Telecoms get go-ahead on 3G services Sci-Tech

Telecoms get go-ahead on 3G services

Licences to set up and provide 3G telecom services were granted to Viettel, MobiFone, VinaPhone, and the joint venture between the EVN and the Hanoi Telecom.
World

China builds express railway network

China plans to have a nationwide express railway network in place by 2012, capable of carrying passenger between Beijing and most capital cities in China within eight hours.
Sci-Tech

Yahoo! pushes new 360plus

Yahoo! Vietnam has said its Yahoo! 360 will stop operations beginning July 17 and confirmed Yahoo! 360plus as its official replacement in the market.
Business

Major retailers invest in provinces

Domestic and foreign distributors are flocking to invest in more supermarkets and commercial centres in the provinces rather than just the major cities in the country.
Society

Developers eye the underground

While supplies of urban land in Vietnam ’s major cities are almost exhausted little attention has been paid to using underground space, a conference here was told on July 15.
Business

WB helps upgrade Mekong delta major cities

The World Bank (WB) has selected five major cities in the Mekong delta to help upgrade infrastructural facilities and improve social welfare, according to Deputy Chairman of My Tho city’s People’s Committee Nguyen Hoang Dam.
Health

Health insurance sector opens up

With the health insurance sector regaining its charm, existing players are rolling up their sleeves in anticipation of intense competition.