Hanoi to promote tourism in Japan in late October Travel

Hanoi to promote tourism in Japan in late October

The Hanoi Promotion Agency (HPA) will launch a tourism promotion programme in Japan and join the Tourism Expo Japan (JATA) 2019 in Osaka later this month, aiming to further exploit the nearly 127 million-strong market.
Japan helps Vietnam improve control of food safety Business

Japan helps Vietnam improve control of food safety

JICA signed a grant agreement with Vietnam on October 17 to provide over 1.2 billion JPY for a project to enhance laboratory capacity of the Reference Testing and Agrifood Quality Consultancy (RETAQ) Centre, helping Vietnam better ensure safety of agricultural and fishery products as food.
MobiFone-AVG deal: two former ministers prosecuted Society

MobiFone-AVG deal: two former ministers prosecuted

The Supreme People’s Procuracy on October 19 notified the prosecution of two former ministers of information and communications (MIC) – Nguyen Bac Son and Truong Minh Tuan, along with 12 other defendants in relation to the case of the MobiFone’s purchase of 95 percent of shares of the Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG).
Upcoming NA’s eighth session to consider many draft laws Politics

Upcoming NA’s eighth session to consider many draft laws

The eighth session of the National Assembly (NA) will consider many draft laws and resolutions during its sitting for 27 days before wrapping up on November 27, said Nguyen Hanh Phuc, Chairman of the NA Office, on October 17 during the NA Standing Committee’s 38th meeting.
Cambodia: Investments poured into construction sector increase World

Cambodia: Investments poured into construction sector increase

Cambodia’s construction attracted a total investment of 6.49 billion USD in the first nine months of 2019, up 34.7 percent from 4.82 billion USD over the same period last year, said the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction (MLMUPC).
Singapore, China sign nine cooperation agreements, MoUs World

Singapore, China sign nine cooperation agreements, MoUs

Singapore and China have signed nine agreements and Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) in various fields such as customs clearance, intellectual property management, education, innovation and communications, and smart city development.
Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop Environment

Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop

The Mekong Delta is subsiding at an alarming rate, and if the situation continues without effective solutions, the livelihoods of tens of millions of people will be threatened, especially those in coastal areas, heard a recent workshop.