|Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development - Nguyen Xuan Cuong surveys consumption of dragon fruits in Long An||Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development - Nguyen Xuan Cuong surveys consumption of dragon fruits in Long An|
On February 11, the delegation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development headed by the Central Party Committee Member, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development - Nguyen Xuan Cuong as the head of the delegation, had a survey actual situation of purchasing fruits in Long An province.
Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Pham Van Ranh, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can receive the delegation.
The whole province currently has 11,825.7 hectares growing dragon fruit, of which the area for fruit is about 9,586.2 hectares, the yield of 321.5 quintals per hectare, the output of 317,932 tons, concentrated mainly in Chau Thanh, Tan Tru, Ben Luc, Thu Thua districts and Tan An city.
Currently, dragon fruit is in the harvest season but the consumption situation is facing many difficulties. The amount of unexploited dragon fruit from the end of January 2020 is now about 30,000 tons. 59,580 tons will be harvested in February 2020 and 31,750 tons will be harvested in March 2020. Facing the complicated situation of acute pneumonia caused by the new strain of Corona virus, a series of markets and border gates to China are announcing the delay of opening time, Chinese partners purchasing dragon fruits will not accept goods.
At the meeting, Deputy General Director of Lavifood Group - Dinh Hung Dung said that some of the main fruits that the group purchased were harvested in large quantities after Tet 2020, while at the beginning of the year with difficulties. Fruit that the group buys and processes is mainly exported to the Chinese market. To help farmers solve the output, the group has stepped up purchasing to freeze. The volume of goods purchased in this phase of the group is over 1,000 tons.
Currently, all of the group's cold stores are full. Therefore, the group has to hire a lot of warehouses of other businesses to continue purchasing fruits for farmers.
To overcome the current difficulties, Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can proposed: The Government has a policy to support the electricity cost for running cool storage (support for the production electricity price equal to the cost of living electricity from the middle of February 2020 to the end of March 2020), providing loan interest support for enterprises purchasing, preserving and exporting agricultural products with preferential rates for 6 months; The ministry considered proposing the establishment of a distribution center for agricultural products in the Chinese market as a focal point for dealing with domestic enterprises to limit risks; Survey and search for other agricultural export markets outside China; The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Ministry of Industry and Trade regularly provide information and support the export of dragon fruits at the northern border gates to timely regulate and continue negotiations with China to solve difficulties in exporting agricultural products.
Speaking at the survey, Mr. Nguyen Xuan Cuong emphasized that, in recent years, the whole country has focused on restructuring the agricultural sector in a synchronized manner. One of the positive changes is Vietnam's fruit and vegetable sector, which achieved positive results. 10 years ago, Vietnam's exports only reached tens of millions of dollars. By this time, the area of vegetables and fruits of Vietnam is about 1.6 million hectares, equal to 45 percent of the rice area but exports reach over 4 billion USD.
With these achievements, in the 7 key economic regions of the country, the Mekong River Delta has certain advantages. The area currently covers about 0.4 million hectares with 10 tropical fruits. This is a potential area of 60-70 percent of Vietnam's total export of fruits. Long An province is one of the localities to develop fruit trees with high efficiency, especially dragon fruit on 11,000 hectares. In the immediate future, a number of corporations, businesses and large factories processing, manufacturing and exporting agricultural products in general and Long An in the same time must be at the same time. At the same time, he also appreciated the industry and businesses of Long An that supported farmers to plant dragon fruits in the area.
Responding to the call, many businesses, organizations, individuals and so on have embarked on action to energize Vietnamese farmers and further contribute to initiatives, accompanying agricultural development in Vietnam sustainable, proactive and effective way.
At the meeting, Minister Nguyen Xuan Cuong and the delegation witnessed the commitment of Vietnamese farmers and farmers to accompany the farmers and agriculture of Vietnam such as Saigon Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SCB), Chain Co.opMart supermarket, Green Startup Fund, Lavifood Investment Joint Stock Company, etc./.
|13/02/2020 1:00 CH||Đã ban hành|
|Around 540,000 jobs generated in first six months||Around 540,000 jobs generated in first six months|
An estimated 540,000 jobs have been generated in Vietnam in the first six months of this year, meeting just 36.5 percent of the set target.
Workers find out information at an employment service centre in Hanoi. (Photo: HCES).
According to the Department of Employment under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, 120,000 jobs have been created in June alone.
The rate of trained workers was estimated at 62.4 percent in the January-June period while the unemployment rate in urban areas was over 4 percent in the second quarter of this year.
The Department of Employment is working to make reports on employment of specific groups including youths, rural labourers, labourers at border areas, ethnic minority labourers, labourers with disabilities, labourers whose land has been acquired, and labourers who completed their prison sentence.
The department has also developed proposals for the update of the labour supply and demand database, surveys on the need of employees in various types of enterprises, forecasts of the labour market, and support of employment transactions in the 2021 - 2025 period.
In addition, the department has suggested that job service centres should enhance the connection between labour supply and demand and shorten the recruitment time in the context that the coronavirus has created huge impacts on the employment market./.
|25/06/2020 9:00 SA||Đã ban hành|
|Long An receives 3 billion VND to support people suffering from drought and salty damage from the Vietnam Trade Union Bank||Long An receives 3 billion VND to support people suffering from drought and salty damage from the Vietnam Trade Union Bank|
On March 23, in Hanoi, the State Bank of Vietnam held an online meeting on urgent solutions to overcome difficulties for businesses and people affected by drought and saline intrusion in 5 provinces of Mekong River Delta including Ben Tre, Tien Giang, Long An, Ca Mau and Kien Giang.
Under the authorization from the Vietnam Trade Union Bank, the Director of the Vietnam State Bank of Long An branch - Dao Van Nghiep presented a symbolic table of the support amount to the Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh
At the end-point bridge of the Vietnam State Bank, Standing Deputy Director of the State Bank - Dao Minh Tu. At the end-point bridge of Long An province, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh, Vice Chairman of the provincial Fatherland Front Committee - Pham Ngoc Tiep, Director of the Vietnam State Bank of Long An branch - Dao Van Nghiep, representatives of some credit institutions in the province attended the conference.
According to the Standing Deputy Director of the State Bank of Vietnam - Dao Minh Tu, the drought and saltwater intrusion lasting from December 2019 until now affects the production and business activities and life of people in many provinces in Mekong River Delta. In which, 5 provinces were most damaged including Ben Tre, Tien Giang, Long An, Ca Mau and Kien Giang. The meeting aimed at assessing the damage and difficulties and giving urgent solutions on credit, banks to support businesses and people.
In the Mekong Delta region, the total outstanding loans of credit institutions reached over 571,000,000 billion VND, an increase of over 14 percent per year. Of which, Long An has a loan balance of over 74,000 billion VND and a loan balance of rural agriculture over 51 percent.
Due to drought and saline intrusion, Long An has about 40,000 hectares of rice, over 1,200 hectares of dragon fruit, 6,500 hectares of lemon is affected by lack of fresh water for irrigation, productivity decreases. In addition, over 10,000 households in the lowland districts of the region lack water for daily use.
Representatives of five provinces in the Mekong Delta shared that they are suffering from the effects of drought, saline intrusion and the Covid-19 epidemic. Due to drought, saline intrusion, many activities of production, processing, aquaculture, fruit trees are greatly affected such as lack of water for production, irrigation and daily use in life. At the same time, the covid-19 epidemic caused many businesses affected by foreign partners to suspend contracts.
Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh speaks at the meeting
Representatives of the leaders of the five damaged provinces have the same proposal to the State Bank of Vietnam, credit institutions need to increase capital for the loan program for rural clean water and sanitation; ensure plans and capital for people and businesses to reproduce loans after drought, saline intrusion and Covid-19 disease; specific instructions should be directed to credit institutions to restructure debt reduction and rescheduling synchronously in each area for each loan of enterprises and people in order to reduce difficulties.
Trade Union of Vietnam State Bank organizes to give to the above 5 localities with 3 billion VND each to support the people. Funds for the implementation of this program are mobilized by the Vietnam Trade Union Union of all cadres, workers, employees in the whole industry to contribute 1 day's salary.
In Long An, the above amount will be purchased 1,500 plastic containers of 300 liter water (estimated at 1.5 billion VND) and 15 saltwater purifiers into domestic water, with a minimum capacity of 150 liters per hour (estimated 1.5 billion VND). Accordingly, plastic containers containing water will be purchased by the Trade Union of Vietnam State Bank and transferred to localities. Particularly for water filters, the State Bank Branch of Long An Province proactively finds the supply and installation units in localities to serve the people.
Standing Deputy Director of the Vietnam State Bank - Dao Minh Tu said that they continued to direct branches and transaction offices to actively grasp the situation of production and business, the extent of damage of customers who are borrowing capital due to the influence. of drought and saltwater intrusion to timely support and remove difficulties according to the regulations on credit policies for agricultural and rural development and other relevant law provisions; proactively guide and support people in the process of handling requests to remove loan difficulties as prescribed.
