Construction on a housing complex for workers began on May 26 in the northern province of Thai Nguyen's Pho Yen District.
The International Trade Fair 2015 will be held in Xuan To Industrial Park in An Giang Province's Tinh Bien District next week. More than 200 domestic and foreign enterprises and organisations are expected to attend.
The People's Committee of the central province of Quang Tri and World Vision International in Viet Nam on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding to implement the project "Developing initiatives for environmental protection in Trieu Phong District" from 2015-17.
The People's Committee of the central province of Quang Tri and World Vision International in Viet Nam on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding to implement the project "Developing initiatives for environmental protection in Trieu Phong District" from 2015-17.
Salt farmers in Bac Lieu Province, one of the largest Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta salt producers, are keeping much of their 2014-15 salt harvest in storage as prices in the surrounding area, where much of the salt is sold, are too low.
The Ministry of Heath on Thursday told the Ninh Thuan Province's Health Department to strengthen prevention and control of bird flu H5N1. On May 11, a bird flu outbreak occurred in a poultry flock at a household in Ninh Son District's Nhon Son Commune. The health department will disseminate information on measure to take to prevent the spread of the virus to humans.
The Prime Minister has approved VND492 billion (US$22.6 million) to help 36 provinces across the country, including mountainous provinces such as Ha Giang, Tuyen Quang and Yen Bai, to begin drought and salinity prevention projects this year.
The HCM City government has decided to allow low-income people to borrow VND500 million (US$23,000) with a maximum term of 15 years from HCM City Housing Development Fund to buy housing, up from the current VND400 million ($18,400).
The Quang Tri Province's People's Committee and Mines Advisory Group (MAG) on Monday signed an agreement to look for unexploded ordnance in the locality between 2015 and 2017.
The central province of Binh Dinh will spend VND7.3 billion (US$350,000) to offer vocational training for nearly 4,900 rural workers.

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VN smartphone hits shops 1    VN smartphone hits shops

Bkav Corporation yesterday launched the first made-in-Vietnam smartphone, Bphone, which was in development for more than four years.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 1    CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security

The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    Son makes Dad prize wheelchair

Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.

US show to shoot secret cave special 1    US show to shoot secret cave special

The American television network ABC (American Broadcasting Company) will make a live broadcast of a Good Morning America programme featuring one Viet Nam's natural wonders.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.