Da Nang to host international IT events in October Sci-Tech

Da Nang to host international IT events in October

A string of important IT events will be held in the central coastal city of Da Nang from October 21-24, helping promote cooperation among Vietnamese and foreign IT firms, the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) said on October 16.
Vietnam calls for more investments from UAE Politics

Vietnam calls for more investments from UAE

The Vietnamese Government stands ready to create all possible conditions for foreign investors, including those from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung told UAE Minister of Economy Sheikh Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri in Hanoi on October 15.
Algerian upper house speaker wants to boost ties with Vietnam  Politics

Algerian upper house speaker wants to boost ties with Vietnam

Speaker of the Council of the Nation (upper house) of Algeria Salah Goudjil said on October 14 that he will ask the Algerian Government to study and implement measures to join the Vietnamese Government in boosting bilateral cooperation across all fields, particularly economy and trade.
Vietnam responds to Int’l Day for Disaster Reduction Environment

Vietnam responds to Int’l Day for Disaster Reduction

The Central Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and Control, UNICEF and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) held in Hanoi on October 12 a ceremony in response to the International Day for Disaster Reduction to review impacts of natural disasters and climate change in recent years, thus defining orientations for future coordination activities.
Moody's review of Vietnam's Ba3 rating improper: ministry Business

Moody's review of Vietnam's Ba3 rating improper: ministry

The Vietnamese Ministry of Finance (MoF) has said that Moody's Investors Service’s decision to place Vietnam’s Ba3 rating under review for downgrade due to delayed payments on an obligation of the Vietnamese Government was improper as the Government has never delayed meeting debt repayment obligations.
Prime Minister commits support to Samsung Vietnam Politics

Prime Minister commits support to Samsung Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 11 affirmed that the Vietnamese Government always provides all possible support for investors, including those from the Republic of Korea and Samsung Vietnam, to expand operations in the country.
Digitisation of health care sector, a double-edged sword Health

Digitisation of health care sector, a double-edged sword

The development of technologies such as 4G, 5G, internet of things and artificial intelligence has rapidly changed the healthcare sector’s landscape globally, including in Vietnam, with more organisations adopting digitisation, according to experts.
Mekong Delta’s sea level rise alarming: US professor Environment

Mekong Delta’s sea level rise alarming: US professor

Rising sea levels and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta are becoming alarming, said Prof. David Dapice, Senior Economist, Vietnam and Myanmar Programme, Harvard Kennedy School, at a meeting with leaders of Can Tho city on October 8.