World

Indonesia to increase electricity subsidies for the poor

The Indonesian government will consider increasing power subsidies in 2016 to serve the electricity demands of the impoverished, especially those in rural and remote areas, said Minister of Finance Bambang Brodjonegoro on July 7.
Measures deployed to increase network quality Sci-Tech

Measures deployed to increase network quality

Developing 3G services, investing in 4G technology and building a heterogeneous network-HetNet are all designed to optimise the costs and efficiency of the network quality, said Jan Wassenius, General Director of Ericson Vietnam.
Business

Vietnam sees increase in indirect investment

The US investment group Global Emerging Markets (GEM) is seeking opportunities to invest in Vietnam to take advantage of the country’s growth potential thanks to its young population, said Chris Brown, GEM President.
Tourists increase in summer Travel

Tourists increase in summer

Tourism reservations for the upcoming summer have seen a 20-30 percent increase from the same period last year, the majority of which will be domestic tourists, according to travel agencies in Hanoi.
Health

Disease outbreak risks increase in summer

The rainy season’s intense heat and humidity together with poor sanitation and loose control of disease-prone locations lie at the root of epidemic outbreaks during summers, Director Tran Dac Phu from the Department of Preventative Medicine revealed at a workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 15.