VNPT, Viettel to deploy 5G in An Giang Sci-Tech

VNPT, Viettel to deploy 5G in An Giang

Telecom providers VNPT and Viettel have registered to pilot 5G services in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang this year, Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Information and Communications Nguyen Thanh Hai has said.
Vietnam, Canada need to take advantage of CPTPP Business

Vietnam, Canada need to take advantage of CPTPP

Vietnam and Canada should utilise the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), to which both are signatories, and other free trade agreements (FTAs) to better facilitate bilateral trade and investment ties, Vietnamese Ambassador to Canada Pham Cao Phong has said.
National Olympic Committee designs plan for 2021 Culture - Sports

National Olympic Committee designs plan for 2021

The Vietnam National Olympic Committee will organise various community and high-performance sport activities and prepare for the 31st SEA Games and the 11th ASEAN Para Games as well as important international sport Olympics in 2021, heard a meeting of the standing board of the committee on January 20.
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.
Tourism recovery critical for Hanoi’s 2021 growth: Official Business

Tourism recovery critical for Hanoi’s 2021 growth: Official

Hanoi’s tourism sector needs to quickly restructure or risk falling behind other localities and struggling to post growth, given the sector’s recovery will be a decisive factor in the capital’s overall growth this year, according to Politburo member and Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue.
UNDP pledges to assist Asia-Pacific in addressing COVID-19 impact World

UNDP pledges to assist Asia-Pacific in addressing COVID-19 impact

Assistant Secretary General, Deputy Regional Director and Director for the Asia-Pacific of the UNDP Kanni Wignaraja has affirmed that the UNDP will continue assisting Asia-Pacific nations in overcoming the consequences of COVID-19 pandemic and fulfilling sustainable development goals (SDGs).
New stock trading system from RoK to be tested after Tet Business

New stock trading system from RoK to be tested after Tet

A trial run of a stock trading system from the Republic of Korea with securities companies will be conducted after the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, Tran Van Dung, Chairman of the State Securities Commission of Vietnam (SSC), told a press conference on January 19.
Hanoi envisages to become international trade hub Business

Hanoi envisages to become international trade hub

Hanoi will carry out an array of industry and trade development measures with a view to building Hanoi into an international trade hub in the region and the country, as well as concretising the resolution adopted at the municipal Party Organisation's 17th congress.
Indonesia to invest 17.59 billion USD in oil and gas industry World

Indonesia to invest 17.59 billion USD in oil and gas industry

The Indonesian government will invest 246.26 trillion rupiah (17.59 billion USD) to implement upstream and downstream oil and gas projects in 2021, Director General of Oil and Gas at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources Tutuka Ariadji said on January 18.