As for the Social Policy Bank, priority should be given to ensure that the capital sources for lending under policy credit programs for poor households and other policy beneficiaries are specified in the Mekong River Delta region; actively coordinating with stakeholders in the implementation of clean water and rural environmental sanitation projects to accelerate disbursement according to the construction schedule, quickly putting these works into use, especially in areas affected by drought and saline intrusion.
Directing branches and transaction offices to coordinate with related units in reviewing and identifying the situation and damage of credit capital due to drought and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong River Delta provinces for handling measures timely.
At the same time, the Vietnam State Bank also continues to direct credit institutions to create conditions for mechanisms and procedures for businesses and people to access credit packages for projects in service of sustainable development. The Mekong River Delta is adapting to climate change, especially projects on restructuring agricultural production towards sustainability, projects of water storage, salinity control, freshwater maintenance, urban and rural water supply./.
|24/03/2020 5:00 CH||Đã ban hành|
|Chau Thanh aims to improve quality of dragon fruits||Chau Thanh aims to improve quality of dragon fruits|
In 2020, the agricultural economy of Chau Thanh district, Long An province is still developing synchronously thanks to the promotion of the strengths of each region although the weather is complicated, epidemics occur on crops and domestic animals, the effects of drought and saltwater intrusion.
Implementing the project of 2,000 hectares of dragon fruits applying high technology, so far, Chau Thanh has 2,082 hectares with 3,465 households participating.
In lowland communes, farmers raise black tiger shrimp and white leg shrimp. The highland communes focus on planting dragon fruits. Up to now, the whole district has nearly 9,100 hectares of dragon fruit (an increase of 1,017 hectares over the same period), including 8,100 hectares of red intestine dragon fruit, the area for fruit of 7,837 hectares, the output reaches 350,000 tons (an increase of 90,461 tons over the same period of 2018).
Mr. Truong Minh Trung (living in Cau Doi hamlet, An Luc Long commune) said: "My family cultivates 2 hectares of dragon fruit, earning an annual income of 400-500 million VND". Thanks to VietGAP and GlobalGAP processes, with a product off-take contract, dragon fruit output is relatively stable. Long Tri commune has 11 households producing 11 hectares of dragon fruits according to the GlobalGAP process, which is bought by Ngoc Song Chau Company (Ho Chi Minh City) at 25,000 VND per kilo (for main crop), 30,000 VND per kilo (for off-season crop). An Luc Long commune has 4 households which are members of Dragon Fruit Cooperative of Long Hoi, cultivating 4.24 hectares of dragon fruits according to GlobalGAP process, covered by Can Tho Fruit and Vegetable Company for 30,000 VND per kilo (for main crop), 35,000 VND per kilo (for off season).
Mr. Truong Minh Trung (An Luc Long commune) said: "Producing dragon fruits according to GlobalGAP standards is not difficult, must use fertilizers and plant protection drugs according to the list, do not abuse stimulants or pesticides. The last growth stage of the left, when using plant protection drugs, must ensure isolation time. It is important to keep a production log to track product origin".
Mr. Trung added that since signing the off-take contract with Can Tho Vegetable and Fruit Company, every year, after deducting expenses, his profit is from 400-500 million VND per hectares. In 2020, Mr. Truong Minh Trung's dragon fruit production group will have 3 new members to sign a contract with Can Tho Vegetable and Fruit Company, bringing the total to 7 members with 7 hectares of dragon fruits.
Implementing the project of 2,000 hectares of dragon fruits applying high technology, so far, Chau Thanh has 2,082 hectares with 3,465 households participating (reaching 104 percent of the plan). In addition, the district is implementing dragon fruit production according to VietGAP standards for 11 cooperative groups and 1 cooperative with 293.67 hectares, 498 households to participate and continue to request the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to support the fee for 59 cooperative groups, area of 1,116.63 hectares with 1,889 households participating. In order for Chau Thanh dragon fruit to develop sustainably, in the coming time, the district will accelerate the construction of trademarks and logos for dragon fruits, complete VietGAP certification, certificate of geographical indications and origin of goods, codes, barcodes, and so on to promote trade, find export markets by official lines.
In order to improve the quality of Chau Thanh dragon fruits, the agricultural sector recommends farmers to apply clean production processes and apply high technologies to meet the requirements of the fastidious market./.
|23/03/2020 8:00 SA||Đã ban hành|
|Southern key economic region – the economic leader is developing dynamically ||Southern key economic region – the economic leader is developing dynamically |
The Southern key economic region develops dynamically with the largest contribution proportion, and is the economic leader of the country. This is the driving force for each locality in the region to develop.
Long An always improves the investment environment, creates favorable conditions for businesses to operate
Long An has a convenient position, a "bridge" between Ho Chi Minh City and the Southeast region to the vast Mekong Delta, and is a province in the Southern key economic region. In recent years, the province's socio-economic situation has been constantly developing and gradually affirmed its position in the key economic region in particular and the whole country in general.
The economic growth rate of Long An is considered higher than the national average level and the province is an attractive investment environment
Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee – Pham Van Canh informed that, so far, the province has 28 industrial parks, 32 industrial clusters, of which 16 parks and 21 clusters have been put into operation. The occupancy rate is 89.7% for parks and 85% for clusters. The province attracted more than 1,000 FDI projects, more than 1,900 domestic investment projects. Currently, the province has more than 11,000 enterprises. "Long An has gradually affirmed its position in the Southern key economic region in particular and the whole country in general. With the policy of creating an open, friendly, safe and effective investment environment, the province continues to improve the investment environment, focuses on completing and synchronizing infrastructural structure, speeding up administrative reform and training high quality human resources, creating all favorable conditions for enterprises to operate. In the coming time, the province's socio-economic situation continues to grow stronger and has a certain role and position in the region as well as in the whole country" – Mr. Pham Van Canh emphasized./.
|The Southern key economic region consists of 8 localities: Dong Nai, Binh Phuoc, Binh Duong, Tay Ninh, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Long An, Tien Giang, and Ho Chi Minh City. This region is a dynamic economic center, with the largest contribution proportion of the country. The whole region attracts the largest foreign investment in the country with more than 15,000 valid FDI projects, has 140 operating industrial parks and export processing zones, etc. together with a large system of international seaports and airports.|
Reported by Thanh My
Translated by Lan Vy
|29/01/2020 5:00 CH||Đã ban hành|
|Raising community’s awareness to cope with climate change||Raising community’s awareness to cope with climate change|
In the afternoon of July 2, at My Tho City, Tien Giang Province, Center for Environment and Community Resource Development (CECAD) held a ceremony the project sponsorship agreement “Strengthening communication capacity to cope with the Climate Change in the Mekong Delta (Mekong Delta) ”. The project is implemented by the Embassy of Finland in Vietnam, through the Fund for Local Cooperation Fund (FLC) to support CECAD.
Drought has always been a concern for people in the Mekong River Delta
The project aims to improve communication capacity of relevant agencies and raise awareness of local communities on saline intrusion; mitigate the impact of climate change through communication programs. The target groups of the project will be local communities in the Mekong River Delta, especially poor households in remote areas in areas with high population densities who are directly affected by the salt water intrusion and lack of fresh water for production and daily life. From there, they can be more proactive in responding to climate change, reducing the impact of natural disasters.
According to a report of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in 2020, in the Mekong River Delta region, 80,000 households faced difficulties due to lack of running water, thousands of hectares of rice and vegetables died due to saline intrusion; lost nearly 39,000 hectares of rice production; About 95,600 households are facing difficult access to piped water. In particular, Tien Giang is considered as one of the most affected provinces with more than 2,270 hectares of rice and 36,000 hectares of orchards affected.
Signing of agreement to sponsor the project "Strengthening communication capacity to respond to climate change in the Mekong River Delta"
At the ceremony, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Finland to Vietnam - Kari Kahiluoto said: "The Mekong River Delta has potential for sustainable economic development. However, in recent years, the impacts of climate change have caused many damages. Therefore, the project is implemented to raise awareness of local communities in the Mekong River Delta about saline intrusion through the initiation and implementation of climate change adaptation activities. The project will develop and install a pilot early warning system for saline intrusion in Tien Giang province. ".
Reported by Huynh Phong
Translated by NT
|06/07/2020 9:00 SA||Đã ban hành|
|Long An in November 2019: Total retail sales of goods and services reached over VND 7,600 billion||Long An in November 2019: Total retail sales of goods and services reached over VND 7,600 billion|
Total retail sales of goods and services in November 2019 were estimated at VND 7,613 billion, up 1.4% compared to October and up to 15.2% over the same period in 2018.
Total retail sales of goods and services in November 2019 were estimated at VND 7,613 billion, up 1.4% compared to October 2019
Accumulating 11 months of 2019, total retail sales of goods and services reached VND 82,055 billion, reaching 92.5% of the year plan, up 14.9% over the same period of 2018. According to the assessment, the retail sales of goods in 11 months reached a good increase thanks to increased purchasing power in many essential commodities. In addition, the supply of goods was plentiful, the price was stable, and there was no shortage of goods, and price increase.
Currently, on the occasion of the end of the year and the Lunar New Year 2020 approaching, the Provincial People's Committee directs the Department of Industry and Trade to strengthen inspection, ensuring that the market is always stable so that there is no local shortage of goods, sudden increase in prices; inspecting and combating against fake goods and poor quality products that do not ensure food safety causing a risk of food poisoning, especially fresh and processed foods, cakes, jams, beverages, types of goods with high demand during Tet holiday./.
