Organisations and individuals in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre have donated VND9 billion (US$428,000) to support disadvantaged people over the Lunar New Year. The province will also provide VND750 million ($36,000).
Thanh Nien (Young People)
Households relocated for refinery project
About 340 households with over 1,200 people from Binh Son District in the central province of Quang Ngai will be relocated to widen the Dung Quat Refinery Plant. Some 35ha will be used to build a resettlement area which will be finished in March 2016.
The project to widen the plant has total investment of US$1.82 billion. It will cover an area of 300ha in Binh Son District. Bidding will start in the first quarter of this year, and the expansion is expected to be completed before 2022.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (The Liberated Sai Gon)
Flower festival to brighten up HCM City
The People's Committee of HCM City will organise a flower festival for the Lunar New Year from February 13 to 24 in District 1 and District 3.
The festival will showcase 4,000 objects made from flowers.
Over 100 flower markets will also be opened in 20 districts.
Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer)