Society

Rural upgrade targets better life

The Government will inject 1.7 trillionVND (80 million USD) into the national new rural-area programme in 2012, according to Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat.
Business

Donors urge ‘quality' State investment

Representatives from Vietnam's development partners on Oct. 4 agreed that the country should restructure public investment to foster "quality" growth at a workshop held to assess the Ministry of Investment and Planning's five-year socio-economic development draft.
Society

Overpass project approved

The Ministry of Construction on Dec. 21 gave its stamp of approval to a 10-kilometre-long, four-lane overpass project from Vinh Tuy Bridge to Nga Tu So intersection in southwest of Hanoi .
Prime Minister meets voters in Hai Phong Politics

Prime Minister meets voters in Hai Phong

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met voters of Kien Thuy district in the northern port city of Hai Phong on Oct. 18, to listen to their opinions and aspirations prior to the eighth session of the 12 th National Assembly.
Cabinet works on traffic, flooding in HCM City Politics

Cabinet works on traffic, flooding in HCM City

Measures to speed up the tempo of major projects, ease traffic jams and prevent flooding in Ho Chi Minh City topped the agenda of a working session between the cabinet and the city’s leaders on March 15.
Business

PM approves eastern highway

An eastern north-south freeway that travels a distance of more than 1,811 kilometres from Hanoi to the Mekong Delta capital of Can Tho received approval from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung last week.