Reported by Th. Tung
Translated by Lan Vy
|06/12/2019 3:00 CH||Đã ban hành|
|Covid-19 Anti-epidemic carried out with the spirit of 'Every citizen is a soldier, every family is a fortress'||Covid-19 Anti-epidemic carried out with the spirit of 'Every citizen is a soldier, every family is a fortress'|
The Government Standing Committee organized a national online conference on prevention and control of Covid-19 chaired by the Prime Minister - Nguyen Xuan Phuc. Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Pham Van Ranh, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can chaired at Long An end-point Bridge.
Delegates attend the meeting at Long An end-point bridge
According to a report by the Ministry of Health, up to the morning of August 5, Vietnam recorded 672 cases with 8 deaths.
According to Acting Minister of Health - Nguyen Thanh Long, tracking F0 is not feasible. It is forecasted that the disease continues to become more complicated and capable of spreading more widely and on a larger scale in the coming time. It is very important to control the epidemic in localities, especially Da Nang.
Before the above situation, localities have recorded cases being speeding up tracing in order to quickly detect cases in the community. Health facilities carry out medical examination and arrange treatment, quickly deploy to take the testing samples for all suspected cases according to the 4-spot motto. At the same time, it is recommended that people strictly implement prevention and control measures such as regularly disinfecting hands, wearing masks in public places, limiting concentration in crowded places, etc.
At the conference, delegates focused on discussing prevention and control measures (tracing, expanding testing, isolation) in order to detect cases early, treat them promptly, minimize the cases of spreading in the community and death cases; safety assurance options in organizing high school graduation exams 2020; solutions to realize dual goals while facing global difficulties; etc.
Health facilities have strengthened the activities of medical declaration and medical examination and treatment streaming
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc praised the efforts of the local health sector in zoning, suppressing and implementing the gap in areas where the outbreak occurred. It is forecasted that covid-19 epidemic is complicated and widespread if there is no solution for zoning and stamping out timely. Therefore, it is necessary first to mobilize the participation of the whole political system in strictly implementing prevention and control measures. The Prime Minister urged people to install the application and strictly implement the health declaration, the entire population participated in the epidemic prevention campaign in the spirit of "Every citizen is a soldier, every commune, ward, neighborhood, every family is an anti-epidemic fortress Covid-19". The ministries, branches and localities enhance education and propagation activities to help people be calm, proactive, determined and raise their caution spirit for epidemics.
For provinces and cities where epidemics have occurred, they must resolutely carry out epidemics and social separations in order to control the rate of infection to the community; enlist every hour in tracing cases, expanding testing. The Prime Minister also requested the Ministry of Defense and border localities to strengthen control and strictly handle cases of illegal entry, especially trails and open paths. Functional agencies strictly handle those who spread false rumors, causing public confusion./.
|05/08/2020 11:00 SA||Đã ban hành|
|Leaders of Long An province talked with enterprises in Duc Hoa and Duc Hue districts||Leaders of Long An province talked with enterprises in Duc Hoa and Duc Hue districts|
One the afternoon of August 02nd, in Duc Hoa district, Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Long An Provincial People’s Committee – Tran Van Can, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee – Nguyen Van Ut, presided over the dialogue with enterprises operating in 2 districts of Duc Hoa and Duc Hue.
Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can affirms that the provincial leaders always pay attention and support enterprises to solve difficulties and problems
Attending the dialogue was nearly 200 enterprises, leaders of some provincial departments, sectors and branches and leaders of Duc Hoa and Duc Hue districts.
Delegates participate in the dialogue
This this dialogue, transport infrastructure in Duc Hoa district was a problem that many enterprises were most concerned about. Enterprises reflected that many contiguous roads between Ho Chi Minh City and Long An were degraded, there were often traffic jams at rush hours; the roads to some industrial parks and clusters were badly damaged. Spontaneous markets, trolleys of small traders who sold goods and encroached on the roadway were the cause of traffic congestion but the authorities had no timely solutions.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Mr. Tran Van Can recognized and highly appreciated the interest of enterprises with the conference. At this meeting, enterprises should frankly raise problems and difficulties in the production and business process in Long An. The provincial leaders would always listen to the thoughts, aspirations and legitimate requests and proposals of enterprises, thereby, promptly solving problems and difficulties, contributing to stabilizing and promoting production and business operation of enterprises.
On this occasion, he also wished enterprises to succeed in the process of investment, production and business in Long An./.
Reported by Mai Huong
Translated by Lan Vy
|05/08/2019 11:00 SA||Đã ban hành|
|Long An - a strong "brand" in attracting investment||Long An - a strong "brand" in attracting investment|
Favorable geographical location, along with an open investment environment, Long An has become one of the leading provinces/cities in the country in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI).
In Long An, FDI enterprises have a good environment for their production and their business activities to become more and more effective.
Long An has a quite favorable geographical location with the industrial development infrastructure being planned and invested, so it is easy to attract enterprises, especially to attract foreign investments. In the first 10 months of 2019, the province granted the certificates to 109 new projects, FDI enterprises with the total newly granted capital of 320 million USD, an increase of 38 enterprises compared to the same period in 2018. Up to now, there are 1,009 FDI enterprises in the province. The total registered capital is USD 6,166 million, of which 576 enterprises are in operation and the total invested capital is USD 3,614 million. The sectors that attract the most FDI capital are garment, footwear, food processing, foodstuff and beverage processing. FDI enterprises are concentrated mainly in the key economic regions of the province such as Duc Hoa, Ben Luc, Can Duoc, Can Giuoc and Tan An City. There are currently about 38 countries and territories investing in the province, of which Taiwan, China, South Korea, Japan and Singapore have the highest number of enterprises.
Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Tran Van Can affirmed that FDI enterprises play a very important role in the socio-economic development of the province. This is clearly shown that FDI enterprises contribute significantly to the strategy of economic restructuring to the industry - construction and service, infrastructure development, contributing to increasing budget revenue, export turnover, job creation, technology transfer, domestic production and service promotion activities, etc.
Workers are working at Semitec Electronics Co., Ltd. (Tan Kim Industrial Park, Can Giuoc district)
Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Tran Van Can said that in the coming time, Long An would continue to promote the advantage of its geographical position to attract investment, especially FDI enterprises. The government of Long An province continues its best efforts for an open investment environment in order to make Long An become an attractive investment destination, a strong brand in attracting investment in Vietnam./.
Reported by Mai Huong
Translated by Lan Vy
|11/12/2019 11:00 SA||Đã ban hành|
|Long An: The industrial production index in April 2020 is estimated to decrease by 2.7%||Long An: The industrial production index in April 2020 is estimated to decrease by 2.7%|
According to a report of the Department of Industry and Trade, the industrial production index in April 2020 is estimated to decrease by 2.7% over the previous month, by 0.2% over the same period last year.
In the first 4 months of 2020, it increased by 2.21% over the same period (the same period increased by 15.22%). In which, processing and manufacturing industry increased by 1.83%; electricity production and distribution increased by 13.32%; water supply, waste management and treatment increased by 6.32% over the same period.
The number of industrial product groups in April 2020 was 75 groups, of which 35/75 groups had an increase over the same period and 40/75 groups decreased compared to the same period. The sectors with increased products such as: Fabrics made from artificial silk increased by 12.53%; Fertilizer production increased by 5.51%; Paint and varnish production increased by 7.65% ... The main reduction sectors are animal feed production, bottled beer, mineral water, cigarettes, artificial silk yarn, fiber from artificial cotton, and production of non-knitted or knitted adult clothes, manufacture of bags, backpacks, production of plywood from wood, production of oil and lubricants, manufacture of plastic packaging, etc.
Total retail sales of goods and services in April 2020 were estimated at 6,009.9 billion VND, down 15.5% over the previous month, down 19.5% over the same period. The first 4 months of 2020 is estimated at 29,440.1 billion VND, achieving 28.7% of the plan, down 0.7% over the same period (the same period increased by 16%). In general, industrial production and total retail sales in April 2020 decreased compared to the previous month and decreased over the same period. Director of the Department of Industry and Trade - Le Minh Duc said that due to Covid-19 epidemic, not only in Asian countries but also in European and American countries, there was an outbreak of disease and the implementation of blockade in many places. Due to low demand, orders have been delayed and canceled, leading to difficulties in the production and export of goods. At the same time, in April 2020, the country implemented a social isolation, so the retail sales of goods and services in the province decreased sharply compared to the previous month, especially accommodation and catering services (down 57.5%). % compared with the previous month).
Import of raw materials in February and March is lacking but in April there is no output so the demand for imported raw materials also decreases, mainly using reserve materials to maintain production, especially textile, footwear, seafood ... In general, in April and May, industries will start to suffer a lot, if epidemic disease still breaks out in many countries for a long time, economic loss will increase. Many due to no consumer market, import and export will greatly reduce.
