Ba Ria city has announced that house construction licences will be issued online at http://baria.baria-vungtau.gov.vn.
HCM City attracted US$2.93 billion of registered capital from foreign-direct investment (FDI) projects this year, an increase of 97.85 per cent compared to the same period last year, according to the HCM City's Department of Planning and Investment.
The Ministry of Defence's General Corporation 36 has begun the Mong Village Water Reservoir Project at a cost of VND500 billion (US$23.8 million).
Commercial banks in HCM City are committed to lending VND8.3 trillion (US$391.67 million) to companies that are participating in the price-stabilisation programme for Tet (Lunar New Year) 2015. This is four times the amount lent last year.
More than 14,000 cases of dengue fever have been recorded nationwide this year, including 15 fatalities, according to the Preventive Medicine Department. The infection rate among children under 15 years old accounted for 46 per cent. Deaths occurred in HCM City and Binh Phuoc, Ca Mau, Dong Nai and Phu Yen provinces.
Labour unions in the northern province of Bac Ninh have worked with local authorities to develop six housing projects to lease to labourers working at industrial parks in the province.
The People's Committee of Quang Binh Province has approved a plan to plant 4,028ha of rubber from now through 2020, mostly in Tuyen Hoa and Bo Trach districts.
According to the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the country has exported $79.3 billion of processed products this year, up 14.3 per cent compared with the same period last year.
So far this year fires and explosions have caused a total loss of VND44 billion (US$2.1 million) in HCM City, according to the fire service.
The Ministry of Finance will stop collecting export taxes on rubber coded HS40.01, 40.02 and 40.05, starting from October 2, according to its latest decree.
Around 370,000 children from one to 14 years old in 15 cities and provinces nationwide received the measles and rubella vaccines as part of the first stage of a national campaign offering free vaccines from September 15-29.

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Oil tanker towed to safety after pirate hijacking attack Oil tanker towed to safety  after pirate hijacking attack

Vietnamese oil tanker Sunrise 689 that was hijacked by pirates was towed to Vung Tau safely on Saturday.

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VN reconsiders ban on French beef VN reconsiders ban on French beef

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Visitors enjoy mixture of VN, S Korean dishes at craft fair Visitors enjoy mixture of VN, S Korean dishes at craft fair

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