VPBank Hanoi Marathon 2019 held Culture - Sports

VPBank Hanoi Marathon 2019 held

A ceremony to start the VPBank Hanoi Marathon was held in the heart of Hanoi on October 20, with 7,000 professional and amateur athletes taking part, over 1,500 of them foreigners.
Banks report higher profits Business

Banks report higher profits

Banks are reporting better profits for the third quarter this year, with Vietcombank leading the way despite the predicted slowdown in credit growth.
Hanoi to promote tourism in Japan in late October Travel

Hanoi to promote tourism in Japan in late October

The Hanoi Promotion Agency (HPA) will launch a tourism promotion programme in Japan and join the Tourism Expo Japan (JATA) 2019 in Osaka later this month, aiming to further exploit the nearly 127 million-strong market.
Japan helps Vietnam improve control of food safety Business

Japan helps Vietnam improve control of food safety

JICA signed a grant agreement with Vietnam on October 17 to provide over 1.2 billion JPY for a project to enhance laboratory capacity of the Reference Testing and Agrifood Quality Consultancy (RETAQ) Centre, helping Vietnam better ensure safety of agricultural and fishery products as food.
MobiFone-AVG deal: two former ministers prosecuted Society

MobiFone-AVG deal: two former ministers prosecuted

The Supreme People’s Procuracy on October 19 notified the prosecution of two former ministers of information and communications (MIC) – Nguyen Bac Son and Truong Minh Tuan, along with 12 other defendants in relation to the case of the MobiFone’s purchase of 95 percent of shares of the Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG).