Vietnam co-organises ITU Virtual Digital World 2020 Sci-Tech

Vietnam co-organises ITU Virtual Digital World 2020

The Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations specialised agency for ICTs have co-organised the ITU Virtual Digital World 2020.
Vietnamese economy sees bright prospects Business

Vietnamese economy sees bright prospects

With more positive developments in the world economy and the rapid recovery of China, the Vietnamese economy has foundations to hope for a strong economic recovery in the future, according to Duong Manh Hung, Director of the General Statistic Office (GSO)’s National Accounts Department.
Dak Lak seeks to become investment magnet Business

Dak Lak seeks to become investment magnet

The Central Highlands province ofDak Lak seeks to improve its business and investment climate to become an attractive investment destination, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
MoIT considers single pricing model for power tariff Business

MoIT considers single pricing model for power tariff

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is considering new models to calculate electricity prices, including one that would eliminate its current step pricing, which industry experts have called outdated and deeply unpopular among consumers.
COVID-19 tracing app Bluezone hits 15.7 million users Society

COVID-19 tracing app Bluezone hits 15.7 million users

Some 15.7 million smartphone users had downloaded Bluezone, a locally-developed contact-tracing app to identify and alert people who have interacted with COVID-19 patients, as of 11am on August 11, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).
PetroVietnam subsidiaries ink deal on projects Business

PetroVietnam subsidiaries ink deal on projects

Three subsidiaries of the State-owned Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) signed a business cooperation contract (BCC) on August 3 to carry out a chain of gas, power, and service port projects.
VietnamPlus affirms position with high prizes Society

VietnamPlus affirms position with high prizes

This is the 6th time in a row VietnamPlus, an e-newspaper of the Vietnam News Agency (VNA), has won high prizes of the National External Information Service Awards, affirming its position as a national newspaper for foreign service.
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Doctors head to Equatorial Guinea to bring 120 COVID-19 patients home

A delegation of two doctors and two nurses of the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases headed to Equatorial Guinea to bring home 219 Vietnamese citizens, who are working for three Vietnamese companies in the host country, of whom 120 have tested positive for the coronavirus SARS-nCOV-2.