According to Mr. Duc, the campaign of Vietnamese people to prioritize the use of Vietnamese goods has been effective recently, in the current situation of the Covid-19 epidemic, the program "Vietnamese people give priority to using Vietnamese goods" should be launching more, calling for Vietnamese goods to help domestic enterprises still have output in the domestic market, in order to help businesses maintain production and create jobs for workers.
For policies that the Government has issued policies such as reducing interest rates, extending tax rates, policies to support people facing difficulties due to the Covid pandemic - 19, they need to be quickly and fully implemented to beneficiaries to help laborers and businesses to overcome the current difficult period.
Reported Anh Tuan
Translated by NT
|29/04/2020 12:00 CH||Đã ban hành|
|Donors greatly contribute to ensuring social security in Long An||Donors greatly contribute to ensuring social security in Long An|
A ceremony to honour donors who made contributions to social security development in the Mekong Delta province of Long An, was held in the locality on September 12.
Former State President Truong Tan Sang (R) at the ceremony to honour donors who made contributions to social security development in Long An (Photo: https://thanhnien.vn/)
In recent years, Long An's authorities have called for and received great support from businesses and individuals for social security activities in the province.
Donors have contributed to developing infrastructure facilities for traffic, agriculture, culture, education, and health care, and building houses for policy beneficiaries in Long An.
Notably, a programme launched by former State President Truong Tan Sang in 2016 has helped construct 204 rural bridges, 27 traffic culverts and one road in Long An.
Through the programme worth 612 billion VND (over 26.3 million USD), as many as 3,700 breeding cows were presented to poor and near poor families, while 16 schools and 154 charity houses were constructed, and charitable assistance activities were implemented.
In 2020 alone, nearly 78 billion VND of donation were spent on building and upgrading 1,860 houses for local poor households
On the occasion, Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Tran Van Can presented certificates of merit to 64 organisations and three individuals for their significant contributions to ensuring social security in the locality./.
|13/09/2020 2:00 CH||Đã ban hành|
|Long An: New bridge over Vam Co Tay River||Long An: New bridge over Vam Co Tay River|
On November, Deputy Director of Long An Transport Department - Nguyen Hoai Trung said that the construction ground for the Tan An Bridge package on National Highway 1 (NH1) across Vam Co Tay River located in Ward 2 and Ward 5 of Tân An city was handed over.
New Tan An Bridge is built aside the present Tan An Bridge
venture contractor including Construction Joint Stock Company 465 -
Investment and Construction Joint Stock Company 3 - Construction Material and
Equipment Joint Stock Company 624 won this construction package. Accordingly,
the price of the bidding package is over 120 billion VND. Currently, the Joint
Venture contractor is implementing the project, expected to be completed in 9
months (from September 2019 to June 2020).
to the design, the new Tan An Bridge is located at Km 1947 + 182 - NH1 in Ward
2 of Tan An City. The bridge is built on the left of the present Tan An Bridge
in the direction of Ho Chi Minh City to the Western provinces. Its total length
is 1,046 meters, in which, the bridge over 300 meters is permanently designed
with prestressed reinforced concrete, HL93 load, speed of 60 kilometers per
hour. The main span is structured steel dome network with a length of 63
The bridge is expected to be
completed in 2020
is known that the bidding package of the Transport Sector Credit Project to
renovate the national road network for the second time. The project has a total
investment of over 6,070 billion VND, using Japanese ODA loans and domestic
existing Tan An Bridge has been built for many years, small and repaired many
times. Accordingly, the construction of new Tan An bridge in parallel to meet
the needs of development and transport of goods. In addition, it ensures
traffic safety in areas with many people and means of transport", Mr.
Nguyen Hoai Trung added./.
|12/10/2019 10:00 SA||Đã ban hành|
|Speech by Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong at the Ceremony in Honor of the 90th Anniversary of the Founding of the Communist Party of Vietnam||Speech by Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong at the Ceremony in Honor of the 90th Anniversary of the Founding of the Communist Party of Vietnam|
The following is the full text of the speech delivered by Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong at the ceremony held in Hanoi on February 3 to celebrate the 90th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3,1930 - February 3, 2020).
Dear comrades and compatriots,
In the jubilant atmosphere of the whole nation rejoicing at the momentous achievements recorded in 2019 and welcoming the Year of the Rat 2020, today in Hanoi – "A-Thousand-Year Cultured and Heroic" Capital City and "The City for Peace" – we are solemnly celebrating the 90th anniversary of the founding of the glorious Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3, 1930 – February 3, 2020).
On behalf of the Party Central Committee, I would like to extend my warmest greetings, most heartfelt regards and best wishes to incumbent and former Party, State and Vietnam Fatherland Front leaders, veteran revolutionaries, Vietnam Hero mothers, distinguished guests, all comrades and compatriots across the country, and overseas compatriots.
Dear comrades and compatriots,
The many-thousand-year-long history of our nation has proved that the love for the country, the preservation of the country, the resolute fight against foreign invasion, and the defense of national independence, sovereignty and unification constitute an extremely precious tradition of our people.
Building on this tradition, since the mid-19th century when our country was invaded by the French colonialists, never subjugated to slavery, our people had kept rising up in continual and forceful patriotic movements characterized by multiple paths and tendencies, ranging from national salvation paths chosen by scholars to rebellions by peasants and bourgeois-styled revolutionary paths, etc.
However, despite their staunchness, wholeheartedness and immense sufferings, all those movements ended in failure due to historical limitations, most notably the lack of a judicious line. A new path was dictated by history.
In 1911, the young patriot Nguyen Tat Thanh (our greatly beloved Uncle Ho) set out for a new path to save the country and fight for national independence.
Driven by eminent and ardent aspirations, He came to Marxism-Leninism and found in this revolutionary doctrine the right path for national salvation – that of proletarian revolution.
Throughout the many years of intensive travels and activities overseas, He persisted in studying, learning and creatively applying Marxism-Leninism and incrementally disseminated it to Vietnam, while strenuously preparing conditions necessary for the establishment of a genuine revolutionary party. Convened in Kowloon, Hong Kong on February 3, 1930 and chaired by Him (alias leader Nguyen Ai Quoc), the communist merger Conference made a decision to merge the then Vietnamese communist organizations into a single political party which was named Communist Party of Vietnam. That was a monumental historic turning-point, putting an end to the protracted crisis in the organization and guidelines of the Vietnamese revolution.
That the Communist Party of Vietnam was born resulted from the convergence of Marxism-Leninism on the one hand and the workers' and patriotic movements on the other, attesting to the Vietnamese working class's maturity and capacity to shoulder the historic mission of leadership over the revolution.
The Party's first Political Platform adopted at this founding Conference identified the fundamental path for the Vietnamese revolution that met the urgent demand of the nation and the impassioned aspiration of the population
Within a mere 15 years since its founding, in flesh-and-blood bond with the population, and enjoying their full support and trust, our Party led the national liberation movement and conducted three revolutionary high-tides: the 1930-1931 high-tide that culminated in the Nghe-Tinh Soviet movement, the 1936-1939 high-tide demanding social welfare and democracy, and the 1939-1945 national liberation revolutionary high-tide, so that in 1945, when the time for the revolution was ripe, the Communist Party of Vietnam led the entire Vietnamese nation to the landslide victory of the August 1945 Revolution and the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam on September 2, 1945 (whose 75th anniversary we are celebrating this year).
Hardly had the Democratic Republic of Vietnam been born when the revolution was to face numerous difficulties and challenges, among them simultaneous confrontation with a three-fold enemy, namely hunger, illiteracy and foreign invasions.
In such a time of great peril, the Party led our people through the situation which was "hung by a hair," unyieldingly safeguarding and building the infantile government, while proactively making all-round preparations to embark upon the war of resistance against the French colonialists.
In keeping with the line of an "all-people," "all-sided," "long-term" and "essentially self-reliant" war of resistance, and building on the promoted tradition of all-nation unity and patriotism, our Party led the people to successively defeat all of the enemy's aggressive schemes and plans. Of special significance was the triumphant 1953-1954 Winter-Spring Operation, with its culmination being the historic Đien Bien Phu victory that "resounded over the five continents and shook the globe," and that drove the French colonialists into signing the Geneva Accords in 1954, thus ending their war of aggression against Vietnam.
From 1954 to 1975, our country was divided into two parts. Under the leadership of the Party, the North exerted great efforts to build socialism while devoting all of its energy to fulfilling the duty of a great rear to the great frontline. The people of the South continued their undaunted struggle for national independence and reunification.
Imbued with the spirit "We would rather sacrifice all than surrendering our country and being enslaved" and "Nothing is more precious than independence and freedom," following the Party's sound and creative guidelines, and thanks to the entire nation's aggregate strength, our armed forces and people successively defeated the American imperialists' war strategies, completely liberated the South, and reunified the country on April 30, 1975.
This victory will "be written in the history of our nation eternally as a most glorious page and an illuminating symbol of an all-winning victory of revolutionary heroism and human wisdom, and go down in world history as a great feat of the 20th century and an event of pivotal international importance and profound epoch-making magnitude" (whose 45th anniversary we are celebrating this year).
