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Following the success of the program "Seminar on orientations for the development of a high-tech economic region", on the afternoon of April 19, at the Office of the Long An Provincial Party Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc; Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut, leaders of provincial departments and agencies have a meeting with the Korean Ambassador and delegations of Korean agencies, organizations and businesses. 
 
On April 19, the Long An People's Committee held "Seminar on orientation development of high-tech economic region". 
 
On April 19, the Long An People's Committee held "Seminar on orientations for developing high-tech economic zones". 
 
Long An near Ho Chi Minh City, located in the Southern key economic region, has many potentials and strengths in attracting investment and is leading the Mekong Delta in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI). In order to effectively exploit the available potentials, Long An promotes investment attraction, aims to form a high-tech economic zone in the province. 
 
On April 19, 2021, the Long An People's Committee will hold " Talks on orientation for developing high-tech economic zone". This is an activity under the Investment Promotion and International Cooperation Program in 2021 of Long An province to attract international cooperation organizations, domestic and foreign international associations, and high-tech groups of the world leader and experts and investors in the field of technology jointly research, discuss the direction of Long An province to develop into a "high-tech economic zone, including developing high-tech zones associated with smart digital urban ". 
 
On April 15, 2021, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have just released the annual report of the Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) 2020.  
 
With a favorable geographical location, abundant land resources, open investment environment, recently, Long An has become an attractive and effective destination for investors (investors). In the first 3 months of 2021, Long An attracted the highest FDI inflow in the country with nearly 3.2 billion USD. 
 
In the first 3 months of 2021, the amount of exported goods of enterprises in Long An province increased by over 10 percent. This shows positive signs in the complicated context of the Covid-19 pandemic. 
 
Indonesia and Japan held a diplomatic and defence strategic dialogue in Tokyo on March 30, agreeing to foster cooperation in various fields. 
 
On the occasion of the inauguration ceremony of Phuoc Dong Port Industrial Park in Long An, on the morning of March 21, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received the Consulate General of the United States, South Korea, and India in Ho Chi Minh City and leaders of multinational corporations: GS Energy, Alibaba are investing in Long An. 
 
 
  
  
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Lawmakers meet on November 3 over socio-economic issuesLawmakers meet on November 3 over socio-economic issues
Legislators will debate the implementation of the socio-economic development plan and State budget in 2020 during their working session on November 3.

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Legislators will debate the implementation of the socio-economic development plan and State budget in 2020 during their working session on November 3. (Photo: VNA)

They will also look into the socio-economic development plan, State budget estimate and central budget allocation plan for 2021, along with the implementation of the National Assembly's resolutions on 2016-2020 plans covering socio-economic development, economic restructuring, national finance, and mid-term investment.

Resolution No. 100/2015/QH13 ratifying the investment plan of national target programmes for the 2016-2020 period will also be tabled for discussion.

Other issues to be discussed on the day include major targets, tasks and solutions for socio-economic development; the national target programme on new-style rural area building and sustainable poverty reduction; and plans on mid-term public investment and national finance for 2021-2025.

The working session will be broadcast live by the Voice of Vietnam, the Vietnam Television and the National Assembly channel.

In the afternoon, the deputies will work on the relief of Pham Phu Quoc from the post of NA deputy of Ho Chi Minh City./.

Source: VNA

04/11/2020 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Area of large-scale fields in Long An decreasedArea of large-scale fields in Long An decreased
Until now, the Mekong Delta province of Long An has had 24 enterprises, 1 cooperative and 7,774 households producing 63 crops of large-scale paddy fields with a total area of 18,706 hectares. Of these, 4,100 hectares had been harvested with an estimated amount of fresh rice of 60 quintals per hectare and 246,000 tons of output; decreasing by 5 fields and 1,155 hectares compared to those of last year.

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Large-​​scale paddy field (Photo: Hai Phong)

The reduction of large-scale paddy fields has created the difficulties to rice export market and the shortage of capital. Besides, the adoption of new methods for cultivating large-scale paddy fields and the disagreement over price between enterprises and farmers are also considered as the causes of this decrease, said the Director of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in Long An province Le Van Hoang.

Functional agencies should have appropriate policies to support enterprises and farmers in developing large-scale fields, to avoid "high crops and low prices" paradox and to have stable materials for export./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/

08/05/2018 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
Vice Chairman of Long An People's Committee - Nguyen Minh Lam inspects the prevention and control of drought and salt in the dry season in 2021Vice Chairman of Long An People's Committee - Nguyen Minh Lam inspects the prevention and control of drought and salt in the dry season in 2021
On February 19, Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Minh Lam and leaders of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development checked the reality in some localities on the implementation of measures to prevent and combat drought, lack of water, saline water intrusion to serve agricultural production and people's livelihood in the dry season of 2021.

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The delegation inspects the construction and operation of irrigation and saline prevention works in Thu Thua district

The delegation inspects the construction and operation of the irrigation and saline prevention system at Chau Phe, Rach Chanh sluice (Tan An city), Nhut Tao sluice (Tan Tru district), Cay Gao 1 sluice, Rach Dao (Thu Thua district) and Ba Hai Mang canal, Bun Ba Cua canal, Kenh 1 canal (Thanh Hoa district).

Due to the drought, saline intrusion in the province takes place in the system of two rivers Vam Co Dong and Vam Co Tay, the time when salinity occurs in phases during high tides, irrigation works ( culverts) the focal point along 2 rivers has been closed early, the ability to take fresh water for additional is very limited.

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Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Minh Lam (right) directs all levels and sectors not to neglect the work of drought and salt prevention.

Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Minh Lam said: This year, Long An has actively introduced structural and non-structural solutions, so far it is still guaranteed to have water for production and people living in the province. . However, the Provincial People's Committee also instructed the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to continue coordinating with localities to regularly check salinity, enhance forecasting on rivers, and promote propaganda for the people. join hands to prevent and combat drought and salt.

Reported by Le Ngoc

 Translated by NT

22/02/2021 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
Enterprises overcome difficulties to complete production and business plansEnterprises overcome difficulties to complete production and business plans
Enterprises, units are operating in the area focus on implementing many solutions, striving to complete the goals, production and business plans (production and business) in 2020 in the context of many impacts due to the Covid-19 epidemic.

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HG Food Joint Stock Company always enhances prestige, quality, promotes images, introduces products to consumers.

1. The Covid-19 epidemic had a negative impact on the economy of many countries around the world, including Vietnam. The prevention and control of epidemics has always been paid attention by the Party and State leaders. People are always unanimous and join hands in epidemic prevention and control. However, the case Covid-19 in the community in Ho Chi Minh City, after about 3 months, has basically been in control of the epidemic, posing a new challenge in epidemic prevention and control. The task of preventing and fighting epidemics is therefore always a top priority, but recovery and economic development are also very important tasks. The whole country join hands to overcome difficulties, perform a dual task of fighting against epidemics and restoring the economy. The Government has had many directions and solutions to support enterprises to soon stabilize their business and production situation. In Long An, in addition to the task of disease prevention and control, the province is also interested in implementing the instructions and solutions of the Central to the local people and businesses. The province always accompanies enterprises, grasping difficulties and problems in order to promptly remove and overcome, helping the units feel secure in production and business.

Nearly 20 years operating in Long An, ChingLuh Group (Taiwan) currently has 2 factories in Ben Luc and Can Giuoc districts, mainly producing shoes and garments. As one of the industries affected by the Covid-19 epidemic, the unit focuses on implementing many solutions to stabilize the business and production situation. According to Mr. Hooi-Khoon-Phor - representative of Ching Luh Group, the unit set out the emergency response plan to the epidemic. The plan is systematic, categorized by different levels from 0-3 and acted on scenario. Enterprises regularly monitor the situation, continuously update epidemic prevention measures for employees, disinfect vehicles and transport staff, equip temperature measuring devices, hand sanitizer and force employees Wear a mask while traveling and working. Currently, two factories in Long An province have nearly 35,000 employees. Business and production in the recent period met difficulties, affecting more or less workers. The market is gradually recovering, the unit concentrates on maximum resources, fully prepares raw materials, promotes the search for the market, ... to complete the business and production targets at the highest level.

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Business efforts to overcome difficulties

Operating in Tan Tru district since 2014 with the main industry of milling and processing rice-related products, Cong Tam private enterprise (Private Enterprise) tries and endeavors to complete the production and business plan. of the unit in 2020. Enterprises not only focus on consolidating the domestic market but also try to keep orders placed by partners in advance, develop more in some markets that have opened up for business. On the other hand, the unit associates, coordinates a number of businesses to form a supply chain of products to the market. Director of Cong Tam Private Enterprise - Phan Cong Dung shared: The epidemic affects enterprises' operations, but now the market has opened up, we put our energy and prepared a sufficient source of goods to supply. Because of the characteristics of the group of essential industries, the chance of recovery is expected to be faster than that of some other products. The current factory has a capacity of 50-60 tons /day and the unit is planning to increase capacity and scale in the near future, hoping to achieve 70-80 percent of the target by 2020.

