Several south-central provinces have urged investors to speed up construction of projects. Many tourism, economic zones and industrial park projects that have registered huge capital in the region have been under construction for more than 10 years.
Tourism projects along the coast of Tuy Hoa City in Phu Yen Province have not met their schedules, Pham Van Bay, deputy director of the Phu Yen Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism, said on Wednesday.
Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer)
HCM City invests in safe animal husbandry
HCM City leads the country in building animal husbandry establishments with sanitary conditions that protect animals from disease, said Mai Van Hiep, deputy head of the Animal Health Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The city has 74 animal husbandry establishments that are considered safe, including 47 for pigs, 15 for cows, eight for poultry and four for ornamental fish, according to the city's Animal Health Sub-department.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (Liberated Sai Gon)
Rice crops unaffected by cold spell
The cultivation of the winter-spring rice crop in the North was interrupted over the past few days because of severe cold spells. However, the schedule for planting rice seedlings will continue to March 5, said Pham Dong Quang, deputy head of the Plant Cultivation Department.
In recent years, the weather has been warmer at the end of February and early March, with few cold spells, said Le Thanh Hai, director of the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
The North is expected to plant a total of more than 1.1 million hectares of rice in the winter-spring crop, down about 18,000 ha compared to the last winter-spring crop, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Tin Tuc (News)
Central provinces promote farming
The five Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) provinces and two central provinces of Khanh Hoa and Phu Yen on Wednesday signed a co-operation agreement that will focus on key sectors of the provinces, including agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and the tourism and transport sectors.
Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times)