Vietnam steps up IPv6 transition Sci-Tech

Vietnam steps up IPv6 transition

The Ministry of Information and Communications announced a programme on transition to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) in 2021-2025, which will focus on state agencies, instead of the community and business circle as in the previous period, at a meeting in Hanoi on January 15.
Vietnam always a leading partner of Netherlands in Asia Business

Vietnam always a leading partner of Netherlands in Asia

Vietnam is always a leading partner of the Netherlands in Asia, said the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Sigrid Kaag, at an online meeting with Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh on January 14.
Vietnam to remain at centre of Asian supply chains: EIU Business

Vietnam to remain at centre of Asian supply chains: EIU

Vietnam will remain at the centre of Asian supply chains and one of the most competitive manufacturing locations in the Asia-Pacific region, said analysts at the Economist Intelligence Unit in a report on the country released on January 13.
 Gifts presented to needy workers ahead of Tet Society

Gifts presented to needy workers ahead of Tet

Nguyen Van Giau, Chairman of the National Assembly’s Committee for External Relations, led a delegation to visit and present gifts to disadvantaged workers in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on January 13.
Thailand’s economy forecast to grow 2.5 percent in 2021 World

Thailand’s economy forecast to grow 2.5 percent in 2021

Thailand's gross domestic product (GDP) growth is forecast at 2.5 percent this year, provided that the government maintains strict measures to contain new COVID-19 infections until February, said Krungthai Compass – a research unit of the Krungthai Bank.
MoMo closes Series D financing round Business

MoMo closes Series D financing round

MoMo, Vietnam’s biggest e-wallet firm, has finished its Series D financing round from leading global investors, announced the firm in Hanoi on January 13.
Vietnam’s GDP to grow by 8 percent: Oxford Economics World

Vietnam’s GDP to grow by 8 percent: Oxford Economics

Southeast Asia’s economic growth will rebound to 6.2 percent in 2021 with Vietnam achieving 8 percent growth, according to the latest economic outlook report from Oxford Economics commissioned by chartered accountancy body ICAEW.
Travel agencies discuss overcoming pandemic's consequences Travel

Travel agencies discuss overcoming pandemic's consequences

Nearly 500 representatives from the Vietnam Tourism Association, the Vietnam Society of Travel Agents, the culture and tourism sector, and involved agencies joined the National Travel Agents Forum 2021 held in the northern city of Hai Phong on January 12.
Japan adjusts entry policy for foreigners World

Japan adjusts entry policy for foreigners

Japan will suspend the entry of business people from 11 countries and territories, including Vietnam, into the country as part of its efforts to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kyodo News reported on January 13.
There is room for stronger reforms: VCCI Business

There is room for stronger reforms: VCCI

There is still significant room for stronger reforms to create a more favourable business environment and make Vietnam among countries with the best business environment in ASEAN, according to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).