Work on a project to upgrade the Pleiku Airport in the Central Highland province of Gia Lai will start soon, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam.
The VND945 billion (US$44.5 million) project will upgrade runways, docks and other facilities.
The project is expected to take 18 months to complete, the CAAV said, adding that the airport will be closed for six months.
Once finished, the airport is expected to receive Airbus A32 aircraft and equivalent, and welcome 329,600 passengers a year.
Thanh Nien (Young People)
Street work suspended over holiday
The HCM City Department of Transport has asked contractors to temporarily stop digging streets on infrastructure projects from September 1 to 2.
The move aims to ensure traffic safety order and environmental hygiene in the city during the national holiday.
Tuoi Tre (Youth)
Government allots $7m for seed purchases
The Government will provide additional funds for the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to purchase seeds for national reserves, according to a new decision signed by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh on Tuesday.
The ministry will receive VND149 billion ($7.02 million) to purchase 4,040 tonnes of rice varieties, 353 tonnes of maize seeds and 110 tonnes of vegetable seeds.
Nhan Dan (The People)