The Transport Construction Quality Control and Management Bureau has submitted a project to the Ministry of Transport on construction of Bac Giang Highway in Lang Son City.
The 63.5km road has four lanes and will cost VND13 trillion (US$610 million). Construction is expected to be built from 2015 to 2018 under the BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) mode.
DAU TU (VIETNAM INVESTMENT REVIEW)
City to March to Month of Youth
The HCM City's annual Month of Youth will begin on March 1. During the month, volunteers, mostly from the city's universities and colleges, will take part in various activities, including career guidance and job introduction for youth, and soft skill training for children and teenagers.
They will also provide knowledge on urban civilisation, environmental protection, climate change, transport safety and crime control in an aim to build a civilised and modern city.
TUOI TRE (YOUTH)
Sharp rise expected in Q1 garment exports
Viet Nam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) on Thursday announced that garment exports were expected to rise sharply in the first quarter.
VITAS said that most garment enterprises in the country had production orders until the end of the first quarter, and some companies have orders until the end of the second quarter.
Viet Nam's textiles and garments export turnover reached $1.9 billion in January, an increase of 1.2 per cent compared to the same period last year.
SAI GON GIAI PHONG (LIBERATED SAIGON)
Climate change irrigation project underway
The Southern Irrigation Planning Institute has launched a project to build irrigation systems to adapt to climate change in the Cuu Long (Mekong) River Delta cities of Can Tho, Ca Mau and Vinh Long.
Can Tho will build sewer systems for flood control in the centre of the city until 2016. In Vinh Long, there will be 19 sewers and eight pumping stations for irrigating crops to be built until 2020.
Ca Mau will build a 119.7km dyke along Ca Mau River, and a new water drainage system by 2020.
LAO DONG (LABOUR)