$2 million allocated for landslide prevention in city’s inner islet
Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has approved to provide VND50 billion ($2 million) for works of landslide disaster prevention and mitigation in Thanh Da islet for the second phase, said the Ho Chi Minh City Inland Waterway Region yesterday.
Funding for landslide disaster prevention and mitigation works in Thanh Da islet will be monitored by the Department of Finance, the Department of Planning and Investment and the state treasury.
According to information from the E-commerce and Digital Economy Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, last year, the Covid-19 pandemic caused difficulties to the global economy and disruption to production and business activities. However, it helped the e-commerce growth of Vietnam to reach 18 percent, with a scale of US$11.8 billion.