Quang Ninh eyes becoming dynamic sea-based economic hub Business

Quang Ninh eyes becoming dynamic sea-based economic hub

The northern province of Quang Ninh has outlined various solutions to expand its sea-based economy, with the focus sharpened on tourism, sea services, and coastal industries that are environmentally friendly, according to Deputy Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Cao Tuong Huy.
Airlines plan to increase domestic flights during Tet Society

Airlines plan to increase domestic flights during Tet

Domestic airlines will focus on exploiting routes around the country instead of international routes during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) which will fall in the first half of February, according to Director of the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam Dinh Viet Thang.
Laos targets 3.8 billion USD from tourism revenue in 2021 ASEAN

Laos targets 3.8 billion USD from tourism revenue in 2021

The Lao government has set a revenue target of over 3.8 billion USD for the tourism industry in the next five years, with about 15 million tourists visiting the Southeast Asian country after the COVID-19 pandemic is under control.
Smoking rate among men falls in 2020 Society

Smoking rate among men falls in 2020

The smoking rate among men in many provinces and cities last year fell compared to 2017 as a result of agencies’ efforts to implement tobacco harm-prevention programmes, Dr Phan Thi Hai, deputy head of the Tobacco Harm Prevention Fund, said at a conference held in HCM City last week.
Quang Binh asked to improve business environment to lure more investors Business

Quang Binh asked to improve business environment to lure more investors

Quang Binh should give greater attention to administrative reform as well as e-government and smart city building, thus creating a transparent and open business environment to lure more investors, stated Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung at the central province’s investment promotion conference on January 18.
Vietnam steps up IPv6 transition Sci-Tech

Vietnam steps up IPv6 transition

The Ministry of Information and Communications announced a programme on transition to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) in 2021-2025, which will focus on state agencies, instead of the community and business circle as in the previous period, at a meeting in Hanoi on January 15.
Hanoi launches socio-economic development tasks for 2021 Society

Hanoi launches socio-economic development tasks for 2021

Politburo member and Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue chaired a teleconference on January 15 with officials from the capital's districts and towns to set main tasks and solutions for implementing socio-economic development plans and State budget estimates for 2021.
ASEAN, China vow to boost ties ASEAN

ASEAN, China vow to boost ties

Secretary-General Lim Jock Hoi of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi agreed to further enhance ASEAN-China relations at their meeting in Brunei on January 14.