The central province of Binh Dinh will spend VND7.3 billion (US$350,000) to offer vocational training for nearly 4,900 rural workers.
The money comes from the National Target-Goal for Vocational Training and Job Creation programme and local State budget for 11 towns and districts in the province.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (Liberated Saigon)
Deputy PM tells authorities to curb fraud
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, head of the National Steering Committee for anti-smuggling, trade fraud and fake commodities, has told all related authorities to strengthen control of tobacco smuggling.
He has asked ministers of Finance, Public Security, Defence, Industry and Trade and chairmen of People's Committee of Ha Noi, HCM City, Da Nang, Can Tho and Hai Phong to closely supervise patrolling, investigations, confiscations, arrests and demolishment of smuggled tobacco.
Nhan Dan (The People)
Viet Nam sees more anti-dumping lawsuits
Vietnamese export enterprises will face a significant increase in the number of anti-dumping lawsuits after the country joins a number of free trade agreements, expert have said.
In 80 international lawsuits recently, 50 were related to anti-dumping in tra and basa catfish, shrimp and steel exports.
Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer)
More than 600,000 tonnes of steel sold
Steel producers have sold 600,000 tonnes for the second consecutive month, even though the price has decreased by VND100,000 – 200,000 ($5-10) per tonne. This is peak season for construction, which has helped increase sales.
In April, 617,000 tonnes of steel were sold, an increase of 27 per cent compared with the same period last year. Prices were VND13.5 to 14.1 million ($650-670) per tonne.
Tuoi Tre (Youth)