While having to work to urgently address extremely grave war aftermaths, the Vietnamese people continued to confront newly staged wars. Under the Party's leadership, our armed forces and people focused on socio-economic restoration while fighting to defend our borderlines and safeguarding our sacred national independence, territorial integrity and sovereignty. All the while, we succeeded in fulfilling internationalist obligations of helping the Cambodian people escape from genocide and revive their nation.
In the face of the emerging needs of national development and in a bid to redress the shortcomings caused by the centrally-planned subsidy-based bureaucratic mechanism which resulted in post-war socio-economic crises, and basing itself on reviews of the population's initiatives and innovations in reality, the Party embarked upon phasing in Doi Moi (Renewal) of agriculture and industry, first and foremost of theoretical thinking about socialism, and came to gradually shape the National Doi Moi policy.
Having deeply analyzed the country's situation, and after a practical exploratory and testing process, in the spirit of "looking straight into the truth, evaluating correctly the truth, and telling the truth in a black-and-white manner," the 6thNational Party Congress in December 1986 charted out the policy of Comprehensive National Doi Moi, marking an important watershed in the transition to socialism in Vietnam.
The Doi Moi policy's enactment met the demand of historical realities, demonstrating the Party's firm willpower and innovative thinking, and opening up a new period of development for the country.
Following the 6thNational Congress, the Party step by step improved and concretized the Doi Moi policy the basic and core substance of which was expressed in the Political Platform on National Construction in the Period of Transition to Socialism (the 1991 Platform and the amended 2011 Platform) and other important Party documents adopted by subsequent successive Party Congresses.
The 1990s witnessed the Communist Party and people of Vietnam surmounting the challenges arising from the collapse of the real socialism model in the Soviet Union and Eastern European countries, remaining unswerving and taking steady and creative steps on the path to socialism in a way suitable to Vietnam's specific conditions and characteristics.
The Party Central Committee has between the 6th and 12th Tenures adopted a great many resolutions on the fundamental and crucial issues of the Party as well as on the development of the country. These documents have been then institutionalized by the National Assembly into the legal system and laws, hence an increasingly synchronized and appropriate legal foundation for the Doi Moi process. They have been further concretized by the Government into specific mechanisms, policies and solutions in service of the management, governance and administration over national construction and development.
In defining and determining the Doi Moi policy, our Party has always firmly grasped and innovatively applied the basic tenets, viewpoints and dialectical materialist methodologies of Marxism-Leninism, Ho Chi Minh Thought and practical local and foreign experiences, properly tackled such basic relations as those in the development of a socialist-oriented market economy; the building of a socialist law-governed State "of the people, by the people and for the people;" the close-knit combination between Doi Moi in the economic sphere and Doi Moi in the political sphere, as well as between economic growth and the realization of social progress and equity; the effective combination between socio-economic development and national defense and security, between national construction and national defense, between national independence and autonomy on the one hand and proactive and active international integration on the other, as well as between the Party's leadership, the State's governance and the people's ownership, etc. And all this has been done in a manner free from lopsidedness, extremism, wishfulness or switching from one extreme to another.
As reality has shown, Vietnam has after nearly 35 years of Doi Moi transformed itself from being an underdeveloped country with an outdated material-technological base, backward socio-economic infrastructures, and a low level of development into a middle-income developing country, with its culture and society continuously developed, its population's material and spiritual living standards improved, breakthroughs in Party-building and the building of political system achieved, its all-nation unity unceasingly consolidated, its political and social situation stabilized, its national defense, security, independence and sovereignty firmly maintained, and its status and prestige in the international arena increasingly elevated.
Today's home to a nearly-100 million-strong population with a per capita income of 2,800 US dollars, Vietnam has acceded to virtually all international organizations and become an active and responsible participant in the activity of the international community.
Elected in a recent United Nations General Assembly session with a record high number of votes, almost unanimously, Vietnam has now been serving for the second time as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.
In view of the great achievements attained, we are well-grounded to confirm that never has our country enjoyed such fortunes, potential, status and prestige as they are today.
Comrades and compatriots,
The rich and vivid reality of the Vietnamese revolution over the past 90 years has demonstrated that the judicious and clear-sighted leadership of the Party is the primary determinant of all victories of the revolution and a great number of extraordinary achievements in Vietnam.
In parallel with that, in exercising its leadership over the revolution, our Party has become tempered and increasingly mature, worthy of its role and mission as the leader of the revolution as well as of the people's trust and expectation.
Such a reality affirms this one truth: In Vietnam, there is no other political force than the Communist Party of Vietnam that has adequate mettle, wisdom, experience, prestige and capability to lead the country through all hardships and trials, and bring our nation's revolutionary cause from one victory to the other.
Also in this process, our Party has accumulated and synthesized many invaluable lessons, and forged the glorious traditions which we are now responsible for preserving and bringing into full play. It is the tradition of infinite loyalty to the national and class interest, and persistence in the goal and ideal of national independence closely linked with socialism based on Marxism-Leninism and Ho Chi Minh Thought.
It is the tradition of solid maintenance of independence and autonomy in guidelines; firm grasp, creative application and development of Marxism-Leninism, and due reference to international experience with a view to working out sound policies and organizing the effective execution of revolutionary tasks.
It is the tradition of flesh-and-blood bond between the Party and the people, and consistent idea of serving the people as both raison d'etre and goal in life and work. It is the tradition of unity and unanimity, close-knit organization and discipline, and strictness and transparency based on democratic centralism, self-criticism, criticism and comradeship. It is the tradition of faithful and crystal-clear internationalist solidarity built on lofty principles and goals.
Looking back on the 90-year journey of building, combat, and growth of the Communist Party of Vietnam, and at this sacred moment, we express our boundless gratitude to the heavenly merits of President Ho Chi Minh, the genius Leader of our Party and people, the great Teacher of the Vietnamese revolution, Hero of National Liberation, and Man of Culture.
He devoted his entire life to our people and country, led our Party and people to resounding victories, and brought "glory to our nation, our people, and our Homeland."
The more developed our country becomes and the greater our people's affluence and happiness are, the more evident it demonstrates that President Ho Chi Minh's thought, life's work, morality and style constitute an invaluable treasure and the guiding torch for our nation to steadily step towards the future.
We will forever remain grateful to the tremendous contributions of past leaders and millions of heroes and fallen soldiers, those outstanding men and women who bravely gave their life for the Homeland's independence, freedom, sovereignty, unification, and territorial integrity, for socialism and in the name of lofty internationalist obligations.
We express our deep gratitude to veteran revolutionaries, families of fallen soldiers, Vietnam Hero Mothers, wounded and ill veterans, families with meritorious service to the nation, and all compatriots and male and female combatants for their valiant fight and sacrifice, creative work and colossal contributions to our nation's glorious revolutionary cause.
With all modesty of revolutionaries, we can still say, "How great our Party is! How heroic our people are!"
We will forever engrave in our hearts and be deeply grateful for the valuable support and help that the people of the fraternal socialist countries, progressive forces, and friends all over the world have extended to our past struggle for national liberation and reunification as well as our present cause of national construction and defense.
Dear comrades and compatriots,
At the moment, our entire Party, people and armed forces are making all-out efforts to implement the Party Platform and State Constitution; push forward in a comprehensive and concerted manner the Doi Moi undertaking, and national industrialization and modernization; develop a socialist-oriented market economy; effectuate openness and international integration; and put into practice the dual strategic task of building and firmly safeguarding the Homeland, for the goal of a prosperous people, a strong, democratic, equitable, and advanced nation.
This is an enormous revolutionary undertaking, or in Uncle Ho's words, "a gigantic struggle," yet full of difficulties and complexities. The international and domestic context has presented us with numerous difficulties and challenges, apart from advantages and opportunities. We are encountering a host of emerging issues and extremely complicated developments to be addressed.
All this requires our entire Party, people and armed forces, more than ever, to maximize our patriotic and revolutionary traditions, the sense of unity and responsibility, and endeavor to overcome all difficulties and challenges in order to build ours an ever more prosperous and beautiful Homeland.
The resilient and innovative efforts by the entire population as well as by each and every industry, locality and economic sector are of critical importance to our national development.
It is imperative for our Party to exert utmost efforts to bolster Party building and rectification, for the Party to be increasingly clean and strong, and to successfully fulfill its responsibility as the vanguard exercising leadership over the revolutionary cause in the new period.
Since its 12th National Congress, our Party has devoted significant time and effort to Party building, considering this a key task. More recently, the entire Party has involved in Party building and rectification in line with the Resolutions of the 4th Central Committee Plena (the 11th and 12thTenures), scoring initial crucial outcome and experience, contributing to preventing and repelling to a certain extent negative practices, while enhancing the Party's leadership capacity and combat capability.
However, much remains to be done in Party building, particularly in fighting against the degradation of political ideology, morality, and lifestyle; manifestations of "self-evolution" and "self-transformation"; and corruption, wastefulness, red tape, and detachment from the population, etc.
Hostile forces are still seeking all means to undermine the revolutionary cause of our people; try to distort and slander our Party and State; directly strike at our Party's ideology, Platform and political guidelines; and incite and sow division within the Party as well as between the Party and State on the one hand and the people on the other, aiming at disintegrating our Party and system from the root and from within. This is extremely insidious and dangerous.
