National workshop to feature late General Vo Nguyen Giap Society

National workshop to feature late General Vo Nguyen Giap

A national workshop on the late General Vo Nguyen Giap will take place in Hanoi on December 21 on the occasion of the 74th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army and the fifth commemorative anniversary of the late General.
Water-bus services prove popular in HCM City Society

Water-bus services prove popular in HCM City

Water buses in Ho Chi Minh City provided services to about 900,000 passengers in the first 11 months of the year, up by 155 percent compared with the same period last year, according to the municipal Department of Transport.
Start-ups embrace logistics sector Business

Start-ups embrace logistics sector

The logistics sector has been the bottleneck for Vietnam’s economic development, but offers plentiful opportunities for local startup companies with the application of technologies.
HCM City to make selling technology easier Business

HCM City to make selling technology easier

The HCM City Department of Science and Technology has been trying to commercialise research outcomes by linking demand and supply, investing to bring technologies to the market and helping register intellectual property rights.
Property firms look to stocks for capital Business

Property firms look to stocks for capital

With banks tightening credit to the property sector, developers should look at the stock market for capital, experts told a workshop on “Potential and opportunities for investment in property stocks on November 30.
HCM City sees sharp rise in dengue fever cases Health

HCM City sees sharp rise in dengue fever cases

The number of dengue fever cases in Ho Chi Minh City shot up by 125 percent in October compared to a year earlier and could rise further this month, the peak season, the Preventive Health Centre has warned.
Experts raise concerns over draining of wetlands Environment

Experts raise concerns over draining of wetlands

The loss and degradation of wetland areas are occurring more rapidly than in any other ecosystem due to large-scale land use changes, infrastructure development, altered water flow, and the impact of climate change.
State’s divestment plan set for failure Business

State’s divestment plan set for failure

As the stock market is experiencing strong volatility and shows little signs of strong recovery, the State may struggle to sell its stake in State-owned enterprises (SOEs) on schedule.