Forum to call for investment in Central Highlands Business

Forum to call for investment in Central Highlands

A total of 120 projects calling for an estimated 100 trillion VND (5.6 billion USD) in investment will be put forth at a forum slated for Sept. 5 in Buon Ma Thuot city, in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak .
Politics

Laos marks Vietnam's national day

A photo exhibition and a gala night were held in the northern province of Sayabuli, Laos, on August 11 to mark Vietnam’s August Revolution on August 19 and National Day on September 2.
Business

More Khmer people to get access to power

The Electricity Group of Vietnam ’s Power Company No. 2 on August 6 launched a project to bring power to Khmer ethnic minority people in the Mekong delta province of Soc Trang.
ASEAN

Malaysia targets 1 million tourists from China

The tourism industry of Malaysia is set to capitalise on this year's 35th anniversary of Sino-Malaysian relations as well as the ethnic ties between the peoples of both countries to meet its target of drawing 1 million Chinese tourists to the Southeast Asian nation, according to local media.
Society

Vietnam to join in GMS human resource development

Vietnam will take part in a technical assistance project to support the implementation of the Greater Mekong Sub-region Human Resource Development Strategic Framework and Action Plan, the Government Office announced on August 6.
Politics

Tra Vinh asked to step up hi-tech projects

State President Nguyen Minh Triet has asked the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh to tap into the full potential offered by its land and human resources and build an economic development strategy, with priority given to hi-tech projects.
Culture - Sports

Tay ethnic group’s charming village

Located in the heart of the Ba Be National Park in northern Bac Kan province, Pac Ngoi hamlet is one of a few hamlets that still keeps to the traditions, customs and habits of the Tay ethnic group, the second largest ethnic group in Vietnam.
Society

Coconut shell mosaic depicts famed victory

A giant coconut shell mosaic depicting General Vo Nguyen Giap and his victory at Dien Bien Phu has been placed on display in time to celebrate the hero’s upcoming 99 th birthday on August 25.