2. The supportive policies and the companionship of the provincial leaders have created the driving force and contributed to empower enterprises to overcome difficulties, especially at the end of the year. As a manufacturer and supplier of products in the food sector, HG Food Joint Stock Company (Thu Thua District) fully prepares raw materials and materials to ensure adequate supply of goods. to the market. Besides competing products in the domestic market, the company is coordinating a number of units to survey the needs, expand, and target the world market. Mr. Ho Triet Hung - representative of HG Food Joint Stock Company, shared: The company's key products are dried dragon fruit, dried pineapple.

The unit always puts prestige and quality on top. We are expanding and testing more dried mangoes, dried bananas, ... to diversify products to supply to the market. Despite the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic, it is expected that this year's business goals will be at the highest level. The unit has strictly complied with regulations and measures to prevent and control epidemics as recommended by functional agencies, while making efforts to overcome difficulties and ensure business plans. The unit implements all solutions to introduce and advertise the image and products of the Company to consumers, trying to keep relationships with partners from the past to the present. We focus on strongly developing the domestic market, products present in many provinces and cities are a signal of prosperity in the business process. Besides, the unit is focusing on export in the coming period. Currently, every day, we use 2-4 tons of raw materials to produce.

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Enterprises improve reputation, quality, promote images, introduce products to consumers

Similarly, Tan An Export Food Processing Company Limited (Tan An City) focuses all resources to complete the business plan for the year. Each year, the company has turnover from 25-30 million USD. Particularly this year, the unit actively adjusted to suit the general situation. Business Director of Tan An Export Food Processing Co., Ltd - Bui Khac Nha information: "We always strive to achieve the highest turnover. Fortunately, despite the epidemic, the unit's cashew products still consume quite well because it is an essential commodity with relatively high nutritional value. The company's products are present in many countries around the world, in which markets in North America, Europe, Australia, Asia, ... are the main markets of enterprises. One year, we supply to the world market 4,000-5,000 tons of products. This year, revenue is forecasted to decrease by 10 percent compared to target. However, at present, production and business activities of the unit have been stable and pace with compared to the past. We hope at the end of the year and the beginning of  2021, production and business will return to normal and develop more than every year ".

The production and business in the past period met difficulties, affecting more or less workers. The market is gradually recovering, the unit concentrates maximum resources, fully prepares raw materials, promotes the search for the market, ... to complete production and business targets at the highest level ". Representative of Ching Luh Group - Mr. Hooi-Khoon-Phor

The unit has strictly complied with regulations and measures to prevent and control epidemics as recommended by functional agencies, while making efforts to overcome difficulties and ensure business plans. The unit implements all solutions to introduce and advertise the image and products of the company to consumers, trying to keep relationships with business partners ever since ". Representative of HG Food Joint Stock Company - Ho Triet Hung

Reported by Chau Son

Translated by NT

04/12/2020 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Chungcheongnam-do province (Korea) shares production experiences in Long AnChungcheongnam-do province (Korea) shares production experiences in Long An
On the afternoon of May 29th, the Government delegation of Chungcheongnam-do province (Korea) had a sharing session about local development models and experiences of the province in Long An.

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The Government delegation of Chungcheongnam-do province (Korea) shares production experiences in Long An province

Doctor Lee In Bae – A local development consultant of Chungcheongnam-do province shared with the provincial leaders, departments, branches and localities some effective agricultural production models.

Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee – Pham Van Canh thanked for consulting, sharing good models and creative experiences of Chungcheongnam-do province in particular and Korea in general; at the same time, he said that in the coming time, the province would be ready to welcome officials, experts, businessmen of Chungcheongnam-do province to visit and work in Long An, thereby contributing to further expansion of exchanges of cooperation delegations in the fields of promotion, investment; and experience sharing in building government, etc.  

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Sharing the local development models and experiences of Chungcheongnam-do province to Long An provincial leaders

Deputy Governor of Chungcheongnam-do province (Korea) - Nasoyeol promised to research, support, and transfer advanced science and technology to Long An province on agricultural cultivation and processing, especially dragon fruit production under VietGAP, GlobalGAP, Organic, etc. technologies.

At the same time, Chungcheongnam-do province will create favorable conditions for Long An provincial leaders to participate in some famous activities in Korea: Geumsan Ginseng Festival, Boryeong Mud Festival, and display and introduce typical agricultural products, etc., contributing to expanding the ability of cooperation in export and import between enterprises of the two provinces./.

Reported by Song Mang

Translated by Lan Vy​​

31/05/2019 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Can Duoc lures many industrial park projectsCan Duoc lures many industrial park projects
Recently, Can Duoc district of Long An province has attracted many industrial park projects.

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The establishment of many industrial parks has created jobs for local laborers

The industrial production value of Can Duoc district reached more than 22,000 billion VND, reaching 90 percent of the plan. The district has 2 operating industrial parks. Accordingly, Cau Tram Industrial Park (96.4 hectares) has 38 companies, its occupancy rate is 100 percent. Thuan Dao - Ben Luc Industrial Park in Long Dinh Commune (189.8 hectares) has 42 companies, its occupancy rate is 90 percent.

Phuoc Dong Industrial Park and Port (143.3 hectares) has completed over 60 percent of infrastructure and continues to invest fully under the direction of the Provincial People's Committee. Phuc Long industrial park (expanded) in Long Dinh - Phuoc Van commune (322.5 hectares) has carried out land procedures to submit to the Prime Minister for the policy of changing the purpose of rice cultivation land.

In addition, the district also has 7 industrial clusters that complete site clearance, infrastructure and receive secondary investors into operation; 2 industrial clusters that have the policy of changing the purpose of rice cultivation land of the Prime Minister and are in the process of site clearance; and 8 industrial clusters that have had the investment policy decision of the provincial People's Committee and are submitting to the Prime Minister for changing the purpose of using rice land.

The district strives to achieve a production value of over 27,000 billion VND by 2020, an increase of 21 percent compared to 2019. At the same time, the district coordinated with provincial departments and branches to focus on inspecting in order to promptly solve difficulties in production and business activities, compensation clearance, suspended or inefficient projects. The district creates favorable conditions in attracting investment and constructing the infrastructure of industrial clusters to increase the occupancy rate of industrial parks and clusters; cooperates with the province to promote the operation of Long Son, Long Huu Dong and Long Huu Tay industrial clusters.

Besides, based on the district's socio-economic development planning to 2020 and vision to 2030, the district People's Committee adjusts, supplements and completes the plans to mobilize and use resources to promote rapid and sustainable economic development following to the structure of industry - trade, service - agriculture, urban development and environmental protection./.

Source http://news.baolongan.vn/ 

19/11/2019 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An – Meeting of infrastructure investors of industrial parks, industrial clusters and enterprises operating well in 2019Long An – Meeting of infrastructure investors of industrial parks, industrial clusters and enterprises operating well in 2019
On January 17th, 2020, the Provincial Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, and Fatherland Front Committee of Long An province held a meeting with infrastructure investors of industrial parks, industrial clusters and enterprises operating well in 2019.

Standing Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc; Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can; Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa and Nguyen Van Ut; Head of the National Assembly Delegation in Long An province, Chairman of the provincial Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee - Truong Van No; leaders of some departments and 70 investors and enterprises attended this event.

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Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee – Nguyen Van Duoc gives souvenir gift to representatives of investors and enterprises operating well in 2019

Currently, the whole province has 11,305 enterprises registering for establishment with a total capital of VND 297,403 billion. In the current conditions, in addition to foreign-invested enterprises and some corporations, the small and medium-sized enterprises are facing many great difficulties and challenges. However, with the support of the provincial leaders in creating a transparent and fair business environment, the enterprises' operations have been effective, contributing to the socio-economic development of the province.

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Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can speaks at the meeting

Speaking at the meeting, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can affirmed that the province's socio-economic situation in 2019 has achieved positive changes. This is a common victory of solidarity, unanimous efforts, and non-stop striving of the authorities and people in the province, especially with a great contribution of the business community in which the bright spot is typical enterprises in production and business activities with high budget contributions and great contribution to the social community.

On behalf of the leaders of the Provincial Party Committee, People's Council, People's Committee, and Fatherland Front Committee of Long An province, he acknowledged and appreciated the contributions of infrastructure investors, typical enterprises and business community during the past time.

In the spirit of "Accompanying enterprises", the provincial leaders of all levels were committed to creating a favorable environment to support enterprises to develop, including focusing on administrative reform, improving the investment environment so that it would be more open, friendly, and providing specific solutions to remove and completely solve the long-term problems, implementing practical solutions to accelerate the ground clearance to create conditions for investors to deploy infrastructure investment.

