Hanoi (VNA) – Localities with 11 sub-projects in the eastern North-South Expressway have completed site clearance on 454.15 km, or 69.5 percent of the total length. Meanwhile, among the 113 resettlement areas needed to be built, 31 have received the go-ahead while the remaining 82 are being surveyed and designed before approval is sought, the Transport Engineering Construction and Quality Management Bureau at the Ministry of Transport said. According to the plan on developing Vietnam’s expressway network to 2020 and vision to 2030, the North-South Expressway is to be 2,109 km long and stretch from the northern mountainous province of Lang Son to the southernmost province of Ca Mau. The road will see certain eastern sections, 654 km in length in total, receive investment in the 2017-2020 period. These are divided into the 11 sub-projects, with three set to be funded by the State budget and the remaining eight implemented under the public-private partnership (PPP) format. … [Read more...] about Nearly 70 percent of ground for North-South Expressway cleared for construction
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Especially, the plan was also based on the official announcement from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on the rice volume of 3.2 million tonnes which could be exported in the winter-spring crop. This is the remaining quantity after ensuring normal domestic consumption and reserves. … [Read more...] about MoIT proposes to resume rice exports
If the epidemic lingers and only ends in the year’s fourth quarter, it is estimated that the national flag carrier’s total revenue will be VND38,140 billion, coming in VND72,411 billion under the set target and representing an estimated loss of VND19,651 billion. … [Read more...] about Vietnam Airlines requires VND12,000 billion to overcome COVID-19
Also, the winter crop has been bountiful. India has a robust food stockpile - some 60 million tonnes of food grains - and the world's largest state-run food distribution programme. Food shortages are unlikely. But the challenges are in supporting farmers, sharecroppers and labourers until things return to normal; getting food to the poor and securing the harvest for the next season. … [Read more...] about Will coronavirus lockdown cause food shortages in India?