Since the beginning of this year, economic zones and industrial parks in Hai Phong have attracted 14 new projects and seven projects registered to increase capital, acccording to the Hai Phong Economic Zone Authority.
These include 11 FDI new projects and six FDI projects registered to increase capital with total investment of US$204.4 million.
Domestic enterprises invested in three new projects and adjusted capital for one project at a total cost of VND432.5billion, an increase of 42 per cent compared to the same period last year.
Dau Tu (Viet Nam Investment Review)
HCM City saves over 110kWh in Q1
The HCM City Power Corporation (EVN HCMC) said the City saved more than 110 million kWh in the first quarter, meeting 29 per cent of this year's plan.
It showed a positive sign about raising public awareness about power savings and safety across the city. EVN HCMC has implemented many programmes and activities to encourage people to use electricity effectively. These include a "Family Save Electricity" 2015 programme, and a caricature contest on the topic of electricity savings-national energy security guarantee.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (Sai Gon Liberated)
Lam Dong supports poor coffee farmers
Lam Dong Province People's Committee will allocate VND10.3 billion to help poor households, households near the poverty line and ethnic minorities to buy coffee varieties in Da Lat City, Bao Loc City, districts of Lac Duong, Don Duong, Duc Trong, Lam Ha, Di Linh, Bao Lam, Dam Rong and Cat Tien.
The households in the 10 provinces and cities own a total of 1,242ha of coffee trees.
Nhan Dan (The People)
Nearly 10,000 workers go abroad in April
About 10,000 Vietnamese have been sent abroad to do guest work in April, with 6,631 to Taiwan, 2,059 to Japan, 187 to South Korea, 556 to Malaysia and 350 to Saudi Arabia, according to the Department of Overseas Labour Management.
In all, the total number of Vietnamese guest workers traveling overseas in the January-April period amounted to 35,709, equivalent to 37.58 per cent of the year's target and up nearly 4 per cent compared to the same period last year.
Thanh Nien (Young People)