A programme to 2020 on developing pre-school education in HCM City has been approved by the city's People's Committee. More than 60 per cent of children would study in State-owned pre-schools, and all children aged six-18 months in rural districts, such as Binh Chanh, Binh Tan, Nha Be, Tan Phu and Thu Duc, will study in State-owned schools.
The priority will be given to expanding construction of pre-schools in industrial parks and export processing zones. The land for the buildings will be transferred by local authorities, and investors will receive financial support from the city.
Tuoi Tre (Youth)
Kon Tum upgrades irrigation works
The Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) province of Kon Tum has spent VND42 billion (over US$2.1 million) on upgrading local irrigational system since last year. The money came from the State budget.
The reservoirs Dak Hnia, Dak Ro Wa and Dak Prong, Dak Tin and Ho Mit, located in Tu Mo Rong, Sa Thay, Dak To, Dak Glei and Dak Ha districts, will be upgraded soon before the flood season comes.
Saigon High-Tech Park hosts seminar on investment in support industries
A seminar on investment in high-tech support industries was held in HCM City's Saigon High-Tech Park yesterday. Organised by the city's Investment and Trade Promotion Centre, the event attracted dozens of local authorities, foreign and domestic associations and enterprises in the field.
The Saigon Times Daily
Career Day focuses on university students
Career Day 2014 opened in HCM City on June 4, attracting more than 5,000 final-year students and graduates from universities and colleges around the city.
The organiser, the HCM City University of Agriculture and Forestry, invited labour market experts and leaders from companies to take part in forums on vocational training and guidance for young people at the event. More than 1,000 jobs were offered on the day, according to Huynh Thanh Hung, rector of University of Agriculture and Forestry.
Nguoi Lao Dong (Labourer)