Tuoitrenews briefs some of salient news published today, August 12, on Vietnamese media:
-- Vietnam’s Quang Nam central province has coordinated with Sekong province of Laos to erect 33 border markers in the first half of this year. The figure was released at the sixth meeting between the two provinces’ border marker steering boards, in Quang Nam on August 11.
-- Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong met with voters in Tay Ho district, Hanoi yesterday to report the results of the first session of the 13th National Assembly and listen to their opinions and concerns.
-- The Ministry of Labors, Invalids and Social have just submitted to the Government a plan to adjust the minimum monthly wage for labors in urban to VND2 million (US$100), raising VND100,000 (US$50) compared to the current one.
-- NTT Docomo INT (Docomo), Japan ’s largest telecom service provider announced that it has acquired a stake of 25 percent in the VMG Media Joint Stock Company of Vietnam to expand the firm’s services in the Asian Pacific region. The stake, worth approximately 370 billion VND and represents Docomo’s first investment in Vietnam .
-- The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism have recognized two more national heritages: Tomb Ms. Doan Quy Phi belonging to Duy Trinh Commune and Ha Lao resistance and prevention of border South Central located in Tam Vinh commune, TamDan commune in Phu Ninh district in the central province of Quang Nam
-- The 17th Vietnam Film Festival will take place in Tuy Hoa city, the central province of Phu Yen on December 15-18 despite massive fraud of VND42 billion (USD2 million) related to funding missing.
--The Japan Football Association has just invited the Vietnam team to play in a friendly match with their national team in Japan’s Kobe city on October 7. If the Vietnam’s Ministry of Sports, Culture and Tourism approves, this will be the first time that Vietnam has had a friendly match with Japan, one of the strongest soccer teams in Asia.