Sci-tech innovation awards honour 40 projects Sci-Tech

Sci-tech innovation awards honour 40 projects

With in excess of 200 entries submitted, 40 scientific and technological inventions and applications from Vietnamese scientists and businesses were recognised at the annual awards ceremony held by the Vietnam Fund for Supporting Technological Creations (VIFOTEC) in Hanoi on October 21.
Hungarian Foreign Minister to visit Vietnam Politics

Hungarian Foreign Minister to visit Vietnam

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjártó will pay an official visit to Vietnam on October 16, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic ties.
Singapore’s GDP contracts by 7 percent in Q3 ASEAN

Singapore’s GDP contracts by 7 percent in Q3

Based on advance estimates for the third quarter of 2020, the Singapore economy expanded by 7.9 percent on a quarter-on-quarter seasonally-adjusted basis, rebounding from the 13.2 percent contraction in the preceding quarter.
Tax cut welcome but not enough: businesses Business

Tax cut welcome but not enough: businesses

The Government's 30 percent corporate income tax cut was a step in the right direction but it could have been more inclusive by offering support to small businesses that were in desperate need of cash due to the difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, said business leaders and industry experts.
Workers affected by COVID-19 receive free vocational training Society

Workers affected by COVID-19 receive free vocational training

The German development agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), in cooperation with the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training and the Departments of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs in eight cities and provinces, will offer short training courses for 1,000 workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnamese, UK firms look to bilateral FTA post-Brexit Business

Vietnamese, UK firms look to bilateral FTA post-Brexit

An online dialogue on policies and markets held on October 6 offered Vietnamese and UK enterprises an insight into the opportunities and challenges in trade and investment ties between the two nations following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.
Vinh Phuc – a magnet for Japanese investors Business

Vinh Phuc – a magnet for Japanese investors

With significant investment in building transport and industrial infrastructure as well as favourable mechanisms and policies in support of investors, Vinh Phuc is emerging as an attractive destination for Japanese businessmen.
30 biggest tax payers honoured Business

30 biggest tax payers honoured

Thirty biggest tax payers over the past three decades were honoured with certificates of merit during a ceremony in Hanoi on October 5.
Bac Ninh targets 2,500 new enterprises a year Business

Bac Ninh targets 2,500 new enterprises a year

The northern province of Bac Ninh has set itself a target of 2,500 new enterprises each year in the period from 2020 to 2025, as part of its scheme to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Mechanism needed to get employers engaged in job training Society

Mechanism needed to get employers engaged in job training

Few employers are engaged in the links among the Government, job trainers, employers and trainees’ families due to the lack of a binding mechanism, vice director of Hanoi’s Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thanh Nhan said.