HA NOI — Ha Noi Market Watch seized nearly 30 tonnes of beef of unknown origin in Binh Minh Ward in Thanh Oai District on Wednesday.
Those in charge of the meat had no quarantine certificates. Most of the meat smelled stale and police destroyed it.
Nguyen Van Tam, owner of the meat, said he collected most of the meat in slaughter-houses in the district and carried it for sale in southern provinces.
Stream blocked at reservoir
QUANG BINH — The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in the province blocked off a stream yesterday so work could begin on Thac Chuoi Reservoir in Bo Trach District's Phu Dinh Commune.
The reservoir will have an estimated capacity of 32 million cubic metres and total investment of VND367 billion (US$17.5 million). — VNS