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Banks co-operate to beat foreign rivals

Business

Banks co-operate to beat foreign rivals

Commercial banks are beginning to enter into tie-ups with each other to achieve operating scale even as they await the entry of foreign banks, a process that will alter the banking landscape.

Deputy Foreign Minister visits China

Politics

Deputy Foreign Minister visits China

The Vietnamese and Chinese foreign ministries have agreed to effectively implement previously signed border and territorial agreements and speed up the settlement of maritime issues.

Women to receive free check-ups

Health

Women to receive free check-ups

Poor women in southern provinces will receive free gynecological check-ups and treatment for cancer under a new programme for prevention and control of cancer in women.

Vietnamese IT lecturer wins IBM award

Sci-Tech

Vietnamese IT lecturer wins IBM award

Pham Bao Son, a 33-year-old university lecturer in Hanoi, has become the first Vietnamese to win an IBM Faculty Award given by the US-based computer and technology giant for scientific research.

 BIMSTEC to set up energy centre in India

World

BIMSTEC to set up energy centre in India

Seven members of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) in the south and southeast Asia have agreed to set up an energy centre in India to develop energy grid interconnection, infrastructure and energy efficiency.

Capital to host concert series

Culture - Sports

Capital to host concert series

The Ascending Dragon Music Festival will kick off this week in Hanoi with musicians from the Grammy Award-winning Southwest Chamber Music orchestra and members of the Vietnam National Academy of Music (VNAM).

Farming conference focuses on strategic planning

Business

Farming conference focuses on strategic planning

The Asian Farmers’ Group of Cooperatives (AFGC) in collaboration with the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance held the 10th annual conference in Hanoi on Feb. 24 to discuss measures to raise capacity for agricultural cooperatives and farmers’ organisations.