Business

Massive housing project starts at Binh Duong

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai and former State President Nguyen Minh Triet were among those who attended a groundbreaking ceremony for a massive social housing project in the southern province of Binh Duong on Feb. 24.
WB helps Vietnam tackle urban flooding Society

WB helps Vietnam tackle urban flooding

The World Bank (WB) on Feb. 14 affirmed it will continue assisting Vietnam in coping with risks of urban flooding through loans, technology support and analysis.
Business

Provinces to be joined in economic zone

An area of over 3,600 km across the southern part of Nghe An and the northern part of Ha Tinh provinces is set to become a key economic zone of the north central region by 2025, according to a plan ratified by the Prime Minister recently.
Society

Mekong delta residents receive France, EU's aid

Eighty-five percent of urban residents in six Mekong delta provinces and cities will benefit from the second phase of a safe water supply programme sponsored by the French Development Agency (AFD).
Business

EVN Telecom invests 3 trillion VND in 3G service

The EVN Telecom Company will invest nearly 3 trillion VND (166 million USD) to install 2,500 Node B base transceiver stations (BTS) nationwide, expected to serve 46 percent of the country’s population.