Ba Ria city has announced that house construction licences will be issued online at http://baria.baria-vungtau.gov.vn.
Within two working days officials will have to tell applicants if their licences will be issued. Licences have to be issued within 12 working days.
Thanh Nien (Young People)
Job agencies banned from recruiting
The Overseas Workers Management Department has banned three northern recruitment agencies that send guest workers to Taiwan for a month for collecting higher fees than regulated.
During the ban period they cannot consult, select, or train workers.
Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer)
Ha Noi provides clean water to rural homes
Around 10,000 rural households in Ha Noi will get clean water this year and 2,300 others will get toilets at a total cost of VND222 billion ($10 million).
Next year the city plans to provide clean water to 20,000 rural households and toilets to 4,600.
Thoi Bao Tai Chinh (Viet Nam Financial Times)