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.
Vietnam records 10 new COVID-19 cases on December 28 Health

Vietnam records 10 new COVID-19 cases on December 28

Vietnam reported 10 more COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours to 6pm on December 28, including one who illegal entered the country via small trails, according to the National Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Da Nang urged to improve investment environment Business

Da Nang urged to improve investment environment

Despite attracting 341 investment projects with 847.3 million USD in 2018-2020, Da Nang City has to cope with poor development of supportive industries and the skilled labour force for high-tech industries in its efforts to build the city into an investment hub in central Vietnam.
HCM City in need of more affordable housing Society

HCM City in need of more affordable housing

Ho Chi Minh City is expected to need an additional 160,000 social housing apartments in the next decade to meet its rising population and demand for affordable housing, according to the city’s Department of Construction.
Construction waste should be recycled: experts Environment

Construction waste should be recycled: experts

As Vietnam is undergoing infrastructure development which brings mounting waste, recycling construction waste is necessary because it will not only take advantage of the resource but also protect the environment, experts have said.
Interest rate for home loans forecast to stay low in 2021 Business

Interest rate for home loans forecast to stay low in 2021

Interest rates for home loans are expected to be kept at a low level next year to stimulate demand for real estate, which coupled with macro-economic recovery and an increase in supply is hoped to promote the housing market's development, according to a report from the securities company VNDirect.
Japanese real estate giant invests in Ecopark Business

Japanese real estate giant invests in Ecopark

Japan’s Nomura Real Estate Development Company Limited has agreed to participate in a condominium housing project within the Ecopark project, a large-scale development undertaken by Ecopark Corporation Joint Stock Company in the northern province of Hung Yen.
Tourism app helps promote Vietnam’s image to international visitors  Travel

Tourism app helps promote Vietnam’s image to international visitors

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has officially kick-started a mobile app named “Du lich Viet Nam an toan” (Safe travel in Vietnam) in a bid to support travelers in searching information on safe destinations and interacting with tourism service providers.
Digital transformation helps revive tourism industry Travel

Digital transformation helps revive tourism industry

To revive the half-alive tourism industry by impacts posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, technological "giants" have been committed to helping travel businesses enhance digital transformation. Technology has also been drastically changing the way people think about travel.