Dien Bien (Vietnam)

Type: City
Name: Dien Bien (Vietnam)
Country: Vietnam
Latitude: 21.370001
Longitude: 103.010002
population: 40,292
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Thai ethnic minority festival to debut in Lai Chau

LAI CHAU (VNS) — A festival demonstrating the cultural traits of the Thai ethnic minority group will be held for the first time, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.The three-day event, which will be held in Lai Chau Province in mid-December, ... [Published Viet Nam News - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Two Lao men arrested for transporting 10 cakes of heroin and 4,000 ecstasy tablets

Two Lao men and exhibits (Photo: cand.com.vn)On October 20th, the Dien Bien Police and the Pa Thom Border Guard detained two Laotian men for smuggling 10 cakes of heroin and 4,000 tablets of ecstasy from Lao to Vietnam.The two men are Vu A Chua, born ... [Published Dang Cong San - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists asked to study northwest development

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends the sustainable development of northwest region workshop in Ha Noi.— VNA PhotoHA NOI (VNS) — Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Saturday asked the country's scientists to study sustainable development ... [Published Viet Nam News - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Authorities work with China to tackle illegal drug trade

HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam and China are expected to reach a new agreement on their common fight against illegal drugs at their fourth bilateral meeting on drug control which began here yesterday.According to the Standing Office for Drug Control (SODC) under ... [Published Viet Nam News - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Vietnam’s military-run telecom firm says not using charity campaign for profit

Military-run Viettel Telecom, the leading mobile network operator in Vietnam, on Friday rejected claims that it is taking advantage of a charity effort that gives away cows to underprivileged farmers in the country to attract new subscribers and make ... [Published Tuoitrenews.vn - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Vietnam responds to Global Hand-Washing Day

More than 600 students and members of the provincial Women’s Union attended a ceremony on October 9 in the northern province of Lao Cai to respond to Global Hand-Washing Day, which takes place every year on October 15.Jointly organised by the Vietnam ... [Published VietnamPlus - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

Over 85% of communes have access to national grid

Part of project to bring power to Ly Son Island(Photo: evn.com.vn)By completing electricity supply infrastructure, as of late September, 100% of districts and over 85% of communes across the country had access to electricity, the Vietnam Electricity Group ... [Published Dang Cong San - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Over 180 suspension bridges to be completed in 28 mountainous provinces

The project to build 186 suspension bridges across 28 mountainous provinces in the northern, central and Central Highlands regions will be completed by mid-2015 at the latest, the Ministry of Transport confirmed in its recent announcement.Accordingly, ... [Published Dang Cong San - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project (Viet Nam)

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan for the Description:The assistance will help Viet Nam upgrade its tourism infrastructure, remove constraints on tourism development, and boost the industry's contribution to the economy. The project ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Vietnam, Laos boost cross-border trade

Minister of Industry and Trade of Vietnam Vu Huy Hoang and his Lao counterpart Khemmani Pholsena on September 26 signed a memorandum of understanding on border trade linkage, aiming for 2 billion USD in two-way trade by 2015.The document, the ninth of ... [Published VietnamPlus - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Diarrhoea kills 13% of VN children under five

A conference in Ha Noi yesterday was told that 13 per cent of deaths among children under five in Viet Nam are caused by diarrhoea.Children at kindgarten No. 5 in HCM City's District 3 wash hands with soap before meals. About 13 per cent of deaths among ... [Published Vietnamese Investment Review - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese film fest embraces passion

Journey: A scene in the film One Million Yen Girl, one of eight entries to be screened at the Japan Film Festival 2014. — Photo courtesy of the Japan FoundationHA NOI (VNS) — Japanese Film Festival 2014 will satisfy the passion of Japanese film fans in ... [Published Viet Nam News - Sep 23 2014]

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"My friends and I were given a box of coloured crayons. The tutors taught us to draw moving objects" she said
"The project will expand the existing highway network between HCM City, Bien Hoa, Dong Nai and Vung Tau to the Central Highlands. The highway will play an important role in connecting southern provinces" said Nguyen Xuan Lam, vice director general of the PMU-I
Cuc, another resident, said, "I know the water from the wells is not really healthy, but we have to use it. Still if this continues, the wells wouldn't be able to supply all our needs."

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Vietnamese Ao Dai to be shown in France [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Oct 27 2014]
Thai ethnic minority festival to debut in Lai Chau [Published Viet Nam News - Oct 27 2014]
Two Lao men arrested for transporting 10 cakes ... [Published Dang Cong San - Oct 23 2014]
Social News 22/10 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Oct 22 2014]
Scientists asked to study northwest development [Published Viet Nam News - Oct 20 2014]
Social News 16/10 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Oct 16 2014]
Political News 15/10 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Oct 15 2014]
Authorities work with China to tackle illegal d... [Published Viet Nam News - Oct 15 2014]
Vietnam, China foster cooperation on drug crime... [Published VietnamPlus - Oct 14 2014]
Social News 12/10 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Oct 12 2014]
Vietnam’s military-run telecom firm says not us... [Published Tuoitrenews.vn - Oct 11 2014]
Vietnam responds to Global Hand-Washing Day [Published VietnamPlus - Oct 10 2014]
Over 85% of communes have access to national grid [Published Dang Cong San - Oct 09 2014]
Over 180 suspension bridges to be completed in ... [Published Dang Cong San - Oct 09 2014]
EVN: More than 85 pct of communes connected to ... [Published VietnamPlus - Oct 08 2014]
Social News 5/10 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Oct 05 2014]
Dien Bien Phu, sixty years on [Published Daily Maverick - Oct 03 2014]
Social News 3/10 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Oct 03 2014]
Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Tourism Infrastr... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 30 2014]
Social News 28/9 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 28 2014]
Vietnam, Laos boost cross-border trade [Published VietnamPlus - Sep 27 2014]
Diarrhoea kills 13% of VN children under five [Published Vietnamese Investment Review - Sep 25 2014]
Maternal health handbook saves lives in Vietnam [Published Asia News Network - Sep 24 2014]
A mum's worst nightmare [Published SOS Children - Sep 23 2014]
Japanese film fest embraces passion [Published Viet Nam News - Sep 23 2014]
Viet Nam: Prevention of flash floods and landsl... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 10 2014]
BUSINESS IN BRIEF 6/9 – VietNamNet Bridge [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 06 2014]
Viet Nam: Ministry of Natural Resources and Env... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 25 2014]
Flood - Asia - Vietnam [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jul 22 2014]
Typhoon-triggered flood kills 4 in Vietnam [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 21 2014]
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Viet Nam: Prevention of flash floods and landsl... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 10 2014]
Source: Government of Viet NamCountry: Viet Nam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment recently announced the zoning survey results of flash flood warning and the status map of landslides in the mountainous provinces of Vietnam. This mapping system ...
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Source: Government of Viet NamCountry: Viet Nam At an online conference on prevention of floods, flash floods and landslides in 2014 organized in the morning of August 20th, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Nguyen Linh Ngoc stated ...
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EDIS Number: FL-20140722-44630-VNM Date / time: 22/07/2014 12:37:15 [UTC] Event: Flood Area: Asia Country: Vietnam State/County: MultiProvinces Location: [Provinces of Lai Chau, Ha Giang, Lang Son, Lao Cai, Son La, Cao Bang, Dien Bien, Bac Kan, ...
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