The Khanh Hoa Province People's Committee has approved construction of a hospital in Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago at a cost of VND43.5 billion (US$2.05 million) in 2014-15.
Ha Noi has set a goal of achieving economic growth of 9.5 per cent in 2015, higher than the level in 2014, which is projected to be below 9 per cent.
The Ministry of Health has suggested a ban on sales of beer and liquor between 10pm and 6am.
Khanh Hoa Province's People's Committee has approved a project on medical development for sea and island areas through 2020. Under the project, a new general hospital will be built on Truong Sa Island District by 2015.
Twenty-one out of 33 enterprises in HCM City that suffered a combined loss of VND5.4 billion ($260,000) during the anti-China riots in mid-May have resumed operations and have not sought compensation, the HCM City Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority said.
The National Agriculture Promotion Centre on Tuesday said it would encourage more farmers in seven northern mountainous provinces to continue to raise fish in breeding cages in rivers and reservoirs.
The HCM City People's Committee is seeking approval from the People's Council to issue VND3 trillion (US$141.5 million) worth of municipal bonds in the domestic market to invest in socio-economic development projects. If approved, the bonds will be issued in two phases, with the first phase in August and the second in September.
 A pilot programme to test blood pressure levels of residents of Mai Dinh Commune in Ha Noi kicked off about two weeks ago.
Can Tho City will spend more than VND600 billion (US$30 million) to build a general hospital equipped with modern facilities imported from France, according to Vo Thi Hong Anh, deputy chairwoman of the city's People's Committee.
The central province of Khanh Hoa reported tourism revenue of VND2.69 trillion (US$126.5 million) in the first half of the year, an increase of 37 per cent compared to the same period last year. The province attracted 1.65 million visitors, an increase of 22 per cent over the same period last year, and more than 411,200 of them were foreigners, up 32.9 per cent year-on-year.
Since the beginning of this year, 120 businesses on a list of 150 polluting units in Dong Nai Province have built waste water treatment facilities that meet standards, and have now been taken off the list.


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