Thursday, October 27 2016


Some petrol stations to sell biofuel

Update: January, 19/2016 - 10:00
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has told eight provinces and cities to begin selling E5 biofuel at all retail petrol stations by June. The areas included are the provinces of Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Can Tho and Ba Ria-Vung Tau, and cities of Ha Noi, Hai Phong Da Nang, and HCM City.

Remaining provinces and cities in the country are required to have at least 50 per cent of retail petrol stations sell E5 biofuel.

Thoi Bo Kinh Te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times)

Windpower plant to be built in Ca Mau

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project to build a wind power plant in Khai Long Tourism Area in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau.

It is expected to be completed in 2018. The 2,156-hectare plant will have capacity of 100MW.

Dau Tu (Viet Nam Investment Review)

Oncology centre opens in Hue

Hue Central Hospital last Saturday placed one oncology centre into use in order to provide healthcare services to cancer patients in the central region. With total capital of nearly VND200 billion (US$8.9 million) from government bonds, the centre has areas for diagnosis, surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, nuclear medicine and palliative care.

At the launch ceremony, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien approved construction of one obstetrics centre with 300 beds.

Lao Dong (The Labour)

HCMC to build new Eastern Bus Station

Work will start on the new Eastern Bus Station in HCM City this year, according to Saigon Transportation Mechanical Corporation (SAMCO).

The 16.03ha station will be located on the border between District 9 and Binh Duong Province's Di An county town, having a total cost of around VND4 trillion (US$178.5 million). The new station will connect to the new Metro Line No.1 from Ben Thanh market in District 1 to Suoi Tien entertainment area in Thu Duc District, said Tran Quoc Toan, general director of SAMCO.

The corporation is also seeking approval for a project to build a new 17ha Western Bus Station in Binh Chanh District this ear.

Tuoi Tre (Youth)

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