Technology empowers people with disabilities Society

Technology empowers people with disabilities

Twenty-two people with visual impairments are attending a digital business training and coaching course for four months in Hanoi to help them adapt to the fourth industrial revolution and co-exist with COVID-19.
Remittances to HCM City merely impacted by COVID-19 Business

Remittances to HCM City merely impacted by COVID-19

Despite negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, remittances Ho Chi Minh City received through commercial banks and economic organisations are forecast to reach 5.5 billion USD this year, a slight increase from 2019.
Private airlines appeal for Government support Business

Private airlines appeal for Government support

Aviation firms appealed for Government support to overcome the difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic at a seminar recently held by the Vietnam Aviation Business Association (VABA) in Hanoi.
Masan, Mitsubishi Materials to develop tungsten platform Business

Masan, Mitsubishi Materials to develop tungsten platform

The Masan High-Tech Materials Corporation (MHT) announced on November 27 that it has completed a strategic alliance in the tungsten industry with the Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (MMC), with a view to developing a leading high-tech tungsten materials platform.
Hand-embroidered masks during COVID-19 Society

Hand-embroidered masks during COVID-19

The most effective weapon in the war on COVID-19 is face masks. Paying attention to the market demand, Nguyen Thi Xuan Kieu living in Ho Chi Minh City came up with the idea of turning plain fabric masks into more eye-catching but comfortable embroidery masks. Many young people consider this kind of mask as a suitable gift for relatives and friends.
Digital transformation vital for sustainable tourism growth Travel

Digital transformation vital for sustainable tourism growth

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on Vietnam’s economy in general and its tourism sector in particular. Digital transformation has now become even more imperative, allowing enterprises and management agencies to boost capacity and business efficiency. This view was widely shared at the recent 2020 Vietnam International Travel Mart in Hanoi.
Vietjet brings cosy Tet to 1,000 children Society

Vietjet brings cosy Tet to 1,000 children

Budget airline Vietjet and the Vietnam Association for Protection of Child's Rights on November 25 announced a programme called “A cosy Tet for you 2021” to support disadvantaged children in rural areas.
 ADB loan helps Indonesia promote renewable energy World

ADB loan helps Indonesia promote renewable energy

The Asian Development Bbank (ADB) has approved a 600-million-USD loan to help PLN, Indonesia’s state-owned power company, expand electricity access and promote the use of renewable energy in the eastern region of the country.