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-- Authorities in the southern province of Binh Phuoc on Thursday seized and destroyed more than 400kg of stale pork and viscera detected at the local Doing Xoai market.
-- Many among 79 families who had their houses burned down in the south central Vietnamese beach town of Nha Trang on Tuesday night have been allocated to temporarily stay in the dormitory of Khanh Hoa Medical College.
-- Many local express companies have stopped receiving orders a few days ago as transport and delivery was stuck due to high demand during the Tet holiday.
-- Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transportation on Thursday unveiled an online map which can alert users of traffic congestion citywide, in an effort to ease the city’s traffic pressure.
-- A bus rapid transit project worth US$70 million is being implemented in the central city of Da Nang, the municipal administration announced on Thursday.
-- Project Vietnam Foundation on Thursday said it will send a delegation to offer charity operations in Ho Chi Minh City in February and March for children with congenital cleft lip and palate, as well as those with ear, nose and throat diseases.
-- Vietnam has suspended imports of numerous agricultural products from Indonesia due to the high risk of the Caryedon serratus (Olivier) beetle, according to a decision signed by Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh. -- Vietnam’s GDP growth in 2017 is expected to reach 6.4 percent, a 0.2 percent increase from 2016, according to the German Deutsche Bank.
-- Many college majors relevant to art and talent in the central city of Hue are facing a risk of dissolution due to the lack of students.
-- Singapore-based Global Science and Technology Forum, a global forum for innovation in science and technology, has assigned the Bachkhoa Information Technology Academy in Hanoi to be its official training partner in Vietnam.
-- A group of three junior high school students in the southern province of Hau Giang has successfully created a solar multifunctional water purifier which can turn salt water into fresh water.
-- The Ho Chi Minh City administration has given approval to the hosting of an ao dai (Vietnamese traditional dress) festival in Match this year.