectares of rice crops in 2019-2020 were damaged, accounting for 1.81 percent of  the whole region. At the peak, around 96,000 households lacked clean water, compared with 114,000 households in 2015-2016.

All rice crops in the Central Highland region and the northern region receive water from irrigation reservoirs with a combined capacity of 2.68 billion cubic metres.

Drought and water shortages are predicted to continue until May in the Central Highlands, and August in the central region.

Previously, an aid package of 530 billion VND (over 22.7 million USD) was approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to help eight provinces in the Mekong Delta deal with drought, water scarcity and saltwater intrusion, which have been taking a heavy toll on the country's agricultural production hub./.

Source: VNA

16/04/2020 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
Pineapple's price rises, farmers in Tan Tay possess high profitsPineapple's price rises, farmers in Tan Tay possess high profits
Farmers cultivating pineapple in Tan Tay Commune, Thanh Hoa district, Long An Province are happy thanks to the rocket in pineapple's price. Now, the first-class pineapple reaches the price of 10,000 VND per kilo which is twice as high as the same period of 2020. According to this price, farmers will make a profit from 3,000 to 5,000 VND per kilo.

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Farmers are happy by the rise in pineapple's price

Tan Tay Commune borders the pineapple-growing region of Tan Phuoc District, Tien Giang Province. Therefore, farmers have had a chance to study and bravely converted unproductive fruit trees into pineapple trees. After a short period of transformation, pineapple trees supplied people with highly economic efficiency, assisting in bringing stable income to people.

Vice President of Tan Tay Commune's People Committee - Le Xuan Hao informed that Tan Tay is a commune selected to develop into pineapple-cultivating region. Compared to other fruit trees, pineapple trees can suffer from drought, alum and salinity well, so they are very suitable for the soil conditions of the commune. Currently, the commune has about 310 hectares of pineapple trees, decreasing nearly 70 hectares compared to that of last year. Pineapple prices are high, farmers harvesting pineapples presently have stable profits.

Mr. Le Quang Du, specializing in cultivating 2 hectares of pineapple trees, said that traders have purchased commercial pineapple for 10,000 VND per kilo for high-qualified products in recent days. At this price, farmers have a profit of about 5,000 VND per kilo. On average, the productivity of pineapples in the region is 25-30 tons per hectare, if the pineapples are harvested at the right time with high prices, farmers still earn about 100 million VND per hectare except the costs, so they are very excited.

And Mr. Le Thanh Tai, specializing in cultivating 3 hectares of pineapple in Hamlet 5, Tan Tay commune is very excited because he is expected to harvest over 30 tons of pineapple in the coming days. With the selling price of 10,000 VND per kilo, he has a profit of not less than 350 million VND.

According to information from the Division of Agriculture and Rural Development of Thanh Hoa district, in order to soon develop the 600-hectare pineapple-cultivating region in Tan Tay Commune, help people to stabilize their production and life, the locality has intensified to transfer technology in farming, it regularly opens propagandist classes for agricultural promotion, prevention of pests and diseases, instructs techniques to handle scattered fruit, builds and replicates effective production models for pineapple farmers.

Farmers who specializes in cultivating pineapples assessed that the price of pineapple increased sharply in recent days because the supply was exhausted while the market demand was still large. The increase in pineapple price is the driving force for farmers to continue to invest in intensive farming, apply science - technology to production to increase productivity, output and quality of commodity agricultural products, to meet domestic and external market needs.

Head of Division of Agriculture and Rural Development of Thanh Hoa district - Nguyen Kinh Kha said that pineapple is also one of the key crops of the district besides lemon trees and yams. Pineapple has high and stable economic value. Over the past time, pineapple has helped many farmers in the district have a stable income, many households even get rich. At present, the district has built a region specializing in pineapple cultivation of 600 hectares, annual output of over 9,000 tons, supplying for domestic and export markets./.

Source: https://news.baolongan.vn/

07/01/2021 7:00 SAĐã ban hành
COVID-19 vaccines – shared asset of international community: Deputy PMCOVID-19 vaccines – shared asset of international community: Deputy PM
COVID-19 vaccines should be considered a shared asset of the international community, and delivered to countries at affordable prices, prioritising vulnerable groups and frontline workers in the pandemic combat, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said on February 17.

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Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh (Photo: VNA)

The official made the statement during an open debate of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on ensuring equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines in contexts affected by conflicts and insecurity, which was held virtually.

Minh called on the international community to effectively implement a strategy on pandemic response and vaccination, saying the COVAX mechanism needs more support from countries so that vaccines can be allotted to developing countries and people in conflict-hit areas.

Ensuring an environment of peace and stability, and protecting essential infrastructure are key factors to vaccine universalisation, he continued.

He proposed the UNSC step up the implementation of Resolution 2532, especially the call for a global ceasefire, considering this a prerequisite for the UN and relevant sides to directly deliver vaccines for humanitarian purposes.

The international community needs to deal with the root cause of conflicts, uncertainties and inequalities, while engaging in global multi-lateral efforts led by the UN in order to build a strong and self-reliant medical system, and boost development cooperation, and global trade and economy post COVID-19, Minh stressed.

The official said the enhanced solidarity and multi-lateral cooperation, both regionally and globally, would help to effectively cope with the epidemic.

As an active member of ASEAN and the UN, Vietnam will make more contributions to joint efforts in the pandemic fight, Minh pledged.

Delegates at the debate shared the view that the safe and effective universalisation of COVID-19 vaccines plays an important role in containing the pandemic's spread, and minimising economy, health and education losses.

Resolution 2532, adopted on July 1, 2020, supports a global ceasefire and calls for an immediate 'humanitarian pause for at least 90 consecutive days' to allow humanitarian assistance to be delivered.

