Sep28th, 2016 Doosan Heavy Industries Vietnam, Dung Quat Economic Zone, Binh Thuan Commune, Binh Son District, Quang Ngai, Vietnam: Doosan Vina in cooperation with Chung Ang University (CAU) Medical Center of Seoul South Korean is sponsoring free surgery for needy children in Korea to help them have a better life. This is the eighth surgery undertaken by Doosan and CAU. Between September 26th and October 2ndfour of Quang Ngai’s neediest children and their parents will visit Korea to have cleft lift and palate surgeries as the guests of Doosan and CAU.
Mr. Le Viet Chu, Quang Ngai Provincial Party Committe Secretary who is escorting the children to Korea for the surgeries said, “Doosan Vina is the first FDI in Quang Ngai and the ‘Made in Vietnam’ products that are crafted by Doosan Vina’s skilled Vietnamese technicians and delivered to countries all over the world. At the same time, Doosan Vina was recently recognized by the Provincial Peoples Committee (PPC) of Quang Ngai Province as an Excellent Enterprise because of itsextensive CSR activities that include medical trips to Korea such as this, scholarships and housing assistance for underprivileged people in our area.”
Mr. Le Viet Chu, Quang Ngai Provincial Party Committe Secretary visited children after the sugery.
“This eighth Doosan Vina and Chung Ang University (CAU) sponsored surgical trip to Korea for needy children is a part of our continuous and ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs. Our CSR is focused on three main areas: healthcare, education and housing. We chose these because we feel that they are important foundations to improve people’s lives and can make a big difference in the quality of their lives,” said Yeon In Jung, CEO of Doosan Vina.
The father of one of the children taken to Korea for surgery, Pham Van Xit said, “I never thought or even dreamed that my daughter could have this surgery, we don’t even have the money to pay for treatment in Vietnam. Having it done in Korea is like a dream. To think that my daughter will be able to have a better life is a miracle that will warm her and our entire family for the rest of our lives; I am so grateful, thank Doosan Vina.”
Since Doosan Vina signed a Memoradium of Understanding with CAU and Quang Ngai’s PPC in 2009 the program has provided surgery for more than 65 cleft lift and palate children, 19 cataract patients and has supplied free medicine, medical equipment and medical exams for 16,000 Quang Ngai residents. The total value of this latest surgical program for Quang Ngai children is nearly 95,000 USD. Since 2009 Doosan has spent more than $5.5 million on its local CSR programs in central Vietnam.
On June 12th, DEZA together People’s Committee of Binh Son District hold a conference to partially sum up 2 implement years of coordination regulations.
Attending at the conference were representatives from Department of Home Affairs, Propaganda Department of Provincial Party Committee, Binh Son People’s Committee, People’s Committee of all Communes in Dung Quat EZ and management board of DEZA.
The conference sence.
As reported by DEZA, Dung Quat EZ is considered as a vanguard and successful zone in the country. It also makes a large contribution to the economic-social development of Quang Ngai province; gradually become the nucleus in growth, urban centers - industry - service of key economic zone in the Central and also the motivation for the industrialization and modernization of the central region and our country. At the same time, the development of Dung Quat Economic Zone has evoked potential and effectively exploited the advantages of geographical location, natural resources, land and sea ports ...; basically changed GDP structure of Quang Ngai toward increasing proportion of industry, making an important contribution to the increase of province’s budget revenues, resolving thousands of jobs for local workers, increasing per capita income, contributing to the poverty reduction in the area.
In the past years, beside achievements, the coordination still had some problems which need to be repaired. One of the basic shortcomings was the lack of cohesion in management between the direct management of economic zones with commune systems, districts and departments at provincial level; the mixture of competence and responsibility in the investment management, construction, land compensation, ground clearance, environment, labor, urban, social security, administrative territory ... leads to overlapping circles, lack of clarity and consistency, thereby they reduced the effectiveness and efficiency in management.These problems became obstacles to hold the development of Dung Quat EZ back.
Through 2 implement years of coordination regulations, DEZA and Binh Son PC have achieved some remarkable results. The management of land and natural resources in the Dung Quat Economic Zone are frequently paid attention to,
two parties had the agreement on plans for dealing with the issues related to environmental pollution in a number of projects such as: Binh Nguyen Solid waste treatment areas, Dai Viet-Dung cement plant, Bio-Ethanol factory; solving and handling problems related to sanitation and environment in the locality; simultaneously, conducting dialogue, timely resolving the pressing of people toward the environmental pollution of some projects, limiting crowds, creating hot spots ...
DEZA and Binh Son PC have been properly interested in compensation, ground clearance for projects in Dung Quat EZ. On the proposal of DEZA, Binh Son PC make the decision for land acquisition of households and individuals; confirm the poor, agricultural land in the residential area; issue the unit price for vegetation and crops in the district which are not in the price list of the PPC regulations; solve the problems arising in the course of inventory, price pressure, and make compensation plans; approve the compensation, support to the resettlement; issue the decision on the compensation value for each compensated organization and individual households according to the approved plan; protect construction or coerce to get land acquisition for the cases who do not make decisions in certain land acquisition projects.