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Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can gives souvenir gift to the representatives of investors and enterprises operating well in 2019

Thereby, the Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee expressed his wish that enterprises, infrastructure investors, with their enthusiasm, responsibility and good economic skills, would accompany the province in implementing solutions, goals, bringing economic efficiency for enterprises, investors and contributing to the socio-economic development of the province. Entering the new year 2020, each enterprise in particular and Long An in general would have stronger development steps and further achievements.

 

Reported by Kha Tam​

​​Translated by Lan Vy​​​

18/01/2020 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
Provincial leaders work with Sao Mai Financial Trading Joint Stock Company on distribution of agricultural products to the European market Provincial leaders work with Sao Mai Financial Trading Joint Stock Company on distribution of agricultural products to the European market
One August 14th, 2019, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee – Nguyen Van Ut, chaired the working session with Sao Mai Financial Trading JSC, discussing the cooperation and distribution of agricultural products of the province to European market. Representatives of a number of departments, sectors, branches and related enterprises attended the meeting.

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The view of the meeting

Currently, Long An province has many advantages in exporting agricultural products such as rice, dragon fruit, seedless lemon, banana, pineapple, etc., textile, footwear, wood, plastic, mechanical, electronic products, components, etc. Commodity products of enterprises in Long An province have been exported to more than 120 countries and territories around the world. Particularly, in the EU market, import and export turnover was more than 113 billion USD/year. 

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Representative of Sao Mai Financial Trading JSC exchanges information about conditions for exporting products to the EU market

Through exchanges, departments, sectors, branches and enterprises representing each major agricultural product group of the province shared that they hoped Sao Mai JSC support the province to promote activities of seeking and expanding markets for products through activities such as: cooperation in the consumption of agricultural products; provision of market information, demand, policy and law of EU countries, consumer practices; setting up distribution and consumption system of products that Long An has advantages.            

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Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Nguyen Van Ut speaks at the meeting

Speaking at the meeting, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Nguyen Van Ut emphasized: Long An pledged to support investors and enterprises who invested and cooperated in production and business in Long An province with incentives under the general policy mechanism of the State, especially investors and enterprises from EU countries; it was hoped that Sao Mai JSC would promote cooperation, strengthen trade promotion activities, support techniques for exporting agricultural products of Long An province to the EU market in the future.​

Reported by Tieu Lam

Translated by Lan Vy​​

15/08/2019 12:00 CHĐã ban hành
Chairman of Long An People's Committee has dialogue with Yujin Kreves Co., LtdChairman of Long An People's Committee has dialogue with Yujin Kreves Co., Ltd
Chairman of the Long An People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut received and had a dialogue with Yujin Kreves Co., Ltd. to solve problems, support enterprises to overcome difficulties and develop production and business.

At the dialogue, the representative of Yujin Kreves Co., Ltd. in Hoa Binh Industrial Park, Thu Thua district, said that after receiving the conclusion of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment on the compliance with the provisions of the law on environmental protection and overcoming the consequences of administrative violations in the field of environmental protection, the Company has urgently implemented some measures to remedy mistakes.

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Representative of Yujin Kreves Co., Ltd. at the dialogue with the Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee

However, the Company has a large production scale, the complex machinery system requires a lot of time and costs for the relocation and re-arrangement of the factory to meet the standards of environment protection. In particular, the company commits to relocate the entire product polishing line, vacuum cleaners in the area adjacent to the residential area into the factory to be completely relocated by the end of February and overcome People's reflection on noise and dust during the company's operation. The company has also stopped production to focus on overcoming violations.

Since then, Yujin Kreves Co., Ltd. wishes the provincial leaders to consider and create the best conditions for the company to take remedial measures before going into operation again.

At the meeting and dialogue, representatives of departments, branches and Thu Thua district also raised the fact that the company's production causing the noise and dust affects the people's lives and activities, leading to the situation that people's complaints are prolonged and Yujin Kreves is recommended to promptly overcome the remaining violations.

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Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut speaks at the dialogue

Speaking at the dialogue, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut affirmed that Long An province always creates the best conditions, maximum support for domestic and foreign businesses when they come to Long An to invest on the basis of complying with the law and ensure the requirements of environmental protection.

In the case of Yujin Kreves Co., Ltd., Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut suggested that the company must immediately and thoroughly remedy the violations indicated at the conclusion of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment on the spirit of goodwill to overcome and have a specific remedy plan. In case, the company does not have goodwill to overcome and does not have a specific remedy plan, the Provincial People's Committee will consider suspending the operation of the company. At the same time, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut also requested relevant departments and branches to create all conditions and maximum support for Yujin Kreves Co., Ltd. in the process of remedying the indicated violation./.

Source: https://news.baolongan.vn/ 

25/02/2021 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
The Mission of Japan International Cooperation Agency JICA worked with the Provincial People's CommitteeThe Mission of Japan International Cooperation Agency JICA worked with the Provincial People's Committee
On the afternoon of November 5, 2020, the Delegation of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) led by Mr. Chikahiro Masuda - Chief Representative of JICA Office in Ho Chi Minh City had a meeting and working session with the Provincial People's Committee. Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa received and worked with the delegation.

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Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa (fourth from right) received and worked with the delegation

At the meeting, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa expressed his thanks for Japan's help to Vietnam in recent years. At the same time, he said that from 2014 up to now, Long An province has also had many exchanges with localities of Japan such as Hyogo Prefecture, Wakayama Prefecture, Oita Prefecture, Komaki City of Aichi Prefecture, Yokohama City of Kangawa Prefecture, Ibaraki Prefecture. In cooperation with Japan, currently in Long An province, there are 160 projects of Japanese enterprises investing in the province with a total capital of more than 532 million USD, ranking 4th in terms of number of projects and 5th in terms of total capital among countries and territories investing in Long An. Operating mainly in the field of manufacturing artificial wood planks and wood products, mechanical engineering - machine building, manufacturing - assembling electronic components, mechanical processing, agricultural - fishery processing, garment industry ... Trade turnover between Long An and Japan in the first 9 months of 2020 is 554.4 million USD, of which Long An exports to Japan is 215.3 million USD, mainly food, garment products, textile and clothing and imports were 339.1 million USD, mainly machinery and equipment. To support the activities of Japanese businesses, every year the Long An province government organizes dialogues with businesses in the province.

In recent years, Long An province has also received support from the government and associations of Japan in rural bridge construction projects, providing equipment for clinics and hospitals in remote areas, remote areas of the province. Currently, Long An province is receiving 01 Japanese volunteer to work at Long An Provincial General Hospital for 2 years according to JICA's Japanese Volunteer Program (due to Covid therefore, this volunteer has returned home and is expected to return to Long An General Hospital in the end of 2020). This is the second volunteer that Long An province has received from JICA. In the coming time, it is expected that the Provincial Psychiatric Hospital will continue to receive JICA's volunteers to perform volunteering at the locality.

On behalf of the delegation, Mr. Chikahiro Masuda - Chief Representative of JICA Office in Ho Chi Minh City, said that Vietnam was the first country in the world that the Japanese Government agreed to send volunteers back to work due to good relations between the two countries and the Government of Vietnam successfully controlled the Covid-19 epidemic. He wished that the province would create good conditions for volunteers to return to work at the provincial General Hospital to have an effective term (from April 2019 to April 2021). He said Japan International Cooperation Agency JICA will continue to discuss cooperation and assistance programs in all fields for Long An province in the coming time.

Reported by Ngoc Lan

Translated by NT

07/11/2020 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
Demand for manual laborers increases in MarchDemand for manual laborers increases in March
The Job fair in March took place on March 15 and attracted a huge number of job seekers. The number of enterprises having the recruitment demand was on the rise compared to previous months with over 10,000 laborers.

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A total of 20 enterprises joined the fair to interview directly laborers

A total of 20 enterprises of leather, footwear, garments & textile, electronics, tourist, services, transportation, insurances, real estate…joined the fair to interview directly laborers.

Enterprises had demand for a lot of laborers, including the FuLuh Shoes Company, Ju Young Co.Ltd, which needed around 1,000 laborers each; the Long Hau Corp, JS ViNa Co.Ltd in need of 500 to 700 laborers.

The demand of manual laborers accounted for 78 percent and the others were unskilled laborers (college and vocational school graduates) and university graduates.

Although many job seekers flocked to the fair but enterprises said they had not yet recruited enough laborers for their demand.

To attract laborers, many enterprises have launched many new policies with average wage from VND 5 to 7million per month. But their demand has not been met

At the session, enterprises received over 400 files and it is expected over 360 laborers could find new jobs./.​​

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/

17/03/2018 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An province’s delegation visits and works in Quang Ngai province Long An province’s delegation visits and works in Quang Ngai province
Visiting Quang Ngai province, the delegation of leaders of Long An province visited a number of projects in Dung Quat Economic Zone: Hoa Phat Steel Plant, Doosan Vietnam Company, etc.

