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WEEKLY EVENTS

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends the “Belt and Road” Forum in China and 886,000 high school students have registered for national high school examinations are among the most outstanding information in the week.

27/04/2019 07:11:00

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends “Belt and Road” Forum in China

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 25, 2019 led a senior Vietnamese delegation to attend the “Belt and Road” Forum on April 25 to 27, 2019 in Beijing, at the invitation of General Secretary and President of China Xi Jinping.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has an audience with General Secretary and President of China Xi Jinping

On the morning of April 25, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had an audience with General Secretary and President Xi Jinping in Beijing. He welcomed China’s deployment of grand projects with advanced technology and environmental friendliness in Vietnam. He proposed that the two sides should enhance cooperation in management and sustainable use of water resources of the Mekong River and the shared rivers; reschedule the agreement on the hot line of marine fishing and cooperation in monitoring nuclear safety and continue to coordinate the implementation of 3 inland border documents between Vietnam and China.

General Secretary and President of China Xi Jinping stressed that the Party and State of China have attached importance to the relationship with Vietnam and unanimously agreed to together with Vietnam maintain the high-level meetings, consolidate confidence, boost the substantial cooperation, expand the people-to-people interaction, strengthen the traditional friendly relations, control well the differences and enhance the China-Vietnam strategic partnership for stable, healthy and sustainable development; he also affirmed that China supports Vietnam to promote its role at the multilateral mechanisms, particularly when Vietnam undertakes the role of the Chairman of ASEAN in 2020.

Until now, there are now 150 countries and international organization having signed the agreements on cooperation in the “Belt and Road” initiative.

The implementation of this initiative is aimed at ensuring the cooperation principles of peace, equality, mutual interests and mutual respect, conforming to international law and the UN Charter, aiming towards making a contribution to the common development and prosperity of the countries./.

 

Chairwoman answers voters concerning health of General Secretary and President

On April 25, 2019, a Can Tho City National Assembly deputies’ delegation led by Chairwom of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan had a meeting with the voters of Ninh Kieu District.

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On April 13 and 14, 2019, General Secretary and President Nguyen Ohu Trong had a business trip in Kien Giang Province

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan answered the voters’ questions concerning the health of General Secretary and President Nguyen Ohu Trong.

Ms Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said that recently General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong had a business trip in Kien Giang; it was very hot those days; the General Secretary and President had visited a shrimp farming facility in such a scorching sun and he was influenced by that weather conditions.

“Now I would like to inform that the health conditions of our leader has become stable and will soon be back to work; so don’t worry about it” – Ms Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said.

On April 25, in a press briefing, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang, also said that due to a tense working condition and changeable weather conditions, the General Secretary’s and President’s health was somewhat influenced. However, he will soon be back to work./.

 

Sao Khue Title Awarding Ceremony 2019 organized

97 outstanding information technology products and services have been awarded the Sao Khue Title 2019.

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The Bigdata (IVR) application of MobiFone earns revenue of VND 180 billion in 2018, obtaining the title TOP 10 Sao Khue 2019

A warding ceremony of Sao Khue Title 2019 was organized by the Vietnam Software Association (VINASA) in Hanoi on April 21, 2019.

Through two rounds of selection, finally it was decided to recognize the Sao Khue Title 2019 for 94 typical information technology products and services; these 94 IT products and services have earned revenue of VND 9,298 billion, to USD 399 million.

Notably, there are 4 products and solutions among these Top 10 having applied new technologies of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Big Data and Block chain./.

 

886,000 high school students registered for national high school examinations

According to initial statistics, over 886,000 high school students have registered for the national high school examinations 2019.

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 over 886,000 high school students have registered for the National high school examinations 2019

This figure was updated on the morning of April 24, 2019. Of these registered students, 468,000 students have registered to attend the combined social sciences tests (history, geography and citizen education).

The national high school examinations in 2019 will be organized on June 25 to 27, 2019./.

 

Successful liver transplantation for a small, underweight child

A little girl with 6.7 kg in weight has just undergone a successful liver transplantation at the Central Pediatric Hospital.

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This is a liver transplantation case for a youngest, underweight patient in Vietnam

This baby patient weighs only 6.7kg, causing a big difficulty for a liver transplantation.

The patient’s parents were ready to donate their liver to save their child. In the end, the mother did give part of her liver to be transplanted into her child’s body.

After 12 hours of operation, the doctors successfully transplanted part of the mother’s liver into the child. At present, the child’s health condition has developed satisfactorily after 20 days of liver transplantation.

Up to now, the Central Pediatric Hospital has successfully carried out 14 liver transplantation for children./.

 

Dioxin treatment project at Bien Hoa Airport launched

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Vietnam Air Defense and Air Force branch on April 20, 2019 organized the launching ceremony of dioxin treatment project at Bien Hoa Airport.

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Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh, US Senator Patrick Leahy and delegates attend the launching ceremony of the dioxin treatment project at Bien Hoa Airport

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh and leaders of the Defense Ministry attended the ceremony.

US Senator Patrick Leahy, US Ambassador in Vietnam and other US delegates were also on hand at the event.

Speaking at the event, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh said  that the war in Vietnam was ended long time ago, but the toxic chemical and dioxin consequences have still affected human health and environment.

According to statistics, there are now 4.8 million people being exposed to the agent orange/dioxin in Vietnam, in which over 3 million people are the victims of agent orange/dioxin, affecting the third generation. On the other hand, in recent time, Vietnam and the United States of America have cooperated well to conduct the surveys and evaluation of dioxin contaminated environment and successfully treated over 150,000 cubic meters of land contaminated with dioxin at Da Nang Airport and over 32.4 hectares of land were handed over to farmers for cultivation.

Even though this is the initial results, it has an important significance in boosting the comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and the USA./.

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