The Department of Cultivation under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on March 25 announced that Southern provinces will grow other lucrative crops on around 126,333 hectares of ineffective rice growing area this year.
Chinese-owned thermal power plant was imposed an administrative fine of VND50 million ($2,155) for illegally building, said the Department of Construction in the central province of Binh Thuan yesterday.
The World Bank (WB) has been carrying out a project on improving the quality of tertiary education at four universities in Vietnam, including the Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST), since 2018 to increase their autonomy.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked for efforts to promote the Vietnam – Singapore ties in the near future, especially in national defence-security, economy, trade, investment, education-training, and people-to-people exchange, as well as joint work in ASEAN and other multilateral forums.
A meeting in response to World Water Day 2019 was held in Hanoi on March 22 by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), announcing various activities will be organized to mark the Day.
The ship SAR 412 of the Vietnam Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC) took Michael Samorin, an injured Filipino sailor on board an Egyptian cargo ship off Vietnam’s territorial waters to hospital for treatment on March 23.
Feasibility study of Long Thanh airport must be submitted no later than May, Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The said to consultancy agencies at yesterday meeting on the airport construction progress.
Naval ship HQ 012-Ly Thai To of Brigade 162 of the Naval Region 4 on March 20 left for Malaysia to attend the 2019 Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA 2019), which will take place on March 26-30.