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Secretary of provincial Party Committee, Chairman of People's Council, Long An province – Mr. Pham Van Ranh (the 2nd from the right side) gives souvenir to leaders of Quang Ngai province

From March 14th – 18th, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee – Pham Van Ranh, Chairman of the provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can and the delegation of Long An province visits and learn experience of attracting investment and building economic model, open economic zone in Quang Ngai, Quang Nam provinces; and visits the model of high-tech agricultural development. A number of businesses and investors also joins the delegation such as: Dong Tam, Him Lam, Thuan Phat, etc.

In the first working day, the delegation of Long An province had a working session with Secretary of provincial Party Committee, Chairman of provincial People's Committee and leaders of departments, divisions and sectors of Quang Ngai province.

On behalf of the delegation of Long An province, Mr. Pham Van Ranh informed about the socio-economic development situation of Long An, the consistent policy and orientation of the provincial leaders in attracting investment, forming and developing industrial parks and clusters, contributing to boosting economic restructuring along the direction of industrialization and modernization.

In his presentation, Mr. Ranh also discussed and raised issues concerned by the province relating to the research, formation and development of economic and open economic zones in the province.

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The delegation visits and works at Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical Company

According to the working program, the delegation visited Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical Company, a member unit of Vietnam Oil and Gas Group, which is assigned to take over, manage and operate Dung Quat Oil Refinery Plant and plays a pioneering role and lays the foundation for the development of the petrochemical industry in Vietnam. This is also an opportunity and experience for businesses accompanied the delegation to study and apply experience when learning and investing in Long An province.

Reported by Ba Luan – Viet Cuong

Translated by Lan Vy​

16/03/2018 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
7 months of 2019: Long An's total retail sales of goods and service revenue reaches 52,429 billion VND7 months of 2019: Long An's total retail sales of goods and service revenue reaches 52,429 billion VND
According to Long An Department of Industry and Trade, the total retail sales of goods and service revenue in July 2019 reached 7,392 billion VND, an increase of 0.1 percent compared to June 2019 and 15.4% over the same period. Accumulated in the first 7 months of 2019, it reached 52,429 billion VND, equivalent to 59.1 percent of the plan, an increase of 15.8 percent over the same period of 2018.

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The competition in retail among distributors has met the shopping needs of people

Accordingly, the price of 5 out of 11 commodity groups increased compared to June including Food and catering services (up 0.13 percent); Clothes, hats and shoes (up 0.08 percent); Culture, entertainment and tourism (up 0.04 percent); Other goods and services (up 1.67 percent).

Price of 3 out of 11 commodity groups decreased including Beverage and tobacco (decreased by 0.23 percent); Housing, electricity, water, fuel and construction materials (decreased by 0.45 percent); Household appliances (decreased by 0.03 percent).

Price of 3 out of 11 commodity groups including Drugs and medical services, Education, Post and Telecommunication were stable.

According to the Department of Industry and Trade, in the first months of 2019, trade growth was quite good, commodity prices in the province were stable. At present, goods are plentiful and diversified, meeting the needs of the people.

In particular, the competition in retail among distributors such as Bach Hoa Xanh, Vinmart, SanHaFoodstore has met the shopping needs of the people because of reasonable prices. Trade promotion activities have been promoted. Enterprises and cooperatives have actively participated in many programs to connect supply and demand to introduce their products into supermarkets and wholesale markets./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

12/08/2019 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Fruit & vegetable exporters should tap into Northern Europe’s niche market: NewspaperFruit & vegetable exporters should tap into Northern Europe’s niche market: Newspaper
Vietnamese businesses are believed to possess opportunities, especially in niche markets, when exporting fruit and vegetables to Northern Europe, according to the Cong Thuong (Industry & Trade) newspaper.

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Vietnamese fruit and vegetable exporters are believed to hold considerable advantages under the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (Photo: VNA)

The Vietnamese trade office in Sweden said that due to unfavourable weather conditions, Northern European countries very much depend on imported fruit and vegetables, with over 90 percent of fruit and 40 percent of vegetables coming from foreign sources.

The importation of tropical fruit has been growing quickly in recent years, opening up opportunities for both existing and new exporters from developing countries, including Vietnam.

Developing countries account for more than 50 percent of the supply of fruit such as papaya, mango, pineapple, dates, tamarind, and passionfruit imported to the market, and 30 percent of avocado, figs, melons, and grapes.

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which took effect on August 1, 2020, has also generated considerable advantages for Vietnamese firms, as most tariffs on fresh fruit and vegetables have been slashed to zero percent, the trade office noted.

Despite the optimistic outlook, Cong Thuong wrote, the market is relatively small compared to others in Europe. It's also not easy for new exporters to compete with multilateral fruit and vegetable providers, logistics firms, and packaging companies with a long presence there.

Vegetables grown in Europe now account for 90 percent of those imported into Northern Europe, while those from developing nations stand at less than 10 percent.

Off-season produce like tomatoes and bell peppers are often provided by countries near Northern Europe. Geographical distance and a lack of direct air routes to the region also pose certain difficulties for Vietnam's fruit and vegetable exports.

The newspaper suggested Vietnamese companies consider producing organic and convenience products, pointing out European consumers' increasing preference for healthy diets with clean and natural food, as well as those that serve their busy lifestyles.

To make use of this trend, they should ensure that product quality meets requirements, the article said.

It also noted that more attention needs to be paid to sustainable and responsible production and business practices, adding that products will be accepted by Northern European consumers if they comply with sustainability standards.

Brand building and product storytelling are also tools necessary for marketing new products, particularly those for niche markets, according to the paper./.

Source: VNA

27/02/2021 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An has granted 107 new investment projects Long An has granted 107 new investment projects
Accordingly, in the field of attracting domestic investments, in May, the province has attracted 12 domestic investment projects in which the investment capital of newly-granted projects is 386 billion VND, and 11 projects adjusted to reduce capital of VND 794 billion. Accumulated, from the beginning of the year until now, Long An has granted 107 new projects with the capital of 8,411 billion VND; increased 42 projects and increased 3,769 billion VND in capital over the same period. To date, there are 1,785 projects with the registered capital of 212,401 billion VND.

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Up to now, the province has 1,785 investment projects with the registered capital of 212,401 billion VND

In the field of attracting foreign investments, in May, Long An granted new investment certificates to 6 projects with the registered capital of 49.2 million USD; 6 projects adjusted to increase capital of 25.7 million USD; the total capital of new-granted projects and projects with capital increase is 74.9 million USD. From early 2019 until now, Long An has granted investment certificates for 45 projects with the registered capital of 179.4 million USD, an increase of 11 projects and a decrease of 18 million USD in capital over the same period. Up to now, the total number of registered projects in the province is 975 projects with the total registered capital of 6,106 million USD, of which 576 projects come into operation, accounting for 59% of the total number of registered projects, with the total implementation capital of about 3,614 million USD, accounting for 59.1% of the total registered capital.

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by Lan Vy ​

06/06/2019 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An aims to develop into a high-tech economic regionLong An aims to develop into a high-tech economic region
On April 19, the Long An People's Committee held "Seminar on orientation development of high-tech economic region".

Standing Deputy Prime Minister of the Government - Truong Hoa Binh; Representatives of Government Office, Vietnam Chamber of Industry and Commerce (VCCI) attended the seminar.

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Standing Deputy Prime Minister of the Government - Truong Hoa Binh asked Long An should continue to consult experts, scientists, businesses and people to develop orientations for developing smart high-tech economic zones of the province

On the side of the provincial leaders, there were Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc; former Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee - Pham Van Ranh; Standing Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee - Nguyen Thanh Hai; Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut; Leadership representatives of departments, branches and localities in the province. In particular, the seminar was attended by many important partners of Long An which are domestic and foreign organizations and enterprises; your provinces.

Speaking at the seminar, Standing Deputy Prime Minister of the Government - Truong Hoa Binh said that Long An has enough opportunities and advantages for developing a high-tech economic region, taking science - technology as the foundation, to complete the objectives of the Provincial Party Committee in the term 2020 - 2025.

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The seminar is an opportunity for Long An aims to develop into a high-tech economic region

To achieve the goal, Long An needs to continue consulting experts, scientists, businesses and people to set out development orientations for the province's smart hi-tech economic zone.

The Standing Deputy Prime Minister suggested Long An should focus on harmonious development between urban and rural areas. For industrial development, the province needs to identify key and advantage industries to focus on development, focusing on the development of high-tech industries, supporting industries, and logistics services.

