The Food Safety Department unveiled a national target programme for food safety and hygiene this year in Ha Noi on Tuesday, and it includes an action month for food quality, hygiene, and safety.
To take place from April 15 to May 15 nation-wide and titled "Street food safety," the action month aims to raise awareness among organisations and individual about complying with food safety regulations.
The programme also aims to combat trading of unsafe foods and punish illegal poultry trading and other violations.
Nhan Dan (The People)
Gov't green lights Cao Bang Border EZ
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has signed off on a decision to set up the Cao Bang Border Gate Economic Zone in the northern mountainous province of the same name.
The 30,000ha zone will include a non-tariff area and functional areas such as international border gates, industrial parks, financial and administrative centres, and urban and residential areas.
Lao Dong (Labour)