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Wednesday, 23/10/2019 | 06:24:28 GMT+7
WEEKLY EVENTS

20th anniversary of Hoi An and My Son as the world cultural heritages and the 10th anniversary of Cu Lao Cham Island as the world biosphere reserve recognized by UNESCO; the solar power plant in Tay Ninh, the biggest in Southeast Asia is put into operation and the mask exhibition by G39 group of artists to raise fund on the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival are among the most prominent information in the week.

14/09/2019 07:19:00

20th anniversary of Hoi An and My Son as the world cultural heritages and 10th anniversary of Cu Lao Cham Island as the world biosphere reserve celebrated

On the night of September 8, 2019, the 20th anniversary of Hoi An ancient city and the My Son Tower area recognized by UNESCO as the world cultural heritage and the 10th anniversary of Cu Lao Cham Island as the world biosphere reserve were celebrated by the Quang Nam People’s Committee.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh were on hand.

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 An art performance of the ceremony

The Hoi An ancient city and the My Son Tower area are under good management and repair, irrespective of bad weather. It is also of their intangible cultural values that Quang Nam authorities have attached great importance to maintaining their customs, beliefs and tradition-rich folk festivals          

In addition to that, a lot of tourism products with great attractiveness have been formed for domestic and foreign tourists, thus creating the harmony between the preservation, the promotion of cultural values and tourism development, thereby contributing to the local socio-economic development.

            The Prime Minister highly appreciated the efforts made by the local administration and people in preserving these cultural heritages. He also mentioned the fact that the Party and State have paid much attention to the world cultural heritages and approved the plans on preserving and promoting the values of these heritages in order to implement our commitments with UNESCO in protecting and preserving to the best these global heritages.

The Prime Minister further stressed that these cultural heritages of the world should promote their attraction of domestic and foreign investments in order to develop tourism products and diverse and sustainable service models imbued with the national cultural identity./.

 

Solar Power Plant in Tay Ninh put into official operation

The Solar Power Plant in Tay Ninh, the biggest one in Southeast Asia, has been put into official operation and energized into the national power grid after 10th of construction.

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An overall view of the launching ceremony of the Tay Ninh Solar Power Plant

Attending the ceremony were former President Nguyen Minh Triet; Politiburo member, Secretariat member and head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Committee Nguyen Van Binh; Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Industry and Trade and other local leaders.

The Solar Power Plant in Tay Ninh has helped make certain contributions to meeting the power requirements in Tay Ninh City and adding electricity to the southern part of the country, thus ensuring the energy security and serving the socio-economic development in the localities.

Tay Ninh has great potential of recycled energy with 10 solar power plant projects with the total capacity of 808MW and the total investment capital of VND 21,460 billion./.

 

3rd Festival of Vietnam News Agency Television launched

Within the framework of the 74th anniversary of the Vietnam News Agency VNA), the Center for the Vietnam News Agency Television on September 9, 2019 organized the 3rd Festival in Hanoi.

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The 2nd Festival of Vietnam News Agency Television

The Festival this time has received the warm support and participation of the majority of VNA reporters and editors nationwide and VNA correspondents from a lot of countries.

And this event has now become one of the festivals of the VNA pressmen in the whole country. This is also an occasion to honor the individuals and collective units for their great contributions to improving the quality of information and images of their works and also an opportunity to share experience in VNA Television job./.

 

Mask exhibition to raise fund to support child patients on occasion of Mid-Autumn Festival

About 20 masks of 7 artists of G39 Group, Hanoi, are on display on the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival just to raise fund for child patients. All the proceeds from selling the masks will go to the Charity Fund called “Warm Hearts”.

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 The kid visitors to the Mask Exhibition

According to the organizers of the event, all the proceeds from selling the masks will be donated to the Charity Fund for the kid patients who are now facing difficulties at the children hospitals.

The exhibition is to be held on September 13 to 23, 2019 on No. 24 of Ly Quoc Su Street. Hanoi./.

 

Fire in Rang Dong Light Source and Vacuum Flask Factory investigated

Great fire has razed to the ground the Rang Dong Light Source and Vacuum Flask Factory in Hanoi.

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The fire at Rang Dong Factory

The Prime Minister has instructed the Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee to work closely with the agencies concerned to investigate the cause of the fire and quickly treat the consequences, and any serious violations should be handled strictly according to the law.

On the other hand, urgent measures should be taken to ensure safety of the people in and around the factory. An urgent relocation of the people in the fire area should be carried out immediately to the safer areas just to avoid being exposed to the toxic chemicals and to the pollution.

According to initial reports, Rang Dong factory has taken necessary measures to limit the spread of mercury in the fire-hit area./.

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