The Central Highlands Province of Dac Nong will offer preferential policies to attract local and foreign investors, Tran Xuan Hai, director of the province's Department of Planning and Investment, said at an investment promotion conference on Wednesday.
The policies will focus on enterprise income tax, land use terms and building infrastructure, he said, adding that the province has nearly 100 projects in eco-tourism, agricultural production and processing that need investment.
Tuoi Tre (Youth)
Quang Ngai supports fishing associations
The Labour Union of Ly Son District in the central province of Quang Ngai has worked with local authorities to support the establishment of the An Vinh Fishing Association, the third of its kind in the province.
Pham Thi Huong, deputy chairwoman of the Ly Son's People Committee, said the association has 23 fleets and 290 individual members who will work together to protect their rights and benefits, minimise risks at sea, and protect fishermen's lives and property.
Ly Son District already has the An Hai Fishing Association, the country's first and largest association of its kind, with 68 fleets and 700 fishermen.
Lao Dong (Labour)
Japan funds human resources project
Japan will provide non-refundable aid of US$4.3 million to implement a human resources development project in Viet Nam under which students with excellent academic credentials, especially those living in remote areas, will be sent to Japan to study and improve their knowledge in key fields like business administration and information technology.
Human resources training programmes launched by national universities in Ha Noi and HCM City will also benefit from the project.
The Sai Gon Times Daily