-- Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong paid a visit to the headquarters of police forces in Hanoi and urged the police to keep on improving moral and working standards to meet rising challenges.
-- The highway linking Nha Trang and Da Lat became cleared yesterday after a land collision caused 5,000 cubic meters of rock and soil sliding down due to the tropical low pressure last weekend.
-- Ho Chi Minh City and other southern provinces have been left in a mess after a tropical low pressure swept through last weekend. Tens of thousand of trees and houses have become collapsed.
-- Illegal gold exploitation has caused pollution along canals and rivers in the central region after workers dig up rice fields, gardens and river banks to search for gold.
-- It has been reported that the net revenue of the Electricity of Vietnam in 2011 was around VND100 trillion (US$4.8 billion). Yet, authorities of the state-owned agency have kept on complaining of suffering loss and calling for the price increase.
-- The government has requested the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Industry and Trade about the speculation in the gas market that caused the price of the goods increases more than its true value.
-- The economic and trade center in Lao Bao, in the border gate with Laos, has become unmarketable though authorities of the Quang Tri Province have invested VND500 billion (US$24 million) for infrastructure construction.
-- Thousands of tons of water melon for exporting to China have been blocked at the Tan Thanh Border Gate due to the slowness in performing legal procedures at the gate.