COVAX is one of three pillars of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator, which was launched in April by the World Health Organization (WHO), the European Commission and France in response to this pandemic.

It is the only truly global solution to this pandemic because it is the only effort to ensure that people in all corners of the world will get access to COVID-19 vaccines once they are available, regardless of their wealth./.

Source: VNA

19/02/2021 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
VWS gives HCMC, Long An, Kien Giang US technology waste collection trucksVWS gives HCMC, Long An, Kien Giang US technology waste collection trucks
Vietnam Waste Solutions, Inc. (VWS) organized a ceremony to give HCMC, Long An and Kien Giang provinces in the southern region of Vietnam six modern waste collection trucks, manufactured according to American technology.

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Chairman cum director general of VWS-David Duong (the left in the front row) gives the symbol board of the presents to Tan An city leader representative Tran Kim Lan

Each locality received two modern trucks meeting environmental and safe standards. The value of each truck nears US$500,000.

The ceremony was attended by US Consult General to HCMC Mary Tarnowka together with leader representatives of HCMC, Long An and Kien Giang.

Stating at the ceremony, deputy chairman of Long An province People's Commitee Nguyen Van Duoc thanked VWS for giving the province the modern trucks.

The trucks would be maintained and used efficiently to contribute in collecting household waste in the province, he added./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

10/11/2018 5:00 SAĐã ban hành
Creating new direction for Nhon Hoa lotusCreating new direction for Nhon Hoa lotus
Nhon Hoa lotus (Nhon Hoa commune, Tan Thanh district, Long An province) has been granted a brand name, but the output has not been stable over the years. This requires lotus growers to change their production practices to improve product value and create stable output for Nhon Hoa lotus.

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Lotus growers are often forced the price by traders over the past years because they have not had a stable output

Currently, Nhon Hoa commune has 300 hectares of lotus, of which the most is in Hai Hung hamlet. In 2009, Nhon Hoa commune established Hai Hung Lotus Cooperative Group. Accordingly, the cooperative group registered trademarks for lotus, lotus seeds and lotus root and was granted trademarks. However, due to financial difficulties, warehouse, machinery, equipment for preliminary processing, storage and output of the product are not stable, the cooperative group is not effective.

Vice Chairman of the People's Committee of Nhon Hoa commune - Ngo Phuoc Xuyen said: "The lotus tree is suitable for low-lying and alum areas like Nhon Hoa commune, so it develops well, gives high yield and profits many times higher than rice cultivation. However, because the output has not been found, the price is still not stable. Most lotus growers have to sell through 2-3 intermediaries, so traders force the price. This affects the life of lotus growers".

Ms. Tran Thi Lai's family, living in Hai Hung hamlet, has many years of experience in growing lotus, but she had to give up the lotus-growing job to move to another profession. Ms. Lai shared: "The cost of planting 1 hectare of lotus is much lower than growing rice, it only costs about 3 million VND per hectare, but the harvest lasts 4 months. However, the price of lotus buds is precarious, it is sometimes only 7,000 VND per kilo, so the growers cannot afford to hire workers to look for them. Therefore, my family decided to let someone else rent 2 hectares of lotus land and find other jobs to do".

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Ms. Dung (R) preliminary processes lotus into many products such as lotus powder, lotus flower, lotus tea, etc. This is considered a new direction to create a stable output for Nhon Hoa lotus

The most difficult problem for lotus growers at present is the unstable output, they are often forced by traders. This requires lotus growers to change their production practices to meet market demand and find a stable output for Nhon Hoa lotus. Ms. Ngo Thi My Dung, living in Hai Hung hamlet, understood this problem and bravely processed lotus into many products such as lotus powder, star-chain lotus, dried lotus, lotus tea, etc. Initially, these products received customer satisfaction and highly appreciated functional departments. Accordingly, Ms. Dung will be supported the machine for producing star-chain lotus and lotus powder by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in the coming time.

Ms. Dung said: "In Dong Thap, many farmers have made lotus products, sold at high prices and affirmed their brands, while the farmers in their hometown grow a lot of lotus but they sell at low prices. Sharing with local people, I decided to make many products from lotus. All products do not use preservatives, with high nutritional value, suitable for all ages. Hopefully, the growers of Nhon Hoa lotus will have a better life after being supported with machinery".

It is known that Ms. Dung's family has purchased lotus flowers and lotus mirrors for more than 20 years. After that, she sold lotus lotus to traders in Ho Chi Minh City, while the lotus seed-pod sold to traders in Dong Thap. During the flooding season, her family purchases over 1 ton of lotus root, 4-5 tons of lotus seed-pod on average each day. The selling price of lotus root and seed-pod in the flooding season is less than 10,000 VND per kilo. At this price, lotus growers will not be profitable. Therefore, it is very suitable for Ms. Dung to process the lotus preliminarily, this creates a new direction for Nhon Hoa lotus, contributes to improving income and improving the quality of life of lotus growers./.

Source: https://news.baolongan.vn/

09/01/2021 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
More Vietnamese consumers now shop onlineMore Vietnamese consumers now shop online
Online shopping and electronic payments in Vietnam have become more common in recent years as more of the country's population gains access to the internet, and e-commerce in the 95 million-strong market is set to enter a rapid growth phase in the near future, according to industry experts.

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A woman browses an e-commerce website on her phone (Photo: VNA)

Dao Duong Thanh, development director at Moca, a popular mobile payment firm in Vietnam and partner of ride-hailing firm Grab, said more than 61 million people in the country access the internet through the mobile devices and spend as much as three 3 hours and 12 minutes online daily.

