An outbreak of measles has occurred in Ha Giang Province, according to the People's Committee. There have been 101 patients diagnosed with measles in Bac Me District. The two communes of Yen Cuong and Minh Son have the highest incidence in the district. The district's Preventive Health Division forecasts an upward trend in the following days.
Nhan Dan (The People)
PM backs land database establishment
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project to establish a database on land plots. Regulation will be included. The database will be useful for people who have demand related to land.
Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times)
Dak Nong invests $119m in infrastructure
Since 2010, Dak Nong Province has invested a total of VND2.5 trillion (US$119 million) to develop new infrastructure and the economy in its rural areas. At least 1,352 kilometres of roads, 263 classrooms and 2,586 houses for families covered by the State's policies have been built or upgraded. Moreover, 5,215 people have been provided vocational training. Many conferences have been held to provide more technical assistance for farmers.
Tin Tuc (News)
Quang Ngai Province plans estuary dredge
Quang Ngai Province has allocated VND40 billion ($1.9 million) to dredge the Cua Dai estuary and build embankments to avoid erosion at Nghia An beach. Le Trung Thanh, the committee's deputy chairman, said VND2.5 billion ($119,047) of the VND40 billion was used to assist fishers of two communes of Nghia An and Nghia Phu.
Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer)
HCM City sees labour accidents leap
HCM City's Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has asked companies in the city to improve the knowledge of their staff who specialise in affairs related to labour safety and hygiene. Inspections will be continued in the construction field and strict punishment on violators will be carried out to reduce labour accidents.
Since January, the number of labour accidents in HCM City has totalled 76, an increase of 12 against the same period last year. The accidents killed 78 people and injured 13. The accidents were blamed on enterprises that did not obey regulations on labour accident prevention.
Lao Dong (Labour)