More than 50,000 young people and workers in HCM City have joined the 18th Kỳ nghỉ hồng (Pink Vacation) Volunteer Campaign, which will end on August 4.
Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng has approved a project to enhance air connectivity. It will open new routes and increase frequency of existing flights between Vietnam and major tourist destinations around the world.
The volume of cargo handled at Quy Nhơn Port in the central province of Bình Định has reached a record eight million tonnes so far this year.
The central province of Bình Định expects to develop 17 urban areas by 2025 and 22 urban areas by 2035, with urban land of between 13,000 – 16,500 ha.
Nearly 4,000 fishing boats and the 23,000 people working on them off the coast of central and southern parts of the country were instructed to return to shore on Friday morning as Typhoon Samuel bore down.
Fourteen provinces in the south-central and Central Highlands regions are urgently preparing after a tropical low-pressure system gained more strength and became the ninth typhoon to hit the East Sea this year at 2pm on Thursday.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Friday held a working session with leaders of the south central province of Ninh Thuận, during which he asked the province to exert more efforts to fulfill its target of becoming a hub for renewable energy and boosting the development of its sea-based economy.
The National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting has reported that this year’s winter will come earlier than it has over the last five years. The dry season in the south is less severe while the Central Highlands and south-central region may face drought.