Vietnam encourages green technologies Business

Vietnam encourages green technologies

It is essential to encourage cooperation between Vietnam and foreign partners, including the European Union, to conduct research into the development of green technologies.
Business

Vietnam splashes out on technology

Vietnam ranked 11th out of 133 economies in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) 2009 Index on the amount of money the government spends on technology.
Politics

Vietnam, Mexico boost trade and tourism ties

A seminar on Vietnam-Mexico tourism and trade was held in Hanoi on August 25, paving the way for the drawing up of a bilateral cooperation plan for the future focusing on increasing trade revenues, stated an official from Pro-Mexico, a Mexican government organisation
ASEAN

Malaysia targets 1 million tourists from China

The tourism industry of Malaysia is set to capitalise on this year's 35th anniversary of Sino-Malaysian relations as well as the ethnic ties between the peoples of both countries to meet its target of drawing 1 million Chinese tourists to the Southeast Asian nation, according to local media.
Health

Vietnam confirms 10 new A/H1N1 flu cases

Vietnam has reported 10 newly-confirmed cases of the A/H1N1 flu, bringing to 309 the total number of infections in the Southeast Asian nation as of 5:00 pm on July 14.
Business

Price wars loom for Vietnam’s telecoms

Vietnam’s giant mobile information service providers including Viettel, MobiFone and VinaPhone are on tenterhooks prior to looming downward pressure on prices, likely to occur after the birth of the country’s seventh mobile network of Beeline.
Society

Vietnam hopes to receive more NGO aid

A conference to strengthen and expand partnerships with non-governmental organisations is being held in the central province of Nghe An on July 10 and 11.
Society

Irish Aid director receives friendship insignia

Director of Irish Aid Vietnam, John Thomas Hoy, has received the “For Peace and Friendship among Nations” insignia for his contributions to promoting friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Ireland.
Culture - Sports

Frenchmen explore Vietnam’s social history

Frenchmen Philippe le Failler and Olivier Tessier - co-editors of the re-published book “Techniques du Peuple Annamite” (Skills and Crafts of the Annamites) one of the earliest documentation of industrial development in Northern Vietnam in the early 20th century, hope they will be able to safeguard this valuable Vietnamese bibliographical treasure.