Tourism recovery critical for Hanoi’s 2021 growth: Official Business

Tourism recovery critical for Hanoi’s 2021 growth: Official

Hanoi’s tourism sector needs to quickly restructure or risk falling behind other localities and struggling to post growth, given the sector’s recovery will be a decisive factor in the capital’s overall growth this year, according to Politburo member and Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue.
Hanoi calls on foreign firms to invest in industrial zones Business

Hanoi calls on foreign firms to invest in industrial zones

Politburo member and Secretary of Hanoi’s Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue asked foreign hi-tech groups to consider investing in the city’s existing industrial zones, including the Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park, while receiving representatives from FDI enterprises operating in the high technology industry on January 19.
UNDP pledges to assist Asia-Pacific in addressing COVID-19 impact World

UNDP pledges to assist Asia-Pacific in addressing COVID-19 impact

Assistant Secretary General, Deputy Regional Director and Director for the Asia-Pacific of the UNDP Kanni Wignaraja has affirmed that the UNDP will continue assisting Asia-Pacific nations in overcoming the consequences of COVID-19 pandemic and fulfilling sustainable development goals (SDGs).
Draft amendments to Decree 52 on e-commerce activities discussed Business

Draft amendments to Decree 52 on e-commerce activities discussed

Despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vietnamese e-commerce market is still booming. Therefore, the amendment and supplementation of Decree 52/2013/ND-CP on e-commerce to better manage the activity, considered "the future of the retail market", is extremely necessary.
Travel agencies discuss overcoming pandemic's consequences Travel

Travel agencies discuss overcoming pandemic's consequences

Nearly 500 representatives from the Vietnam Tourism Association, the Vietnam Society of Travel Agents, the culture and tourism sector, and involved agencies joined the National Travel Agents Forum 2021 held in the northern city of Hai Phong on January 12.
VSIP model a bright spot in Vietnam-Singapore economic ties: PM Politics

VSIP model a bright spot in Vietnam-Singapore economic ties: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, in a meeting with outgoing Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Catherine Wong on January 13, highlighted the great success in bilateral trade and investment relations, saying that the Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP) model is a bright spot in the economic ties.
Domestic investment up over 37 percent in Hai Duong Business

Domestic investment up over 37 percent in Hai Duong

The northern province of Hai Duong secured more than 14 trillion VND (606.9 million USD) in domestic investment in 2020, a year-on-year rise of 37.2 percent, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
National Strategy on Fourth Industrial Revolution issued Sci-Tech

National Strategy on Fourth Industrial Revolution issued

The Prime Minister has issued the National Strategy on the Fourth Industrial Revolution by 2030 to fulfil goals set in the Politburo’s Resolution 52-NQ/TW that outlines policies guiding Vietnam’s active involvement in the revolution.
Vietnam seeks widespread digital transformation Sci-Tech

Vietnam seeks widespread digital transformation

National digital transformation will not only be conducted at State and Government agencies but go far beyond, especially at enterprises, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Quoc Phuong told a Government press conference on January 4.
HCM City announces establishment of Thu Duc city Society

HCM City announces establishment of Thu Duc city

HCM City held a ceremony on December 31 to announce the National Assembly Standing Committee’s resolution on organising administrative units at the district and commune levels and establishing Thu Duc city.