National tourism art photo competition launched Travel

National tourism art photo competition launched

The ninth national tourism art photo competition, themed “Explore Vietnam”, was launched by the Tourism Magazine of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in Hanoi on January 8.
Vietnam always supports US investors: Party official Business

Vietnam always supports US investors: Party official

At a reception in Hanoi on January 8 for Adam Boehler, first CEO of the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), head of the Economic Commission of the Party Central Committee Nguyen Van Binh affirmed that Vietnam always supports and facilitates the investment by US firms in general and the DFC in particular.
Ba Ria-Vung Tau seeks to develop LNG-fueled power projects Business

Ba Ria-Vung Tau seeks to develop LNG-fueled power projects

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong on January 7 asked the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau to weigh environmental and economic impacts of liquefied natural gas (LNG) electricity projects that are seeking approval.
Vietnam has 66 traditional medicine hospitals Health

Vietnam has 66 traditional medicine hospitals

Vietnam had 66 traditional medicine hospitals as of the end of 2019, an increase of two compared to the number in 2018, it was reported at a conference on January 7 of the Agency of Traditional Medicine Administration under the Health Ministry.
Universities aim to address shortage of tech workers Society

Universities aim to address shortage of tech workers

Ho Chi Minh City is hopeful of mitigating its manpower shortage, especially in sectors related to the fourth Industrial Revolution, over the next few years since many local universities plan to launch majors in artificial intelligence and such streams starting in 2020-2021.
HCM City sets development goals for 2020 Business

HCM City sets development goals for 2020

This year, Ho Chi Minh City will continue to restructure the economy, improve competitiveness and labour productivity, and meet the city’s State budget target as set by the Government.
Bank lending rates expected to fall in 2020 Business

Bank lending rates expected to fall in 2020

A report by securities firm SSI on the financial and monetary market says deposit interest rates are likely to be cut by 0.5- 1 percentage point this year, and lending interest rates would also be cut by at least 0.5 percentage points as required by the Government.