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First Post Office Library opens in HCM City

Update: May, 16/2015 - 09:54

The first Post Office Library opened in HCM City's Cu Chi District this week. The small library is located in the Tan Thong Hoi Post Office and funded from the city's budget. The library has books for adults, teenagers and children, as well as DVDs, audiobooks, local newspapers and magazines. It also has public computing and internet services.

The city government in co-operation with local organisations will open more post office libraries in rural and remote areas over the next few years to reduce inequities so that poor and low-income families have access to high-quality technology services in their communities.

SAI GON GIAI PHONG (Liberated Sai Gon)

Tay Nguyen develops plan to attract investors

Provincial authorities of the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) region have worked to develop plans and strategies for investment promotion aimed to attract domestic and foreign investors, according to the Dak Lak Province's People's Committee.

Thanks to their efforts, Tay Nguyen has attracted 148 foreign directed investment (FDI) projects with total capital of US$819.8 million. Most of the projects are involved in key sectors such as agriculture, forestry and hydropower.

NHAN DAN (The People)

Young doctors offer free treatment for poor

More than 6,000 young doctors will participate in a national charity programme this weekend launched by the Viet Nam Youth Federation, in co-operation with Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union. The volunteers will travel to remote provinces in the country to offer treatment and medicine to 100,000 locals and children. They will also provide first-aid training for 5,000 teachers from 700 preschool and primary schools.

THANH NIEN (Young People)

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