Thanh said since his firm's partnership with Grab in 2018, Moca has built a cashless regime for Grab's ecosystem, which covers not just rides, food and package deliveries but also other services such as electronic payments for utility bills and mobile phone top-ups.

By mid-2020, 43 percent of all transactions on Grab were classless, claimed Thanh as his firm observed a steady growth of users, indicating a shift in consumers' habit in favour of online, cashless payments.

Hoang Quoc Quyen, a PR executive from Tiki, a major e-commerce platform in Vietnam, said the development of 4G infrastructure, fibre optic internet technology and more than 100 million registered mobile phone subscriptions in the country have laid the foundation for the rapid development of e-commerce and electronic payment.

A relatively young population quick to adapt to and adopt new technologies, coupled with one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, made Vietnam a fertile ground for the digital economy, including e-commerce. Online shopping not only offers a faster and more convenient shopping experience but also reduces risks on the buyers' side compared to traditional cash-based transactions.

Despite these numerous advantages, however, e-commerce firms, especially domestic players, have been unable to realise the full potential of the market to achieve faster growth, said Quyen.

He said the major shortcomings of Vietnam's e-commerce included a lack of sound policies to support the development of e-commerce firms, a mismatch between e-commerce platforms and electronic payment systems and inadequate trust on the consumer's side.

Quyen said among 4.5-5 million orders handled by Tiki on a monthly basis, online payments account for just more than 40 percent with the rest still employ cash-based transactions. This was a significant gap compared to ASEAN countries such as Indonesia and Malaysia, which average 85 percent.

Cao Xuan Quang from the competition and consumer protection department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade said there is an urgent need for stronger policies to protect consumers as well as e-commerce firms.

Quang said violations in e-commerce activities are often complex and typical complaints included the sales of goods that did not match their online descriptions and the illegal collection and handling of consumer personal information.

He urged government agencies to quickly review and amend the country's Law on Consumer Protection and to create a level playing field for e-commerce and mobile payment firms./.

Source: VNA

08/09/2020 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Leipzig City’s delegation (Germany) studied the investment environment in Long An provinceLeipzig City’s delegation (Germany) studied the investment environment in Long An province
On 14 November, an economic delegation of Leipzig City, Federal Republic of Germany paid a visit to greet the leaders of Long An province. Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Pham Van Canh and representatives of related departments and agencies met and worked with the delegation.

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Leipzig city's delegation studied the investment environment in Long An province

At the meeting, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Pham Van Canh introduced the delegation about the investment environment in the province; introduced the economic advantages and strengths of the province; The contents of the projects for cooperation between the two parties in the fields of: clean energy, waste treatment, wastewater, industrial production, agricultural consultancy, etc. which are the strengths of Leipzig City.

It is known that in July 2019, the leaders of Long An and Leipzig provinces signed a memorandum of understanding to establish cooperation between the two sides. Accordingly, the two sides strive to create favorable conditions for developing two-way trade, promoting investment and economic cooperation from Leipzig city into Long An province in the fields of industrial production and hi-tech agriculture production, logistics services, health care, energy and environmental technology; strengthening cooperation in the fields of science, education, culture, human resource training, and public administration.

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Vice Chairman of People's Committee of Long An Province Pham Van Canh (left) received a souvenir from General Director of Invest Region Leipzig, Mr. Michael Koerner

The representative of Leipzig city's economic delegation said that this trip was to continue and concretize the signed memorandum of understanding; as well as to survey and coordinate to seek opportunities for economic cooperation between the two sides in the future.

Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Pham Van Canh emphasized that Long An always improves the investment environment, creating favorable conditions for foreign businesses and investors to invest and do business in the province. He hoped the relationship and cooperation between the two sides would soon be implemented and concretized.

On the same day, the delegation visited a typical industrial park, suitable for European businesses in Long An province./.

Reported by Thanh Nha

Translated by Lan Vy​

15/11/2019 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An promotes investment attraction, and submits to the Government for the policy of expanding several industrial parks Long An promotes investment attraction, and submits to the Government for the policy of expanding several industrial parks
Long An is located at the gateway to the South West, has a convenient location for road and waterway traffic, with both Long An international port and Binh Hiep international border gate which is the advantage to attract investment. In addition to convenient transportation, Long An also has a large area of Dong Thap Muoi which is convenient for developing high-tech agriculture and eco-tourism.

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A part of Tan Duc Industrial Park is strongly attracting investors

Long An province currently has 28 industrial parks and 32 industrial clusters, covering an area of about 13,500 hectares, in which 16 industrial areas have been operating with an occupancy rate of over 68%, 14 industrial areas with an occupancy rate of nearly 90%.

At present, Long An has Long Hau ecological industrial park, Long Hau commune, Can Giuoc district, bordering Nha Be district, HCMC. The representative of Long Hau Industrial Park Investor has just announced Long Hau 3 Industrial Park project with an area of 124 hectares. The first investor is a Korean investor with 100% foreign capital. Long Hau Industrial Park is attracting 200 investors now.

It is reported that, with the position near HCMC as the Western gateway, Long An province is strongly developing investment projects from real estate sector, many domestic and foreign investors have been present in Long An.

According to Long An provincial People's Committee, the province is submitting to the Government for consideration to expand several industrial parks to attract investment in the coming time./.

Reported by Minh D​ang

Translated by Lan Vy ​

24/01/2019 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
Closing the 3rd Vietnam Rice Festival - 2018Closing the 3rd Vietnam Rice Festival - 2018
After 7 days with many rich activities, the 3rd Vietnam Rice Festival in Long An closed on December 24th evening.

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The 3rd Vietnam Rice Festival took place from December 18th to 24th

The 3rd Vietnam Rice Festival – 2018 scaled over 1,100 units, and booths of over 612 participating units, localities, enterprises with many activities of fair and exhibition, and practical seminars.

