The HCM City Department of Health has announced the results of the first phase of free vaccination against measles and rubella for children aged one to 14.
It said 319,965 secondary school students, accounting for nearly 88 per cent of the total number, were vaccinated.
There were no reports of complications post-vaccination, health authorities said.
The city has begun the second phase to immunise the remaining 12 per cent and students in primary schools.
The third phase will be carried out later this month for kids aged one to five.
The city aims at vaccinate 95 per cent of all children aged up to 14 against the two diseases.
Tuoi Tre (The Youth)
Central province approves new schools
The People's Committee of the central province of Binh Dinh has approved KinderWorld Education Group (Singapore)'s proposal to open two schools.
One will be the Viet Nam-Singapore International School north of the Ha Thanh River in Quy Nhon city for children from kindergarten to grade 12.
The other is the Outward Bound Viet Nam School at the Tan Thanh Tourist Site in the Nhon Hoi Economic Zone.
Dau Tu (Viet Nam Investment Review)
77 plants to provide power
The National Load Dispatch Centre of Viet Nam has said that 77 power plants are expected to be part of the electricity market this year.
They account for nearly 70 per cent of the national power capacity.
This is among the measures to enable the centre to run the power wholesale market starting next January.
Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times)