For agriculture, it is necessary to develop in the direction of concentration and high technology application. In particular, Long An must continue to reform institutions, successfully build digital government, focus on improving the investment environment, promptly solve difficulties and problems for investors and enterprises. during its operation, especially in the present period, the period affected by the Covid-19 epidemic.

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Long An signed 10 memorandums of understanding and contracts with partners

At the end of the seminar, Long An signed 10 memorandums of understanding and contracts with partners who are domestic and foreign organizations and enterprises to carry out digital transformation and orient the development of high-tech economic zones.

The signed minutes focus on developing high-tech human resources and creating an attractive investment environment to "break through" in investment attraction, effective and sustainable socio-economic development is synthesized to maximize potentials and resources.

Reported by Mai Huong - Thanh Hieu

 Translated by NT

19/04/2021 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
Quickly bring resolutions to lifeQuickly bring resolutions to life
After the success of the 2020-2025 party committee congress, the party committees and authorities at all levels in Long An province urgently embarked on the concretization, implementation and implementation of the resolution with the determination to make changes right from the start early term.

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Focusing on implementing and grasping the resolution

Information from Kien Tuong City Party Committee's Office, right after the town's Party Congress for the term 2020-2025, the XIIth Town Party Committee has developed an action program to implement the Resolution to lead and direct all levels, committees, authorities, agencies, departments, and unions to develop plans, actively coordinate the implementation within localities, sectors and branches.

The Standing Committee of Kien Tuong Party Committee issued the Plan No. 01-KH/TU on September 15, 2020 on the thorough organization and implementation of the Resolution of the XIIth Town Party Congress, term 2020-2025, The full-term working program of the town's Party Executive Committee, the Town Party Standing Committee and the full-term working regulations of the town's Party Committee, term 2020-2025.

In addition to the specific plan to implement the targets of the Resolution for the 2020-2025 term, the town also develops a plan to implement a breakthrough program on the development of agricultural programs, high-quality rice areas using high technology. The period of 2020-2025 and the implementation plan of a breakthrough program on mobilizing resources for investment in infrastructure for the development of Kien Tuong town to urban grade III.

Chairman of the Town People's Committee - Nguyen Van Vu said: From now to 2025, the Party Committee and the town people will concentrate all resources to strive to build and develop urban towns with infrastructure, synchronous, modern, civilized and environmentally friendly. At the same time, the town continues to receive and direct the development of high-quality rice areas with high technology application in the direction of large and highly competitive commodity production.

According to Secretary of the Party Committee Kien Tuong - Nguyen Minh Lam, the Standing Committee of the Town Party Committee assigned the Marketing Party Committee to print and issue 2,200 copies of the Resolution of the XIIth Town Party Congress, the term 2020-2025, equipping all Party members in the town. Up to now, the Party Committees at all levels, the authorities, the Front and the mass organizations have developed plans to deploy and implement the Resolution according to the proposed plan.

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Chau Thanh district strives to achieve a new rural district enhanced in the new term

For Chau Thanh district, in order to bring the Resolution to life soon, the District Party Committee approved the Action Program and built a full-term working program of the Party Executive Committee, the program of full-course inspection and supervision. Each comrade in the Standing Committee, the Executive Committee was assigned to be in charge of the fields, the cells and affiliated party committees to receive and direct the implementation of the tasks.

Secretary of Chau Thanh District Party Committee - Vo Thanh Phong informed that in the next term, the district will continue to implement the Resolution No. 08-NQ / TU of the Provincial Party Committee on agricultural development with high technology application associated with the restructuring of the industry agriculture; bring into full play the achieved results in the construction of a new countryside, striving to complete the commune achieving the new rural improved standards by the end of the term, and the district meeting the new rural improved standards.

In order to realize the targets and objectives specified in the Resolution, the Standing Committee of Chau Thanh District Party Committee has issued a study plan, grasped, propagated and organized the implementation and implementation of the modern resolution. In the immediate future, the district will continue to focus on performing the dual task of preventing and combating the Covid-19 epidemic in association with socio-economic development associated with the implementation of the National Target Program on New Rural Construction.

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Industry remains the key economy of Can Giuoc district in the coming term. Photo: An Ky

According to the Secretary of the Can Giuoc District Party Committee - Pham Van Bon, in order to bring the district to a fast and sustainable development in the key economic region of the province, for the term 2020-2025, the district proactively reviewed and resolutely proposed to handle the projects. The judgment is behind schedule according to the approved investment policy; focus on ground clearance for key projects; implement well the resettlement, stabilize the lives of people.

"At the same time, the district strengthens the state management in the field of urban order, concentrating investment in upgrading and expanding technical infrastructure synchronously for the urban area of Can Giuoc town to improve quality of urban areas of grade IV. Continuing administrative reform, improving the business environment; coordinate to remove difficulties and problems for businesses and people; supporting key investment projects "- Mr. Pham Van Bon said.

In addition, according to the action plan of the District Party Committee, one of the district's key tasks in the new term is to continue implementing and effectively implementing the program of socio-economic development, ensuring security, order and mobilization of resources for transport infrastructure development, connection between the district and neighboring districts of Ho Chi Minh City (Binh Chanh, Nha Be, Can Gio); strive to increase the average budget for the term 15 percent; ...

Not only localities, but also departments and branches actively concretize the province's targets, goals, breakthrough programs, and key projects associated with the tasks of the sector and fields in charge. The action program of the Party Committee of the Department of Transport sets out 8 main targets, in which strive to well fulfill the assigned political tasks, with the focus on the sectoral targets according to the Resolution of the Provincial Party Congress term 2020-2025.

Director of the Department of Transport - Nguyen Van Hoc said that next time, the department will continue to deploy and promptly guide documents related to the field of state management of transport - transport in the province. for agencies, organizations and people such as the Construction Law, the Law on Road Traffic, the Law on Inland Waterway Traffic, the guiding decisions of the People's Committee, ... Along with that, the department of organization completing the transport - transport planning of the branch (province, district, town, city); implementing and effectively implementing projects related to transport - transport development in the period 2020-2025, piloting transport management 4.0 and high-quality bus project; focus on load control and strictly handle acts of violating traffic order and safety.

According to Mr. Nguyen Van Hoc, in the new term, the department prioritizes the investment in the development of key and breakthrough traffic projects, modern and connected works that can spread the province's socio-economic development. such as Ho Chi Minh City - Long An - Tien Giang Dynamic Axis, Tan Tap - Long Hau Road, Ring Road 3, Ring Road 4; give priority to the development of multimodal transport on transport corridors, border gates, ...

With the initiative and urgency in building action plans and specific plans, resolutions of the Party Congress at all levels in the province have been and continue to be widely and extensively deployed throughout the Party, the entire people, and positive impact on the results of implementing tasks by localities and units.

Reported by  An Ky

Translated by NT

03/11/2020 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
The success of the enterprises is the success of Long AnThe success of the enterprises is the success of Long An
In the past years, Long An implemented many synchronous solutions to create favorable conditions for the enterprises’ development. Up to now, there are more than 9,300 enterprises operating with total registered capital of VND 223,491 billion in the province. In addition, the province also granted certificate of investment for over 1,400 domestic investment projects with total registered capital of VND 155,368 billion and 863 foreign investment projects with total capital of USD 5,469 million.
 

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TVP Steel JSC (Ben Luc district) put into use the pickling line manufactured by Italy with a capacity of 450,000 tons/year from July 2017

The Chairman of the provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can commented: In the general development of the province, enterprises and entrepreneurs increasingly assert their role as a core force, an important driving force in economic development, creating production value, greatly contributing to the DGP growth and the State budget in the province. In September 2017, industrial production value (current price) reached VND 168,478 billion, up 17.7% over the same period in 2016.

In addition to creating production value, enterprises in the province also participate in import and export. Currently, there are more than 800 enterprises participating in import and export; the goods produced in Long An have exported to more than 110 countries, regions and territories in the world.

Products and goods which are exported of the province include: cashew nut, aquatic products, seedless lime, leather shoes, textile products, mechanical products, electrical – electronic products, steel, agricultural machinery and equipment, plastic products, etc. Especially, agricultural products such as: rice, dragon fruits, etc. which are collected and processed by enterprises in Long An have come to the markets demanding high quality such as: EU, the US, Australia, Japan, Korea, etc.

Addition to the enterprises mentioned above, every year, the community of enterprises and entrepreneurs in the province also actively participate in local charity and social activities, contributing significantly to the general development of the province.

Reported by  Gia Han

 Translated by Lan Vy​

13/10/2017 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Over 87,600 turns of farmers benefited from VNSAT projectOver 87,600 turns of farmers benefited from VNSAT project
On April 22, the Long An People's Committee held a conference to summarize the project on "Sustainable agricultural transformation in Vietnam" (VnSAT project) in Long An province for the period of 2016 - 2020 and implementing the plan in 2021. Deputy Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Minh Lam chaired the conference.

