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Vietnam must become IT powerhouse: Prime Minister

Sci-Tech

Vietnam must become IT powerhouse: Prime Minister

Vietnam must strive to become a powerhouse in the field of information technology, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said, adding that the Ministry of Information and Communications, as the State management agency in the field, should lead the efforts towards this goal.

Hanoi to host Autumn Book Festival this month

Society

Hanoi to host Autumn Book Festival this month

The Autumn Book Festival, scheduled to take place at Hanoi’s Thong Nhat Park from August 22-26, will draw nearly 50 book publishers and distributors with around 60 booths introducing a wide range of new books at affordable prices.

Viettel Group’s chairman appointed to lead information ministry

Politics

Viettel Group’s chairman appointed to lead information ministry

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc issued Decision 900/QD-TTg on July 25 to give the authority of a Minister of Information and Communications to Major General Nguyen Manh Hung, member of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV)’s Central Committee and Chairman and General Director of the military-run Viettel Group.

Strategic personnel’s development highlighted at CPVCC meeting

Politics

Strategic personnel’s development highlighted at CPVCC meeting

Members of the 12th Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) discussed a project on building a contingent of cadres at all levels, especially strategic level, with sufficient virtue, capacity and prestige on par with their assigned tasks during the second working day of their 7th plenary session in Hanoi on May 8.

Tet book fairs rake in money

Culture - Sports

Tet book fairs rake in money

Book streets and fairs held in cities and towns across Vietnam during the seven-day Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday from February 14 to 20 earned a total income of 6.4 billion VND (282,000 USD).

Phu Tho province looks to boost exports

Business

Phu Tho province looks to boost exports

The northern province of Phu Tho has outlined plans to bolster exports in 2018 by focusing on trade promotion and building trademarks for local staples, said Director of the provincial Department of Industry and Trade Nguyen Manh Hung.