(HBO) – Tuoi tre (Youth) newspaper and the youth union committees of the northwestern provinces of Son La, Dien Bien, Lai Chau, Lao Cai, Yen Bai and Hoa Binh presented the "Tiep suc den truong” (Give Students Strength) scholarships to 122 new university students with disadvantaged backgrounds on September 6.
The event at the Cultural Palace of Hoa Binh was
attended by Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Bui Van Cuu and
representatives of Tuoi tre newspaper, local departments, sectors and
organisations, and the Vinacam study encouragement fund.
Chairman of the Hoa Binh People’s Committee Bui Van Cuu and representatives of
Tuoi tre newspaper, Vinacam company and the province’s study encouragement fund
grant the "Give Students Strength” scholarships to 30 freshmen of Hoa Binh.
The "Give Students Strength” scholarship is part
of Tuoi tre newspaper’s "Vi ngay mai phat trien” (For Tomorrow’s Development)
programme, which was launched in 2003. It has supported about 15,000
less-privileged freshmen with more than 75 billion VND (3.3 million USD) so
far. Thanks to this scholarship, many students have finished their study and
contributed to the society after graduating.
In 2017, Tuoi tre newspaper has worked with the
youth union committees of 63 provinces and cities to present scholarships worth
over 13 million VND (572,000 USD) to more than 1,700 new university students
nationwide. The scholarships, worth 7 million VND (nearly 310 USD) each or 10
million VND (440 USD) for special cases, were granted according to regions: the
central region, the
Central Highlands, the
southeastern region, 10 northern provinces, and six northwestern provinces.
Total scholarships for students in the northwest
approximated 900 million VND (39,600 USD) funded by the Vinacam study
encouragement fund and the Vinacam joint Stock Company. There were 10 special
scholarships worth 10 million VND each and another 112 ones worth 7 million VND
each. Hoa Binh had 30 freshmen benefiting from the scholarships.
Many activities have been carried out across Vietnam to support needy people and policy beneficiary families on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
(HBO) – After 7 years (2011 -2017) of implementing the National Target Program of building new rural areas, the spiritual and material living conditions of the people here have been improved. They have more confidence, active labor and solidarity to help develop our beautiful, democratic and civilized country. With specific and creative solutions in mobilizing all the social resources, up to now, the face of new rural areas of the province gruadually develops.
(HBO) – In 2017, the number of traffic accidents in the province was reduced in all three criteria in comparison with 2016. In the whole province, there were only 102 traffic accidents, which caused 78 died people, 79 injured people. Compared to 2016, the number of accidents reduced by 11 accidents, 14 died people and 4 injured people. 3 units reducing the number of traffic accidents in all three criteria are Luong Son, Mai Chau and Hoa Binh city.
(HBO) – Mai Chau district of Hoa Binh province has a relatively high rate of drug addicts while drug-related crime is committed in a small scale but sophisticated manner, posing many challenges for police.
Trinh Xuan Thanh, former Chairman of the PetroVietnam Construction joint Stock Corporation (PVC), denied committing asset misappropriation at the Thai Binh 2 thermal power project during the third day of the trial in Hanoi on January 10.
(HBO) – As a drug hotspot, authorities of Chieng Chau commune, Mai Chau district, have defined communications campaigns to raise public awareness on drug prevention as a major task.