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Long An summarizes VnSAT project period 2016 – 2020

According to the report of VnSAT Project Management Board of Long An province, in the period of 2016 - 2020, the project contributes to promoting the application of many technical advances in agricultural production in the province. According to statistics, there were 87,644 turns of farmers benefiting directly from the project, increasing the profit per hectare of production of farmers about 28.8 percent.

In the past 5 years, the project has organized 523 training courses for 11,835 farmers (without overlapping), with 34 demonstration points on the production process according to "3 decreases, 3 increases"; 418 classes for 10,866 farmer households (without overlapping), with 21 places for demonstrating the production process under 1 must, 5 reductions". In addition, the project also opened 55 classes with 1,588 participants in training on such content as instructions on growing mushrooms, producing certified rice seeds, producing rice according to VietGAP, and so on.

In addition, the project has also supported the establishment of 17 cooperatives and strengthened the operational capacity building of 10 cooperatives that had existed before the project. The total project area currently has 27 cooperatives, with 3,818 members, corresponding to the rice production area of 11,702 hectares.

The project has supported 11 sub-projects for 11 cooperatives, including 3 warehouses, 11 pumping stations, 16 transformer stations, 9 inland traffic roads, 2 bridges, 1 culvert, and so on with a total cost of over 72.5 billion VND. According to the plan in 2021, the project is expected to continue to support the implementation of 12 public infrastructure sub-projects with a total cost of 64.8 billion VND.

Speaking at the conference, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Minh Lam acknowledged and highly appreciated the achievements that the project has achieved in the past 5 years. At the same time, he proposed the Project Management Board to coordinate at all levels and branches to continue promoting the achievements, overcoming shortcomings and limitations in implementing the process over the past time.

At the same time, to replicate effective models, maintain the application of the production process "3 decreases, 3 increases", "1 must, 5 decreases" to improve productivity and quality of rice, increase income for farmers ./.

Source: https://news.baolongan.vn/

23/04/2021 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An - Svay Rieng: Additional cooperation agreement signedLong An - Svay Rieng: Additional cooperation agreement signed
On September 10, the delegation of Long An province including Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa; representatives of provincial departments, branches and unions; leaders of Thu Thua district and border districts attended the preliminary meeting to implement the cooperation agreement for the period 2016-2019; signed an additional cooperation agreement between the People's Committee of Long An Province (Vietnam) and the Administration Board of Svay Rieng Province (Kingdom of Cambodia) in Svay Rieng Province.

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Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can (R) and Governor of Svay Rieng Province - Men Vibol signed an additional cooperation agreement

Governor of Svay Rieng Province - Men Vibol and the representatives of Svay Rieng Provincial Administration Board welcomed and worked with the delegation.

Over the past time, the two sides have made great efforts to implement the signed contents in the spirit of cooperation and mutual support to develop socio-economy. The two provinces have had a lot of investment in border infrastructure; upgrading and building roads connecting border areas, especially patrol roads and border belt roads.

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Delegates attend the conference in Svay Rieng province

Long An supported training 18 practitioners of Svay Rieng province in the medical intermediate level system; exchanged information, prevented and fought against epidemics; organized many medical examinations, dispensed medicine, and gave gifts to thousands of people in difficult areas in the border areas. Svay Rieng Provincial Cooperation Board cooperated, created favorable conditions for Team K73 Long An to search, exhume and repatriate the remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who died during the war in Cambodia. The two sides cooperated, exchanged information, ensured security and order in the border areas; and so on.

Governor of Svay Rieng Province - Men Vibol welcomed the delegation of Long An province to work. He highly appreciated the efforts of the two provincial governments in the period 2016-2019 and thanked the Long An province's affection and support for Svay Rieng province, especially infrastructure development, free medical examination, treatment and medicine for Cambodian people.

Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can said that the conference is an opportunity to evaluate cooperation agreements in the past time; further tightening the friendship, cooperation and development between the two provinces in the coming time.

On this occasion, Long An province also handed over the monument of Hero of the Martyrs Nguyen Van Ngo (funded by the Long An province) to Svay Rieng province.

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Leaders of 2 provinces present souvenirs

At the conference, the two sides signed an additional cooperation agreement with some contents. Accordingly, Long An will focus on investing and upgrading the main roads connecting border gates and border markets in Long An province; reviewing transportation routes connecting from administrative centers of border districts and towns to border gates, trails and open roads adjacent to Svay Rieng province.

Svay Rieng province is interested in speeding up the construction of asphalt road NH18 to Binh Hiep - Prey Vor International Border Gate,  etc. Long An supports training agricultural technicians suitable to the soil of Svay Rieng province. The two sides strengthened cooperation and investment activities, production and business development; create favorable conditions for goods of Long An province to access Svay Rieng market and vice versa, etc.

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Delegates from 2 provinces take memorial photos

In addition, the two sides agreed to create favorable conditions for people of the two provinces to live, work stably and legally, in accordance with the laws of each country, and contribute to strengthening friendship relations, nice neighbors between the two sides; culture - sports exchanges on the occasion of holidays, new year of each party.

In addition, the Long An Provincial Steering Committee 515 and Svay Rieng Provincial Cooperation Board continue to coordinate and support in searching, exhuming and repatriating the remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who died in the wartime in Cambodia; etc.

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Offering incense at the Monument of martyrs Nguyen Van Ngo in Svay Rieng province

Before the conference, the delegation of Long An province and the government of Svay Rieng city (Svay Rieng province) held incense offering, paid a visit to the monument of the heroic martyr Nguyen Van Ngo (who contributed the body of Cambodian people. died in a minefield and rescued an injured child in Svay Rieng province 40 years ago by Pol Pot).

Here, Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can also visited and supported the fund for building gratitude houses for households to take care of the Monument./.

​​ ​Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

11/09/2019 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
Opening of the Industry and Trade Fair in Mekong Delta Area – Long An in 2017 Opening of the Industry and Trade Fair in Mekong Delta Area – Long An in 2017
In the evening of October 11th, Industry and Trade Fair in Mekong Delta Area – Long An in 2017 was officially opened.

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Delegates visit product showrooms

The Fair is a regional trading activity under the National Industry Encouragement Program in 2017, assigned by Ministry of Industry and Trade, Long An People's Committee to local Department of Industry and Trade to hold. The Fair will take place from October 11th to 17th, 2017 with the scale of over 300 booths of enterprises, rural industrial bases inside and outside the province.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee said: "The Organizing Committee would like the enterprises which participate in the Fair shall introduce and promote their typical industrial products; meet partners, seek investment opportunities for mutual benefit and development, thereby promoting the consumption of Vietnamese goods, contributing to the implementation of the campaign 'Vietnamese people prefer to use Vietnamese goods'".

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Organizing Committee awards Certificate to enterprises whose products were selected as typical rural industrial products in Long An province in 2017

On this occasion, the provincial People's Committee commended 3 enterprises whose products were selected as national rural industrial products held by Ministry of Industry and Trade and Department of Industry and Trade to honor outstanding rural industrial products and awarded the title of Long An's skilled craftsmen in the handicraft industry./.

Reported by ​Thanh Tung

Translated by Lan Vy

12/10/2017 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Leaders of Long An province always accompany enterprisesLeaders of Long An province always accompany enterprises
On the afternoon of October 12th, 2017, a meeting of entrepreneurs operating in Long An province was held on the occasion of Vietnamese Business Day, October 13th.

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Secretary of the provincial Party Committee – Pham Van Ranh was authorized to award the second-class Labor Medal of the State President to the representative of Long An Printing Joint Stock Company and Tan Dong Tien Joint Stock Company

Chairman of the provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can noted and praised the achievements and contributions of the entrepreneur community for the province's general development in the recent years. Over the past time, the entrepreneur and business community in the province has a relative good developments in both number and scale, contributing greatly to the socio-economic development of the province.

​Up to now, there are more than 9,342 enterprises operating with total registered capital of VND 223,491 billion in the province. In addition, the province also granted certificate of investment for over 1,411 domestic investment projects with total registered capital of VND 155,368 billion and 863 foreign investment projects with total capital of USD 5,469 million.

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Deputy Secretary of the provincial Party Committee – Do Huu Lam was authorized to award the Prime Minister's Certificate of Merit to four individuals of Long An Garment Export Joint Stock Company

The provincial leaders pledged to create a favorable and healthy investment and business environment for enterprises to develop stably and sustainably. In addition, the leaders would like that Long An entrepreneurs shall further innovate technologies, machinery, equipment, expand the market, change and create, enhance competitiveness and develop trademark, etc.

