HCM City has earmarked VND70.54 trillion (US$3.3 billion) for 36
projects to mitigate the effects of climate change, which is expected to
severely affect the city.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Australian
Agency for International Development (AusAID) are assisting Viet Nam in
disaster risk management, particularly in risks related to climate
Companies in the 320-hectare Bien Hoa Industrial Zone 1, the country's
oldest industrial area, have asked the Government to come up with a
detailed plan on the zone's shift to an urban trade-and-services area.
HCM City's Tan Son Nhat Airport will be stretched beyond capacity in
the next two years, making construction of the new Long Thanh airport in
Dong Nai Province more urgent than ever, experts warn.
The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) has signed a
memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two Japanese banks, namely Minato
Bank and the Bank of Yokohama (BOY).
A three-day fair on technology and biological
equipment will take place in the capital on October 21 organised by the
National Agency for Science and Information Technology.
Vietnamese demand for rhinoceros horns decreased by 38 per cent within a
year after a campaign was launched against the practice.
Pham Thanh Cong, 57, was one of only a dozen
survivors of 1968's infamous My Lai massacre. More than four decades
later, he has written a book about the mass murder, in which American
soldiers killed 504 unarmed civilians.
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