In addition to introducing the achievements of economic – cultural – social development of Long An province and provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta region, Vietnam agricultural development achievement after 30 years of renovation, the Organizing Board also focused on promoting the potentials and strengths of Vietnamese rice production and business units and enterprises with positive contributions to the sustainable development of Vietnam's agriculture in the context of integration.

Besides, the Exhibition "Agriculture – Industry – Trade in the South West region in 2018" was also held to implement the National trade promotion program in 2018 chaired by the Ministry of Industry and Tradè.

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Award to the winners of the "Vietnam-branded delicious rice" contest

Vietnam Rice Festival attracted over 100,000 visitors to visit and shop. Particularly, the opening day attracted more than 20,000 participants.

In addition, the "Vietnam-branded delicious rice" contest also attracted 26 participating units and 8 teams entered to the final round. As a result, the Organizing Board awarded the first prize to Ho Quang Tri Private Enterprise with organic rice ST24; the second prize belonged to Loc Troi Group JSC with Ngoc Troi Bac Dau rice product; the third prize belonged to Hoa Nang Agricultural Products JSC with Hoa Nang organic rice ST2.

Reported by Thanh Hieu​​

Translated by Lan Vy ​​​​

02/01/2019 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
The delegation of Svay Rieng Youth Union paid a courtesy visit to the leaders of Long An provinceThe delegation of Svay Rieng Youth Union paid a courtesy visit to the leaders of Long An province
In the afternoon of October 4, the delegation of Svay Rieng Province’s Youth Union, the Kingdom of Cambodia, led by the Deputy Governor, Vice Chairman of the Provincial Youth Union, Deputy Head of Svay Rieng Province’s Youth Union - Toch Polyva as the head of the delegation paid a courtesy visit to the leaders of Long An province. Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh received the delegation.

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Vice Chairman of the Svay Rieng Province's Youth Union - Toch Polyva (left) presented the letter of appreciation to the leaders of Long An Province

At the meeting, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh introduced briefly about the socio-economic situations of Long An Province to the delegation. He believed that the traditional friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Cambodia as well as between Long An province and Svay Rieng province would be increasingly deepened in many areas and always gone well.

It is known that, from October 4 to October 6, 2019, the delegation of Svay Rieng Youth Union, Kingdom of Cambodia will have many cultural, sports exchanges and experience learning activities in Long An province.

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Taking photos

Vice Chairman of the Svay Rieng Youth Union - Toch Polyva thanked the leaders of Long An Province for creating favorable conditions for the delegation to visit and have many exchanges with young people in the province.

Mr. Toch Polyva shared that the visit was to further strengthen the solidarity, friendship and cooperation between Svay Rieng province and Long An province. Hopefully, in the coming time, Svay Rieng Youth Union and Youth Union of Long An province will study, learn and have many work plans to enhance the cooperation between the youth of two provinces./.

Reported by Thanh Nha

Translated by Lan Vy​

05/10/2019 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Consumer price index in May 2019 in Long An increases by 0.62% Consumer price index in May 2019 in Long An increases by 0.62%
In May 2019, petrol price increased according to the world price, electricity price increased due to the impact of the electricity price adjustment in March 2019.

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Drug and medical services have a constant price index. Photo: Huynh Huong

Besides, the consumption volume of customers increased due to hot weather was the impact factor that made the consumer price index (CPI) in May 2019 in Long An increased by 0.62% over the previous month, up 1.45% compared to December 2018, and up 3.61% over the same period of last year. 

On average, in the first 5 months of 2019, CPI increased by 3.22% over the same period of 2018. 

Compared to the previous month, in 11 groups of goods and services, 8 groups with increased CPI: Traffic increased at the highest rate, 3.27%; housing, electricity, water, fuel and construction materials increased by 1.13%; beverages and cigarettes increased by 1%; food and catering services increased by 0.32%; goods and other services increased by 0.26%; household tools and appliances increased by 0.25%; culture, entertainment and tourism increased by 0.04%; garment, headwear, footwear increased by 0.02%. 

Three groups that had constant price index were medicine and medical services, post and telecommunication and education groups./.

Reported by Dinh Huy

Translated by Lan Vy

30/05/2019 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An working hard to cope with saline intrusionLong An working hard to cope with saline intrusion
The agricultural sector in the Mekong Delta province of Long An has been actively adopting a wide range of solutions to store water resources for production and daily life as part of efforts to prevent the effects of saltwater intrusion.

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A dragon fruit farm in Long An province (Photo: VNA)

According to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, the local agriculture sector and related localities are working on regularly monitoring the level of salinity and developing a reasonable operation plan for main sluices to store sufficient water in canals and ditches when salinity decreases.

Irrigation systems in the districts of Thu Thua, Thanh Hoa, and Tan An and the Nhat Tao - Tan Tru irrigation system are operating to store water for the production and daily life of local residents.

The sector has also urgently built five temporary dams on canals along National Highway No 62, where saltwater prevention sluices have not been built, to prevent saltwater intrusion from the Vam Co Tay River into agricultural production areas in Thanh Hoa and Tan Thanh districts.

Additionally, the provincial Department of Transport is urgently building and installing 18 anti-salinity sluice gates along National Highway No 62 and Provincial Road No 836. This sluice system is expected to actively contribute to preventing the effects of saline intrusion in the area.

Communications activities have been promoted, advising people not to take water in already salty areas, and to quickly store water in ponds, fields, and water storage equipment when water resources are abundant and saltwater has not yet penetrated into inland canals.

Saltwater intrusion is forecast to develop in a complex fashion in the locality during February, March, and April.

