The HCM City People's Committee is seeking approval from the People's Council to issue VND3 trillion (US$141.5 million) worth of municipal bonds in the domestic market to invest in socio-economic development projects. If approved, the bonds will be issued in two phases, with the first phase in August and the second in September. The municipal bonds will have a three-year, five-year and 10-year term and will have a face value of VND100,000 each.
Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer)
Viet Nam sends 55,000 workers abroad
Viet Nam sent 55,205 workers to work abroad in the first six months of the year, up 138.5 per cent compared with the same period last year. Taiwan received 5,058 workers, the highest number, followed by Japan with 2,574.
Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times)