The investment in the construction of resettlement areas in order to serve the needs of resettlement are deployed by DEZA and Binh Son PC. The construction of resettlement areas are based on the planning approved by competent authorities and the needs as well as aspirations of each household. Binh Son PC manage and use all resettlement areas effectively; simultaneously, they collaborate with DEZA to get capital from competent authorities for public utility maintenance and social infrastructure in these resettlement areas.
Mr. Pham Nhu So_ Vice Chairman of Quang Ngai PPC, Chairman of DEZA speaks at the conference.
Speaking at the conference, Mr. Pham Nhu So, Vice Chairman of Quang Ngai PPC, Chairman of DEZA said: this conference is an opportunity for us to fully and objectively assess the implementation status, its results as well as difficulties, problems and shortcomings in the implementation of the coordination between DEZA and Binh Son PC on the matter of State management. We can also clarify the causes, find out solutions to overcome the difficulties and obstacles; coordinate to effectively solve some problems arising and overcome the shortcomings in the coming time in order to improve the efficiency of the State management and quality of coordination between the parties.
This is also an opportunity for them to discuss and unify the coordination on the implementation of compensation, ground clearance and resettlement projects in the future ...
In the morning of April 10th 2015, DEZA’s Party Committee held the 6th Party Congress, term 2015 – 2020. It was attended by entire DEZA’s party members. Mr. Huynh Tien_ Deputy Secretary of the Party of provincial agencies also took part in and directed the Congress.
Executive Committee launched in the Party Congress
In the last term, DEZA’s Party Committee was always positive, proactive, high sense of responsibility, exemplary in their work; lead and directed the government and the unions successfully implemented their key political tasks.
According to the Congress, 50 projects have issued invesment certificates with total registered capital of VND 62155.61 billion, equivalent to $ 3 billion. Until the end of 3/2015 at Dung Quat Economic Zone, they have been granted to 128 projects with a total registered capital of VND 181 196 billion (equivalent to $ 11.18 billion).
In addtion, they created about 20.000 works for labors, goods which was exported through ports about 15 million tons / year ; average industrial production value achived VND 115.817 billion; annual revenues in the province reached VND 28,000 billion. The targets are achieved and exceeded in comparison with the Resolutions of DEZA’s Party Committee and of Quang Ngai Province...
In 2015, they continue starting these projects: Tri Binh – Dung Quat port routes, embankment erosion control combined with rescue roads, immigrant and resettlement, main road connecting the north and south of Van Tuong urban, resettlement for creating fresh land for the project on expanding and upgrading Dung Quat oil refinery and building Dung Quat thermal power plant.
They also actively support mechanisms, policy, laws of the State for investors. Expecially, they are going to focus on removing the difficulties of income tax, land tax related to business of enterprises and problems about clearance for some projects. The period from 2011 to 2015, 18 new projects have been put in operation.
Goals up to 2020: Continue to develop Dung Quat Economic Zone in the direction of the general economy which is multidisciplinary and multi-sector including: Industry - Commerce - Services - Travel - Urban; in which focus on developing petrochemical industry, chemical industry, energy; steel rolling, shipbuilding, industrial engineering, industrial support, light industry, manufacturing and other industries correlated with the extraction of Dung Quat deep-water port and Chu Lai airport.
In the term, they aim at attracting investmen about $2-3 billion, implemented capital by the end of the term about $ 7 billion. The growth rate of industrial value and service reach 3-4% / year; Budget revenues in the province in 2020 reach VND 32.000 billion. Goods exported through ports about 18 million tons / year. New jobs will be created for 20,000 workers. Van Tuong urban will be developed to achieve some criteria of grade IV and Doc Soi urban achieve some criteria of grade V. The Party is going to admit at least 30 new members.
By 2025, Dung Quat Economic Zone will become a center of the industry - urban - services of the key central economic region which contains petrochemical center and the national energy with Van Tuong urban, Doc Soi and several satellite towns; It is also one of the important international transport of central region and Central Highlands and is the key force to promote the industrialization and modernization of Quang Ngai province.
In the congress, 15 comrades were elected to the new Executive Committe of DEZA, in which 11 comrades were re-elected. Mr. Le Van Dung_ Vice chairman was re-elected as the Secretary of the Party of DEZA; Mr. Dam Minh Le_ Vice chairman was re-elected as the Deputy Secretary of the Party; Mr. Huynh Van Gioi was also elected as the Deputy Secretary of the Party and was elected as the chairman of Inspection Committee.
In addition, in the Congress 11 official delegates and one alternate delegates were elected to attend the sixth Party Congress of Quang Ngai province.
Quang Ngai is going to hold the second Vietnam Book Day 2015 at the general library, Hung Vuong Street, Quang Ngai Province on April 20th and April 21st 2015.
