The People's Committee of southern Tay Ninh province has called for investment in 10 key projects in 2014 and 2015. The projects are in tourism, seafood processing and infrastructure construction, among other fields.
Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times)
HCM City sets up emergency centre
HCM City People's Committee has set up an Emergency Aid Centre 115 to manage emergency networks operating outside hospitals. The centre is staffed by qualified medical workers and is available by calling 115. With branches in city districts, the centre will give emergency treatment to patients and transport them to the nearest medical stations. The city will spend VND24 billion (US$1.1million) to finance activities of the centre until 2015.
Saigon Giai Phong (Liberated Saigon)
Water supply project cuts energy costs
HCM City People's Committee has approved the Saigon Water Supply Corporation's project to reduce energy expenditures on each cubic metre of water and upgrade existing water supply networks. This is being done to cope with the impact of global climate change. The project will cost 134 billion (US$6.3 million).
Thanh Nien (Young People)