Slow development of resettlement zones blamed for Long Thanh Airport delay

Dong Nai (VNA) – Leaders in Dong Nai have criticised the provincial project management board for delays to resettlement zones for people who have to relocate for the construction of Long Thanh International Airport in the southern province. This in turn has caused lengthy delays in land acquisition for the project. The management board has […]

Long An’s district recognised as new-style rural area

Hanoi (VNA) – Chau Thanh district in the Mekong Delta province of Long An has been named as a new-style rural area following a recent decision signed by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. After eight years of the implementation of the National Target Programme on New-Style Rural Area Building, the district fulfilled all criteria set […]

Slow development of resettlement zones blamed for Long Thành Airport delay

In the first phase, a runway and one passenger terminal along with other support works will be built to serve 25 million passengers and 1.2 million tonnes of cargo each year. This phase, covering an area of 1,810 hectares, is expected to be completed by 2025.

Long An’s district recognized as new-style rural area

Chau Thanh district has been named as a new-style rural area. More than 1.7 trillion VND (73.19 million USD) were mobilized to carry out the program. Of which, local residents and businesses contributed 23.8 percent and 10.6 percent, respectively, while the rest came from the State budget.

Northern province bars cruise passengers from epidemic-stricken areas

Vietnam has recorded 16 cases of infection, 11 in northern Vinh Phuc Province, three in Ho Chi Minh City and one each in central Khanh Hoa and Thanh Hoa provinces. Eleven patients have been discharged from hospital after doctors declared them free of the virus.

Quang Ninh streamlines steps to welcome cruise ships amidst coronavirus fears

The meeting followed Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam reprimanding provincial authorities for turning away passengers on the Italian vessel Aida Vita, operated by AIDA Cruises. Following Quang Ninh’s refusal, the cruise ship decided to cancel its entire trip to Vietnam, which would have started last Thursday and taken it to Ha Long, Da Nang, […]

BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES FEB.18

According to research conducted by the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the EVFTA and EVIPA are poised to elevate the country’s GDP by 4.6 per cent, whilst increasing exports to the EU by 42.7 per cent by 2025. The European Commission estimated that the EU’s GDP will surge by US$ 29.5 billion and its exports […]

Delta jackfruit farmers earn big profits

Thai jackfruits are ready for harvest in Tiền Giang Province. – VNA/VNS Photo Minh TríViet Nam News HCM CITY — Farmers in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta growing Thai jackfruit are earning big profits from exports because of the high demand for the fruit in overseas markets.

Parishioners endorse plan to dismantle, rebuild 135-year-old church

They also said they had inspected the structure and found it only slightly damaged, that its frame was still good and could last for long if reinforced. They pleaded that the PM acts to suspend its dismantling until the National Heritage Council makes a comprehensive assessment.

Vietnam reports 16 outbreaks of H5N6, H5N1

A total of poultry of 55,071 has so far been destroyed. Yesterday alone, Thanh Hoa Province reported one more bird flu outbreak of A/H5N6 killing 970 waterfowls meanwhile Tra Vinh Province reported two outbreaks of A/H5N1 killing 1,704 poultry.