Widespread water pollution nationwide has inflicted an estimated economic loss of VNĐ11.6 trillion (US$510.7 million) in the last ten years and the situation is not getting better, an environmental expert says.
HCM City People’s Procuracy on Wednesday said it asked the court to prosecute a Peruvian national for robbery, with assets worth nearly VNĐ6 billion (US$266,000), e-newspaper zing.vn reported.
Though on its way to achieving all major economic goals, Việt Nam has its work cut out in maintaining an upward productivity growth lest it falls into the middle income trap and trails behind regional partners.
Phạm Quốc Cường won the Bình Dương Television Cycling Tournament, which ended on Tuesday.
Việt Nam has made significant progress in aligning its policies on foreign arbitral awards with international standards, but it needs to foster enforcement capacity to enhance trust and confidence of foreign businesses.
Ministry of Public Security’s Police Investigation Agency yesterday issued a decision launching criminal proceedings against five former officials of the Việt Nam Rubber Group (VRG) accused of deliberately violating State rules on economic management resulting in serious consequences.
People should buy food from supermarkets, malls or reputed shops to ensure food safety and hygiene, experts claim.
Samples of poultry and pork collected from local markets in five southern provinces and cities were reported to be contaminated with the E. coli bacteria due to unhygienic conditions at marketplaces, said Dr Nguyễn Vũ Thượng, deputy director of HCM City’s Pasteur Institute.
Many high-tech projects have recently received licences in the country.
Nguyễn Anh Khoa of the Việt Nam Youth team overcame his seniors to win the eighth stage if the Bình Dương Television Cycling Cup yesterday.