Deputy PM receives Samsung Vietnam’s new director Business

Deputy PM receives Samsung Vietnam’s new director

The Vietnamese Government highly appreciated investors from the Republic of Korea (RoK), including Samsung, for their efforts towards maintaining the RoK’s position as the largest foreign investor in Vietnam for many years, said Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
Science, tech the future for Vietnam Sci-Tech

Science, tech the future for Vietnam

The Ministry of Science and Technology should raise awareness of the sector’s importance and promote the role of enterprises in 2019, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at a conference to carry out the sector's tasks for 2019 in Hanoi on January 21.
Korea firm to buy VietinBank Insurance stake Business

Korea firm to buy VietinBank Insurance stake

Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance Co Ltd (HMFI), the Republic of Korea’s No 2 non-life insurer, has signed a stock purchase agreement to buy a 25 percent stake in Vietnamese non-life insurer VietinBank Insurance Joint Stock Corp (VBI).
School funded by Vietnamese Party leader handed over to Laos Society

School funded by Vietnamese Party leader handed over to Laos

Sithanasay High School, built with funding presented by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong to Laos on the occasion of his visit to the country in November 2016, was inaugurated and handed over to Bolikhamsay province on November 11.
Water industry needs smart tech Sci-Tech

Water industry needs smart tech

Vietnam needs to work on implementing modern IT systems and high quality workforce training in the water supply and drainage industries in preparation for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, experts said at a conference in HCM City on November 8.
ASSA 35: Social security system in 4IR Society

ASSA 35: Social security system in 4IR

The challenges and opportunities of ASEAN social security institutions in the Industry 4.0, as well as the free flow of labour are both high on the agenda for the ongoing 35th ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA) Board Meeting in Nha Trang city, in the central province of Khanh Hoa.
Japan shares human resources development experience Politics

Japan shares human resources development experience

The Party Central Committee’s Commission for Organisation on September 14 held a seminar on Japan’s human resources policy during the Meiji Restoration period and its significance and impact on Japan’s development.
Vietnam calls for more Japanese assistance in maritime research Politics

Vietnam calls for more Japanese assistance in maritime research

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung called for more assistance from Japan in maritime research and environmental protection while receiving Fukui Teru, Japanese Minister of State for Ocean Policy and head of the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance’s Office, in Hanoi on September 4.
Incentives needed for agriculture sector Business

Incentives needed for agriculture sector

Though the Vietnamese government and Ho Chi Minh City’s administration offer many incentives and have favourable policies to encourage businesses to invest in agriculture, they often remain on paper, heard a conference held in the city on August 27.
Mekong Delta looks to promote tourism Travel

Mekong Delta looks to promote tourism

Localities in the western region of the Mekong Delta need to foster regional cooperation to create highly competitive tourism products, officials have said.
PM pledges support for overseas Vietnamese scientists Politics

PM pledges support for overseas Vietnamese scientists

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has promised to create favourable conditions for overseas Vietnamese scientists to participate in scientific and technological projects at home so that they can make contributions to the country’s socio-economic development.
Keidanren commended for fostering Vietnam-Japan investment ties Business

Keidanren commended for fostering Vietnam-Japan investment ties

President Tran Dai Quang hosted a reception in Hanoi on July 31 for a delegation from the Japan-Vietnam Economic Committee under the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren), the largest economic organisation in Japan with 1,340 companies, 109 industrial associations, and 49 regional economic organisations.