Today's general direction in Party building and rectification is to continue to promote the good traditions; firmly preserve and enhance the Party's revolutionary and vanguard nature; build ours a truly clean and strong Party in terms of politics, ideology, morality, organization, and personnel; innovate its leadership mode; and strengthen the flesh-and-blood bond between the Party and the people to ensure that our Party is adequately capable of leading our country along the line of uninterrupted development.
With ours being the party in power, operating in an environment of market economy development, openness and international integration, in which Party cadres and members hold many high responsibility positions and consequently in constant contact with the inducible temptation of money, wealth, power and personal interests, it is all the more necessary for us to attend to firmly upholding the Party's revolutionary and vanguard nature.
Without profound awareness of this, and without active and tenacious self-training and learning efforts, Party cadres and members would easily fall victim to degeneration and denaturation. The preservation of the essence of our Party – a Communist Party, a genuine revolutionary party working for the cause of the working class and the nation, in the interest of the people – is a basic issue of paramount importance.
President Ho Chi Minh once warned, "A nation, a party, and an individual with greatness and huge charisma yesterday may not surely enjoy the same affection and commendation from the people today and tomorrow, if their minds and hearts are no longer pure, and if they fall into individualism."
The Resolutions on Party building adopted by the 4th Party Central Committee Plena (the 11th and 12th Tenures) affirm the necessity to actively, resolutely and vigorously build and rectify the Party in order to bring about an ever more visible change across the board, prevent and repel ideological degradation, and consolidate the steadfastness in the revolutionary aims and ideals; to strengthen unanimity in willpower and action; to fortify party organization; to forge an ever closer attachment to the people; and to promote the Party's leadership capacity and combat capability. These are considered matters of life and death to our Party and our system.
A genuine revolutionary party with sound guidelines, a close-knit organization, and a contingent of party cadres and members, who are clean, exemplary, dedicated, and attached to and supported by the population, enjoys power invincible and uncheckable by any force as it leads the nation forward.
Dear comrades and compatriots,
This year, we are celebrating the Founding of our Party at a time of great significance: The year 2020 is the concluding year of the 12thTenure, when party congresses at different levels are held in the run-up to the 13th National Party Congress, anniversaries of various political events of extraordinary importance celebrated, and Vietnam's roles as the ASEAN Chair and a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council performed.
The international and domestic landscape brings about many opportunities and advantages as well as hardships and challenges, requiring utmost efforts and strong determination from our entire Party, people and armed forces with a view to successfully accomplishing the tasks set for 2020, the core of which includes the fulfillment to the greatest extent of socio-economic development tasks, the betterment of macroeconomic stability, the furtherance of the strategic breakthroughs, the restructuring of the economy in conjunction with the innovation of the growth model, the ensuring of social security and welfare, and the improvement of the people's living standard.
National independence, sovereignty and the peaceful and stable environment for national development must be firmly maintained and foreign relations energetically bolstered. Efforts must be focused on successfully organizing Party congresses at various levels in the run-up to the 13th National Party Congress, in association with the continued implementation of the Resolutions of the 4th Party Central Committee Plena (the 11th and 12th Tenures) on Party building; Instructive No. 05 of the Politburo on pressing ahead with the studying and following of Ho Chi Minh Thought, morality and lifestyle so as to foster ever more vigorous development in Party building and rectification.
Filled with joy and pride, we strongly believe that the Communist Party of Vietnam will fulfill outstandingly its heavy tasks. Our entire Party, people and armed forces will endeavor with joint efforts and single-mindedness for a peaceful, unified, independent, democratic, prosperous, and strong Vietnam, marching steadily toward socialism.
Eternal glory to the cultured and heroic Vietnamese nation!
Long live the glorious Communist Party of Vietnam!
Long live the Socialist Republic of Vietnam!
Great President Ho Chi Minh lives forever in our cause!
Thank you sincerely.
|19/03/2020 11:00 SA||Đã ban hành|
|Long An receives 200 water filters||Long An receives 200 water filters|
In order to support the households affected by natural disasters of saline intrusion in Long An province, on March 16, the Provincial Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention, Search and Rescue organized a reception ceremony for 200 water filters under the Program "Prime Minister, Central Steering Committee on Disaster Prevention and Donors" (a family in Hanoi, DOJI Group, Massan Group and Nano Pham Gia Joint Stock Company).
Director of the Southern Department of Disaster Prevention - Nguyen Thanh Nam, Director of Long An Department of Agriculture and Rural Development - Nguyen Thanh Truyen and sponsors attended the meeting.
Accordingly, the program awarded 200 water purifiers with brand LifeStraw (Switzerland) to poor households, policy families and organizations affected by natural disasters caused by drought and saline intrusion in 4 communes of Phuoc Vinh Dong, Phuoc Vinh Tay, Tan Tap, and Dong Thanh of Can Giuoc district.
For Long An province, in addition to the lack of water for agricultural production, drought and salinity also cause more than 8,000 households in the lower districts to lack drinking water and water for daily use. The support of water purifiers of donors contributes to share difficulties for people in prolonged drought, saline season.
According to the director of the Southern Natural Disaster Prevention and Control Department - Nguyen Thanh Nam, at present, drought and saltwater intrusion are becoming more and more severe in the Mekong River Delta provinces and the water shortage seriously affects the lives of tens of millions of people. Implementing the Prime Minister's program, the Central Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention, in this phase, in addition to Long An, donors also donated 1,400 water filters and purifiers with brand LifeStraw (Switzerland) for poor households, policy families, schools, hospitals, and so on in the remaining 7 Mekong River Delta provinces./.
|18/03/2020 8:00 SA||Đã ban hành|
|Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee welcomed and worked with the World Bank delegation||Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee welcomed and worked with the World Bank delegation|
On December 04th, 2019, Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee – Tran Van Can welcomed and worked with the World Bank delegation led by the World Bank Country Director – Mr. Ousmane Dione; attending the meeting were representatives of relevant Departments and sectors.
View of the meeting
At the meeting, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can expressed his pleasure to welcome the delegation to visit and work in Long An; at the same time, he also introduced the socio-economic development situation of Long An. Thereby, he wanted the World Bank to support Long An with loans to implement 03 provincial projects: the project of building an electronic government towards a digital government and implementing smart urban services in Long An province which is one of the important projects during the 4.0 technology revolution to accelerate the process of socio-economic development quickly and sustainably; the driving force project connecting Ho Chi Minh City – Long An province – Tien Giang province which aims to improve the underdeveloped areas, promote urban development along the districts of Can Giuoc, Can Duoc, Chau Thanh, Tan Tru, and promote the development of logistics industry in the future to serve the Mekong river delta and provinces in the key economic region; drainage and wastewater treatment project in Tan An City (phase 1) which is a very necessary and urgent project to limit pollution of Vam Co Tay river water, ensuring Tan An City's drainage problem, contributing to complete the infrastructure of Tan An City.
Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can gives souvenir to the World Bank Country Director – Mr. Ousmane Dione
The World Bank Country Director – Mr. Ousmane Dione thanked the provincial leaders for welcoming the delegation thoughtfully and congratulated the socio-economic achievements of Long An province. Through the discussion at the meeting, Mr. Ousmane Dione highly appreciated Long An's socio-economic development orientation in the coming time and said that after completing, Long An's 03 proposed projects would help Long An improve its investment environment, promote sustainable socio-economic development in the direction of industrialization and modernization.
Provincial leaders take photo with the delegation
Reported by Tieu Lam
Translated by Lan Vy
|05/12/2019 8:00 SA||Đã ban hành|
|Consulate General of Indonesia in Ho Chi Minh City greets the leaders of Long An province ||Consulate General of Indonesia in Ho Chi Minh City greets the leaders of Long An province |
On the afternoon of July 19th, Consulate General of Indonesia in Hoa Chi Minh City – Hanif Salim greeted the leaders of Long An province. Chairman of the People’s Committee of Long An province – Tran Van Can and leaders of some related departments welcomed the delegation.
Chairman of the provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can meets the Consulate General of Indonesia in Ho Chi Minh City – Hanif Salim
On behalf of the provincial leaders, Mr. Tran Van Can introduced potentials, strengths and policies calling for investment in the development of agriculture, industry, trade and tourism in the province. At the same time, he wished to continue the good cooperation relationship between the two countries Vietnam T- Indonesia in general and between Long An province (Vietnam) – Indonesia in particular.
In recent years, the province has implemented many solutions to solve difficulties and obstacles for enterprises, contributing to improving the investment environment, improving the provincial competitiveness index (PCI). So far, the province has 28 industrial parks, 32 industrial clusters; and more than 37 countries and territories are investing in the province. There are two Indonesian enterprises investing in Long An with a registered capital of nearly USD 9 million.
Mr. Hanif Salim thanked the warm welcome of leaders of Long An province. With his assigned duties, he promised to do his best to strengthen the cooperation in many fields with Long An, especially the cooperation in trade and investment./.
