Japan ICT Week to open in late October Sci-Tech

Japan ICT Week to open in late October

Around 290 domestic and Japanese businesses will attend Japan Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Week 2013 scheduled for October 23-26 in Hanoi and central Da Nang city.
Health

Vietnam lifts tests on food from Japan

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development recently decided to cease radioactivity tests on food imported from Japan as of September 1, 2013.
Vietnam days in Japan begin Culture - Sports

Vietnam days in Japan begin

A cultural exchange programme titled “Vietnam Days in Japan ” is underway after an opening ceremony was held in the Shibuya Kokaido theatre, Tokyo on September 12.
Sci-Tech

Research knowledge transfer discussed in Hanoi

A conference was held in Hanoi on August 8 to discuss the transfer of research outcomes and inventions from universities and research institutes to enterprises, based on the Japanese model of Technology Licensing Office (TLO).
Business

Thai Binh power plant credit agreement reached

The Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and its Japanese partners signed an export credit agreement worth 141 million USD to purchase equipment for the Thai Binh 2 Thermal Power Plant Project in Hanoi on August 22.
Business

Vietnam, Japan boost coal-mining cooperation

The Vietnam–Japan coal policy dialogue opened in Hanoi on March 12 with the aim of discussing policies to develop each country’s coal industry, power generation from coal and natural gas, and waste disposal projects.
Laba banana to regain its fame Business

Laba banana to regain its fame

The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong is looking to bring back the popularity of the local specialty Laba banana, once reserved for only the royalty and French colonialists.
Business

Province joins hands with Japanese firms

A joint venture between a Vietnamese company and five Japanese partners in the central province of Phu Yen is expected to facilitate development of the local tuna fishing industry and a brand name for Phu Yen ocean tuna.