Vietnam- Gov't endorses major BOT water project

(THE SAIGON TIMES DAILY June 3, 1999) The Government has approved the second-phase of a major water project in HCMC under the build-operate-transfer (BOT) form, following a request by the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the city authorities.

Grand Imperial Saigon Water Company Ltd., an alliance by four companies from Malaysia, the U.K. and Hong Kong, plans to exploit water from the Saigon River.

Caring for Children in the Interests of the Nation

Vietnam is a young nation. Nearly 40 per cent of our population are children. Thirty million young Vietnamese citizens form the abundant labour source for the country in the future. "Children today, the world tomorrow" - the world's slogan of action for children, is also the principle reflected in the line and policies on child care and education of the Vietnamese Party and Government.