Reported by TV
Translated by Lan Vy
|20/07/2018 5:00 CH||Đã ban hành|
|Royal Thai Consul-General in HCMC Royal Thai Consul-General in HCMC paid a courtesy visit to provincial leaders||Royal Thai Consul-General in HCMC Royal Thai Consul-General in HCMC paid a courtesy visit to provincial leaders|
On the afternoon of April 26th, Royal Thai Consul-General in HCMC – Ms. Ureerat Ratanaprukse paid a courtesy visit to the leaders of Long An province. Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc and the leaders of some relevant departments and sectors welcomed the delegation.
Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc welcomed Ms. Ureerat Ratanaprukse
Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc welcomed Ms. Ureerat Ratanaprukse and members of the delegation and introduced some potentials, advantages along with the direction of economic development and investment attraction of the province.
Exchanging information with Ms. Ureerat Ratanaprukse, Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc said that in Long An today, there were 20 projects invested by Thai businesses with total capital of more than USD 240 million, ranking the 7th in terms of investment value and the 8th in the number of projects among 37 countries and territories invested in Long An currently.
During the operation, Thai businesses always complied with the law of Vietnam, worked efficiently and had positive contributions to social works in the locality.
During her visit, Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc also expressed his wish that Royal Thai Consul-General in HCMC would convey the local information to Thai investors, as a bridge in economic development, opening up more opportunities to further tighten the friendship and cooperation between Thailand and Vietnam.
Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc, representatives of the leaders of the provincial departments and sectors photographed with Ms. Ureerat Ratanaprukse
Ms. Ureerat Ratanaprukse expressed her gratitude to the leaders of province and departments and sectors for their time to welcoming the delegation, and for creating favorable conditions in many aspects for Thai businesses in recent years. She also informed the provincial leaders that in the Mekong Delta, Long An currently is one of the provinces invested by many Thai businesses.
At the same time, in her position, she affirmed that she would continue to introduce information and create conditions for Thai businesses to seek for investment opportunities in all fields in Long An.
Reported by Thuy Anh
Translated by Lan Vy
|27/04/2017 4:00 CH||Đã ban hành|
|In the first 6 months of 2019, Long An’s economic growth reached 9.89%||In the first 6 months of 2019, Long An’s economic growth reached 9.89%|
According to Long An Provincial People’s Committee, the province’s Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) in the first 6 months of 2019 reached 9.89%. In which, sector I (agriculture, forestry and fishery) increased by 2.17% (the same period in 2018 increased by 4.82%); sector II (industry and construction) increased by 14.65% (the same period in 2018 increased by 15.11%); sector III (trade and service) increased by 7.5% (the same period in 2018 increased by 7.42%).
In the first 6 months of 2019, sector II (industry and construction) had a growth rate of 14.65%
Compared to the economic growth of the same period in 2018, the economic growth rate in the first 6 months of 2019 was lower but still reached the set plan.
The economic growth rate of the first 6 months of 2019 shows that, over the past time, the leaders of the provincial People's Committee have well implemented the Resolution of the Provincial Party Committee, the People's Council and the socio-economic development plan in 2019. With this result, the province has many advantages. It is forecasted, in 2019, the province will reach and exceed the economic growth target according to the set plan of 9.6%.
In the last 6 months of 2019, the Provincial People's Committee proposes that the provincial departments and branches, the People's Committees of districts, towns and cities to focus on well implementing tasks and solutions to promote production and business, striving to achieve higher growth than planned. In particular, focusing on implementing the administrative reform solutions; removing difficulties, accelerating the disbursement of public investment capital; timely solving difficulties in production and business, especially large enterprises, enterprises exporting key products of the province, promoting production development./.
Reported by Minh Đang
Translated by Lan Vy
|11/06/2019 4:00 CH||Đã ban hành|
|Long An: Labour demand to rise in March||Long An: Labour demand to rise in March|
According to Long An Center for Employment Services, local businesses have planned to recruit around 12.050 labours in March.
Local businesses have planned to recruit around 12.050 labours in March
In February, 120 businesses in industrial clusters in Ben Luc, Duc Hoa, Can Giuoc, Can Duoc, Thu Thua Districts and Tan An City, recruited 11.366 labours, said the center representative.
Statistics also show that the percentage of manual workers in Long An is 58 percent, vocational workers are 36 percent while workers with college degrees account for 4,5 percent and only 2 percent of university degree workers.
Mr. Nguyen Huu Son, Director of Long An Employment and Careers Center said that there is increasing demand for employees in different fields including manual work (54 percent), textile and garments (31 percent), automotive and mechanical engineering (3 percent), electronics and automation (3 percent) and sales, marketing (1,4 percent),.../.
|15/03/2018 11:00 SA||Đã ban hành|
|In May 2019, Long An has 2 newly established industrial clusters ||In May 2019, Long An has 2 newly established industrial clusters |
According to Long An Department of Industry and Trade, in May 2019, the Provincial People’s Committee decided to establish two new industrial clusters: My Quy Tay and Le Tran with a total area of 69 hectares and investment capital of VND 1,000 billion.
In May 2019, Long An has 2 newly established industrial clusters
Accumulation of the first 5 months of 2019, the Provincial People's Committee has decided to establish 4 industrial clusters: Tan Phu, Duc Thuan 2, My Quy Tay, Le Tran with a total area of 169 hectares, and investment capital of VND 2,068 billion.
According to the Scheme adjusting Industrial Cluster Development Planning in the province to 2020, there would be 62 industrial clusters with a total area of 3,106.5 hectares in the whole province. Up to now, Long An had 56 industrial clusters (2,812 hectares) approved for the infrastructure investment policy by the Provincial People's Committee with a total registered investment capital of VND 22,395 billion./.
Reported by Mai Huong
Translated by Lan Vy
|04/06/2019 5:00 CH||Đã ban hành|
|Typical enterprises of Long An Province||Typical enterprises of Long An Province|
In recent years, many enterprises have made great effort to overcome difficulties, and have had important contributions to the socio-economic development of Long An province.
1. Long Hau JSC, Long Hau commune, Can Giuoc district, the investor of projects: Long Hau Industrial Park, Long Hau Extension Industrial Park, Long Hau 3 Industrial Park, etc. was established in 2006 with an initial chartered capital of VND 90 billion. So far, Long Hau JSC has increased its chartered capital by more than VND 500 billion. LHC not only attracts domestic investors but also foreign investors such as: Japan, Korea and many other countries.
The company has quickly been known by many domestic and foreign investors with the following characteristics: Providing good auxiliary services for logistics; creating good living environment for workers; as a green, clean, and environmentally friendly industrial park, etc.
Long Hau JSC is proud of being an enterprise with many achievements in production and business
2. Over 30 years of establishment and development, Agribank – Long An branch is constantly striving to become a key enterprise investing in agricultural development, contributing to poverty reduction in rural area and the socio-economic development of the province.
Agribank – Long An branch is also a unit with modern services, especially card products and services,
Currently, total mobilized capital of Agribank – Long An branch is about VND 19,000 billion; total outstanding loans are nearly VND 17,000 billion, in which, agricultural and rural sector accounts for 91%; etc. With 31 transaction points (1 headquarters, 20 branches, 10 transaction offices), the network of Agribank – Long An Chi branch is wide, covered to remote areas of the province, timely satisfying the demand for loans.
Reported by Thanh Nga
Translated by Lan Vy
|18/07/2018 10:00 SA||Đã ban hành|
|Breaking out from industrial development||Breaking out from industrial development|
Favorable geographical location, attractive policies as well as transparent and open mechanisms and gradually improved infrastructure make Long An become an attractive destination for investors and enterprises. This also created momentum for Long An to break out, becoming a locality with a large index and value of industrial production in the region.
In 2019, the industrial production sector in the province was recorded to continue developing stably, helping to shift the province's economic structure towards industrialization and modernization, contributing mainly to the general GRDP growth. The Management Board of Provincial Industrial Parks informed that in 2019, the area of filled industrial land increased by 65 ha. Up to now, Long An has 16 operating industrial parks with a total area of 2,277ha, occupancy rate is over 85%. Industrial parks attracted 1,514 investment projects, including 731 foreign investment projects with a total investment of USD 4,144 million and 783 domestic investment projects with a total investment of VND 84,385 billion. There are currently 21 operating industrial clusters with a total area of 1,081.2ha, occupancy rate is 89.7%, attracting 544 projects with a total investment of over VND 15,635 billion, including 60 FDI projects with a total investment of over USD 209 million.
The province's industrial production continues to maintain a breakthrough growth (Photo: A corner of Long Hau Industrial Park, Can Giuoc District)
According to the evaluation of the Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can, the province's industrial production continued to maintain a breakthrough growth because the province also issued many mechanisms, policies, implemented positive measures and supported enterprises to strengthen administrative procedure reform and remove difficulties and obstacles. Mr. Tran Van Can said that, in order to maintain the momentum of industrial development as well as create a stronger breakthrough, in 2020, Long An would continue to focus on inspecting, urging and timely supporting to remove difficulties and obstacles to speed up the investment progress in infrastructure of industrial parks and clusters to create favorable conditions for large investment projects to come into operation in order to create motivation for the province's development./.
