The southern province of Dong Nai has reported an increase in dengue fever cases in the last two months. During the first half of the year, about 800 localities have been affected.
Bien Hoa City has the highest number of cases of 300. In April, the city had seen only 37 cases, but the figure shot up to 40 in first half of June. Other communes with many dengue fever cases include Trang Bom and Long Thanh.
Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer)
Binh Dinh offers housing, food for students
The south-central province of Binh Dinh said it had asked local residents to provide support for students who will take university entrance exams at Quy Nhon University.
About 4,500 accommodations and 1,000 free or reduced-rate rations for students and their relatives will be provided. In addition, the province has printed 50,000 maps to help students find their examination sites.
Tin Tuc (News)
Kids' entertainment places to meet standards
HCM City aims to have children's entertainment places to reach national standards in all communes and districts in the city. The goal is part of the National Programme for Children of HCM City during the 2013-20 period, recently approved by the city's People's Committee.
Thanh Nien (Youth)
MoIT cracks down on label violations
The Market Watch Force under the Ministry of Industry and Trade has ordered local market-watch forces in provinces and cities nationwide to step up inspections of violators of labels on products and issue strict punishment. The current focus during this period will be electricity products such as fans.
Dau Tu (Viet Nam Investment Review)
Trade turnover declines this month
The General Department of Customs reports that total trade turnover in the first half of the month fell by 18.3 per cent compared to the previous two weeks. By June 15, total trade turnover was more than US$112.7 billion, up by 15.2 per cent over the same time last month.
Thoi Bao Kinh Te (Viet Nam Economic Times)