Nearly 5,200 ha of rice and over 3,500 ha of fruit trees and vegetable areas in the southern districts of the province are likely to be affected by drought and saline intrusion this year./.

Source: VNA

22/02/2021 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh works on supporting pilot cattle-feeding cooperatives applying high technologyVice Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh works on supporting pilot cattle-feeding cooperatives applying high technology
On December 13, Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh and representatives of provincial departments and agencies had a meeting in Duc Hoa district on the progress of supporting the building of a pilot cooperative model, typical agricultural cooperatives applying high technology.

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The delegation visited a cattle-feeding household for beef in reality in Hoa Khanh Dong commune

Specifically, the delegation visit a cattle-feeding household for beef in reality in Hoa Khanh Dong commune; listen to the representative of the Board of Directors and some members of Hoa Khanh Dong cattle-feeding household for beef expressing the advantages, difficulties and development orientation of the cooperative in the future. 

Hoa Khanh Dong cattle-feeding household for beef was established in 2017. Currently, the cooperative has 20 members contributing 108 million VND to the charter capital; The total herd has 191 cows, the area of planted grass has 7 hectares. The main activities are to breed cows for birth and cows for beef, grow grass and artificial insemination. Last time, the cooperative was trained, supported equipment, breeds, livestock towards VietGAP, high quality, etc. Since then, it helps members strongly invest in building barns.

However, the cooperative also faces difficulties that some members have had no cooperation yet, most members raise cows for birth so they use less concentrate food, only use grass and straw, moreover, each member uses a type of bran so it is very difficult to implement contracts and so on.

In 2020, the cooperative aims to exploit its activities more effectively, enhance communication on the Law on Cooperatives 2012 so that people understand and participate in cooperatives to increase the charter capital and the number of members; it strives to encourage members to raise cattle for beef to market according to the value chain of production and consumption of products, etc. At the same time, the cooperative also expressed its desire to be supported in developing new-style multi-industry cooperatives. 

Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh highly appreciated the efforts of Hoa Khanh Dong Cooperative that developed in a good and oriented direction. At the same time, he asked the cooperative to quickly coordinate with departments and branches to complete cooperative documents on the charter, business plans, technical plans, capital mobilization; determine the direction to find the output for cooperatives, encourage members to cooperate, mobilize production in the direction of concentration and so on./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/

15/12/2019 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An Department of Industry and Trade works with businesses on connecting to consume dragon fruitsLong An Department of Industry and Trade works with businesses on connecting to consume dragon fruits
Director of Department of Industry and Trade - Le Minh Duc, representatives of Long An Electricity Company, Duc Hoa Electricity, Long An Dragon Fruit Association had a meeting with Southern Nafoods Joint Stock Company (Nafoods Company, in Hoa Khanh Tay commune) on connecting to consume dragon fruit; removing difficulties in the supply of electricity for production in this enterprise.

According to the Chairman of the Long An Dragon Fruit Association - Nguyen Quoc Trinh, the Association is connecting many members to support each other in economics and technology in planting, trading and processing dragon fruits. Its current target is to guide farmers to produce in the direction of food safety, to link sustainable consumption, and to do business effectively. The total number of warehouses of the members is 110. These warehouses are capable of supplying to enterprises under contracts.

However, in recent years, the consumption of dragon fruit of farmers and cooperatives in Chau Thanh district has faced many difficulties. Through this meeting, the Association hoped to discuss with enterprises about ways to connect the sustainable production and consumption of dragon fruits.

Representative of the Long An Electricity Company said that due to many reasons, the electricity supply for Duc Hoa district has been interrupted for a short time. To overcome this problem, Long An Electricity Company and Duc Hoa Electric city have plans to invest in renovating the electricity grid in some areas in the district, including Hoa Khanh Tay commune - where the enterprise locates its factory. If the project is put into operation, it will shorten the electricity supply radius.

According to the Director of the Department of Industry and Trade - Le Minh Duc, the province has successfully implemented the project of building a 2,000-hectare high-tech dragon fruit production area. The province hopes that businesses, including Nafoods Company, will cooperate with farmers in product consumption in a sustainable and mutually beneficial way.

Besides, the province always accompanies and removes difficulties for businesses in the process of investment, production and business. In particular, the provincial leader focuses on directing the electricity sector to invest in infrastructure to provide stable electricity and meet the needs of businesses.

Nafoods Company processes fruits (including dragon fruits) into juice for export. The representative of the company said that the linking of production and consumption of dragon fruits by the Department of Industry and Trade of Long An province would help the business have a good supply of goods for production.

At present, the company is cooperating with some cooperatives in Chau Thanh district. After this meeting, the company will continue to establish production and consumption links through the Long An Dragon Fruit Association./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/ 

11/11/2019 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
Minister calls for international cooperation in Mekong Delta water issuesMinister calls for international cooperation in Mekong Delta water issues
Vietnam needs to effectively cooperate with other countries the Mekong River flows through and work to internationalise the region’s water issues, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha said on June 15.

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Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha speaks at the ninth session of the 14th National Assembly (Photo: VNA)

He made the call at the ninth session of the 14th National Assembly.

Vietnam is facing various problems in water security, he said, adding that the proportion of people in the country with access to domestic sources of freshwater is lower that the global average.

Climate change is resulting in an uneven distribution of water in different regions and seasons, and the economic structure in the Mekong Delta needs to change to ensure sustainable development.

Countries in the upper reaches of the river may hold some 20 percent of water volumes in their reservoirs, while Vietnam may lose up to 80 percent of its water due to climate change and is likely to face water-related risks, the minister said.

He said that State management responsibilities should be revised to ensure water security, while investment in infrastructure, monitoring, data, and planning should be clarified./.