Reported by Gia Han
Translated by Lan Vy
|28/01/2020 5:00 CH||Đã ban hành|
|Long An: Retail sales of goods in April 2019 increased by 2.8%||Long An: Retail sales of goods in April 2019 increased by 2.8%|
In 4/2019, total retail sales of goods and services reached more than 7,226 billion VND, increased by 2.8% over the previous month and 16.3% over the same period.
Business activities in markets and supermarkets etc. in the province are more active and diversified in terms of goods offered to the people
In the first 4 months of 2019, total retail sales of goods and service revenue reached 29,641 billion VND, reaching 33.4% of the plan.
Accordingly, food products increased by 0.48%; drinks and cigarettes increased by 0.39%; equipment and household appliances increased by 0.23%; culture, entertainment and tourism products increased by 0.08%; housing, electricity, water, fuel and construction materials increased by 0.06%; garment, hats and footwear products increased by 0.05%.
The reason for the increase in retail sales in April 2019 is that the market price is always stable. Besides, business activities in markets and supermarkets etc. in the province are more and more active and diversified in terms of goods offered to the people./.
Reported by Mai Huong
Translated by Lan Vy
|06/05/2019 10:00 SA||Đã ban hành|
|International expos postponed due to COVID-19||International expos postponed due to COVID-19|
A number of international expos and conferences have been postponed to 2021 due to fears of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Processing cashew nuts for export (Source: VNA)
The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has made a decision to cancel the Vietfish 2020, which is initially scheduled for August 26-28.
Next year's edition of the event will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from August 25-27, 2021.
Those who have paid registration fees for the event this year will have them rolled into next year's one.
Earlier, the Vietnam Cashew Association (Vinacas) also announced that the 12th VINACAS Golden Cashew Rendezvous will be organised from March 5-7, 2021, instead of late June of 2020.
Also due to impact of the pandemic, the Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of HCM City has decided to postpone the 2020 International Furniture & Home Accessories Fair (VIFA EXPO) without giving a specific time for the next edition.
The expo is previously scheduled to take place from July 31 to August 6./.
|06/07/2020 8:00 SA||Đã ban hành|
|Long An strives to have 3,000 ha of dragon fruit farms under VietGAP||Long An strives to have 3,000 ha of dragon fruit farms under VietGAP|
The Mekong Delta province of Long An has set a target to have 5,000 ha of dragon fruit farms in its Chau Thanh district applying high technology by 2025, of which 3,000 ha meeting VietGAP standards and 300 ha meeting GlobalGAP, Party Secretary of the district Vo Thanh Phong has said.
A dragon fruit farm in Chau Thanh district of Long An (Photo: baolongan.vn)
Long An province is home to nearly 12,000 ha of dragon fruit, about 9,100 ha of which are in Chau Thanh, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Dragon fruit growers in the district have applied new farming techniques, aiming to cut costs and improve quality of the fruit.
To fulfil the target, it has worked to expand cultivation areas applying high technology, set up cooperatives and arrange training courses for local farmers on advanced production models, in a bid to meet domestic and export requirements and help firms join the supply chain.
This year, dragon fruit hi-tech growing areas rose to more than 3,000 ha, with the participation of about 5,030 households. Close to 620 ha have received VietGAP certificates./.
|27/08/2020 9:00 SA||Đã ban hành|
|Ben Luc: Project investment in Vinh Loc II Industrial Park checked||Ben Luc: Project investment in Vinh Loc II Industrial Park checked|
On October 1, Chairman of People's Committee of Ben Luc district of Long An province - Tran Van Tuoi and other branches of the district checked the actual activities in Vinh Loc II Industrial Park (IP) on the investment situation of projects to verify information on dividing and selling land lot illegally in the IP.
Chairman of People's Committee of Ben Luc district of Long An province - Tran Van Tuoi and other branches of the districts inspected at Vinh Loc II Industrial Park.
At the meeting, Vinh Loc IP Investment and Construction Joint Stock Company confirmed that it did not transfer the IP land area to any units, it means that it did not sell the project land as information announced. The company has installed information boards in the IP for people to know.
According to the report, Vinh Loc II IP covers an area of 225 hectares, of which 155 hectares is eligible for leasing. Up to now, 32 enterprises have invested and run their production and business activities in the IP. Currently, Vinh Loc IP Investment and Construction Joint Stock Company is carrying out procedures to apply for an extension to continue implementing the project.
Chairman of the district People's Committee - Tran Van Tuoi suggested that the company should publicize the project investment information so that local authorities and people could monitor the progress of the project; At the same time, he stressed that real estate business acts will strictly be handled when they do not meet the prescribed conditions. It is recommended that organizations, individuals and people should grasp the information when they participate in real estate transactions to avoid damage./.
|03/10/2019 5:00 CH||Đã ban hành|
|PROJECT CALL FOR INVESTMENT: Transportation-Urban area Axis Infrastructure connecting to HCMC||PROJECT CALL FOR INVESTMENT: Transportation-Urban area Axis Infrastructure connecting to HCMC|
The project would help developing Long An into a satellite center city competing to and sharing HCMC role to help to reduce overconcentration in the functions of HCM- an old densely populated city
|Location||Departure point at Ward 5, Tan An City, Long An Province, destination point at Nguyen Van Linh avenue, Ho Chi Minh city, Viet Nam. Building axis infrastructure, public modern transportation system, trading, service and light industry.|
|Size||equivalent to road in level II Delta|
|Actual state of land use|
Residential land ,agricultural land, industrial land
Site clearance partly completed
|Total estimated investment capital||USD 250 million|
|Investment form||budget capital, enterprise capital (combine with exploiting land budget along the road)|
|Progress of the project|
- Phase 1 (2016-2020): work out a plan, project document, plan and agree on the connecting point to Ho Chi Minh city
- Phase 2 (2021-2025) and Phase 3 ( after 2025): will carry out finishing investment
|Actual state of the project|
For Transportation Infrastructure : determined its direction
For Urban area Axis : the consultancy is establishing mission of construction project
- Building a modern public transportation system, developing riverside area. Developing Tan An city - Ben Luc Urban area Axis
- Developing into a satellite center city competing to and sharing HCMC role to help to reduce overconcentration in the functions of HCM- an old densely populated city
|Incentive policy||Benefit from policies in accordance with current law|
|10/10/2016 3:00 CH||Đã ban hành|
|The delegation of Long An province visited and worked in Pan-Gyo Techno Valley and Asian Business Association (ABA)||The delegation of Long An province visited and worked in Pan-Gyo Techno Valley and Asian Business Association (ABA)|
On November 19th, 2019, in South Korea, the delegation of Long An province, led by Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People’s Council – Pham Van Ranh, and leaders of departments and some enterprises investing in Long An province visited and worked in Pangyo Techno Valley and Asian Business Association (ABA).
At the meeting, the delegation heard the representative of Pangyo Techno Valley Management Agency introducing the establishment history, main activities and some results of Pangyo Techno Valley. Until now, Pangyo Techno Valley has become a symbol of Korean's technological development, where the research and development division of most major Korean technology corporations is concentrated.
Speaking at the meeting, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council – Pham Van Ranh highly appreciated Pangyo Techno Valley's development model and success. He said that Long An has many suitable conditions to build a similar technology park such as: geographical location near Ho Chi Minh City, located in the southern key economic region, regional and international connection, abundant and high-quality human resources, etc. He hoped that through this meeting, Pangyo Techno Valley Management Agency would support Long An provincial government, Korean and Vietnamese investors in building a similar project in the province in the future.
View of the meeting with Pangyo Techno Valley Management Agency
After the meeting with Pangyo Techno Valley Management Agency, the delegation went on a practical tour with 2 enterprises that were operating successfully there: Smilegate Company and Solid Company. Both enterprises expanded their operations abroad and had projects in Vietnam.
Through the trip, the delegation of Long An province learned more about how to organize activities, the roles and the interaction between the government and the private sector in investing and managing Pangyo Techno Valley./.
Reported by Quoc Thinh
Translated by Lan Vy
|21/11/2019 3:00 CH||Đã ban hành|
|Long An attracted 5 investment projects in the industrial clusters in the first 9 months of 2018||Long An attracted 5 investment projects in the industrial clusters in the first 9 months of 2018|
From the beginning of the year to date, Industrial clusters in Long An province have received 5 investment projects (in 2 fields: mechanics and plastics) with the area of 3.3 hectares.
Up to now, the whole province has 19 operating industrial clusters with a total area of 904.3 hectares, has leased 586.6 hectares. Industrial clusters attracted 544 projects with a total investment capital of VND15,635 billion. Of these, these are 60 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with total investment capital of USD 209 million. The occupancy rate of industrial clusters is 86.55%.
A production line of a fertilizer enterprise in Tan An City's industrial cluster
In the first nine months of 2018, the provincial People's Committee has set up six industrial clusters covering an area of 379.6 hectares including Hoang Gia, Dua Hoa Dong, Thanh Yen, My Kim, Tan Dong Tien and Tan My.
Besides, the Long An Department of Industry & Trade has proposed People's Committee to establish two more An Long and Tu Phuong industrial clusters. As per result, Long An has now total 40 industrial clusters covering 1,908 hectares.
Reported by Gia Han
Translated by Lan Vy
|18/10/2018 11:00 SA||Đã ban hành|