Representatives of the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Korea Trade Centre, and Korean businesses held a meeting with Vietnamese business executives in Thanh Hoa Province on Wednesday.
It was aimed at helping businesses from the two countries find partners and explore investment opportunities in the province for Korean businesses.
The two sides also signed a memorandum for developing bilateral trade co-operation.
DAU TU (VIET NAM INVESTMENT REVIEW)
City to reward outstanding young citizens
The HCM City Communist Youth Union has announced its annual Young Citizen Award for people with outstanding achievements in the fields of education, technology, arts and culture, military, and social work.
People under 30 who work and live in the city are eligible for the awards. Candidates can send their nominations to the union in District 1 by October 9.
TUOI TRE (YOUTH)
More than 1m people get free healthcare
More than 1 million people across the country have received free health treatment under a five-year programme organised by the Viet Nam People's Army and Viet Nam Farmers Association.
The organisers provided 19,000 houses for those who contributed to the country's revolution and gave away food and loans and taught farming technologies to people in rural areas.
The programme will be launched again for the 2016-20 period.
NHAN DAN (THE PEOPLE)
Dong Nai creates 47,000 H1 jobs
Dong Nai Province created more than 47,000 jobs in the first half of this year, and hopes to create another 44,000 this year, according to its Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
The province has also provided vocational training and loans to locals and organised job fairs to bring job seekers and employers together.
THOI BAO KINH TE VIET NAM (VIETNAM ECONOMIC TIMES)
City's district 12 to build five new schools
HCM City's District 12 has unveiled a plan to build five new schools to mitigate an ongoing shortage of schools.
They will cost VND441 billion (US$20.6 million) and add 126 classrooms starting in 2016-17.
SAI GON GIAI PHONG (LIBERATED SAIGON)