On this occasion, Long An Printing Joint Stock Company and Tan Dong Tien Joint Stock Company were awarded the second-class Labor Medal of the State President; 4 individuals of Long An Garment Export Joint Stock Company were awarded the Prime Minister's Certificate of Merit.​​​

Reported by Mai Huong

 Translated by Lan Vy​​

13/10/2017 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Provincial Department of Foreign Affairs and other Departments met and worked with the Deputy of Consul General of Korea in Ho Chi Minh City    Provincial Department of Foreign Affairs and other Departments met and worked with the Deputy of Consul General of Korea in Ho Chi Minh City   
On September 27th, 2017, leaders of Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Education and Training, Investment Promotion Center, Department of Planning and Investment, Economic Management Board and Union of Friendship Organization of the province met and worked with Mr. Jeong Woo Jin, Deputy of Consul General of Korea in Ho Chi Minh City who visited and learned about Long An.

Through the visit and work with the leaders of provincial departments, the Deputy Consul General wanted to learn about the investment situation of Korea in Long An province and the province's plan to attract investment in order to convey to Korean investors, Associations, Asia Cultural Exchange Foundation (ACEF) to seek investment opportunities in Long An, etc.

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The leaders of departments meet and work with the delegation

The leaders of relevant departments informed the delegation about foreign investment situation, especially the investment of Korea which has the second registered investment capital in Long An, the active efficiencies from Korean businesses' investment, such as solar power project, power provision project of Korean investors that are expected to deploy in the coming time.

In the meeting, Mr. Do Thanh Son proposed that in the future, Korean Consul General will assist the province in promoting the cooperation with Jeollabuk-do province (Korea) on the high-tech agriculture, in connecting with (Chungcheongnam-do province to technically support in the field of dragon fruit wine production, in supporting to find markets for agricultural products such as fresh vegetables, dragon fruit, seedless lime, et., in inviting Korean investors into Long An.

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The delegation visits and works at Songwol Vina Plant

On the afternoon of the same day, the delegation paid a visit to Songwol Vina Joint Stock Company in Tan Duc Industrial Park, Duc Hoa Ha commune, Duc Hoa district, Long An to learn about the investment activities of Korean businesses in the province.


Reported by Thai Hoa

Translatedby Lan Vy​

29/09/2017 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
PCI 2020: Long An rises to 5 ranks, ranking 3/63 provincesPCI 2020: Long An rises to 5 ranks, ranking 3/63 provinces
On April 15, 2021, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have just released the annual report of the Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) 2020.

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PCI 2020 rankings of 63 provinces

In the PCI 2020 rankings, Quang Ninh continues to lead with a score of 75.09 points on a 100-point scale; followed by Dong Thap with a score of 72.81 points.

Long An reached 70.37 points and rose to 3rd position in the rankings, rises to 5 ranks compared to 2019, with strong strides in creating a fair business environment for businesses (up 1.17 points) and administrative procedure reform (up 1.32 points).

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The PCI 2020 report stated that the year 2020 was a special year when the business community and the government system had to strain to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, a serious global medical disaster. negative and direct business investment activities of businesses, from small businesses to large corporations, from tourism and service businesses to manufacturing businesses, from high mountainous areas to cities big street. During the storms of epidemics, Vietnam not only effectively prevented epidemics but also maintained economic growth, being one of the few countries in the world with a relatively high positive growth rate in 2020. Investigation of more than 1,500 FDI enterprises doing business in Vietnam shows that Vietnam continues to be an attractive destination for foreign investors despite a difficult year. The year 2020 is the last year of the Government term and the results of the enterprise survey show very impressive movements in many areas of the Vietnamese business environment in 2020 as well as the 5-year period from 2016 to present. These include political stability and policy stability maintained, administrative procedure reforms more positive changes, increased dynamism of the government apparatus, especially unofficial costs is minimize./.

Reported by Kha Tam

 Translated by NT

16/04/2021 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
In 2020, Long An will spend 3 billion VND for the Trade Promotion programIn 2020, Long An will spend 3 billion VND for the Trade Promotion program
Long An Provincial People's Committee has just approved the Trade Promotion Program plan for 2020 with the funding of 3 billion VND and assigned the Department of Industry and Trade, the Promotion and Support Center under the Department of Planning and Investment to develop the specific plan for implementation.

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Trade Promotion Program 2019 organized by the Department of Industry and Trade for cooperatives to promote and introduce agricultural products in Ho Chi Minh City

Accordingly, the Trade Promotion program is presided over by the Department of Industry and Trade with a budget of 1.5 billion VND; The remaining 1.5 billion VND is chaired by the Investment Promotion and Promotion Center.

Accordingly, in 2020, the program will continue to be implemented, improving the quality and efficiency of trade promotion activities of the province. Thereby contributing positively to businesses, cooperatives, production facilities, potential agricultural and food products, the province's strength in improving competitiveness and expanding markets in the province economic integration conditions.

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Seedless lemons is one of the products to be promoted in 2020 to enhance the goodwill

At the same time, the province will effectively organize the promotion, introduction and consumption of the province's strong products such as Nang Thom Cho Dao rice, Long An dragon blood rice, Long An sticky rice, Long An sticky rice, Long An dragon fruit, Ben Luc pineapple, Long An watermelon, Long An seedless lemon, Duc Hoa peanuts, Fohla bananas, Duc Hoa Guava, Can Giuoc coriander crispies, Duc Hue salted "lia thia" fish, Thu Thua cylinderic cake, Binh An drum, etc. These activities are aimed at enhancing the competitiveness, improving the goodwill of the province, creating favorable conditions for the province's products to dominate and affirm its position in the domestic market through the campaign "Vietnamese people." Prioritize using Vietnamese goods ".

The trade promotion program in 2020 also focuses on supporting businesses, cooperatives and production facilities to accelerate the restructuring of goods in the direction of promoting the export of value-added goods. Encouraging the development of production of export goods that have their own competitive advantages, have the ability to penetrate and create stable market shares in the market, seek partners, promote opportunities to buy, sell goods and supply services, expanding distribution network, stabilizing the domestic and foreign product consumption market./.

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by NT

22/05/2020 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
Mekong Delta province faces severe water shortageMekong Delta province faces severe water shortage
The Mekong Delta province of Long An, which has been hit by a severe drought this year, needs more freshwater, but can only supply about 50 percent of demand from its 35 freshwater treatment plants and stations.

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A pumpkin field affected by drought and saltwater intrusion in Long An province (Photo: VNA)

Nearly 736,000cu.m of water will be needed by 2030, according to the province's planning on water supply.

Currently, its plants can only supply 206,000cu.m of freshwater. It lacks more than 215,000cu.m of freshwater to serve industrial and urban development and people's daily activities.

In urban areas, freshwater is supplied by small and medium-sized plants operated by the Long An Water Supply Sewerage Joint Stock Company, Kien Tuong Water Supply Sewerage and Environment Joint Stock Company, and others.

In rural areas, small water supply stations provide water to fewer than 300 households.

Nearly 40 percent of the province's residents use freshwater, which is lower than the average national rate.

Authorities are concerned that the problem could become severe if they do not have solutions.

The provincial People's Committee has instructed relevant agencies to adjust the water supply to increase the usage rate among residents.

The province also wants to reduce underground water exploitation gradually, and attract investment to build a network of freshwater supply stations.

It has asked ministries for funds to build five sluices to prevent saltwater intrusion in the provinces of Long An and Tien Giang, near Vam Co Tay River which supplies the Rach Chanh Water Plant.

The province plans to build a reservoir to store freshwater in Thanh Hoa district to supply water to nearly 12,000 households and for agricultural and industrial production.

In Can Duoc district's Phuoc Tuy commune, which faced water shortage in the dry season, residents now have access to fresh water after the commune's People's Committee allocated funds to upgrade water supply pipelines and presented water containers to people who live far from water wells. People have also been encouraged to use water economically.

The committee has called on enterprises to invest in water wells. The commune has nine wells that supply water to more than 2,000 households.

Long An is one of several Mekong Delta provinces severely affected by drought and saltwater intrusion every year. More than 8,000 households in the province lack fresh water.

In a similar situation, trees in mangrove forests in the Mekong Delta province of Sac Trang's Vinh Chau town have died or are dying because of water shortage, according to the town's Forest Protection Bureau.

Trees have died in a 1.5ha mangrove forest managed by the town's People's Committee and in a 175ha mangrove forest managed by the bureau.

The mangrove forests are mostly white mangrove and spotted mangrove more than 10 years old.

The upgrading and construction of a sea dyke and a dam outside the mangrove forests to prevent saltwater intrusion has contributed to water shortage, according to the bureau.

After the province built the dam at the Ho Be - Giong Chua Canal and rebuilt the Nam Doan Sluice in 2017, seawater was blocked from the forests. 

The Giong Chua Canal, which provides water for the mangrove forests is silted, cannot transport sufficient water from the My Thanh River to supply the forests.

