Runway upgrade at Tan Son Nhat airport to finish by year-end Business

Runway upgrade at Tan Son Nhat airport to finish by year-end

Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The has urged contractors to complete the upgrade of four taxiways and one of HCM City-based Tan Son Nhat International Airport’s two runways by the year-end to meet heightened travel demand for the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.
Forestry sector focuses on creating high-yield trees Sci-Tech

Forestry sector focuses on creating high-yield trees

Scientific research and technology transfer for the forestry sector in the 2021-2030 period will focus on the hybridisation of new varieties, giving priority to planting high-yield, good-quality and pest-and-disease preventive capable tree varieties, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan. ​
Mekong Delta forests face increasing risk of fires Environment

Mekong Delta forests face increasing risk of fires

All forests south of the Hau River in the Mekong Delta have been facing the threat of fire since the middle of this month, and any fire would spread very quickly because of the heat and low humidity, local authorities have warned.
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Forests in Ca Mau at high risk of fire

More than 43,500ha of forest in the southern province of Ca Mau is at high risk of fire due to prolonged hot weather, according to the provincial forest management, agricultural and rural development departments.
HCM City looks to expand economic ties with Australia Politics

HCM City looks to expand economic ties with Australia

Ho Chi Minh City wants to work with Australia to build an economic cooperation strategy, with the aim of become one of each other’s top 10 trading partners, said Politburo member and Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.