Labour unions in the northern province of Bac Ninh have worked with local authorities to develop six housing projects to lease to labourers working at industrial parks in the province.
Four of the projects have finished and been put into operation, providing accommodation for around 17,500 workers. The province currently has more than 72,300 workers working at industrial parks who need to rent a room.
Lao Dong (Labour)
PM okays funds for road upgrade
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a plan to use part of the State budget to fund the central province of Quang Binh to upgrade the 7km-road that connects National Road 1A to the Commemorative House of the late General Vo Nguyen Giap in Le Thuy District.
Dung has asked the Ministry of Planning and Investment to appraise the capital and decide on the amount of funds. Quang Binh Province has been asked to work with the ministries of Planning and Investment, Transport and Finance to balance capital to ensure the project's schedule.
Nhan Dan (The People)
State Budget collection reaches $1.2b
The total State budget collected in the northern province of Quang Ninh reached more than VND26 trillion ($1.2 billion) in the first nine months of the year, an increase of 14 per cent over the same period last year. Of this figure, collection from import-export activities reached more than VND14.2 trillion ($667.82 million), and domestic collection VND11.6 trillion ($545.54 million).
Dau Tu (Investment)