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Consumers switching to safer vegetables

A worker lifts a tray of sprouts at the Fruits and Vegetables Research Institute in Ha Noi. The capital city now has added 500ha for growing safe vegetables, raising the total area to 5,000 hectares.

Ha Noi market gardeners established another 500 hectares of safe vegetables in the first quarter of this year. This brings the total area for this type of cultivation in the province to 5,000 hectares, reports the city’s Department for Agriculture and Rural Development. In Viet Nam, safe vegetables are those …

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Japan asks Vietnam to repay aid to graft-hit railway project

Japan has requested that Vietnam refund the total amount disbursed for a consulting contract for a Japanese ODA-funded railway project in Hanoi marred by a US$780,000 bribery scandal uncovered last year.

Japan has requested that Vietnam refund the total amount disbursed for a consulting contract for a Japanese ODA-funded railway project in Hanoi marred by a US$780,000 bribery scandal uncovered last year. Japan has requested that Vietnam refund the total amount disbursed for a consulting contract for a Japanese ODA-funded railway …

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Dusty road vexes Ho Chi Minh City residents (pics)

A road section in Ho Chi Minh City which has been repaired for over one month is now blanketed with thick dust, thus plunging locals into untold misery.

A road section in Ho Chi Minh City which has been repaired for over one month is now blanketed with thick dust, thus plunging locals into untold misery. A 20-meter section of Kha Van Can Street, which crosses Pham Van Dong Street in Thu Duc District, has undergone repairs since …

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