HCM City seeks to develop urban river-canal network Society

HCM City seeks to develop urban river-canal network

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan said at a conference held on September 11 that the city expects to outline a plan to build embankments and improve management of land along rivers and canals by the year-end.
Vietnam, Japan to hold training course for sappers Politics

Vietnam, Japan to hold training course for sappers

A visiting Japanese delegation visited Vietnam’s Sapper Brigade 249 on September 11 to review preparations for the two countries’ upcoming training course in operating heavy military machinery for sappers.
Thailand promotes new policies to lure foreign investment World

Thailand promotes new policies to lure foreign investment

The Thai government on September 10 endorsed a package of measures aimed at attracting more foreign investment, especially to expedite investments from companies seeking to relocate their production plants in the context of the escalating US-China trade tension.
Workshop looks to apply MEMS, sensors system in smart city building Society

Workshop looks to apply MEMS, sensors system in smart city building

Over 40 leading experts and scientists from Australia, Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, the US and Vietnam shared experience in applying micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) and nano-materials to build a safe and friendly city at a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 27-28.
Central key economic region must become driving force: PM Politics

Central key economic region must become driving force: PM

The central key economic region should strive to become a driving force of the central region and be an important gateway to the sea of the Central Highlands and the East-West corridor, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a conference held in Binh Dinh province on August 20.
ASEAN youths place soft skills over STEM ASEAN

ASEAN youths place soft skills over STEM

Emerging technology and relentless changes in labour markets have forced young people in Southeast Asia to constantly upgrade their skills, a research released this week by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Singaporean-based internet company Sea has revealed.