Nearly 150 craftsmen and artists participated in music and art performances at the opening ceremony of the Culture and Tourism Week on Wednesday in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong.
The event promotes eco-tourist routes and attractions as well as cultures of ethnic groups in the province.
A conference on tourism development in the Central Highlands region was held yesterday.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (Liberated Sai Gon)
Mountainous regions build bridges
The Ministry of Transport plans to complete the construction of 186 suspension bridges in 28 cities and provinces in mountainous and Highlands regions by the end of March next year.
Of that figure, construction of 83 bridges will be completed this year and the remaining 103 bridges built next year.
Lao Dong (Labour)
Dong Thap sends 6,500 workers abroad
The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Dong Thap plans to send 500-1,000 workers to work abroad every year for the 2014-2020 period, according to the province's Employment Service Centre.
The province sent a total of 6,500 guest workers abroad between 2003 and 2013, with female labourers accounting for 33 per cent.
During the period, Malaysia received most of the guest workers (69 per cent), followed by Taiwan (16 per cent), and South Korea (11 per cent).
Nhan Dan (The People)
City requires 17,000 workers in August
HCM City needs 17,000 workers in August, with 25 per cent of the recruitment demand for college and university graduates, according to the Centre for Labour Market Information and Human Resource Forecasting.
Manual workers and semi-skilled workers account for 30 per cent and 15 per cent, respectively. The remaining 30 per cent of labour demand is for graduates from vocational training schools.
The centre estimates demand for workers increased by 9.17 per cent this month compared to last month.
Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times)