Ho Chi Minh City, Frankfurt boost cooperative ties Politics

Ho Chi Minh City, Frankfurt boost cooperative ties

Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has stated that improving the efficiency of cooperative ties between Ho Chi Minh City and the German city of Frankfurt not only benefits both sides, but will also develop Vietnam-Germany relations.
HCM City develops knowledge economy Business

HCM City develops knowledge economy

The development of a knowledge-based economy is expected to help Ho Chi Minh City realise its ambition of becoming a major centre of economics, finance-trade and science-technology in Southeast Asia.
HCM City works to address plunge in FDI Business

HCM City works to address plunge in FDI

HCM City authorities plan to address business competitiveness and productivity at meetings with investors to respond to the sharp drop in foreign direct investment (FDI) this year.
Vietnam to have 19 IT focus areas by 2020 Sci-Tech

Vietnam to have 19 IT focus areas by 2020

Vietnam will have 19 Information Technology (IT) focus areas which are expected to produce high added value, according to a draft master plan on IT development until 2020 with a vision toward 2025.
Society

Over 2,600 books donated to Truong Sa’s library

More than 2,600 books worth nearly 100 million VND (4,800USD) will be transferred to the Song Tu Tay island of Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago late this month during an art exchange programme between the island and Ho Chi Minh City.
Sci-Tech

VN, Malaysia seek IT cooperation

Around 200 delegates and 64 businesses from Vietnam and Malaysia gathered at an information and communication technology (ICT) forum in Ho Chi Minh City on May 24 to seek cooperative opportunities.
Business

IT firms fail to invest in R&D

Most Vietnamese IT firms have failed to make adequate investment in research and development due to limited financial capacity and a lack of skilled personnel, said HCM City Computer Association chairman Chu Tien Dung.