The country is expected to welcome its 100 millionth citizen before 2030.
As of the end of 2014, the farmers’ fund mobilized over VND1.7 trillion, contributing to assisting 150,000 farmers’ families in expanding production and escaping poverty, the Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmers’ Association reported.
Da Nang city is now completing a project to assist the youth starting businesses during 2015-2020, with the aim of promoting the spirit of business among the young and to assist their business towards success by creating a new generation of entrepreneurs for the city.
The People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Binh has decided to earmark over VND3.2 billion from the budget to provide support for 23,298 poor families electrical lighting expenses in the first quarter of 2015, the Office of the provincial People’s Committee reported.
The Ho Chi Minh city power company is preparing to build the 6-kilometer undersea cable system to bring power to Thanh An island commune, Can Gio district, said Pham Quoc Bao, vice director of the company.
Many industrial and export processing zones in the 2 southern provinces of Binh Duong and Dong Nai are seeking to recruit some 100,000 labourers as enterprises expand production to realise orders signed at the beginning of this year.
During the fifth Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival, held from March 8th-12th, NESCAFE Plan project announced the distribution of an additional 4 million coffee seedlings to support Central Highlands provinces in 2015, raising the number of seedlings under the project to nearly 11 million.
Trade unions at different levels in Ho Chi Minh city made thorough preparations for caring about the welfare of workers and labourers during the lunar New Year, thus making assistance more convenient as well as raising the value of workers’ Tet presents compared to previous years.
On March 11th, the central steering committee for flood and storm prevention issued an official dispatch asking the coastal provincial and city steering committee on flood, storm prevention and rescue work to build up measures to deal with this year’s anticipated strong typhoons and hurricanes.
According to the figures released by the employment introduction centre for south-east Vietnam, the number of labourers registering to receive unemployment polices in the southern province of Dong Nai, following the Tet holiday 2015, was less than a half the number compared to previous years and even less than normal days.
On March 9th, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai chaired a meeting to consider a mechanism in support of the provision of infrastructure in the central province of Ninh Thuan, in order to contribute to boosting socio-economic development and stablising the lives of people being affected by the building of nuclear power plants.
A wind power project construction, the first of its kind in the Central Highlands, was recently inaugurated in Dlie-Yang commune, Ea H’leo district, Dak Lak province and is expected to provide 450 million kWh per year, satisfying the demand for power from 200,000 families in the region.
The Hanoi Construction Investment Joint Stock Company (HANCIC) on March 7th inagurated a school project in a pilot housing complex for workers in Kim Chung commune, Dong Anh district, Hanoi.
Fifteen localities in mountainous, remote and island regions will be assisting in expanding the recreation playgrounds for children with a capital of VND500 million each.
Construction work started on March 6th on a wastewater treatment plant in southern Binh Duong province, which will benefit over 400,000 local residents.