Heavy rains forecast nationwide Society

Heavy rains forecast nationwide

Many regions across the country are expected to see heavy rains from September 13 to 23, with downpours forecast mainly during the night and early morning, the National Hydro-meteorological Forecast Centre said.
Vinh Long steps up socio-economic development Business

Vinh Long steps up socio-economic development

The Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long is taking synchronous measures to fight COVID-19 pandemic and step up socio-economic development, said Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Lu Quang Ngoi.
Work starts on over-215-million-USD bridge in Mekong Delta Society

Work starts on over-215-million-USD bridge in Mekong Delta

The Ministry of Transport and the People’s Committees of the Mekong Delta provinces of Vinh Long and Tien Giang held a ceremony on August 19 to commence the construction of the My Thuan 2 bridge with a total investment of over 5 trillion VND (215.6 million USD).
Adjustments to eastern section of North-South Expressway discussed Business

Adjustments to eastern section of North-South Expressway discussed

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a meeting of the Cabinet on July 8 to discuss the implementation of the National Assembly (NA)’s resolution on adjustments to the plan for investment in the construction of three sections of the North-South Expressway in the 2017-2020 period.
2019 Provincial Open Budget Index released Business

2019 Provincial Open Budget Index released

The Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research and the Centre for Development and Integration on July 8 released the 2019 Provincial Open Budget Index (POBI), which assesses how transparently localities spent their allocated public funds last year.
District-, commune-level administrative units to be streamlined Society

District-, commune-level administrative units to be streamlined

As many as six administrative units at the district level and 546 units at the communal level have been streamlined under a plan of rearrangement of administrative units for the 2019-2021 period, according to Vu Dang Minh, chief of Office of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA).
Mekong Delta leads in provincial competitive index Business

Mekong Delta leads in provincial competitive index

The Mekong Delta has topped six economic regions nationwide in terms of provincial competitive index (PCI) over the past five years, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vo Tan Thanh reported at a seminar held in Vinh Long province on June 15.
Public-funded model proposed for sub-projects of North-South Expressway Business

Public-funded model proposed for sub-projects of North-South Expressway

Right after the National Assembly Standing Committee agreed to submit to the NA for consideration a proposal to transform three sub-projects of the North-South Expressway from the model of private-public partnership (PPP) to public-funded form, experts said the method may be more suitable and effective.