Source: VNA

17/06/2020 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Enterprises and small traders embarked on production and businessEnterprises and small traders embarked on production and business
In the joyful atmosphere of the first days of the new spring, many small businesses have embarked on production and business, expecting a good year.

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Most supermarkets and markets have opened but the purchasing power is not high

Excited business

Vietnam is increasingly integrating deeply and broadly, and free trade agreements have been implemented, since then, enterprises can seize opportunities to promote production and business activities. Traditional New Year is a long holiday, but after this holiday, to meet contracts and orders, most enterprises organize production activities right in the first days of the new spring.

Deputy Director of Long An Food Company - Nguyen Minh Viet said that after a long Tet holiday, up to this point, all factories under the Company have started to operate. In 2021, the company plans to buy about 180,000 tons of rice. It is expected that the amount of goods on the Company will be exported to the domestic market about 30 percent, 70 percent for export to the world market.

Accordingly, after Tet, farmers will harvest a lot of rice tea in Winter-Spring crop until March 2021. This year, in Long An, the Agriculture sector aims to proactively prevent, combat drought, salinity and mitigate natural disasters, in the winter-spring crop 2020-2021, forecasts that output will increase, with less damage due to lack of irrigation water or invasion. Harmful salt entry on rice tea. According to the plan, the Company will give priority to purchasing rice in Long An, especially in areas where production is linked, then buy to neighboring localities such as Tien Giang and Dong Thap.

Mr. Nguyen Minh Viet happily shared, in 2020, thanks to the application of new equipment and production lines, the output of goods sold by the Company increased significantly compared to previous years, reaching over 161,000 tons. In the domestic market, the Company is supported by the Department of Industry and Trade to promote trade in the corporate kitchens, so consumption grows well. In addition, the Company also exports directly to many traditional markets such as China, Malaysia, Africa, ... Especially, the company is exploring and promoting a new market, the EU. In 2021, the company expects to export more rice to the EU market, because this market is sustainable, and the export price is very good.

An Long Food Joint Stock Company (Long Dinh Industrial Cluster - Long Cang, Can Duoc District) specializes in manufacturing, processing and trading, importing and exporting vegetable oil products. Over the past time, the company has launched many vegetable oil products with high nutritional value and competitive prices to meet the increasing demands of consumers. After the Tet holidays, at this time, all officers, workers, and employees of the Company began to work. According to representative of the Company - Mr. Huynh Huy Hoang, the goal of the Company in 2021 is to constantly develop new ideas to diversify products and improve product quality to meet the increasing demands of customers. row. In addition, the Company also constantly implements the culture in the Company, improving the lives, working conditions, and incomes for employees, aiming to become one of the top vegetable oil trading companies. Vietnam.

Small traders expect

Director of My Thanh Cooperative (Thu Thua district) - Nguyen Quoc Cuong said that members of the cooperative are happy but do not forget farming. Most members start to harvest vegetables on the morning of the second day of the new year to meet the needs of small traders and consumers to consume green vegetables early. The weather is favorable this year, so most of the members have a good season. In particular, recently, the Cooperative always explores the market, captures the tastes of consumers to produce new products such as squash, bitter melon, beauty apple, ... This new product, the Cooperative instructs members on cultivation and fertilization techniques so it develops well. Most new products are more profitable than growing traditional products on the same acreage. In 2021, the cooperative will promote dynamism, take the trouble to explore the market in order to accompany farmers in the production process, achieving high profits.

Supermarkets and convenience stores in the province have reopened to serve the shopping needs of consumers. Recorded at the points of sale, the main service goods are some fresh flowers, fruits, vegetables, tubers and foods. Accordingly, the items sold for less than normal days, vegetables, tubers and fruits have stable prices and tend to decrease compared to before Tet due to more secure supply. In addition, at traditional markets, most small businesses have returned to buying and selling goods, but the goods are not as plentiful and diverse as before Tet.

Ms. Nguyen Thi Ut - small trade market of Ward 1, Tan An city, who sells shrimps and fish, said that after Tet, consumers are less likely to use meat and choose river fish and shrimp for processing eat. Therefore, in the first days of the year, these types are selling well but the quantity sold is not as much as before, the market will end sooner than usual. The selling price of all kinds of shrimp and fish is still not more expensive than normal days, the average shrimp price is 150,000-300,000 VND / kg, depending on type.

In addition to vegetables, fruits, vegetables, shrimp, fish, tofu are also chosen by many consumers. Mrs. Tran Thi Ngoc, living in Ward 4, Tan An City, said that after the Tet holidays, her family began to prepare ingredients to make tofu. According to Ms. Ngoc, tofu is made from soybeans, is a popular, nutritious and easy-to-eat dish with low price. Tofu can be processed into many dishes, suitable for vegetarians, especially in January. On average, every day, Ms. Ngoc sells about 150 pieces of tofu, priced at 5,000 VND / piece. Talking about her expectation in 2021, Ms. Ngoc hopes that the Covid-19 epidemic will be quickly curbed and passed so that the enterprise can stabilize production, workers have jobs, stable income and economic development.

According to information from the Department of Industry and Trade, after Tet, the prices of essential consumer goods are stable due to the guaranteed supply when most supermarkets and markets have opened. Currently, the supply of goods is plentiful, the price is stable but the purchasing power is not high because people still reserve in the purchase before Tet.

Reported by Mai Huong

 Translated by NT

18/02/2021 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
Former State President – Truong Tan Sang visited and worked with Long An provincial leadersFormer State President – Truong Tan Sang visited and worked with Long An provincial leaders
In the morning of November 5th, Former State President – Truong Tan Sang had a meeting with the leaders of Long An province on a number of economic development issues of the province.

