Domestic investment up over 37 percent in Hai Duong Business

Domestic investment up over 37 percent in Hai Duong

The northern province of Hai Duong secured more than 14 trillion VND (606.9 million USD) in domestic investment in 2020, a year-on-year rise of 37.2 percent, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
Flight attendant prosecuted for spreading contagious disease to others Society

Flight attendant prosecuted for spreading contagious disease to others

The People’s Procuracy of Ho Chi Minh City announced on January 11 that it had approved the Investigation Security Agency’s decision to begin legal proceedings against a 28-year-old flight attendant, who is COVID-19 Patient No. 1,342, for “spreading contagious disease to others”.
Efforts to bring digitalization to schools Videos

Efforts to bring digitalization to schools

Nearly 80 percent of Vietnamese students went online to continue their studies when schools were closed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The figure is much higher than many Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries, and shows that Vietnam’s education sector is fully able to take the lead in digital transformation if it is determined and adopts a methodical approach.
Can Tho to have most advanced kindergarten in Mekong Delta Society

Can Tho to have most advanced kindergarten in Mekong Delta

The American Collegiate Academy bilingual kindergarten is promised to be among those with the most advanced teaching method in Can Tho city and the Mekong Delta at large, said Duong Tan Hien, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee during the school’s inaugural ceremony on January 10.
Over 89,600 mobile subscribers spreading spam calls blocked in six months Sci-Tech

Over 89,600 mobile subscribers spreading spam calls blocked in six months

Five major mobile service providers - Viettel, VinaPhone, MobiFone, Vietnamobile, and the virtual network I-Telecom blocked more than 89,600 mobile subscribers spreading spam calls in the six last months of 2020, according to the Department of Telecom under the Ministry of Information and Communications.
Coast guard must be capable of tackling complicated situations at sea Society

Coast guard must be capable of tackling complicated situations at sea

The Vietnam Coast Guard (VCG) must focus on offering political and professional training to its personnel so they are able to deal with the most difficult and complicated situations at sea, Deputy Defence Minister Lieutenant General Nguyen Tan Cuong told a conference held in Hanoi recently to review a project on building the force in 2015-2020 and tasks for 2021-2025.
US provides training equipment for customs sector Society

US provides training equipment for customs sector

The General Department of Vietnam Customs and the US Embassy in Vietnam held a ceremony on January 8 for the former to receive Commodity Identification Training (CIT) equipment worth nearly 40,000 USD from the US Government.
Digitalisation adds to visitor experience: Deputy PM Culture - Sports

Digitalisation adds to visitor experience: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to speed up digitalisation throughout the sector to provide a better experience to visitors, along with enhancing communications work and promotions for cultural, sports, and tourism events.
Vietnam, Cambodia beef up defence cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia beef up defence cooperation

Vietnam and Cambodia have agreed to intensify defence cooperation in 2021, with the focus on stepping up border checks and patrols to prevent illegal entry and exit so as to contribute to each country’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam expects to expand engagement in UN peacekeeping operations Politics

Vietnam expects to expand engagement in UN peacekeeping operations

Vietnam will continue to seek measures to enhance the efficiency of and expand the areas of engagement in UN peacekeeping operations, heard a conference held by the Ministry of National Defence in Hanoi on January 7 to review Vietnam’s involvement in the operations in the 2012-2020 period.