Nearly VND539 billion (US$2.6 million) has been allocated for the national agricultural promotion programme in 2012, according to the National Agricultural Promotion Centre. The fund is used for agricultural co-operation, training, and building agricultural promotion models for ethnic-minority regions.
Nhan Dan (The People)
Dong Nai to relocate 481 polluting enterprises
The Dong Nai Province People's Committee has compiled a list of 481 polluting enterprises that will be forced to leave urban areas. Of that number, there are 37 pottery companies, 290 husbandry plants and 154 others. All will be forced to move to industrial parks or to other places in the province from April 1 to December 31,2012.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (Liberated Sai Gon)
Binh Duong attracts eight new projects
The Binh Duong Province People's Committee has granted investment certificates to six foreign and two domestic projects. The largest projects are the $160-million Toan Thep Radian truck tyre factory invested in by the Southern Rubber Industry Joint Stock Company, and a $420-million steel manufacturing plant of Japan-based Sun Steel Joint-Stock Company.
Lao Dong (Labour)