HCM City to test 5 million people for COVID-19 Health

HCM City to test 5 million people for COVID-19

Ho Chi Minh City aims to take samples from five million people by July 5 for COVID-19 screening as more and more people are found to be infected thanks to screening at hospitals, according to its People’s Committee.
Quang Tri: Big bombs in residential areas safely handled    Environment

Quang Tri: Big bombs in residential areas safely handled

Sappers of the Military High Command in the central province of Quang Tri in conjunction with the US’s Golden West organisation have successfully deactivated and removed bombs left from wartime that was found in Huong Hoa district’s Huong Lap commune.
Rural market offers good opportunities for retail Business

Rural market offers good opportunities for retail

Vietnam’s retail market will continue to grow strongly this year, with lots of opportunities to develop modern retail systems in rural areas, according to Phan Lan Chi, deputy director of supermarket chain Lan Chi Mart.
Infrastructure overloaded in new residential areas Society

Infrastructure overloaded in new residential areas

Many infrastructure facilities, including roads are overloaded as many new residential areas have been built and the number of means of transportation rapidly rise in suburban areas of Ho Chi Minh City in the past few years.
Bac Giang strives to lure investment to urban development Business

Bac Giang strives to lure investment to urban development

The northern province of Bac Giang has made tremendous efforts to attract investment to urban development and the building of residential areas in the province, Deputy Director of the provincial Construction Department Vi Thanh Quyen has said.
Thai authorities monitoring water level of Mekong River ASEAN

Thai authorities monitoring water level of Mekong River

Officials of Thailand are closely monitoring the rising water level of the Mekong River after rain continued to hammer down on much of Thailand in the past couple of days, flooding residential areas and farmland in several provinces.
Dong Nai tests electric fence to protect elephants Environment

Dong Nai tests electric fence to protect elephants

A 50km long electric fence has been put into operation on a trial basis to prevent wild elephants from wandering into residential areas in the southern province of Dong Nai, according to the provincial Forest Protection Sub-Department.