Flag-raising ceremony of “National Reunification” in Quang Tri and Vietnam Private Economy Forum 2019 are among the most prominent information in the week.
Solemn flag-raising ceremony of “National Reunification” organized in Quang Tri
The flag-raising ceremony of “National Reunification” was solemnly organized on April 30, 2019 at the Flag Tower of Special National Relic on the Hien Luong-Ben Hai River Side, Vinh Linh District, Quang Tri Province.
Flaf-raising ceremony is organized on the occasion of the 44th anniversary of Complete Liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification-April 30, 1975 – April 30, 2019
This is an event within the framework of the “National Reunification” Festival organized by Nhan Dan Daily and the Vietnam News Agency in coordination with the Party Committee and the People’s Committee of Quang Tri Province.
Present at the event were Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh, Politburo member, representatives of ministries, sectors and localities and veterans.
Quang Tri Province used to be the embattled area during the anti-US resistance war. Yet, with its undaunted and heroic fighting spirit, Quang Tri province people had successfully defended its homeland until the country was completely reunified.
Also on this occasion, the Special National Relic of Hien Luong-Ben Hai River Side was inaugurated./.
Vietnam Private Economy Forum 2019 launched
The Vietnam Private Economy Forum 2019 was opened on May 2, 2019 at the National Convention Center, Hanoi. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the plenary meeting.
The Prime Minister and delegates visit the Exhibition of Private Economic Achievements
There is one plenary meeting, 7 seminars and thematic dialogues during the Forum days. About 2,500 businessmen participated in the Forum.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and other leaders attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the Exhibition of Private Economic Achievements.
The private economic sector in Vietnam has seen its growth in recent years, contributing to the social and economic development. Specifically, in 2017, there were 655,000 private enterprises; in 2018, the figure was 730,000 and it was 743,000 private enterprises at the end of the first quarter of 2019. Now, the private economic sector has occupied around 40% of the national GDP. However, 97% of the number of the private economic enterprises is the small and medium-sized enterprises./.
Average CPI in 4 months of 2019 sees lowest growth in 3 years
According to the latest statistics, CPI in April 2019 increased by 0.31% against the previous month and increased by 2.93% year on year.
CPI in the first 4 months of 2019 increase by 2.71% on average
In April 2019, 9 out of 11 groups of goods and services had seen an increase of index. Specifically, the traffic group saw an increase of 4.29%, the highest, mainly because of the increase of petrol price.
Besides, there is also an increase of train fare due to the high demand of travelling during the holidays of the National Ancestors’ death anniversary and the April 30 and the May 1st holidays.
All told, CPI in 4 months of 2019 saw an average increase of 2.71% year on year, the lowest in the past 3 years.
Basic inflation in April 2019 increased by 0.09% against the previous month and increased by 1.88% year on year. However, the Government tries to stabilize the macro economy so as to able to reign in inflation./.
Architects propose to keep Bui Chu Church intact
Over 20 architects and heritage conservationists have file the “application for consideration” proposing to temporarily stop the demolition of Bui Chu Church just to wait for the comprehensive assessment of the National Heritage Council.
Bui Chu Church
This application has been sent to the Prime Minister, the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Chairman of the People’s Committee of Nam Dinh Province.
The application proposes to temporarily step the demolition of the heritage just to wait for the comprehensive assessment of the National Heritage Council.
It is affirmed that Bui Chu Church in Xuan Truong District, Nam Dinh Province, is a unique artistic architectural and cultural heritage, second to none in Vietnam; it belongs to the national-level architectural heritage; it is therefore necessary to urgently protect this church.
Bui Chu Church is 134 years old and it is said that the Church is going to be renovated in May 2019 because according to the priests and Christians together with the local authorities, the Church is in bad repair now and it is dangerous for the catholic people.
It is the fact that Bui Chu diocese is recognized as the first diocese in Vietnam (in 1533) and Bui Chu Church with its history of 134 years, so it is very necessary to preserve it as an important historical relic./.