More than 27,260 cases of deforestation were reported annually from 2011 to 2015 with some 2,648ha of forest destroyed each year, though the number reduced by 35 per cent between 2016 and 2018.
National Assembly (NA) deputies called for more stringent measures against the developers of projects and buildings which had violated regulations during discussions on the draft amended construction law on Saturday as part of their ongoing ninth sitting.
Eleven players of Đồng Tháp were involved in the affair which saw Đồng Tháp draw Vĩnh Long 1-1 in a group round match. They shared VNĐ133 million (US$5,700) after the game for keeping the total score at two goals or less.
The Government has asked the Ministry of Public Security to study and add recreational nitrous oxide balloons – also known as funky balls – to the list of drugs and precursor substances for strict management and supervision.