The North-South Expressway, which is of national priority for investment in the 2017-2020 period, involves the development of 654 kilometers of expressway passing through 13 cities and provinces, with total investment capital of approximately VND119 trillion (nearly US$5 billion).
Da Nang allowed the reopening of bars, karaoke parlors and dance clubs from September 25, two months after their closure due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Ministry of Health has approved the list of 24 central and key hospitals eligible to join the national network for remote medical examination and treatment.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has signed a Decision on establishment of Quang Yen Coastal Economic Zone in the Northern province of Quang Ninh.
They are required to arrive one day before the start of their work - only experts and other indispensable personnel working for foreign agencies and family members of Vietnamese citizens are currently issued visas - and are only allowed to work if they test negative, the Ho Chi Minh City Center for Disease Control and Prevention said.
The total amount of foreign investment poured into Vietnam this year to September 20 reached 21.2 billion USD, equivalent to 81.8 percent of the same period last year, reported the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
In HCM City, in the past two years, there have been no new projects completed. Apartment prices have been increasing sharply at an average of 5-7 per cent, even 10 per cent in some areas. In essence, investors will pour money into a market with good profitability and low prices.
In the first eight months this year, amid complicated and swift evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, total trade value was estimated at US$ 337.23 billion, equivalent to that of the same period last year, in which export turnover increased by 2.3% to US$ 175.36 billion while import turnover decreased by 2.4% to US$ 161.87 billion.
HCMC expects to emerge as a financial and economic hub in Asia with a per capita income of US$40,000 in 2045, HCMC Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan said at a meeting on September 24.