Fires claim 51 lives in first nine months
As many as 1,377 fires broke out at production facilities and houses nationwide in the first nine months of this year, killing 51 people, injuring 112 others and causing VND844.52 billion (US$40.1 million) in damages, according to the Fire and Rescue Department.
Sai Gon Tiep Thi (Marketing Sai Gon)
Thai-based company holds jobs fair
The Thai-based SCG Ltd Co. will offer 30 jobs in engineering, accounting and sales and marketing at a job fair today, to be held at the HCM City University of Technology.
The SAIGON TIMES DAILY
International University awards grants
The International University under the National University of HCM City has decided to offer grants worth VND7.3 billion ($346,525) to 71 freshmen who have passed the entrance examination into the university for this academic year.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (Liberated Sai Gon)
Training workshop on anti-dumping lawsuits
A training workshop on anti-dumping lawsuits was held by the city's Department of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Industry and Trade's Competition Management Authority on Thursday in HCM City. Businesses that attended learned about the early-warning system on a website that helps predict the possibilities of anti-dumping lawsuits filed by major importers like the US and Europe against Vietnamese wooden and handicraft exports.
Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times)
Eighth annual tourism conference to be held
The eighth annual conference on tourism organised by the Committee for Tourism Promotion in Asia, called "Tourism – A Sustainable Resource for Sustainable Development", will take place in Ha Noi from October 10 to 12.
Dau Tu (Investment)
National rice yield reaches 43 million tonnes
According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the country's rice output is expected to reach 43.4 million of tonnes by the end of this year, an increase of more than 1 million tonnes compared to last year. The total area of rice cultivation was 7.75 million hectares, an increase of 1.2 per cent against last year.
Lao Dong (Labour)