Central Quang Ngai Province's Department of Transport on Wednesday broke ground for a project to expand a 52km section of the National Highway 1A, which goes through the province's five districts and towns.
The project has a total investment of more than VND2.7 trillion (US$127.7 million) coming from Government bonds.
On the same day, the Department of Transport of central Quang Binh Province also began work on the project to expand a section of the National Highway 1A that runs through the province.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (Liberated Sai Gon)
Long An switches focus to cattle farming
About 2,500ha to 3,000ha under rice cultivation in high areas in southern Long An Province's Duc Hoa and Duc Hue districts will be transferred for grass cultivation for cattle breeding, according to the provincial zoning plan to 2020.
Currently, the two districts have nearly 6,000 dairy cows and more than 22,000 meat cows, offering farmers a profit of VND15-20 million (US$709-946) a year, five to seven times higher than profits earned from rice cultivation.
Tin Tuc (News)
HCMC needs $3.5 billion for infrastructure
In its report sent to the Ministry of Finance, the HCM City People's Committee said the city annually needs about VND60-70 trillion (US$3-3.5 billion) for investment in its urban infrastructure development, including traffic, clean water supply and sewerage systems.
For traffic infrastructure alone, in the 2012-20 period, the city needs an average of VND11.7 trillion a year.
About 21 projects with a total investment of VND30.58 trillion will begin in the 2012-15 period.
Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times)
Major destinations require tourism centres
People's Committees in provinces and cities that welcome more than 1 million visitors a year are required to establish tourist support centres and a hotline to deal with tourist feedback.
This comes from the Government's direction on enhancing tourism management and ensuring safety and security for visitors.
The move aims to provide better services for tourists to the country and make the country a safe and friendly destination for visitors.
Tuoi Tre (Youth)