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The leaders of Long An province receive the Former State President – Truong Tan Sang to visit and work

Attending the meeting were the Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Coucil – Pham Van Ranh, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Pham Van Canh and representatives of related departments and sectors.

The leader of the Provincial People's Committee reported to the former President on the economic development situation of Long An province in recent years. Accordingly, the growth rate in the first months of the year continued to remain high, reaching 9.89%; by the end of 2020, it is estimated that the provincial economic growth would exceed the set plan 9-9.5%.

The provincial economic structure has been shifted towards industrialization and modernization, increasing the proportion of industry and construction, and gradually reducing the proportion of agriculture, forestry and fishery. People's life has been improved, GRDP per capita in 2018 reached VND 68.62 million, higher than the national average.

The representatives of the departments and sectors also presented a number of recommendations and proposals on the fields of agriculture, industry, natural resources and environment, the need of traffic connection, etc. with the former President – Truong Tan Sang to track and support the locality.

The formal President – Truong Tan Sang highly appreciated the efforts of the leaders of Long An province in the past time for the overall development of the province. He also noted the province's recommendations and proposals to transfer to the Central for review and settlement./.​

Reported by Thanh Nha

Translated by Lan Vy​

05/11/2019 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
Secretary of Long An Provincial Party Committee – Mr. Pham Van Ranh takes business trip at the Federal Republic of GermanySecretary of Long An Provincial Party Committee – Mr. Pham Van Ranh takes business trip at the Federal Republic of Germany
Receiving the invitation of Leipzig city government - Federal Republic of Germany, the Secretary of Long An Provincial Party Committee – Mr. Pham Van Ranh has led the delegation to visit and work in Germany from June 27 to July 3.

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Secretary of Long An Provincial Party Committee – Mr. Pham Van Ranh speaks at the meeting with the Vietnamese Embassy in Germany

On June 28, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee – Mr. Pham Van Ranh offered a courtesy visit to the Vietnamese Embassy in the Federal Republic of Germany. He also informed, exchanged with Ambassador Nguyen Minh Vu about the socio-economic situation of Long An province with the potentials and strengths of the locality in different fields. At the same time, the Embassy is expected to provide necessary information of the investment environment of the province for German businesses, and requested to strengthen its support for Long An province in promotion activities, connecting German investors and businesses to the province as well as supporting local businesses in access to potential market in Germany. 

Ambassador Nguyen Minh Vu provided some general information on the friendship, cooperation and mutual development relationship between Vietnam and Germany and affirmed that the Vietnamese Embassy in the Federal Republic of Germany is willing to respond the practical proposals of Long An province. 

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The delegation of Long An province give gift to the Vietnamese Embassy in the Federal Republic of Germany

In the framework of the working program in the Federal Republic of Germany, the delegation of Long An province will visit, work and sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Leipzig city government and organize an investment promotion conference to connect businesses in Long An province and Germany.

In addition, the delegation will visit some high-tech models in industrial and agricultural production, waste and wastewater management, renewable energy and environmental technology to get useful experiences to effectively apply for investment attraction and socio-economic development in the fast and sustainable direction of Long An province in the coming time./.

Reported by Viet Cuong

Translated by Lan Vy​​​

01/07/2019 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
PM chairs online meeting on COVID-19 responsePM chairs online meeting on COVID-19 response
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired an online meeting of permanent Government members and ministries, sectors and local administrations on COVID-19 prevention and control on August 2.

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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks at the meeting. (Photo: VGP)

Underlining the risk of pandemic spreading not only in Da Nang but also other provinces and cities nationwide, the PM requested all ministries, sectors and local administrations to drastically isolate disease-hit areas and strictly impose social distancing to quickly stamp out any outbreaks in community, with the resolve to achieve the dual goals of controlling the epidemic while maintaining economic growth.

He commended Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi for their drastic actions such as mass testing, tracing suspected infections using information technology, and suspending the operation of certain sectors that can facilitate the spread of the disease.

"It is essential to act fast and resolutely, concentrate all resources for the epidemic control work, seize every hour, every minute to trace and monitor all suspected cases of infection," Phuc said. 

Localities where social distance measures have not been applied must strive to ensure production and business activities, he said.

"Each citizen is a soldier, each house, hamlet, residential area is a fortress in the fight against the pandemic", the PM said.

He recommended that every people install the Bluezone app to facilitate fast tracing of infection, adding that digital transformation should be promoted in such forms as online teaching and learning, distance medical checks and online public services.

The PM particularly emphasized the need to ensure safety in health care facilities and medical workers.

Besides, he ordered the strict handling of fake news and rumours on the pandemic.

PM Phuc added that careful consideration should be made before making any decision on imposing social distancing measures.

He required ministries and localities to better implement social security and fiscal support packages to ease difficulties for enterprises and people, while strictly punishing people who illegally enter and stay in Vietnam.

Localities should stay vigilant and ready to respond to any outbreak, while ensuring that health regulations and recommendations on epidemic prevention be observed on public transport means, especially flights, the PM said, calling on the people to trust pandemic control measures undertaken by the Government./.

Source: VNA

03/08/2020 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
Hi-tech application in feeding cows brings efficiencyHi-tech application in feeding cows brings efficiency
Feeding hi-tech application cows is the right direction, suitable, promoting strengths in border district of Duc Hue of Long An province. The application of techniques in cattle breeding such as nutritional supplementation in food, artificial insemination has gradually improved the stature and quality of cows.

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Cow herd of Mr. Nguyen Van Ninh in Binh Hoa Bac commune

Changing breeding habits

Before the issuance of Resolution No. 08, dated March 4, 2016 of the Executive Committee of the Provincial Party Committee on Agricultural Development  associated with the restructuring of the agricultural sector, and cattle husbandry in mainly small areas, following tradition. On the other hand, the local breed has small stature, inseminated by traditional methods, the application of insemination is not much, so the quality of the seed is low.

