The Government has approved equitisation plan for three corporations — the Viet Nam Waterway Construction Corporation, Thang Long Construction Corporation, and Transport Engineering Design Corporation.
Around 17.55 million shares of the three will be sold to strategic partners.
Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer)
Fires, explosions claim 26 lives in HCM City
In 2013 there were 598 fires in HCM City that killed 13, injured 24, and destroyed property worth over VND80 billion (nearly US$4 million).
There were also eight explosions that killed 13 and injured 13 others.
Rescue and firefighters received 102 calls for assistance, and saved 47 people and found damaged bodies of 47 people.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (Liberated Sai Gon)
Ministry calls for health measures during Tet
The Minister of Health has ordered all central and local medical units to make greater efforts to control diseases and ensure food hygiene and safety during the upcoming Lunar New Year festival.
Hospitals have been ordered to arrange for enough human resources and equipment to cope with emergencies, especially food poisoning and traffic accidents.
The minister also required increasing support for poor patients in Tet.
Nhan Dan (The People)