Vietnamese Book Day is an opportunity for officials, armed forces, students, pupils and social stratums in the province to read and develop the reading movement as well as aim at building a learning society and beauty in social life. Simultaneously, they want to affirm and honor the importance as well as value of books, build a culture of reading in the community and honor people who are involved in the process of collecting, researching, writing, publishing, printing, distribution, retention and promotion of books.
Vietnam Book Day is celebrated annually on April 21st, according to Decision No. 284 / QD-TTg on February 24th 2014 of the Prime Minister.
On April 7th , at Dung Quat Cultural – Sports Center, they hold the opening ceremony of Dung Quat EZ open futsal tournament – Cup Vicem Bim Son 2015. Each team has 5 players and they have to play under the rules of indoor soccer.
Taking part in the tournament includes 12 teams with more than 120 players, coaches and leaders from enterprises in Dung Quat EZ.
All teams are divided into 4 groups; they will play in turn to get marks. The team which wins gets 3 marks, 1 mark for the draw team and 0 marks for the loser.
The organizing committee will select two teams that get the best result in each group to play in quarterfinals, the top four ranked teams will be played in the semifinal. Finally, two most excellent teams will be played in the Final to get the trophy.
A “Special Force” of 48 professors and students from Chung Ang University (CAU), Seoul, South Korea landed on Vietnam’s Lyson Island. They along with a contingent of volunteers from Doosan Vina will begin two weeks of Corporate Social Responsibly (CSR) from January 26th to February 6th 2015. The activities will aim at supporting education, protecting the environment and performing Korean culture to Quang Ngai people.
The educational supports will be taken place at An Hai Primary School, Ly Son Island; Hanh Tinh Tay Primary School, Nghia Hanh district and the School for Disabled Children in Quang Ngai city. Through art, the CAU students, professors and Doosan Vina volunteers will focus on developing students’ creative and motor skills with an emphasis on calligraphy, crafts, painting and the others. "Through these carefully selected training programs that combine playing and learning the children will gain confidence and improve their creative in communication which will help them at the rest of their lives," said Kim Wan Soo, the “Special Force’s” leader.
At Duc Tan, Mo Duc District and two monuments in Binh Hoa Village, Binh Son district, the Koreans, Doosan Vina’s volunteers and 100 members of Quang Ngai’s youth will remodel fields, build a drainage channel and help people here with the sanitation. In Hoa Binh commune, they will incense, have a new paint and clean up the entire area for these two monuments.
In addition to developing the education, improving the environment and doing art performance, there will be a grand performance of Korean culture and art at Quang Ngai Culture & Labor Center on January 30th. This special show will be the first chance for many people here to see a live performance of Korean artists performing K-pop, Taekwondo, traditional drums and classic ballads.
Chung Ang University in cooperation with Doosan Vina has brought series of CSR programs to Vietnam. This two week CSR program will cost more than VND 660 millions. Since beginning operations in May 2009, Doosan Vina has spent nearly VND 120 billions (or $5.5 million) on its CSR programs.
On January 23rd 2015, at Phuoc Hoa village, Binh Tri Commune, Binh Son district, Quang Ngai Province, Deza held a ceremony to announce the investment project on upgrading and expanding Dung Quat refinery.
Present at the ceremony were Mr. Pham Nhu So, Member of Provincial Standing Committee, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee and Chairman of DEZA; Mr. Nguyen Chin, Member of the Provincial Standing Committee, Chairman of Inspection Committee; representatives from the PPC; leaders of relevant agencies and units; representatives from People's Committee of Binh Son district and Binh Son Refinery; leaders and residents from Binh Tri and Binh Thuan commune.
Mr. Pham Nhu So,Vice Chairman of PPC spoke at the ceremony
The capacity of Dung Quat oil refinery is raised by 8.5 million tons of crude oil per year for processing common types of crude oil in the world. It has the configuration of modern processing technology, ensuring environmental standards under current regulations and products meet EURO V standard. The progress will be put into operation before 2022. Its total investment is about $1.82 billions.
The expansion of the oil refinery is defined in 04 locations with an area of 108.2 ha, of which, the building area is of about 94.0 hectares, the area of safety corridor is approximately 14.2 ha in the area of BinhTri and Binh Thuan communes, Binh Son District, namely:
Position 1: the area of about 7.8 ha in Binh Thuan Commune.
Position 2: the area of about 19.9 hectares in Binh Tri Commune.
Position 3: the area of about 30.8 hectares in Binh Tri Commune.
Position 4: the area of about 49.7 hectares in Binh Tri Commune.
Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Pham Nhu So acknowledged the great contribution of the Dung Quat refinery to the province with 30% of GDP and 70% of the value of industrial output of Quang Ngai province. The Vice Chairman expressed his sincere thanks to all the attention of the highest leaders of the Party, the National Assembly, the Government and ministries, central agencies, the provincial leaders through the periods. He also recognized the sacrifices and contributions of generations and people to the development of Dung Quat Economic Zone in particular and Quang Ngai in general. At the same time, the Vice Chairman also noted the sacrifice of the people living here who have devoted their land, farms and traditional buildings to serve the construction, investment, upgrading and the expansion of Dung Quat refinery.
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