The number of road accidents caused by drunk driving has not reduced in the last five years despite the efforts made by authorities, the National Traffic Safety Committee said.
The HCM City Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (HEPZA) targets attracting investment capital of US$700 million in 2015 for projects in high-technology, support industry, electronics and computing, chemicals and food processing, and mechanics.
The number of new enterprises registered was 13,766 in the first two months of this year, an increase of 25 per cent compared with the same period last year, reported the General Statistics Office of Viet Nam. The number of new real estate enterprises increased by 89 per cent over the last period.
A two-day seminar titled "Great Spring Victory 1975- Willpower To Unify The Country And Thirst For Peace" will open in HCM City on April 3, as part of cultural activities to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Reunification Day.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has assigned the Ministry of Finance (MoF) to preside over and work with the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and other related units to manage prices of dairy products for children under six years old in accordance with Decree 177.
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai on Wednesday asked relevant agencies to step up dissemination to encourage the use of non-baked building materials.
The Viet Nam Civil Aviation Administration has fined Vietjet Air and Vietnam Airlines for delays in a flight each at Phu Quoc and HCM City airports.
The southern province of Binh Duong aims for an urbanisation rate of 75 per cent to 85 per cent with a population of 2.5-3 million by 2020. There are two million people now living in urban areas on 40,600 hectares, accounting for 15 per cent of the province's total area.
The Ministry of Education and Training in co-operation with the National Traffic Safety Committee on Thursday launched a programme to provide traffic safety education to primary school students in the 2014-2015 school year.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade in Circular No 03/2015/TT-BCT has set an import quota of 102,000 tonnes of salt and 46,305 cartons of eggs (a dozen each) for this year.
More than 18 per cent of forested land in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kien Giang faces the threat of third- to fifth-alarm fires. The Bac Lieu Bird Sanctuary in Bac Lieu Province faces a fourth-alarm fire.

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