Posts Tagged ‘ Hue Province ’

City reclaims misused public land

June 29, 2009
City reclaims misused public land

LookAtVietnam – Dozens of houses and lots on land used by the Southern Food Corporation in HCM City was reclaimed when it was found they were being rented and not used for offices. Major cities in the country are growing rapidly but much of the public land is being used Inappropriately. Reclaiming misused public land [...]

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Hue charity funds education, training for impoverished girls

June 21, 2009
Hue charity funds education, training for impoverished girls

Two young women wear ao dai. The Hue-based charity, the Ao Dai Association, besides helping poor girls study and get vocational training, is also trying to encourage them to wear the traditional Vietnamese ao dai. LookAtVietnam – Many poor bright girls in Thua Thien–Hue Province will soon receive financial support for continuing their education while [...]

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SOCIAL IN BRIEF 3/5

May 3, 2009
SOCIAL IN BRIEF 3/5

Nghe An helps build school in Lao province; Dong Nai bus plows into bike lane, kills rider; Crewman on vessel killed in fuel-leaked fire; Baha’i Faith holds second convention in Da Nang; ‘Compassion and gratitude’ houses handed over to ethnic minority people Nghe An helps build school in Lao province A delegation from the central Vietnamese [...]

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French region helps build forestry nursery in Hue

April 16, 2009
French region helps build forestry nursery in Hue

LookAtVietnam – France’s Nord Pas de Calais region has provided 47,000 EUR for the construction of a tissue culture lab worth 2.6 billion VND to serve afforestation in central Thua Thien – Hue Province. LookAtVietnam – France’s Nord Pas de Calais region has provided 47,000 EUR for the construction of a tissue culture lab worth [...]

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Panacea rumors prompt stampede for Da Nang ‘holy water’

April 12, 2009
Panacea rumors prompt stampede for Da Nang ‘holy water’

People pay tribute at a small shrine before receiving the rumored ‘holy water’ from a well in Hoa Lien Commune, Da Nang “Pilgrims” seeking cure-all flood a tiny village by the thousands; but no one knows how and why the rumors started. Like many villages in Vietnam, this one has a banyan tree, a small [...]

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SOCIAL IN BRIEF 20/3

March 20, 2009
SOCIAL IN BRIEF 20/3

International community urged to assist 61 poor districts; 2,355 outstanding members of youth union admitted into Party; Caterpillar plague eats pine plantation; City fines phony shampoo maker; Private land donated for school in Phu Yen International community urged to assist 61 poor districts A forum on co-operative relations in deploying a progarmme on assisting poor districts [...]

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Hai Van Pass – a glorious land

February 11, 2009
Hai Van Pass – a glorious land

LookAtVietnam – Hai Van Pass, the highest pass in the country and one of the most scenic hillside roads in Vietnam, is an ideal place to indulge in immense clouds and winds, with the feeling of touching the sky.  A view of Hai Van Pass.Hai Van (ocean clouds), located on National Highway 1A at the [...]

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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...