The foot and mouth disease has affected more than 232 buffalos and cows in the northern province of Lang Son, according to the Animal Health Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The country now has five provinces Phu Yen, Son La, Lang Son, Cao Bang and Kien Giang that have recorded the disease over the last three weeks. Local authorities have instructed farmers to disinfect their breeding facilities and treat the infected animals.
Nhan Dan (THE PEOPLE)
HCM City IPs to open mini supermarkets
The HCM City Department of Industry and Trade has said it is working with the city s Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority, district-level People s Committees and retail companies to set up mini supermarkets in industrial parks (IPs) and export processing zones (EPZs).
Under the plan, each IP and EPZ will have at least one mini supermarket to serve workers by the end this year. The city now has 15 IPs and EPZs but they do not have shopping facilities for workers.
Nguoi Lao Dong (THE LABOURER)