City’s export revenue up
HCM City’s export
revenue expects to reach US$10.1 billion in the first 10 months of the year,
increasing 25.8 per cent against the same period last year, the city’s
Statistics Department said.
The city’s main exports
are rice, seafood products, garment and footwear products, crude oil, milk and
dairy products. The city also imported $5.24 billion of materials and products,
including fuel, steel, garments, footwear and pharmaceutical products.
(Kinh Te Viet Nam & The Gioi)
meets war heroes
Prime Minister Phan Van
Khai on Monday met representatives of Ca Mau Province’s families whose members
were war heroes, invalids or former members of the military. The prime minister
praised Ca Mau Province’s actions of supporting these families over the past
The Mekong Delta province
and local agencies have built 5,000 gratitude houses worth total VND7 billion
(US$450,000) for these families. The province has also found 12,162 remains of
Dan (The People)
inspection in city
The Ministry of Natural
Resources and Environment on Monday said it would inspect environmental
protection and waste water treatment systems at HCM City’s industrial parks.
IPs to be inspected
include Tan Thuan, Cat Lai II, Tay Bac Cu Chi, Hiep Phuoc, Tan Binh and Tan Tao.
Gon Giai Phong (Liberated Sai Gon)
water meters to be replaced
The Saigon Water Supply
Company on Monday said it would replace 100,000 water meters by the end of the
year. SAWACO, which manages 500,000 water meters in the city, plans to supply
tap water for an additional 100,000 local households this year.
Lao Dong (The Labourer)