More than VND5.8 trillion (US$257 million) will be spent on upgrading and building new airports in Mekong Delta in 2016-20, according to the Ministry of Transport.
A new airport will be built in An Giang Province at a cost of more than VND3.4 trillion ($151 million), Phu Quoc International Airport's terminal will be upgraded and Ca Mau Airport will see its radar system replaced.
Thanh Nien (Young People)
City announces pollution plan
HCM City aims to have no seriously polluting production unit in residential areas by 2020, according to a plan announced by the People's Committee.
It is an urgent and important requirement for mitigating environmental pollution in the city and building a green and clean living environment.
Particularly, in the end of next year, the city will set up a route and solution for dealing with polluting ones. In the end of 2017, the city will carry out the solution like issuing decision of removal. It also will approve financial assistance for polluting ones which agree to remove. Moreover, it will strengthen inspection in the removal.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (Liberated Sai Gon)
Quang Binh gets $13.7m for infrastructure
The north-central coastal province of Quang Binh has been allocated more than VND309 billion (US$13.7 million) for building essential infrastructure and fund production in disadvantaged communes and villages since 2011 to improve the life of residents, especially ethnic groups.
Hoang Van Tan, deputy head of the province's Committee for Ethnic Minorities, said the communes of Kim Thuy in Le Thuy District, Truong Xuan and Truong Son in Quang Ninh District and Trong Hoa in Minh Hoa District have developed with roads, schools, clinics, electricity, and irrigation not available.
The province's poverty rate has fallen from 61.57 per cent in 2011 to 21.2 per cent now.
Tin Tuc (News)