Wednesday, February 21 2018

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China still top buyer of Vietnamese fruit

Update: March, 03/2014 - 09:18
According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, China remains the biggest import market for Vietnamese fruit and vegetables.

In the first two months of this year, China spent nearly US$33 million importing fruit and vegetables from Viet Nam, equivalent to nearly 40 per cent of Viet Nam's total fruit and vegetable export turnover.

Experts say Viet Nam has not invested in their technology nor has it spent money marketing.

Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer)

Gov't uses black boxes to monitor vehicles

The Viet Nam Road Administration said that starting this month, the operation of nearly 50,000 vehicles (which includes buses, containers, trucks and cars) will be monitored through black boxes.

The black box will record information such as the speed, drivers, route, and stopping times. All of the information will then be sent to the administration for analysis in an effort to improve safety on the roads.

Nhan Dan (The People)

HCM City inspects new high rises for safety

Deputy chairman of HCM City's People's Committee, Nguyen Huu Tin, has ordered the city's Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs to co-operate with the Department of Construction so that they can visit and examine the construction sites of new high-rise buildings in the city, under an initiative to improve safety.

Tuoi Tre (Youth)

240 traffic accidents occur in one week

A total of 240 traffic accidents occurred across the country in the last week of February, killing 102 people and injuring a further 194, according to the Road and Railway Traffic Police Department.

Of this figure, 238 cases were on the roads and two on railways.

On average, about 34 accidents happened each day, killing 14 and injuring 27.

Over the same period, nearly 555,000 traffic violations were committed.

Tin Tuc (News)


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