Posts Tagged ‘ 75 Per Cent ’

Village enjoys clean water

June 12, 2009
Village enjoys clean water

LookAtVietnam – “I don’t have to cross the river to get clean water anymore. Now I have my own pipe in my house,” said Le Lanh, 87, who lives in Village No 2, Binh Dao Commune, Quang Nam province. Farmers take clean water from a newly-installed sytem in Quang Nam Province. About 47 million people, [...]

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Clean water flowing for 3 million farmers

May 11, 2009
Clean water flowing for 3 million farmers

LookAtVietnam – It is expected clean water will flow for an additional 3 million farmers this year and that each will get 60 litres daily.The director of the National Target Programme on Rural Clean Water and Environmental Sanitation, Le Thieu Son, said during an on-line meeting of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) [...]

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Training targets minorities

April 27, 2009
Training targets minorities

A vocational training project is set to give about 400 young people, women and poor ethnic minority residents in Ha Tinh Province the chance of a better life. LookAtVietnam – A vocational training project is set to give about 400 young people, women and poor ethnic minority residents in Ha Tinh Province the chance of [...]

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Cash-strapped citizens oppose plan to crank up water rates

March 24, 2009
Cash-strapped citizens oppose plan to crank up water rates

LookAtVietnam – Residents feeling the pinch of the ongoing economic crisis are alarmed by the proposal of State-owned Saigon Water Company to hike water prices by 24-86 per cent. Workers operate the water cleaning system at a water plant in HCM City’s Can Gio District. The new water prices proposed by the Saigon Water Company [...]

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Drinking from a well of prosperity

March 22, 2009
Drinking from a well of prosperity

The tap has yet to fully open to abundant clean water supplies.LookAtVietnam – Increasing numbers of provinces are no longer suffering from clean water shortages. The availability of adam’s ale not only improves people’s lives, but also helps local economic development.Nguyen Van Rang, a 55-year-old fisherman in southern Kien Giang province, has regularly used unclean [...]

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VN-Index enjoys two-day mini-rally

March 6, 2009
VN-Index enjoys two-day mini-rally

LookAtVietnam – The VN-Index posted its second straight day of modest gains yesterday, dosing up nearly a per cent to 246.68 points. In Ha Noi yesterday, the HASTC-Index also rose a healthy 2.75 per cent to 84.77 as cheap share prices managed to tempt more investors to buy.Trading volume also rose by about a million [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...