Nutrition for cows mainly makes use of available food such as straw and grass, so the cow grows slowly, economic efficiency is not high. Cattle-breeding households have not paid attention to investing in equipment, facilities and barns, and applying science and technology in livestock production.

On that basis, the Executive Committee of Duc Hue District Party Committee developed the Action Program No. 16, dated June 14, 2017 on building a concentrated beef cattle breeding area in the district for the period 2017-2020. Then, the District People's Committee continues to develop a plan for centralized beef cattle raising areas for risk reduction and implementation goals for each year.

In order to create a high consensus among people about raising beef cattle, departments, sectors, and unions promote propaganda. "The propaganda must be analyzed for people to understand, raising cattle is the right direction, in accordance with the strengths of the locality, will create high added value for the people" - Head of Division of Agriculture and Rural Development - Pham Van Luoc said.

Specialized sectors, the locality has organized tours, learning about effective livestock models in many neighboring provinces and organized many training courses on breeding cows. Since then, union members, members pioneered the implementation of pilot models, established livestock breeding clubs for household economic development.

After the period of building the Australian beef cattle breeding area, up to now, Duc Hue district has deployed and implemented in 7 communes of My Thanh Dong, Binh Hoa Bac, My Binh, My Thanh Bac, My Thanh Tay, My Quy Tay and My Quy Dong.

Improving the quality of cow herds and farmers' income 

Up to now, Duc Hue district has established 4 models of breeding hi-tech application  cows of the province in communes of My Quy Tay, My Quy Dong, My Thanh Bac, Binh Hoa Bac; 12 cooperative groups with nearly 170 participants and 1 Tay Hoa cooperative; Nearly 2,500 cows were inseminated and nearly 1,000 cows were born. In addition, the locality has built nearly 60 models of growing high-yielding grass for cow's food with an area of nearly 9 hectares and supported 4 biogas models to treat waste.

The application of techniques in animal husbandry such as nutritional supplementation in cow's feed, artificial insemination has gradually improved the breed of cows, calves born with higher stature and weight. Livestock households participate in the models step by step applying mechanization, growing high-nutrient grass and treating livestock wastes, maintaining environmental sanitation.

Chairman of the People's Committee of My Quy Dong commune - Truong Thi Thu Trang said: "Breeding hi-tech application cows is the right direction, bringing high efficiency, contributing to increase profits for farmers. It is believed that applying this breeding method will continue to develop, contribute to improving people's income and life in the coming time".

Through research, Tay Hoa cooperative has very positive signals when the number of cows that are sowed with high quality is increasing. Currently, the cooperative has 32 members raising nearly 200 cows (including more than 100 cows). Typically, Mr. Nguyen Van Ninh - a member of the cooperative, has invested in building a suitable barn to raise cattle. The barn has automatic drinking troughs, the waste is treated through a system to ensure environmental sanitation.

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Stature and quality of cows in Duc Hue district are gradually improved

Mr. Ninh also pays attention to feed sources for cows by choosing to grow high quality and yield grass varieties. Currently he has 1 hectares for growing grass. In order to produce big, strong, and meaty cows, his herds were artificially inseminated with good breeds. During the breeding process, he vaccinated cows for all kinds of diseases in accordance with the procedures and instructions.

"Over the past time, I have sold some with the average price of 20 million VND per animal. At present, the herd of cows at the barn 24 cows, of which 15 are reproducing, is developing very well, promising to bring high economic value"- Mr. Ninh believed.

To develop the strengths of agriculture in the locality, the Resolution of the Congress of the Party Committee of Duc Hue district, the term 2020-2025, sets out a breakthrough program that is to develop agriculture with lemon tree and cow. The target set out, the total herd of cows by the end of the term is 9,000 cows, of which the risk assessment is 50 percent./.

The application of techniques in animal husbandry such as nutritional supplementation in cow's feed, artificial insemination has gradually improved the breed of cows, calves born with higher stature and weight. Resolution of the term 2020-2025 of Duc Hue district sets the target, the total herd of cows by the end of the term is 9,000 cows, of which the application of high technology reaches 50 percent.

Source: https://news.baolongan.vn/

05/11/2020 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An provincial delegation visits Formosa Company – Ha TinhLong An provincial delegation visits Formosa Company – Ha Tinh
On July 26th – the second day of the business trip in Ha Tinh, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People’s Council of Long An – Pham Van Ranh and Chairman of Long An Provincial People’s Committee – Tran Van Can, and other members of the delegation practically visited Hung Nghiep Formosa Iron and Steel Co., Ltd, Ky Anh town.

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Long An provincial delegation visits Formosa Company – Ha Tinh

Here, members of the delegation directly visited the wastewater treatment process, the automatic monitoring system; listened to the introduction of the project implementation process, iron and steel production process, the operation processes of wharf, pier, loading and unloading machinery at the port.

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Some images of Long An provincial delegation at Formosa Company – Ha Tinh

It is known that, Hung Nghiep Formosa Iron and Steel Co., Ltd, Ha Tinh was implementing the Iron and Steel Complex project and Son Duong Deep Water Port with a total area of about 3,300 hectares, of which the ground area was about 2,000 hectares, the rest was the sea surface area.

When completed, the project would contribute to promoting the iron and steel industry of Vung Ang Economic Zone and neighboring provinces and cities for strong development. In addition, Formosa Ha Tinh was also striving to complete upgrading works on environmental protection and safety in production./.

Reported by Minh Hong

Translated by Lan Vy​

26/07/2019 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
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