The Ministry of Health has asked provincial health departments across the country to promote dengue fever control and prevention measures among households and businesses.
More than 19,700 dengue fever cases in 47 cities and provinces have occurred this year, a year-on-year drop of 32.2 percent. Twelve people have died.
The cities and provinces with the highest number of cases include Khanh Hoa, Dong Nai, Binh Duong, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, HCM City, Soc Trang, Long An, Dong Thap, An Giang and Dak Nong.
Nhan Dan (The People)
Viet Nam's export turnover rises 9.5 per cent
Viet Nam's export turnover reached US$92.3 billion in the first seven months of this year, an increase of 9.5 per cent compared to the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Of the figure, domestic businesses earned $27.6 billion, a year-on-year fall of 1.7 per cent. The export revenue of seafood, coffee and rice fell by 15 per cent, 33 per cent, and 8.7 per cent, respectively.
Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer)
Dong Nai offers vocational training
The Dong Nai Province's People's Committee plans to provide free vocational training courses for 5,800 rural residents this year.
The province plans to offer vocational training courses for 23,400 people during the 2016-2020 period, and create jobs for 80 per cent of trained workers. It will spend more than VND82 billion ($3.79 million) on the plan.
Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (VIETNAM ECONOMIC TIMES)
Dak Nong upgrades 700km of rural roads
Dak Nong upgraded more than 700km of rural roads from 2010-14, heard a meeting held by the Dak Nong Province People's Committee on Wednesday.
More than 40 per cent of the roads have been paved. Forty reinforced concrete bridges 473m long and 315 water-drainage sewers 2,473m in length were also built.
All villages across the province have one to two kilometres of asphalted roads.
Tin Tuc (News)