Hoang Van Thang, Chairman of the town's People's Committee, said prolonged drought and severe saltwater intrusion this year had contributed to water shortage.   

The town is opening sluice No16 to take water to save the dying mangrove trees, and will choose a suitable time to replace dead mangrove trees and recover the forests.

This is the first time that many trees in the mangrove forests in Vinh Chau Town have died because of water shortage, according to the bureau./.

Source: VNA

23/05/2020 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
Korean Consul General to Ho Chi Minh City  visits Long An province Korean Consul General to Ho Chi Minh City  visits Long An province
The Korean Consul General to Ho Chi Minh City –Lim Jae-Hoon visited Long An province on April 6 and met secretary party committee cum chairman of People’s Council Pham Van Ranh and leaders of the departments and relevant agencies…

At the meeting, the Secretary of Provincial Party Committee expressed his joy when the Consul General of Korea in Ho Chi Minh City to visit Long An province. Comrade introduced to the delegation about the potentials and strengths of Long An province; At the same time, highlighting the investment environment, policies and incentives in the areas calling for investment in Long An such as: development of high-tech agriculture; regional cooperation in the development of transport infrastructure investment, cooperation link Ho Chi Minh City ... Secretary of the provincial Party Committee affirmed that will create favorable conditions for Korean businesses to invest effectively in the area.

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Korean Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City (left) paid a courtesy call on the Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee

Up to now, there are 160 South Korean investment projects with the registered capital of  598 million USD​. South Korea ranks second in terms of number of projects and capital in 37 countries and territories with investment projects in the province.

On the same day, Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc and representatives of provincial departments received the delegation. The vice chairman of the provincial People's Committee briefed on the situation of economic cooperation between Long An province and South Korea in recent years, some big projects of Korea in the province. Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee wishes the Consulate General of Korea continue to bridge the province with the Korean business; To introduce to the province high-tech and hi-tech enterprises investing in the fields of agriculture, industry, tourism, healthcare ...; Promote the relationship with Kellabuk-do province to sign the cooperation agreement in the coming time.

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Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee received the Consulate General of Korea in Ho Chi Minh City

The Korean Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City sincerely thanked the sincere welcome of leaders of Long An province. There is a strategic partnership between Vietnam and Korea, he hopes that the relationship will be better and better, contributing to the economic development of the two countries. It is known that Long An province regularly held dialogues with Korean enterprises operating in the province to acknowledge difficulties and obstacles of enterprises and direct the functional branches to answer and remove to complete. Improving the quality of investment environment of the province. He hopes in the coming time, Long An province will continue to create conditions for Korean enterprises to invest more and more in the province.

Reported by TV

​Translated by Lan Vy​


08/04/2018 7:00 SAĐã ban hành
Draft laws on border guard, guest workers under discussionDraft laws on border guard, guest workers under discussion
The draft Vietnam border guard law and the draft revised law on Vietnamese guest workers under contract will be among those to be scrutinised on the second day of the ninth session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) on May 21.

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The NA's ninth session will be held online from May 20 to 29, and deputies will gather at the NA building in Hanoi for plenary meetings from June 8 to 18 (Photo: VNA)

In the morning, Minister of National Defence Ngo Xuan Lich is going to submit the draft Vietnam border guard law to the parliament. Later, Chairman of the NA's Committee for Defence and Security Vo Trong Viet will deliver a verification report on this draft.

The draft Vietnam border guard law, consisting of seven chapters with 33 articles, covers such issues as border defence tasks, task performing forces, international cooperation in border defence, the border guard force, and responsibility of agencies, organisations and individuals performing border defence tasks.

After Chairman of the NA's Committee for Economic Affairs Vu Hong Thanh presents a report on revisions to the draft revised Law on Enterprises, legislators will have online discussions on some debatable matters of this bill.

The draft revised Law on Enterprises used to be discussed at the eighth session of the NA and the 43rd session of the NA Standing Committee. The draft put on the table this time comprises 10 chapters with 219 articles, regulating the establishment, organisation, management, re-organisation, dissolution, and relevant activities of businesses.

In the afternoon, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung is set to submit the draft revised law on Vietnamese guest workers under contract, a verification report on which will be later presented by Chairwoman of the NA's Committee for Social Affairs Nguyen Thuy Anh.

The bill to be discussed consists of eight chapters with 79 articles.

After that, Chairwoman of the NA's Committee for Judicial Affairs Le Thi Nga will deliver a report on amendments to the draft law revising and supplementing some articles of the Law on Judicial Expertise. Deputies will also deliberate this draft law in the afternoon./.

Source: VNA

22/05/2020 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
Hundreds of people attend photo exhibition to celebrate Ho Chi Minh’s birthdayHundreds of people attend photo exhibition to celebrate Ho Chi Minh’s birthday
According to the Deputy Director of Long An Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism - Nguyen Thi Thuy, the photo exhibition with the theme "President Ho Chi Minh - Life and revolutionary career", attracted on 900 visitors after 5 days.

This is one of the meaningful activities to celebrate Ho Chi Minh's 130th birthday (May 19, 1890 - 19 May, 2020). The exhibition commemorates and expresses deep gratitude to the great contributions of President Ho Chi Minh to the Vietnamese people.

The exhibition contributes to propaganda for cadres, party members and people of all levels to be fully and deeply aware of President Ho Chi Minh's great contributions and great contributions to the Vietnamese revolution. It shows respect and infinite gratitude to him; educates revolutionary ideas, patriotic tradition for the people, especially the younger generation; contributes to effective propaganda of learning and following Ho Chi Minh's ideology, morality, building a clean and strong Party and political system; promotes the strength of great unity of the entire nation and builds an increasingly developing homeland.

Some photos at the show./.

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Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/

19/05/2020 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
More administrative procedures to go online: MinisterMore administrative procedures to go online: Minister
The Government of Vietnam wants the business community to provide feedback and input to help improve the National Public Service Portal, heard a conference held by the Prime Minister’s Council on Administrative Reform and the World Bank in Hanoi on May 19.

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A screenshot of the National Public Service Portal (File Photo: VNA)

To cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government has been pushing more administrative procedures online, including the use of e-documents and e-reports, and the establishment of information and public service portals on local levels said Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung.

The Government's Decision 45/2020/ND-CP also dictated, for the first time, that online procedures be recognized by governmental agencies to reduce red tape, paperwork for businesses and to promote online transactions as well as the digital economy.

"Since its formation, the National Public Service Portal has proven to be an effective tool in the country's scheme to digitalize administrative procedures. In addition, the portal also helps improve the transparency and accountability of local governments," said Dung.

The portal has developed from just eight groups of public services, to provide nearly 400 services with more than half designed to meet the needs of businesses. The portal allows firms to open service tickets with ministries, agencies and local authorities.

Citizens and businesses can track how their applications are being processed and at the same time, the Office of the Government can keep an eye on the proceedings and when required, send feedback and instructions.

Speaking at the conference, the World Bank's Country Director for Vietnam Ousmane Dione said the COVID-19 pandemic had brought unprecedented disruption to social and economic development on a global scale. He called for the Government and business community to work together to fight the crisis.

Along with effective public health measures taken by the Government, the country's swift digitalization of public services was a highlight of its ability to deal with the pandemic.

Dione said the portal was of tremendous value in stopping the spread of the coronavirus and in protecting the health of citizens and public servants.  

He called for actions to be taken by the private sector to hasten business digitalization to improve business resilience and ensure operations can run uninterrupted. As made clear by the pandemic, businesses with a high level of digitalization have proven much less likely to be affected while others suffered disastrous consequences or were put out of operations.

In addition, applications of digitalization, e-commerce, big data and Artificial Intelligence may boost productivity and add value for small-to-medium-sized enterprises by up to 26 percent, he said, citing a 2019 study conducted in Singapore. On a regional scale, digitalization has the potential to create 1.1 trillion VND in GDP value for ASEAN economies by 2025.

Dione also called for the Government to continue with administrative reforms to cut costs and time for businesses. To this end, data gathered by the portal may provide an excellent starting point for the Government to identify time-wasting procedures and bottlenecks in the system.

The national public service portal debuted on December 9, 2019, and has logged more than 140,000 registered accounts, 35 million visits, 7.3 million documents and processed more than 68,000 documents.

It is estimated as much as 6.49 trillion VND (280 million USD) has been saved thanks to online public services a year, which includes 3.036 trillion VND from the portal. 

According to the report of the Government Office, after six months in operation, the portal has supplied 389 online public services (160 for people and 229 for enterprises) in sales promotion, electricity supply, payment of taxes, charges and fees, electronic tax declaration and payment and tax extension request.

Starting from May 12, the portal has started additional services to support citizens and businesses affected by COVID-19 including workers who have lost their jobs or had their salaries suspended, employers who have borrowed to compensate laid-off workers, applications to delay payments of personal and business income./.

Source: VNA

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